The Pioneer
Heritage Tour

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Join Tom Pettit on this spiritual journey along the Pioneer Trail in Wyoming.  Visit the sacred sites of Martin’s Cove, Sixth Crossing, Rock Creek Hollow, and other places where the pioneers sacrificed on their way to Zion.  Hear the history and the stories, then walk in the footsteps of these faithful Saints at the actual locations where it all happened. Our focus throughout the tour will be the story of the Martin and Willie Handcart Companies.

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Day 1

We depart from Salt Lake City today. Traveling on a deluxe chartered bus, we will arrive in Casper, Wyoming later this afternoon. While traveling, listen to stories from Church History which will provide a great backdrop to the pioneer exodus to the West. If we arrive before it closes, we will visit the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center. (Dinner provided)

Day 2

Our pioneer adventure begins! We will visit sacred sites where our pioneers experienced pivotal moments in their journey. Read more to see which sites will be included!

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Day 3

Our pioneer adventure continues!  Some of the sacred sites we will visit include:

Split Rock: The famous landmark which the pioneers looked for to guide their way West.

Sixth Crossing: The sacred place where rescuers met the Willie Handcart Company.  Here you will walk in the steps of the pioneers.  You can also pull a handcart along these sacred trails if you would like.  Missionaries and a Visitors’ Center are at this site.

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Pricing Information

Prices include: Deluxe chartered bus, two night hotel accommodations, all meals except one lunch, personal tour guide, on bus history and stories told by Tom Pettit, and cold bottled water each day.


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Frequently Asked Questions

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You will hear the history and the stories while traveling on the air conditioned bus. When we arrive at the sites, you will walk at your own pace, and go as far as you want on each trail. The round trip walk from the parking area to Martin’s Cove is nearly 7 miles. There are two trails at Sixth Crossing. One is 1 mile long and the other is 4 miles long.

Our deluxe chartered bus provides the best comfort available for our journey. We only charter the best buses and also the best professional drivers. We will only take one bus on each tour. Having one bus allows Tom Pettit to spend the whole day with you telling the history, and the stories.

We will depart from Salt Lake City early on September 11 and return to Salt Lake City late on September 13. The exact location where you will meet the bus will be determined later. If you are traveling to Salt Lake from outside the area, we can help arrange additional hotel nights on either side of the tour.

An initial payment of $300, per person, is required to confirm your reservations. This payment is applied to your total amount due

All Rates are per person and based on hotel room occupancy. Prices listed are cash/check prices. If you wish to pay by credit card, the bank’s 2.9% transaction fee will be added to your final balance.

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A Word of Thanks

Thank you for considering the Pioneer Heritage Tour with Living Heritage Tours. We are very excited to help those that participate have an incredible experience that they will remember for the rest of their lives!

Tom has become a student of the information taught on this and other Church history tours. He has been teaching the gospel to youth and adults continuously for the last 25 years by serving in various Church callings. Tom served his mission in Australia. He and his wife Lesa have five children and live in Lehi, UT.

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Hear the stories and read the revelations at the actual sites where they took place.Be taught while traveling and while visiting sacred sites by historical guides, set apart missionaries, and each other. We won’t just talk about the history of these places, but how the stories of the past can help us draw closer to the Savior in our everyday lives!

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