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Bethlehem Baptist Hosts Trip to Ark Encounter

BETHLEHEM, NC (May 6, 2018)…Bethlehem Baptist Church, will host a trip to The Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky, October 22 through 26, 2018. Anyone in the community is welcome to join the 5 day, 4 night adventure which will include:

  • The Ark Encounter, a one-of-a-kind historically themed attraction, was built according to the biblical dimensions in Genesis 6; it stands seven stories high and is 510 feet in length. It is the largest freestanding, timber-frame structure in the world.
  • The state-of-the-art Creation Museum allows you to venture through biblical history, stunning exhibits, botanical gardens, planetarium, zoo, zip line adventure course, and much more. This 75,000 square-foot facility has welcomed millions of guests since opening in Petersburg, Kentucky.
  • Discover the stories of freedom’s heroes at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, a museum based on the history of the Underground Railroad.
  • Newport Aquarium showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. This state-of-the-art facility was named the Number 1 aquarium in the 2012 Readers’ Choice Travel Awards from; the Best Rainy Day Outing in 2006 in Cincinnati Family Magazine; and the Best Aquarium in the Midwest in the Zagat Survey’s US Family Travel Guide in 2004.

Cost for the trip is $520 per person based on double occupancy, and in addition to admission to these four attractions, includes motorcoach transportation, 4 nights lodging, and 8 meals. $75 is due upon signing, with the final payment due August 15, 2018. For photos, video and more information about the trip visit

For more information about Bethlehem Baptist Church, 7500 NC Hwy 127, Taylorsville, NC, call 828.495.7250, visit, or like them on Facebook.

Information provided by Lisa Caviness.