California, here we come!
June 12-24, 2018
Departure Cities: Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus & Sioux City
Casa de Shenandoah (Wayne Newton's Estate)
Zion National Park
Valley of Fire State Park
USS Iowa Battleship
Expert Guide in L.A. & Hollywood
2 Optional Tours in L.A. area
Produce Farm Tour
City of Solvang
Yosemite & Sequoia National Parks
Meals as detailed in the itinerary
Westminster, CO - Drury Inn
Richfield, UT - Hampton Inn
Las Vegas, NV - Golden Nugget Casino
Anaheim, CA (2) - Wyndham Anaheim
Ventura Beach, CA - Crowne Plaza
Morro Bay, CA - The Inn at Morro Bay
Visalia, CA - Wyndham by Wingate
Oakhurst, CA - Yosemite Southgate
Carson City, NV - Wyndham Garden
Salt Lake City, UT - Hampton Inn
Cheyenne, WY - Little America Resort
Optional Pricing for Day 5:
Option 1: Orange County Tour - $55
Option 2: Disneyland Theme Park - $120
(Rates subject to change)
Pricing, per person:
$2,679 Double, per person
$2,415 Triple, per person
Pay by Check Savings: $85 per person
Book by February 14, 2018 (Valentine's Day) and save $70 per person!
California here we come! Your Allied tour director will keep you entertained as we head west to Denver.
Overnight Westminister, CO
Today we travel through the Rocky Mountains and enjoy the awesome scenery that Colorado and Utah has to offer.
Overnight Richfield, UT
Zion National Park/Las Vegas, NV
Zion National Park abounds with scenery in this beautiful canyon national park. A tram tour takes us deep into the canyon for scenery at its best, Drive through the Valley of Fire State Park on your way to The Golden Nugget in Las Vegas for your overnight stay and free time to discover famous Fremont Street.
Overnight Las Vegas, NV
Wayne Newton's Estate/Anaheim, CA
Before departing Las Vegas, we visit the private estate of "Mr. Las Vegas" himself, Wayne Newton. Casa de Shenandoah is a grand estate - you won't want to miss this just opened attraction. On to Anaheim to begin your California Gold Coast Adventure!
Overnight (2) Anaheim, CA
You have a choice today. Option #1 A step on guide shows us the Orange County Coast. Visit the Mission San Juan Capistrano, Laguna Beach, Orange County coastline, and a Newport Bay cruise. Option #2: Spend the day at the Happiest Place on Earth-Disneyland Theme Park. (Shuttle provided by hotel) Please make your preference of option when booking your tour. Options are additional pricing.
USS Iowa Battleship/Santa Monica/Hollywood/Ventura Beach, CA
Our experienced local guide takes us on another adventure today. The USS Iowa Battleship is in port at the L.A. waterfront. Get a glimpse of this iconic ship's history - also known as the Battleship of Presidents. Travel to Santa Monica and Hollywood, A stop at the Grauman's Chinese Theater (the most spectacular theater in motion picture history), a walk on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and Dolby Theater, home of the Academy Awards. (All sights are subject to closures due to pre-scheduled events.)
Overnight Ventura Beach, CA
Produce Farm Tour/Solvang
Learn about the California produce farming with a guided tour. Even pick some strawberries! On to Solvang to discover Danish hospitality. Be enchanted by the village of Morro Bay by the sea tonight.
Overnight Morro Bay, CA
Discover the legendary castle of William Randolph Hearst at the famed Hearst Castle. With 165 rooms and 127 acres of gardens, learn about the home he built to showcase his legendary art collection.
Overnight Visalia, CA
Sequoia National Park
On our way to Central California today, we will stop at the second oldest park in the country, Sequoia National Park. Discover that the landscape is studded with the largest of trees, the giant sequoia. We will take time to discover the park and stop for photos with these giants of nature and have a picnic lunch in their overwhelming shadows.
Overnight Oakhurst, CA
Yosemite National Park
Visit Yosemite National Park today. A guided tram tour shows the beauty of the valley floor surrounded by mountains. We travel on through the Sierra Nevada Mountains on our way north.
Overnight Carson City, NV
Travel Day/Bonneville Salt Flats/Salt Lake City, UT
Today is a travel day as we start heading east again. Donner Pass is nearby where the ill-fated Donner party was stranded while crossing the Sierra Nevada Mountains during the severe winter of 1847. We pass the Bonneville Salt Flats for a photo op.
Overnight Salt Lake City, UT
Travel Day/Cheyenne, WY
Stop fpr a photo op at Temple Square in Salt Lake City before departing for Cheyenne, Wyoming. Enjoy our last night together as we are treated to a Farewell Dinner.
Overnight Cheyenne, WY
Today we are headed home. Sit back and relax as the miles turn into memories and you reflect on the fun times and sights that we have seen with your Allied friends.
B=Breakfast, BL=Box Lunch, L=Lunch, LD=Light Dinner, D=Dinner
This tour includes average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances.
Departure Cities: Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Sioux City, and points en route (additional departure cities may be available upon request)
Included in the vacation package:
All attractions listed under Tour Highlights
RT Transportation aboard Arrow Motorcoach as stated in the itinerary
Home pickup in all Allied Departure Cities on Prestige Tours
Luggage handling at hotel (one piece of luggage per person)
Hotel accommodations as listed in itinerary & tax
All admissions and meals per itinerary
All taxes for included items
Gratuities to step-on guides and wait staff (for included meals on Prestige Tours)
Refreshments & entertainment on coach
Tour Director: Diane Roecker
Deposit: To confirm your reservation, a $100 per person deposit is required within 7 days after you make your reservation.
Final payment: Due 45-60 days prior to departure. Your final payment date will be listed on your deposit statement. You may remit by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.
Days Prior to Departure ... Cancellation Fee, per person
46 Days or more ...........Full refund
45 to 31 Days ..............30% of the Total Cost
30 to 16 Days ..............70% of the Total Cost
15 Days or less.............No refund
Travel Insurance is highly recommended. Please ask your reservationist for pricing and details.
Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to protect your deposits from cancellation fees. Your trip investment is worth protecting and it's the best way to safeguard against unexpected events that can prevent you from traveling and being assessed significant cancellation fees. Contact Allied Tours for travel insurance information. Changes in Tour Price.
Not Included are meals not listed in the itinerary, optional tours, optional travel insurance, room incidentals, alcoholic beverages, items of personal nature, gratuities for tour director or driver, possible fuel surcharges.
Final Documents: Approximately two weeks prior to your departure date, you will receive your final documents. Departure times, a hotel list, detailed tour itinerary, medical form and luggage tags will be included.
Changes in Tour Price: Tour prices in this publication are effective as of September 15, 2017 and subject to fluctuation due to the U.S dollar exchange rates and energy rates. Our best effort has been made to publish this information as accurately as possible. The right is reserved to change tour rates as deemed necessary by current currency and fuel price conditions. Due to the volatility of airfares and flight schedules, tour utilizing air transportation are subject to change both in price and routing.
Changes in Itinerary: The order of events and hotels scheduled in your tour are subject to change. Every effort will be made to preserve the original quality of attractions and hotels when circumstances necessitate a substitution.
Baggage Allowance: Portage for one suitcase (per person) is included in the tour price. Due to limited motor coach capacity, your single bag should have dimensions not exceeding 30" x 21" x 11" and weigh no more than 50 lbs. Small carry-on bags are allowed and are your responsibility. Most airlines assess a baggage fee. This fee is not included in the tour price and is paid for at airport check-in.
Church and Faith: We encourage you to attend the church of your choice while on tours if conditions allow. Unfortunately, we are unable to make any special provisions or transportation to attend church. Many tour directors share "Thoughts of the Day" verses of inspiration, or a short prayer to start the day.
Special Needs: Travelers needing special assistance must notify Allied Tours at the time of booking. Persons requiring assistance must be accompanied by a companion who can help with these special needs as tour directors and drivers have obligations to the whole group. See your current tour book for details of customer responsibility.
Tour Provided by Allied Tours.
RESPONSIBILITY: Allied Tours, Inc. (AT) acts only as an agent for suppliers. AT is not responsible for acts or omissions of the suppliers or their failure to provide services or adhere to their own schedules and assumes no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity, and can accept no liability for losses or personal injury or property damage, or additional expenses due to delay or changes in bus or other services, sickness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine, terrorism or other causes. All such losses or expenses will have to be borne by the passenger. The right is reserved to accept or withdraw any tour if circumstances require it. AT reserves the right to make any changes deemed necessary to the benefit of the tour and/or tour members. All rates are subject to change and are based on current tariffs available and current exchange rates as of September 15, 2017. All baggage is at owner's risk. The purchase of baggage and travel insurance covering cancellation, interruption, medical, baggage, etc., is recommended. The issuance and acceptance of tickets/vouchers or the payment of the required deposit or any partial or full payment for reservations on these trips shall be deemed to be consent to the above conditions. No refund of unused portions of the tour can be made unless agreed to prior to the departure of the tour. The usual contract in use by the airlines and other transportation companies when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the purchaser of the tour and/or the passenger. The services of any ARC and/or IATAN carrier may be used on this program. AT has no special knowledge regarding the financial condition of the suppliers or unsafe conditions at locations to which you may travel. You assume full responsibility for checking and verifying any and all passport, visa, vaccination, or other entry requirements of your destination(s), and all conditions regarding health, safety, security, political stability, and labor or civil unrest at such destination(s). Passengers hereby release AT from all claims arising out of any problem covered in these paragraphs and agree that the courts in Madison Co., NE will be the exclusive jurisdiction for all claims brought by you or AT.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Columbus|| Columbus HyVee |
3010 - 23rd Street -please park SE corner of lot
|Council Bluffs BW|| Council Bluffs Best Western |
2216 27th Ave. (I-80, exit 1B)
|Grand Island Quality Inn|| Grand Island |
Quality Inn I-80 & Hwy 281*308-384-7770
|Lincoln-Best Western Plus|| Lincoln-Best Western Plus |
I-80, Exit 403, 27th Street Exit, South
|Norfolk|| Norfolk |
Allied Tour Office - 720 E. Norfolk Ave.
|Omaha - Arrow Stage Lines|| Omaha -- Arrow Stage Lines Depot |
4220 South 52nd St.
|Sioux City|| Sioux City -- New Victorian Inn |
3101 Singing Hills Blvd. (I29, Exit 143 east 2 bl)
|Departure Date||Pick-up Time||Set-down Time|