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From Kolaches to Clay

From Kolaches to Clay

Explore the rich Czech heritage of Wilber, Nebraska on our Kolaches to Clay tour.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

 

$126 per person

 

Departs:

OMAHA    NEW DEPARTURE LOCATION:

Comfort Inn and Suites

7007 Grover St. (72nd & I-80)

Park in the south parking lot, behind the hotel, far south row, facing Interstate.

Departure: 7:00 AM         Return: 8:30 PM

 

LINCOLN

Lincoln Travelodge Airport Hotel

1101 West Bond

Park on west side of the building, facing west. DO NOT park facing the building.

Departure: 8:00 AM         Return: 7:30 PM

 

Your Tour Includes:

  • Coffee and Kolaches at Hotel Wilbur

  • Czech Bingo at the Czech Cultural Center

  • Lunch at Historic Rock Island Depot

  • Local Guide in Downtown Fairbury

  • All attractions listed in brochure

  • Transportation via Arrow State Lines

  • Allied Tour Director

  • Gratuity for Driver and Tour Director

Oct. 19

Explore the rich Czech heritage of Wilber, Nebraska on our Kolaches to Clay Tour. We will uncover some hidden gems for you to discover on this fun one day trip!

Wilber is known for its deep roots in the Czech culture, and you'll learn about the pride and this community. Upon arrival in Wilber, we will enjoy coffee and kolaches at the historic Hotel Wilber and learn about its storied past. We'll play bingo at the Czech Cultural Center. You will have some free time to browse the shops that include meat market, Czech craft shop, yarn shop, trading post, drug store and more. While you are strolling trough Wilber, enjoy the polka and waltz music that are piped through the heart of Wilber nearly every day of the week.

Our next stop is at Endicott Clay Products for a guided tour. Since 1920 Endicott Clay Products has been producing quality brick products near the town of Endicott, Nebraska. Today, German engineered brick-making machines, ovens, and conveyor belts, churn out 150,000 tons of brick products per year, including 75 million standard bricks, thin tiles, and pavers. Visit spectacular sculptures created by artists in the on-site studio.

Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Historic Rock Island Depot in Fairbury. Learn about the history on the rail line. We'll have time for a stop at the Rock Creek Station Historical Park. This was an important road ranch, Pony Express Station, and stagecoach stop along the Oregon Trail. A costumed interpretive guide will make Rock Creek Station come to life with stories of this important stop on the trail.

A local guide will take our group on a walking tour of Downtown Fairbury, and you will hear the stories of the past, including the Campbell Brothers Circus Mural which depicts a full-scale scene of the circus on the north side of one of the downtown buildings. It was painted by Nebraska artists Geoff and Echo Easton of Crete and measures a massive 140 feet by 38 feet. It contains many historically-accurate elements depicting the building, business and the circus parade that appeared around 1900. You will also have time to shop at the Stagecoach Mall and Antiques for collectibles, handcrafted items, and Nebraska made products.

Then it's time to head home after a fun trip to Wilber and Fairbury, uncovering some hidden gems in Nebraska

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This tour includes average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs, walk on uneven surfaces and walk reasonable distances.

 

Allied Departure Cities: Lincoln, Omaha

 

Included in this package:

  • All attractions listed under Tour Highlights 

  • RT Transportation aboard Arrow Motorcoach

  • All admissions and meals per itinerary 

  • All taxes for included items 

  • Gratuities to step-on guides and wait staff (for included meals)

  • Refreshments & entertainment on coach

  • Tour Director

 

Not Included are meals not listed in the itinerary, optional tours, optional travel insurance, alcoholic beverages, items of personal nature, possible fuel surcharges.

 

Deposit/Payment: Due at time of reservation. You may remit by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations after October 3, 2017 are subject to a $35 fee per person. You are always welcome to sell or to give your seat to someone else.

 

Tour provided by Allied Tours.

 

Changes in Itinerary: The order of events scheduled in your tour are subject to change. Every effort will be made to preserve the original quality of attractions and when circumstances necessitate a substitution.

 

Price Changes/Fuel Surcharge: Tour prices are effective as of March 1, 2017. Allied will do everything possible to avoid price changes. However, if significant changes in fuel prices, taxes, currency exchange rates, etc. occur, these will be passed on to passengers, and listed on your final invoice. Every effort will be made to avoid any additional surcharges.

 

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.

 

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 rates as of December 15, 2016. 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.

Name Address Contact Details
Lincoln- Travelodge Lincoln - Travelodge (Formerly Ramada Inn)
1101 W. Bond
Omaha-Comfort Inn-Grover Comfort Inn & Suites 7007 Grover Street
Park in south parking lot, facing interstate
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