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Let Freedom Ring '17

Let Freedom Ring '17

Oct. 10-17, 2017 Featuring Boston, Cape Cod, New York City & Philadelphia

October 10-17, 2017

 

Departure Cities: Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont & Sioux City

 

ALLIED'S Tour Highlights:

  • Historic Boston Tour with Harvard University

  • Tour the Cape from Hyannis to Provincetown

  • Cape Cod Nat'l Seashore Dune Tour

  • National 9/11 Museum & Memorial

  • Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

  • Valley Forge

  • Independence Square Walking Tour

  • 9 Meals: 6 Breakfasts (B), 3 Dinners (D)

  • Tour Director - Eileen Toussaint

 

FEATURED HOTELS:

  • North Boston, MA (2) - Hilton Hotel Woburn

  • Hyannis, MA (2) - Heritage House

  • New York, NY- Cambria Suites

  • Philadelphia, PA (2) - Holiday Inn Express Midtown

 

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Pricing, per person:

$2,649 Double Occupancy

$3,284 Single Occupancy

$2,484 Triple Occupancy

 

Pay By Check Savings: $80 per person

Book by May 15, 2017, and save $75 per person

Day 1

Fly to Boston

Explore the history and sites during the fall foliage season as we visit Boston, Cape Cod, New York City and Philadelphia. Get acquainted dinner this evening.

Overnight (2) Boston, MA

D

Day 2

Boston City Tour/Lexington/Concord

Today a local guide will take us on a Boston tour that will include the Back Bay district with its beautiful brownstones, Beacon Hill and the gold domed state house, Boston Common, America's first public park and the Public Garden. Also included is the Old Statehouse, where the Declaration of Independence was first read along with the Old North Church. Next, cross the Charles River to the city of Cambridge where we tour Harvard University. The afternoon continues in Lexington and Concord where we learn about the start of the American Revolution.

B

Day 3

Pilgrim Hall Museum/Plymouth Rock/Cape Cod

Travel takes us to Plymouth, home of our Pilgrim Fathers and one of the country's first settlements. We'll take time for a photo stop at Plymouth Rock and then visit the Mayflower 2-a reproduction of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to the New World. Arrive in Hyannis for a tour that includes the John F. Kennedy Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, Hyannis Port and a view of St. Francis Xavier Church. Time is given to explore the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum. The day is topped off with a Lobster Dinner!

Overnight (2) Hyannis, MA

B, D

Day 4

Cape Cod Seashore/Provincetown/Sand Dune Tour

Travel Old King's Highway, a scenic byway winding through centuries of Cape Cod history. View the Eastham Windmill, a Cape Cod lighthouse and visit the Cape Cod National Seashore Visitor Center. "Land's End" finds us at Provincetown-the extreme tip of the cape, where we take time to enjoy a lunch break and shopping. This afternoon, board SUV-type dune vehicles for a tour out on the protected lands of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Watch for wildlife and see the "dune shacks" where famous artists and writers worked.

B

Day 5

New York City/National 9/11 Memorial & Museum

We are off to the Big Apple. This afternoon we visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum which serves as the coutry's principal institution concerned with remembering and documenting that historic day. We check into our hotel in the Times Square area late this afternoon. Enjoy a free evening in the city that never sleeps. Your tour director will assist with options.

Overnight New York City, NY

B

Day 6

New York City Tour/Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
This morning, we are greeted by a local guide who shares the highlights of New York City. See 5th Avenue, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, St. Patrick's Cathedral, UN Building, an ethnic neighborhood, Wall Street & more. We then take the ferry from Battery Park to the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. Time will be given to see the Statue up close and to explore Ellis Island Museum which tells the stories of the immigrants who passed thru on their way to the American dream.

Overnight (2) Philadelphia, PA

Day 7

Valley Forge/Independence Square

The Encampment at Valley Forge is the epic story of an army's struggle to survive not only winter of 1777-78 but also its ability to continue fighting for freedom. Featured sites include the farmhouse that Washington used as headquarters, soldiers' huts, and the Memorial Chapel & Arch. This afternoon, we visit the most historic square mile in the U.S.-Independence Square! On our walking tour we will see the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Betsy Ross House, Christ Church and more. We'll end our day with a colonial style dinner at the historic City Tavern which was established in 1773 and was declared as "the most genteel tavern in America" by John Adams.

B, D

Day 8

Fly Home

It's time to pack up our bags and some great memories as we venture to the Philadelphia airport for our return flight home.

B

B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

This tour includes moderate physical activity. The days are full with moderate walking except in Boston and New York City where more walking is required.

 

Allied Departure Cities: Grand Island, Lincoln, Fremont, Columbus, Norfolk, Omaha, Council Bluffs, Sioux City

 

Included in the vacation package:

  • All attractions listed under Tour Highlights 

  • RT Transportation as stated in the itinerary 

  • Luggage handling at hotel 

  • Hotel accommodations as listed in itinerary & taxes 

  • 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

  • Services of a professional Tour Director

 

Not Included are meals not listed in the itinerary, optional tours, optional travel insurance, room incidentals, checked baggage fees charged by airlines, alcoholic beverages, items of personal nature, gratuities for tour director, possible  fuel surcharges.

 

Deposit:  A $300 per person deposit is required within 7 days of making your reservation.

 

Final payments are due 45-60 days prior to departure. Your final payment date is listed on your deposit statement. You may remit by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

 

Cancellation Policy:

Days Prior to Departure ……………….... Cancellation Fee

90 Days or more prior ..........No Fee

89-45 Days....................40% of the Total Cost

44 to 30 Days ...................75% of the Total Cost 

29 Days or less ..................No refund

 

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 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.

 

Changes in Tour Price Tour prices in this publication are effective as of September 15, 2016 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.

 

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.

 

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, 2015. 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
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)
Enroute Pickup points enroute
Fremont Fremont Walmart
3010 E 23rd St, Exit Hwys 30 & 275 - special instr
Grand Island Quality Inn Grand Island
Quality Inn I-80 & Hwy 281*308-384-7770
Lincoln- Travelodge Lincoln - Travelodge (Formerly Ramada Inn)
1101 W. Bond
Norfolk Norfolk
Allied Tour Office - 720 E. Norfolk Ave.
Omaha - Arrow Stage Lines Omaha -- Arrow Stage Lines Depot
4220 South 52nd St.
Omaha - Eppley Omaha - Eppley Airfield
4501 Abbott Dr * 402-661-8000
Sioux City Sioux City -- New Victorian Inn
3101 Singing Hills Blvd. (I29, Exit 143 east 2 bl)
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