The colorful fall foliage will be a party for your eyes! Sept. 23 - Oct. 4, 2017
September 23 - October 4, 2017
Another departure is available: Sept. 20 - Oct. 1, 2017 with the same itinerary.
Departure Cities: Grand Island, Lincoln, Omaha, Council Bluffs, Norfolk, Fremont, Columbus, Sioux City & Des Moines
Allied's Tour Highlights:
1,000 Islands Cruise
New England Fall Foliage
Newport Mansion Tour
New York City
Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island
Meals as indicated in the itinerary
Tour Director: Diane Roecker
Joliet, IL - Wingate Inn
Erie, PA - Springhill Suites
Buffalo, NY - Millenium Hotel
Watertown, NY - Fairfield Inn
Waterbury, VT - Fairfield Inn
Boston Area, MA (2) - Fairfield Inn
Secaucus, NJ (2) - LaQuinta Inn & Suites
Cleveland Area, OH - Country Inn & Suites
Joliet, IL - Wingate Inn
Pricing, per person:
$2,589 Double Occupancy, per person
$3,289 Single Occupancy
$2,379 Triple Occupancy, per person
Pay by Check Savings: $85 per person
Book by May 15, 2017 and save $60 per person!
Begin your exciting New England Autumn holiday and meet your fellow travelmates. Enjoy a welcome dinner.
Overnight Joliet, IL
Today, travel through Michigan, Indiana, and into Pennsylvania to Erie for your overnight. Your tour director will help you get to know your travelmates along the way.
Overnight Erie, PA
Niagara Falls/Maid of the Mist/IMAX Theater
Your local guide will take you on a tour of the Niagara Falls area; your first stop being the Robert Moses Power Plant for a spectacular view of the lower Niagara River Gorge. You'll also visit Whirlpool State Park and the New York State Reservation park where you'll feel the power of Niagara Falls up close. This afternoon, take the very popular Maid of the Mist narrated cruise to the base of the American and Horse Shoe Falls. Lastly, see on the giant IMAX screen the movie "Niagara - Miracles, Myths & Magic" for a very different perspective on the Falls.
Overnight Buffalo, NY
1,000 Islands Cruise
Make your way across upstate New York to Alexandria Bay where you will enjoy lunch onboard your 1,000 Islands 2 Nations Cruise on the St. Lawrence River. Stop at the incredible Boldt Castle; a multi-million dollar home built on its own private island,
Overnight Watertown, NY.
Lake Champlain/Shelburne Museum/Vermont
Today take a ferry ride across Lake Champlain into Vermont. Visit the Shelburne Museum that houses diverse collections of the 9th century American paintings, folk art, and much more.
Overnight Montpelier, VT
Vermont State Capitol/Lobster Dinner/Morse Farms Maple Sugar Factory/New Hampshire
This morning visit the Vermont State Capitol with its beautiful gold gilded dome. Witness the breathtaking vistas of the Stowe Valley and the Worcester Mountain Range as you make your way to Morse Farms Maple Sugar Factory to see how maple syrup is made. Your journey continues through New Hampshire's White Mountains where the colors will serenade you on the way to the Boston area. Savor a lobster dinner tonight.
Overnight (2) Boston Area, MA
Concord and Lexington/Quincy Market/Boston City Tour
Meet your guide for the day to explore Concord and Lexington. Hear about the exciting ride made by Paul Revere, and the North Bridge in Concord where the "shot heard around the world" was fired. Enjoy free time in colorful Quincy Market and explore this historic city on a Boston City Tour including the Freedom Trail, Boston Common, and USS Constitution.
Newport Tour/ Mansion Tour
Today get a look at the life of the rich and famous in the early to mid 1900's when you tour their summer playground-Newport, RI. Tour one of the incredible "summer cottages" (mansions) of the Gilded Age of wealthy families. You won't believe the opulence built into these summer homes. Get ready for a big day tomorrow in The Big Apple.
Overnight (2) Secaucus, NJ
Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty/ New York City Tour
This morning your local expert guide will show you the best of NYC including such sites as Times Square, Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Trade Center Memorial, and more. This afternoon ferry to Liberty Island to see "Lady Liberty" up close and personal. Then ferry to Ellis Island. Nearly 40 percent of all Americans can trace their roots to this port of entry. See the Immigration Museum, the Baggage Room, Registry Room, and the American Wall of Honor which pays tribute to more than 12 million immigrants who entered the U.S. between 1892 to 1954.
Pocono Mountains/Allegheny Mountains/Ohio
Pennsylvania shows off its fall splendor as you travel through both the Pocono and Allegheny Mountains into the countryside of Ohio.
Overnight Cleveland, OH
Today, visit Shipshewana, home to one of the largest Amish communities in the world. Get a glimpse of their lifestyle during a guided "Backroads Country Tour".
Overnight Joliet, IL
Travel home with many memories of America's history and New England's fall foliage to share with your friends.
B=Breakfast, BL=Box Lunch, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some long and short days; travelers should have the energy level to withstand the timing of the itinerary.
Allied Departure Cities: Grand Island, Lincoln, Omaha, Council Bluffs, Norfolk, Fremont, Columbus, Sioux City & Des Moines
Included in the vacation package:
All attractions listed under Tour Highlights
RT Transportation aboard Arrow Motorcoach as stated in the itinerary
Luggage handling at hotel
Hotel accommodations as listed in itinerary
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
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.
Deposit: To confirm your reservation, a $100 per person deposit is required within 7 days after you make your reservation. Final payments are due 45-60 days prior to departure. Your final payment date is listed on your deposit statement.
Final Payment Due 45-90 days prior to departure, or as stated on your deposit statement. You may remit by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.
Days to Departure.........Cancellation Fee
46 Days or More ...........Full refund
45 to 31 Days ..............30% of the tour cost
30 to 16 Days ..............50% of the tour cost
15 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.