October 1-6, 2017 Tour includes Normal Rockwell, Trapp Family Lodge & Cranberry Bog Country
October 1-6, 2017
Departure Cities: Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, Sioux City, Sioux Falls & Luverne, MN.
ALLIED'S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
Unique New England Towns and Sights Not Visited by Other Tours
Trapp Family Lodge Lunch
Story Telling Dinner
Gourmet Cooking Demonstration
Norman Rockwell Museum with Original Painting
Berkshires Cottages Tour
11 Meals: 5 Breakfasts (B); 3 Lunches (L); 3 Dinners (D)
Tour Director - Roxie Mulder
PHOTO ID REQUIRED
Warwick, RI - Crowne Plaza
Wakefield, MA - Four Points by Sheraton
Killington, VT (2) - North Star Lodge
Hancock, MA - Jiminy Peak Resort
Pricing, per person:
$2,634 Double Occupancy
$2,834 Single Occupancy
$2,445 Triple Occupancy
Pay By Check Savings: $85 per person
Book by May 15, 2017, and save $60 per person
Fly to Providence, RI/ Storytelling Dinner
Embark on a colorful fall journey - Norman Rockwell style. Fly to Providence where a special evening awaits. Savor a New England 3-course Old World Style Dinner where the restauranteur is a historian who will spin tales of New England that are delightfully entertaining and will have you on the edge of your seat! It's a perfect way to start your New England Norman Rockwell tour.
Overnight Warwick, RI
Providence City Tour/Cranberry Bog Tour/Historic Boston Tour/Old North Church/Harvard University/Quincy Market
This morning your local expert guide will take you on a tour of Providence, a historic community with narrow European-style streets with a special stop at an Italian bakery. Next, head to cranberry bog country and see them harvest those little red berries that taste "oh so good!" Then, travel to Boston where your local expert guide will take you on a historic tour to include the Freedom Trail, Old North Church and more. This evening spend time on your own at Boston's famous Quincy Market with shops and restaurants galore.
Overnight Wakefield, MA
Covered Bridge/New England Maple Museum/Gourmet Dinner and Cooking Demonstration
Your first stop is Quechee Gorge, otherwise known as "Vermont's Little Grand Canyon." Next, stop at a covered bridge along your route for a picture-perfect photo op of New England. This afternoon visit the New England Maple Museum and learn how the ageless process of making maple syrup is depicted through interesting exhibits. This evening, enjoy a gourmet dinner with a live cooking demonstration featuring a Vermont chef. Learn the cooking tips, recipes and of course you'll sample the results!
Overnight (2) Killington, VT
Rock of Ages/Trapp Family Lodge Lunch/Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory Tour/ Vermont Countryside Scenery
This morning visit Rock of Ages, a mammoth granite quarry that has inspired incredible artistry since 1924. Then, a special treat awaits when you have lunch at the Trapp Family Lodge, whose ancestors inspired the story of "The Sound of Music." Enjoy a hot and cold buffet with Austrian pastries. Then, travel through the beautiful Vermont countryside with gorgeous views of fall foliage and quaint villages. Visit Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Factory for an up close look at how they make America's favorite treat!
Hemmings Automobilia/Bennington Apple Barn/Norman Rockwell Museum/Travel the Berkshires - Norman Rockwell Country
This morning visit Hemmings Automobilia where everything is auto. One of New England's most popular fall stops is the Bennington Apple Barn. Visit the country market with wonderful aromas of goodies available to purchase including Vermont maple syrup, homemade jams and preserves, and more.
Overnight Great Barrington, MA
Berkshires Cottage Tour/Tanglewood Tour/Stockbridge Tour/Chesterwood Mansion/Fly Home
This morning your local expert guide will take you on a tour of the Berkshires Cottages where you'll see the exteriors of vacation homes of some of the business magnates from the "gilded age." The Berkshires is known as the "Inland Newport" with mansions of Andrew Carnegie, Harley Proctor, George Westinghouse and the Vanderbilt's. Finally, tour Stockbridge, the "picture postcard" New England town. See the famous Red Lion Inn, the First Church and discover why Norman Rockwell revered this area. Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum where you'll see many of his original oil paintings and studio. Then, it's time to head to the airport for your flight home recalling the "picture perfect" memories of your Norman Rockwell New England adventure.
B=Breakfast, BL=Box Lunch, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary has full days of touring each day. You should be able to walk moderate distances.
Allied Departure Cities: Grand Island, Lincoln, Fremont, Columbus, Norfolk, Omaha, Council Bluffs, Sioux City, Sioux Falls & Luverne, MN.
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)
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: To confirm your reservation, a $300 per person deposit is required within 7 days after you make your reservation.
Final payment 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.
Days Prior to Departure .... Cancellation Fee
90 days or more prior to departure ....No Fee
89-45 days before departure ........40% of tour cost
44-301days before departure ........75% of tour cost
29 days or less to departure ............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.
|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)
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|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
|Luverne, MN|| Luverne, MN - ShopKo |
405 W. Interstate -- Park in Northwest Corner
|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)
|Sioux Falls, SD|| Sioux Falls |
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