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Sunny Southwest Adventures

Sunny Southwest Adventures

Featuring 3 nights in Mesa, AZ

February 16-28, 2018





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


Allied's Tour Highlights:

  • American Quarter Horse Museum 

  • Palo Duro Canyon

  • International UFO Museum

  • White Sands National Monument 

  • Pima Air and Space Musuem

  • Old Tucson Studios

  • Arizona Opry Dinner Theatre 

  • Desert Belle Cruise

  • Grand Canyon

  • Arches National Park

  • 3 nights in Mesa, AZ

  • 2 great individualized options during Mesa free time!

  • Meals included as indicated in the itinerary

  • Tour Director: Elaine DeJong

Optional Pricing:

Day 8 Options:

#1:  Desert Jeep Tour $100

#2:  Mesa Flea Market $10

#3:  Free Time



Featured Hotels: (subject to change)

  • Oklahoma City, OK - Hampton Inn Bricktown

  • Amarillo, TX -  Drury Inn and Suites

  • Roswell, NM -Comfort Suites

  • Las Cruces, NM - Drury Inn & Suites

  • Tuscon, AZ - Double Tree by Hilton

  • Mesa, AZ (3) - Holiday Inn Mesa

  • Grand Canyon, AZ - Canyon Plaza Resort

  • Kayenta, AZ - Hampton Inn of Monument Valley

  • Moab, UT- Fairfield Inn

  • Denver, CO - Drury Inn and Suites


  • Price, per person:

$2,549  Double Occupancy

$3,319 Single Occupancy

$2,299  Triple Occupancy


Pay by Check Savings: $80

Book by November 23, 2017 and Save $70 per person



Day 1

Bricktown/Oklahoma Land Run Monument

This Southwestern adventure begins with your departure in the quiet comfort of our motor coach. Visit the Oklahoma Land Run Monument located near our Bricktown hotel.

Overnight Oklahoma City, OK


Day 2

American Quarter Horse Museum/Cross Ministries

Our journey west through Oklahoma parallels the legendary Route 66, "The Main Street of America", as we continue on to Amarillo, Texas. Visible from 20 miles away, learn about the 190' cross built at Cross Ministries, and it's mission.

Overnight Amarillo, TX


Day 3

Palo Duro Canyon

The second largest canyon in the country lies in the heart of the Texas Panhandle. Visit Palo Duro Canyon State Park; experience the canyon's rugged beauty and enjoy its colorful history.

Overnight Roswell, NM


Day 4

International UFO Museum/White Sands National Monument

The International UFO Museum and Research Center focuses on "The Roswell Incident Timeline" and "The Great Cover-up" that followed the 1947 incident. Experience a dune drive through the snow-white dunes of White Sands National Monument.

Overnight Las Cruces, NM

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Day 5

Las Cruces Tour/Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse Tucson

Today discover Las Cruces and its interesting history... including stories about Billy the Kid! A colorful local guide will guide us through Las Cruces and a walk through Old Mesilla Plaza. Tucson's Pinnacle Peak's stunt show rounds off the day.

Overnight Tucson, AZ

B, D

Day 6

Pima Air and Space Museum/Old Tucson Studios

Pima Air and Space Museum is one of the largest air and space museums in the world. Old Tucson Studios is one of the most active filming locations for Westernthemed movies and commercials in the United States. Enjoy living history shows and attractions.

Overnight (3) Mesa, AZ

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Day 7

Desert Belle Cruise/Organ Stop Pizza

The Desert Belle Cruise on Saguaro Lake will take us on secluded waterways through canyons and a view of the Superstition Mountains. Tonight have fun at Organ Stop Pizza - home of the "mighty Wurlitzer Pipe Organ".

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Day 8

|Phoenix Area City Tour/Tour Options/ Barleen's Arizona Opry Dinner Theatre

Start the day with a city tour of the metropolitan area with an expert local guide. This afternoon you have free time and a choice of options to enjoy sunny Phoenix/Mesa. Three options are available today: #1 Desert Jeep Tour; #2 Mesa Flea Market; or #3 Free Time. Tonight enjoy the Barleen's Arizona Opry Dinner Theater for an evening of entertainment. Options are at an additional cost. Please make your choice when booking your tour.

B, D

Day 9

Sedona Trolley Tour

Spectacular Sedona beckons today with its massive fire-red buttes and mesas and unbelievable topography. Browse the fascinating shops and respected galleries before experiencing the narrated trolley tour of this beautiful area.

Overnight near Grand Canyon, AZ

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Day 10

Grand Canyon National Park

Today we travel to the canyon of all canyons! The Grand Canyon is the grandest of the Seven Wonders of the World. You will be able to peak over the South Rim of the majestic Grand Canyon and explore the many lookouts nearby.

Overnight Kayenta, AZ

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Day 11

Monument Valley/Bluff Fort, UT Visitor Center

Drive through Monument Valley and catch sight of unique rock formations that Monument Valley is known for. Bluff Fort, Utah has a very storied past. Learn why pioneers came to Bluff and their arduous journey over the Hole-in-the Rock trail.

Overnight Moab, UT

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Day 12

Arches National Park

More than two thousand natural sandstone arches frame the colorful landscape of Arches National Park. The Colorado River Canyon shows off its beauty as we make our way through the Rocky Mountains.

Overnight Denver, CO


Day 13

Travel home

As our journey ends today, we have many memories to share with friends and relatives as we recount the days of our magnificent southwest journey.

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B=Breakfast, 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, Orange 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:  Eileen Toussaint



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.


Cancellation Policy:

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 April 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.

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)
Grand Island Quality Inn Grand Island
Quality Inn I-80 & Hwy 281*308-384-7770
LeMars, IA LeMars, IA -- Econo Lodge
1201 Hawkeye Ave. SW
Lincoln First Lutheran Church
1551 South 70th Street - Lincoln
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.
Orange City Orange City
DeJong's Home - 1201 Albany Place
Sioux City Sioux City -- New Victorian Inn
3101 Singing Hills Blvd. (I29, Exit 143 east 2 bl)
York-Petro York - Petro Travel Center
I-80, York Exit
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