Featuring the Ark Encounter & Creation Museum.
June 14-20, 2021 PRESTIGE Tour on Ultra Coach
Featuring the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum!
ALLIEDS TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Parke County Bridges Tour
Amish Lunch in an Amish Home
BB River Dinner/Cruise
My Old Kentucky Home Musical
My Old Kentucky Home State Park
Hubers Family Farm
Warm Springs Ranch
14 Meals: 6 Breakfasts (B), 4 Lunch (L), 2 Light Dinners (LD), 2 Dinners (D)
Tour Director: Roxie Mulder
Bloomington-Normal, IL Holiday Inn Express
Indianapolis, IN Drury Inn
Erlanger, KY Wingate by Wyndham
Bardstown, KY (2) Hampton Inn
Maryland Heights, MO Drury Inn
Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Sioux City, Luverne, & Sioux Falls
PRICING, PER PERSON from Nebraska & Iowa departures
PRICING, PER PERSON from Sioux Falls & Luverne with departure on June 13 for overnight in Sioux City.
PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $70
Early Booking Savings for passengers 1-10 - $70
Early Booking Savings for passengers 11-20 - $35
TRAVEL DAY/BLOOMINGTON– NORMAL
Travel with your friends on a short get-away to Indiana & Kentucky for experiences of a lifetime! Today you get to meet your new travel mates for the next six days.
Overnight Bloomington-Normal, IL
PARKE COUNTY BRIDGES/AMISH LUNCH
Today travel to Parke County, Indiana. This charming and rustic setting boasts 31 covered bridges. Discover the history behind several of these bridges with photo ops and tour the county with a local step-on guide. Enjoy an Amish meal in an Amish home.
Overnight Indianapolis, IN
CREATION MUSEUM/BB RIVERBOAT DINNER/CRUISE
Travel on to Petersburg, Kentucky and visit the Creation Museum. Biblical history comes to life as you enter the Time Tunnel. Be transported back 6000 years to the time of creation and the Garden of Eden. Experience history unfold before you through films and displays. Experience real-life gardens as you walk through on foliage adorned paths. Tonight, enjoy Cincinnati scenery during your dinner cruise on the Ohio River.
Overnight Erlanger, KY
ARK ENCOUNTER/SHAKER VILLAGE
Since the Ark Encounter’s opening, it has been the destination for many adventurers. Experience the life-size replica according to Biblical description of Noah’s Ark. Learn through depictions of the flood how Noah and his family filled the Ark with a countless number of animal life. See how they lived and learn the impact of the Ark and God’s promises in today’s world. Travel south to Harrodsburg and learn about the life of the Shaker community. Discover the farm, the village and The Historic Centre to learn all about the Shakers, their daily lives, their work, their values, and their worship. Gain insights into their fascinating world by strolling through the many original 19th century structures that line the storied village turnpike.
Overnight (2) Bardstown, KY
MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME STATE PARK & HOME/STEPHEN FOSTER OUTDOOR MUSICAL/ OLD BARDSTOWN VILLAGE & CIVIL WAR MUSEUM
Old Bardstown Village & Civil War Museum explain the history of this area and the impact of the Civil War in their five museums and history village. Visit “My Old Kentucky Home” mansion in Bardstown for a tour of the home that inspired the song by Stephen Foster. This beautiful historic home features a smokehouse, historic kitchen, carriage house, cabin, and springhouse which are set amongst century-old magnolias, maples, and cedar trees. Enjoy tonight’s outdoor musical drama of Stephen Foster, America’s first great composer, at “My Old Kentucky Home.” Celebrate Kentucky with song, dance, drama and beautiful costumes! Stephen Collins Foster - composer of favorite songs Oh! Susanna, Beautiful Dreamer, Camptown Races, Hard Times Come Again No More, Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair and My Old Kentucky Home - is the father of American music. This Broadway-style of “My Old Kentucky Home,” the outdoor musical (which has been playing for 60 years) tells the story of his journey to turn his relationships and experiences into songs at a time in our country's history just before the Civil War and the anti-slavery movement.
SCHIMPFF’S CONFECTIONERY/HUBER’S FAMILY FARM
Schimpff’s Confectionery & Museum offers a look at candy making. This unique family-owned candy store still cooks up their confections on turn-of-the-century equipment. Drive on to Joe Huber’s Family Farm & Restaurant for your noon lunch, where everything is made from scratch.
Overnight Maryland Heights, MO
WARM SPRINGS RANCH
Our travel wouldn’t be complete today without a stop at Warm Springs Ranch. Learn about the babies who are born here and become majestic pullers of a famous hitch! Enjoy your ride home today.
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, LD=Light Dinner, D=Dinner
Activity Level 2: Requires moderate physical activity. There may be long and short days; travelers should have the energy level to withstand the timing of the itinerary.
How to Make A Reservation
When you select the tour of your choice:
1. Call Allied Tour to check on availability and to make your reservation. Call 402-371-3840 or Toll Free 1-800-672-1009, or book online at AlliedTT.com.
2. If space is available, the appropriate tour deposit is required within seven (7) days after making your reservation. Please see below for deposit amounts. You will be sent a confirmation of your deposit once your payment is received.
Deposit To confirm your reservation, a $100 per person deposit is required within 7 days after you make your reservation.
Deposits are subject to change.
Tour Inclusions Motor coach transportation, airfare, cruises, and rail transportation as stated in the itinerary, hotel accommodations, all admissions and meals per itinerary, all taxes for included items, gratuities for step-on guides and wait staff (for included meals), luggage handling at hotels when available, and services of a professional tour director (see cruises and international tours for tour director minimums).
Not included on motor coach, cruise, rail, fly-in, and international tours are meals not listed in the itinerary, optional tours, travel insurance, room incidentals, alcoholic beverages, luggage fees assessed by airlines, items of personal nature, gratuities for tour director, driver, rail or cruise staff, required documentation for domestic air tours, tours entering Canada/international travel, government fees, passport & VISA fees, airport departure taxes and other miscellaneous fees.
Final payments are usually 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 POLICIES - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
All cancellation fees are based on per person. Policies below show Days Prior to Departure and Amount of Cancel Fee.
Days Prior to Departure Cancellation Fee
46 Days or More...................No Fee
45-31 Days ........................40% of the Total Cost
30-16 Days ........................70% of the Total Cost
15 Days or Less ..................No Refund
Travel Insurance We recommend travel insurance to protect your payments from cancellation fees. Your trip investment is worth protecting, and travel insurance is the best way to safeguard against unexpected events that can prevent you from traveling and being assessed significant cancellation, interruption, medical, or other fees. Contact Allied for travel insurance information.
CANCELLATION PROTECTION PLAN (CPP) (Applies only to Motor Coach, Non-Sport Event, Tours Only) Tour payments can be protected from cancellation charges for a nominal fee when traveling on one of our motor coach tours. The CPP must be purchased prior to or at final payment. For complete plan information, please contact Allied or your local travel advisor.
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 September 15, 2020 and are 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, fuel price fluctuations, taxes, typographical errors, or other reasons, etc. Due to the volatility of airfares and flight schedules, tours utilizing air transportation are subject to change both in price and routing. Submitting your deposit is an acknowledgment of your agreement to these terms.
Changes in Itinerary The events, attractions, restaurants 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.
Single Travelers Single travelers are guaranteed one seat on the motor coach and may be seated next to another traveler if the tour is full.
Inspiration and Faith Due to tour schedules, we are unable to make any special provisions for worship services. Many tour directors share a "Thought for the Day," verses of inspiration, or a short prayer to start the day.
Traveler Conduct & Special Needs Tours are fun, but the enjoyment of the tour is based on everyone being friendly and cooperative. Allied reserves the right to accept or decline any passenger on any tour if Allied Tour determines a passenger would be detrimental to the tour. Once a tour departs, any passenger disruptive to the group may be required to leave the tour. Expenses to return home would be the responsibility of the passenger. No refunds will be issued for unused portions of the tour. Passengers will be required to abide by local mandates to participate in activities, meals, etc.
Please notify us of any special needs at the time of reservation. We will make all reasonable efforts to assist with your travel arrangements. However, it is strongly recommended that a traveling companion come along to help with any special needs of anyone with a disability. Allied Tour Directors have responsibilities for the entire group and cant provide one-on-one care. This includes boarding of motor coaches, airplanes, cruise ships, etc. and traversing hotels, restaurants, attractions, or other personal needs, etc. Contact Allied if you have any questions.
TRAVELER RESPONSIBILITIES, TERMS & CONDITIONS: Allied Tours, Inc. (AT) acts only as agents 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, pandemic/epidemic, 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. AT reserves the right to make any changes for the benefit of the tour and/or tour members including canceling the tour if necessary. All rates are subject to change and are based on current tariffs available and current exchange rates as of September 15, 2020. AT or property owners are not liable for any loss/damage to vehicles parked at departure locations. All baggage is at owners 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 these conditions. No refund or 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 or climate 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. Travelers may be photographed for the promotional purposes of 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 Hy-Vee|| Columbus Hy-Vee |
3010 - 23rd St * please park SE corner of Lot
|Council Bluffs-Pilot|| Pilot * 2647 South 24th - Council Bluffs |
|En route|| Pickup points en route |
|Grand Island Bosselman|| Bosselman * 3335 West Wood River Road Parking in |
Gravel lot by Motel 6. Meet bus at gravel lot entr
|Grand Island Quality Inn|| Quality Inn-I-80 & Hwy 281 * 308-384-7770 |
|Lincoln-Best Western Plus|| Lincoln-Best Western Plus |
I-80, Exit 403, 27th Street Exit, South
|Luverne, MN Amer Ref Chur|| Luverne, MN - Church, 304 N. Fairview 507-283-8600 |
Call Erin Jacobsma week ahead, park in north lot
|Norfolk Allied Office|| Allied Tour Office - 720 East Norfolk Ave. |
|Omaha - Arrow Stage Lines|| Omaha -- Arrow Stage Lines |
4220 South 52nd St.
|Sioux City New Victorian|| Sioux City -- New Victorian Inn |
3101 Singing Hills Blvd. (I29, Exit 143 east 2 bl)
|Sioux Falls, S Dakota|| Peace Lutheran Church ELCA |
5509 W. 41st St., I-29 & Exit 77
|Departure Date||Pick-up Time||Drop-off Time|