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Holiday Traditions Dubuque & Galena

Holiday Traditions Dubuque & Galena

See unique, historic and festive sights in the charming towns of Dubuque & Galena!

Nov 30 - Dec 3, 2021       Hotel:  Hotel Julien



  • Convivium Urban Farmstead

  • National Mississippi River Museum

  • Breitbach’s

  • Promiseland Winery

  • Tiffany Windows

  • Reflections in the Park

  • Galena Trolley Tour & Shopping

  • Dubuque Museum of Art

  • SNOWBIZ Dinner/Show

  • Amana Colonies Shopping & Lunch

  • 8 Meals: 3 Breakfasts (B), 2 Lunches (L), 3 Dinners (D)

  • Allied Tour Director


DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Sioux City & Des Moines



 $999.00 Double

 $1,159.00 Single 

 $959.00 Triple



First 10 Passengers Booked Save $40

Second 10 Passengers Booked Save $25

Day 1

Travel to Dubuque/Hotel Julien

Submerse yourself into a Christmas experience tour bringing the best of Dubuque and Galena to you. Hop on your luxury motor coach to travel across Iowa to its eastern shore along the Mississippi River. Check into the Hotel Julien for your three night stay. Tonight enjoy a Get Acquainted dinner with your fellow travel mates.


Day 2

Convivium Urban Farmstead/National Mississippi River Museum/Breitbach's/Promiseland Winery/Tiffany Windows/Reflections in the Park

Enjoy breakfast at Convivium Urban Farmstead. Learn how the owners really are taking "farm to table" to the next level on a tour of their property. The National Mississippi River Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and is home to museum exhibits on the animals, culture and history of America's rivers. Travel to Breitbach's, Iowa's oldest restaurant and be warmly greeted to learn of their history as a stage coach stop. Promiseland Winery will treat you to some great sampling. When doneSe, take a stroll through their six indoor boutique shops. St. Luke's United Methodist Church invites you to witness their 105 Tiffany stained glass windows. The beauty of these windows mixed with bright colors of the holiday time will make for a very photogenic stop. Dinner will hold a special treat this evening. Who knows! Maybe Santa & Mrs. Claus will show up to join you! A drive through the Reflections in the Park will get you in the Christmas spirit.

B, L, D

Day 3

Galena Trolley Tour/Dubuque Museum of Art/Mistletones SNOWBIZ Dinner Show

Start your day by exploring Galena with a tour of one of Illinois' oldest cities. Then you will have time for Christmas shopping in this shopper's paradise. A visit to the Dubuque Museum of Art's display describes the Vietnam War through the reporting of The Associated Press and its extraordinary group of superb photojournalists in its Saigon bureau. They created one of the greatest photographic legacies of the 20th century telling the story of a divisive war that left a deep and lasting impression on American life. Tonight enjoy the Mistletones and their SNOWBIZ show…a dinner/show of Christmas music and entertainment.

B, D

Day 4

Amana Colonies/Hotel Millwright

Depart for the Amana Colonies to get those great Christmas goodies at many stores located throughout downtown Amana. Lunch will be at the Hotel Millwright which pays homage to the millwrights of the Amana Woolen Mill's past. Travel home this afternoon having enjoyed this special Christmas get-a-way

B, L

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

This tour includes average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances.


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 (one piece of luggage per person)

  •  Hotel accommodations as listed in itinerary & tax 

  •  All admissions and meals per itinerary

  •  All taxes for included items

  •  Refreshments & entertainment on coach


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 payment: Due 45 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 recommended. Please ask your reservationist for pricing and details.


Travel Insurance: We 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.


Final Documents: Approximately two weeks prior to your departure date, your final documents will be sent to you. 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, 2020 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.


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.


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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 June 1, 2021. 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 Hy-Vee Columbus Hy-Vee
3010 - 23rd St * please park SE corner of Lot
Council Bluffs-Pilot Pilot * 2647 South 24th - Council Bluffs
Des Moines, IA Des Moines - Iowa Machine Shed
I-80 Exit 125 Urbandale, IA * 515-270-6818
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
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)
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