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Minnesota River Roads, Waterfalls, & Lighthouses

Minnesota River Roads, Waterfalls, & Lighthouses

Enjoy the sights along the Great River Road in Minnesota!

AUG. 17-24, 2024     Prestige Tour on Ultra Coach



Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, York, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Sioux City, & Orange City





• Mississippi River Boat Tour

• National Eagle Center

• Red Wing Shoe Museum

• Red Wing Pottery Museum

• St Croix Dinner Cruise

• Interstate State Park

• Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center

• Glensheen Mansion

• Gooseberry Falls

• Splitrock Lighthouse

• Grand Portage National Monument

• Grand Portage State Park

• Chanhassen Dinner Theater

•15 Meals: 7 Breakfasts (B), 1 Lunch (L), 1 Boxed Lunch (BL), 6 Dinner (D)

•Tour Director: Elaine De Jong



•Winona, MN - Riverport Inn & Suites

•Red Wing, MN - St. James Hotel

•Stillwater, MN - AmericInn Hotel

•Superior, WI - Barkers Island Inn

•Silver Bay, MN (2) - Black Beach Inn

•Eden Prairie, MN-Hilton Garden Inn



$2,415 Double, pp

$3,075 Single

$2,235 Triple, pp


PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $80 per person

Early Booking Savings for Passengers 1-10 = $75

Early Booking Savings for Passengers 11-20 = $40

Day 1


Travel to roads less traveled on this beautiful scenic tour. The Great River Road, waterfalls, and lighthouses enhance some of the best scenery in the upper Midwest. Cross Iowa into Minnesota.

Overnight Winona, MN


Day 2


This entertaining and educational boat tour will show the beautiful Mississippi River up close. Learn the vitality of the river to Winona and this region. Go where eagles soar at the all-new National Eagle Center in Wabasha, MN. Get up close! See and feel the power of these majestic birds - our nation’s national symbol. See their habitat up close or from a distance. The historic St. James Hotel is our overnight home amid the Mississippi’s majestic bluffs.

Overnight Red Wing, MN

B, D

Day 3


Red Wing shoes have been a staple of America since their inception in 1905. See the world’s largest boot (size 638 1/2) that stands 20 feet tall. Discover Red Wing’s pottery industry with a visit to the iconic Red Wing Pottery Museum. Dozens of displays tell the story of pottery, dinnerware, and folk art. On to Stillwater for a scenic paddlewheel dinner cruise on the beautiful St. Croix River.

Overnight Stillwater, MN

B, D

Day 4


Interstate State Park will intrigue you with distinct glacial deposits and traces of old streams, valleys, and faults. Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center invites you to explore the Lake Superior region.

Overnight in Duluth.

B, D

Day 5


Glensheen Mansion tells the story of the Congdon family of Minnesota, who were instrumental in opening Minnesota’s ore mining trade. The mansion is still fully intact from the era when the Congdons made it home in the early 1900s. Travel to Split Rock Lighthouse in Two Harbors. See this lone light in the night for many a ship along the rugged coastline. Gooseberry Falls is the gateway of the North Shore of Lake Superior.

Overnight (2) Silver Bay, MN

B, D

Day 6


Take a day to drive the north shore to Grand Portage National Monument. The monument describes through a living history site the quick water access used by the Northwest Fur Trade Company. Discover Minnesota’s highest waterfalls at Grand Portage State Park

B, BL, D

Day 7


As you travel towards home, you will take an evening of entertainment at the Chanhassen Dinner Theater for " Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," Featuring such unforgettable classics as"You’ve Got a Friend," "One Fine Day," "So Far Away," "Take Good Care of My Baby,""Up on the Roof," "You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling,""Will You Love Me Tomorrow," and "Natural Woman," and songs you remember and a story you’ll never forget.

Overnight Eden Prairie, MN

B, D

Day 8


It's time for our final leg back home after another fun and unique Allied Tour!


B=Breakfast, BL=Box Lunch, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Activity Level 3: 

Requires moderate physical activity.  There may be long days; travelers should have the ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time on uneven ground.



Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, York, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Sioux City, & Orange City



Motorcoach 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 the motorcoach, cruises, 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 air tours, tours entering Canada/International travel, government fees, passport & VISA fees, airport departure taxes, any vaccination fees/requirements, and other miscellaneous fees. 



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1. Choose a tour from the catalog or online at  

2. Call Allied Tour to check availability and give passenger details. Call 402-371-3840 or Toll Free 1-800-672-1009, or book online at  

3. Send your deposit. The deposit is required within seven days of making your reservation. Please see additional information for deposit amounts. You will receive a confirmation of your deposit once your payment is received. 



•Motorcoach Tours – $100 per person 

Deposits are subject to change. 




All cancellation fees are based on ‘per person.’ Policies below show ’Days Prior to Departure’ and ’Amount of Cancel Fee.’  

Motorcoach Tours (United States/Canada)  

•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  



Final payment is 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. 




Your trip investment is worth protecting to safeguard against unexpected events that can prevent you from traveling and being assessed significant cancellation fees. If you are interested in an optional protection plan, please contact Allied or your local travel advisor.  



Travel documents will be sent approximately two weeks before departure, provided full payment has been received. The documents will include a detailed itinerary, departure times and locations, hotel lists, medical forms, luggage tags, and other helpful information. 



Tour prices in this publication are effective as of October 1, 2022, 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. 



The order of events and hotels scheduled on 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 motorcoach 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. *Baggage handling included at hotels where available 



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. 



Tours are fun, but the enjoyment of the tour is based on everyone being friendly and cooperative. Allied Tour 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.  


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 can’t provide one-on-one care. This includes boarding motorcoaches, airplanes, cruise ships, etc., traversing hotels, restaurants, attractions, other personal needs, etc. Contact Allied if you have any questions. 



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 schedules & assumes no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, or irregularity, & can accept no liability for losses or personal injury or property damage, or additional expenses due to delay or changes in the 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 for the benefit of the tour and/or tour members, including canceling the tour if necessary. All rates are subject to change & are based on current tariffs available & current exchange rates as of October 1, 2022. AT or property owners are not liable for any loss/damage to vehicles parked at departure locations. All baggage is at the owner’s risk. The purchase of baggage & 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 of locations to which you may travel. You assume full responsibility for checking & verifying any & all passport, visa, vaccination, or other entry requirements of your destination(s) & 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 & 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.

Name Address Contact Details
Columbus Hy-Vee Columbus Hy-Vee
3010 23rd St. Please Park in SE Corner of Lot
Council Bluffs Pilot Pilot Travel Center, 2647 S 24th St.
Council Bluffs, IA
En route Pickup points en route
Grand Island Bosselman Grand Island, Bosselman, 3335 W Wood River Rd
North West Parking Lot
Lincoln UStop Phillips 66 Lincoln-UStop Phillips 66, 6400 N. 84th Street
Parking on south side of pumps.
Norfolk Allied Office Norfolk, Allied Tour Office, 720 East Norfolk Ave.
Omaha - Arrow Stage Lines Omaha, Arrow Stage Lines
4220 South 52nd St.
Orange City Orange City
DeJong's Home, 1201 Albany Place
Sioux City Stoney Creek Sioux City, Stoney Creek Hotel
300 3rd St., Park In Northwest Corner
York, Petro York, Petro Travel Center I-80 & York Exit
Park on North side in space with an E-for employee
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