A New Tour featuring the History & Culture of New York City plus the Charm and Beauty of Pennsylvania.
Oct. 4-14, 2021 PRESTIGE TOUR with Ultra Coach
Allieds Tour Highlights
Indianapolis Speedway Museum
Hofbraushaus German Dinner
Flight 93 Memorial
Lancaster Countryside Tour
Sight & Sound Theater
Lunch in Amish Home
National Constitution Center
Independence Square Walking Tour
Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
Bronx Tour with Little Italy Food Tasting
Grand Canyon of PA
Penn. Lumber Museum
National Museum of the Great Lakes.
17 Meals: 10 Breakfasts (B), 3 Lunches (L), 4 Dinners (D)
Tour Director: Loretta Mills
Peoria, IL - Country Inn & Suites North
Columbus, OH- Hampton Inn
Bird-In-Hand, PA (2)- Amish View Inn
King of Prussia, PA - Best Western Plus
New York, NY (2) - Cambria Suites
Lewisburg, PA - Country Inn & Suites
Ashtabula, OH - Hampton Inn
Joliet, IL - Best Western Plus
Departure Cities: Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, Sioux City, & Des Moines and points en route
(additional departure cities may be available upon request)
PRICING, PER PERSON
Pay by Check Savings: $100 per person
Early Booking Savings for Passengers 1-10 = $70
Early Booking Savings for Passengers 11-20 = $35
Get to know your tour director and fellow passengers as we begin our journey. Enjoy a “Get-Acquainted” lunch at Iowa Machine Shed.
Overnight Peoria, IL
INDIANAPOLIS SPEEDWAY/ HOFBRAU HAUS
Arrive in Indianapolis mid-day for a visit to the Indianapolis Speedway Museum. Our self-guided tour includes a short film on the history plus exhibits of past winning cars. Tonight’s dinner is at the Hofbrauhaus in Germantown.
Overnight Columbus, OH
Flight 93 Memorial
Continue across Ohio into Pennsylvania. We stop at the Flight 93 Memorial in Pennsylvania where we honor the actions of the 40 passengers and crew, whose courageous actions thwarted the attack on the U. S. Capitol. Enjoy Miller's Smorgasbord for dinner!
Overnight (2) Bird-In-Hand, PA
Amish Country Tour/Sight & Sound Theater
This morning a local guide takes us on a tour of the Amish Country. Learn about the faith and practices of the local Amish community. Enjoy a delicious Amish Lunch in an Amish Farm home. You will be treated to a wonderful performance of "Queen Esther" at the Sight & Sound Theater. Set in the opulent yet perilous Persian Empire, Queen Esther is a captivating tale of beauty and bravery.
NATIONAL CONSTITUTION CENTER/ INDEPENDENCE SQUARE WALKING TOUR
At the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, experience the Freedom Rising performance, explore The Story of We the People exhibit and visit Signers’ Hall where you can sign the Constitution! A local guide joins us this afternoon as we walk thru history and see the Liberty Bell, Christ Church, Betsy Ross House, Independence Hall and more.
Overnight King of Prussia, PA
STATUE OF LIBERTY/ELLIS ISLAND/ 9/11 MUSEUM
It’s off to the Big Apple Today. By mid-morning we are taking the ferry to the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island. The 9/11 Museum continues the story of Sept. 11, 2001 and the terrorist attacks that shook our nation to the core. Moving exhibits tell the story and reveal the magnitude of this event. Enjoy a free evening.
Overnight (2) New York City, NY
CENTRAL PARK/ETHNIC NEIGHBORHOODS & NYC TOURING/BROADWAY SHOW
A local guide joins us today as we visit the iconic Central Park for a short horse & carriage ride. Our guide shows us other popular areas of the city such as Rockefeller Plaza, 5th Avenue, ethnic neighborhoods, and more! This evening we enjoy dinner and a Broadway show (TBA).
BRONX TOUR/LITTLE ITALY FOOD TASTING
There is more to NYC than just Manhattan and today we’ll explore the Bronx! Most notably known for its world-famous baseball team, it also has a New England fishing village, beaches and many historic sites. Over the years, it has been home to Tony Curtis, Ann Bancroft, Edgar Allen Poe as well as many different immigrant groups that have shaped the borough. Along with a few sights, we’ll enjoy a food tasting program in Little Italy. We depart the city this afternoon. Enjoy a dinner buffet at the Country Cupboard.
Overnight Lewisburg, PA
GRAND CANYON OF PA/PA LUMBER MUSEUM
Our scenic drive today takes us to the Leonard Harrison State Park where we find the Pine Creek Gorge, also called the "Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania." We stop to take in the colorful views of the 800-foot-deep canyon. Next stop is the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum where we explore the historic saw mill, birch still, recreated lumber camp and more.
Overnight Ashtabula, OH
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE GREAT LAKES
Traveling East we drive along Lake Erie from Cleveland to Toledo. Lunch is included at The Real Seafood Co. Next, visit The National Museum of the Great Lakes. Memorabilia show the moving parts of sailing and steam operation, from rigging and machinery to the cutlery and chinaware used by the Great Lakes now vanished fleet of steam ship & passenger liners. Step aboard the historic lake freighter, the SS Col. James M. Schoonmaker, which dates back to the early 1900’s.
Overnight Joliet, IL
It’s been a fun tour filled with beautiful scenery, fall colors, historic sights and great fellowship!
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Activity Level 3: This tour requires above average physical activity. You should be able to walk distances and be physically fit to fully enjoy the tour. Walking surfaces may be uneven at times on some tours, and there may be occasional early morning or evening activities.
INCLUDED IN VACATION PACKAGE:
All attractions listed under Tour Highlights
RT Transportation aboard Allied's Ultra Coach 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
Not included are meals not listed in itinerary, optional tours, 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, or as stated on your deposit statement. You may remit by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.
Days prior to departure.......Cancellation Fee
46 Days or More .............. Full Refund
45 to 31 Days ................. 40% of the Tour Cost
30 to 16 Days ..................70% of the Tour 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 |
|Des Moines, IA|| Des Moines - Iowa Machine Shed |
I-80 Exit 125 Urbandale, IA * 515-270-6818
|En route|| Pickup points en route |
|Fremont Walmart|| Fremont Walmart |
3010 E 23rd St, Exit Hwys 30 & 275 - special instr
|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)
|Departure Date||Pick-up Time||Drop-off Time|