Skip to content
Call Us 800-672-1009

Norsk Hostfest Adventure 2024

Norsk Hostfest Adventure 2024

SEPTEMBER 23-28, 2024                            CLASSIC TOUR

 

6 DAYS • 11 MEALS 

 

Allied’s Tour Highlights 

• Bonanzaville,

•Hjenkomst Center,

•Scandinavian Heritage Park

•2 days at Norsk Hostfest

•Performances while at host fest-TBA

•Dakota Territory Air Museum

•National Buffalo Museum

•Terry Redlin Art Center

•11 Meals: 5 Breakfasts (B); 3 Lunches (L); 3 Dinners (D) 

 

•Tour Director: Jackie Engle

 

FEATURED HOTELS 

•Fargo, ND (1)-Comfort Suites

•Minot, ND (3)-Hampton Inn

•Watertown, SD-Country Inn and Suites 

 

DEPARTURE CITIES 

– Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Sioux Falls, & Sioux City 

 

SAVINGS: 

PAY BY CHECK SAVINGS: $70

EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS FIRST 1-10: $60

EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS FIRST 11-20: $35

 

ACTIVITY LEVEL:

 

RATES: 

$2,105 Double, pp  

$2,595 Single  

$1,979 Triple, pp 

Day 1

TRAVEL DAY!
Discover the charm and history of Fargo, North Dakota, at Bonanzaville, where the past comes to life. Nestled in the heart of the Red River Valley, Bonanzaville offers a captivating glimpse into the region's rich heritage through its meticulously preserved buildings, exhibits and engaging activities.
Overnight Fargo, ND.

L, D

Day 2

HJEMKOMST CENTER - MOOREHEAD, MN.
The Hjemkomst Center in Moorehead MN awaits you. As you step into this remarkable destination, prepare to embark on a journey through time and culture. At the heart of the Hjemkomst Center lies the awe-inspiring Hjemkomst Viking Ship, a symbol of resilience and adventure. You'll have the opportunity to marvel at the craftsmanship and learn the captivating story behind it and its remarkable voyage across the Atlantic Ocean.
We will then travel to Minot, ND
Overnight (3) Minot, ND.

B, D

Day 3

SCANDINAVIAN HERITAGE PARK/NORSK HOSTFEST
This morning we submerge ourselves into the Scandinavian heritage as we enjoy a guided tour of the Heritage Park in Minot. Together we will then travel to the State Fair Center where you explore the Norsk Hostfest at your leisure. Throughout the day there are live performances and entertainment. There will be 2 ticketed performances throughout the day included. These main stage performances are TBA but we have been assured they will not disappoint. Finding food at the festival will not be a problem as there are several vendors waiting to entertain your taste buds. Bring your appetite!

B

Day 4

DAKOTA TERRITORY AIR MUSEUM/NORSK HOSTFEST
Today we start our day at the Dakota Air Museum where the spirit of aviation takes flight! The museum showcases a remarkable collection of vintage aircraft and aviation memorabilia, offering visitors a firsthand glimpse into the history of flight. There are WWII planes to modern marvels of aviation technology. Explore the interactive exhibits and historic artifacts. You will have the opportunity to learn about the brave men and women who have shaped the course of aviation history. Later in the morning we will head back to the Norsk Hostfest to continue enjoying the festival and all it has to offer including local vendors, food, demonstrations, and live entertainment throughout the day. Today you will also be able to enjoy the 2 ticketed performances that are TBA. Throughout the day, if you would like a break from the excitement there are shuttles that run continually to the hotel. The main entertainment for this day is still TBA but it will be included in your ticket price. Overnight Minot, ND.

B

Day 5

NATIONAL BUFFALO MUSEUM
As we leave Minot this morning, we will be traveling to Watertown SD. The National Buffalo Museum will be waiting to intrigue you with a tribute to the majestic American bison and the rich heritage of the Great Plains! This museum is in the heart of buffalo country.
Overnight: Watertown, SD.

B, L, D

Day 6

TERRY REDLLIN ART CENTER/TRAVEL HOME
This morning, we have the opportunity to experience the Terry Redlin Art Center in Watertown, SD. The beauty of the American countryside comes to life through the brushstrokes of this master artist! The center is situated amidst the serene landscapes that inspired Terry Redlin's iconic paintings. Explore the galleries showcasing Redline scenes of rural life and wildlife.
Continue home after another great Allied Tour!

B, L

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Deposits are subject to change.  

  

FINAL PAYMENT  

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.  

  

FINAL DOCUMENTS   

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 INCLUSIONS  

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 TOURS 

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.  

  

CHANGES IN TOUR PRICE  

Tour prices in this publication are effective as of October 1, 2023, 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. 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 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.  

  

PROTECTING YOUR TRAVEL   

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.  

  

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE  

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.  

  

INSPIRATION & 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 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.  

  

SINGLE TRAVELERS  

Single travelers are guaranteed one seat on the motorcoach and may be seated next to another traveler if the tour is full.  

  

ACTIVITY LEVEL  

    

Level 1: Low Activity. Unwind & take it easy on this level– consider it a vacation from even breaking a sweat.  

Level 2: Easy Activity. Moderate activity level with some walking and light physical demands. Participants should be comfortable walking short distances & navigating stairs occasionally.  

Level 3: Moderate Activity. There may be longer days than Level 2 tours. Expect standing for extended periods and/or walking at various paces & distances.  

Level 4: Active. This level is for enthusiasts who can walk the bustling city blocks or conquer uneven terrain without the aid of mobility devices.  

Level 5: High Activity. For those with demanding physical fitness, this level includes a rigorous schedule.  

  

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED:   

  

DOMESTIC AIR TOURS   

A government-issued photo I.D. (i.e., driver’s license or passport) is required for all tours utilizing air transportation within the United States and selected motorcoach tours. Allied requests a copy of your license to confirm hassle-free flight travel.   

  

  

CANADA   

Tours entering Canada: A valid U.S. passport book is required to enter Canada by air. This requirement also applies for Alaska cruises as you will disembark in Vancouver, British Columbia. Tours entering Canada by land will require a valid U.S. passport book or passport card. (Passport card is valid for land entry only.) A passport book or passport card must not expire within six months of your return. Canada may deny entry due to past criminal, misdemeanor, DUI, or other offenses.   

  

  

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL   

A valid U.S. passport book that does not expire within six (6) months from the date of your return is required for most international tours. Some countries require more months of validity. Passport and VISA acquisition costs are the responsibility of the traveler. Countries may deny entry due to past criminal or misdemeanor offenses. With the arrival of ETIAS expected in 2024, certain countries may require an ETIAS waiver to travel to Europe. If this is a requirement for your tour, we will provide you with the enrollment information.  

  

  

TECHNOLOGY STATEMENT:   

Some tours may require the use of a smartphone. It could be for digital tickets to a sporting event, an app used by a cruise line, or the app to cross the Canadian border, etc. Check with the reservationist to see if a smartphone is required on your tour.  

 

  

CANCELLATION POLICIES:   

 

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   

  

Domestic Air Tours   

•90 Days or More.................................................................................................................No Fee   

•89-45 Days...............................................................40% of the Total Cost + 100% of Airfare   

•44-31 Days...............................................................75% of the Total Cost + 100% of Airfare   

•30 Days or Less............................................................................................................ No Refund  

   

California Zephyr   

•95 Days or More.................................................................................................................No Fee   

•94-50 Days.............................................................................................. 40% of the Total Cost   

•49-30 Days...............................................................................................75% of the Total Cost   

•29 Days or Less........................................................................................................... No Refund   

  

New York City Baseball & Broadway   

•From initial date of deposit to 90 Days prior............................................... $400 per person   

•89-30 Days.............................................................................................. 50% of the Total Cost   

•29 Days or Less.......................................................................................................... No Refund   

  

All Cruises   

•90 Days or More................................................................................................................No Fee   

•89-57 Days.........................................................................................................Deposit Amount   

•56-29 Days............................................................. 50% of the Cruise Fare + 100% of Airfare   

•28-15 Days..............................................................75% of the Cruise Fare + 100% of Airfare   

•14 Days or Less........................................................................................................... No Refund  

   

*Travel protection is recommended to protect travelers from cancellation, interruption, medical, and other fees. Call Allied for options.  

  

  

TRAVELER RESPONSIBILITIES, TERMS & CONDITIONS  

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 March 1, 2024. 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.

Loading
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.
Sioux City New Victorian Sioux City, New Victorian Inn
3101 Singing Hills Blvd. I-29, Exit 143 E 2 blocks
From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favorites
Sep 23 2024 $2,595.00 Loading
Loading

Keyword Search

Availability Search

About Us

Allied Tour & Travel is a tour and travel agency located in Norfolk, Nebraska with additional offices located in Lincoln and Fremont. Allied Tour & Travel offers tours, cruise and vacation packages, custom group tour planning, as well as hotel, car and airline reservations for travel throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and other international destinations.

>> LEARN MORE

Payments Accepted

Visa Mastercard Discover AMEX Check Cash

Follow Us

Contact Us