Enjoy the sights along the Great River Road in Minnesota!
Aug 19-26, 2023 Prestige Tour on Ultra Coach
Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, York, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, & Sioux City
ALLIEDS TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
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
Grand Portage National Monument
Grand Portage State Park
Chanhassen Dinner Theater (TBA)
14 Meals: 7 Breakfasts (B),
2 Lunches (L), 5 Dinners (D)
Tour Director: Verla Youngquist
Winona, MN Riverport Inn
Red Wing, MN St. James Hotel
Stillwater, MN Country Inn & Suites
Duluth, MN Holiday Inn
Silver Bay, MN (2) AmericInn
Chanhassen, MN AmericInn
PRICING PER PERSON
PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $70 per person
Early Booking Savings for Passengers 1-10 = $75
Early Booking Savings for Passengers 11-20 = $40
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
WINONA MISSISSIPPI RIVER BOAT TOUR/NATIONALEAGLE CENTER
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
RED WING SHOE MUSEUM/RED WING POTTERY MUSEUM/ST. CROIX DINNER CRUISE
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
INTERSTATE STATE PARK/LAKE SUPERIOR MARITIME
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
GLENSHEEN MANSION/GOOSEBERRY FALLS/SPLIT ROCK LIGHTHOUSE
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
GRAND PORTAGE NATIONAL MONUMENT/GRAND PORTAGE STATE PARK
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
CHANHASSEN DINNER THEATER
As you travel home, you will enjoy an evening of enjoyment at the Chanhassen Dinner Theater for a Broadway-style show and dinner
(TBA). You won’t be disappointed. Overnight Chanhassen, MN
It's time for our final leg back home after another fun and unique Allied Tour!
B=Breakfast, 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. There will be a very early morning on the day of the Balloon Ascension.
August 19-26, 2023
Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, York, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Sioux 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.
HOW TO MAKE A RESERVATION
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1. Choose a tour from the catalog or online at www.AlliedTT.com.
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 AlliedTT.com.
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.
*PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
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.
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. We have two options: the Cancellation Protection Plan (CPP) or the Travelex 360 Group Insurance Plan. You can choose one or the other. They are not required for travel, but optional
-CANCELLATION PROTECTION PLAN (CPP) - MOTORCOACH TOURS ONLY
Cancellation protection is not insurance but a simple plan to protect you from losing funds if you must cancel for a covered reason. If you cancel for a covered reason, prior to departure, you will be reimbursed for the amount you paid for your trip. This covers cancellation only. No coverages apply after the tour starts.
- TRAVELEX 360 GROUP INSURANCE PLAN
The 360° Group Choice protection plan is insurance. Enjoy trip cancellation & interruption benefits, emergency medical coverage, along with 24/7 travel assistance & concierge services.
The enrollment form & payment needs to be completed BEFORE or AT THE TIME of final payment. Customers are NOT allowed to enroll after the final payment has been made. For complete plan information, 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.
CHANGES IN TOUR PRICE
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 owners 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.
|Columbus Hy-Vee|| Columbus Hy-Vee |
3010 - 23rd St * please park SE corner of Lot
|Council Bluffs Caseys|| Council Bluffs - Casey's-2713 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 Arrow/Allied|| Lincoln-5250 Superior Street - ATT/ASL Office |
Park behind the north fence & look for bus
|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)
|York-Petro|| York - Petro Travel Center -I-80 & York Exit |
Park on North side in space with an E-for employee
|Departure Date||Pick-up Time||Drop-off Time|