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Smoky Mountains #1

Smoky Mountains #1

Featuring great entertainment, beautiful scenery & inspirational sights!

Oct. 18-27, 2021                             Prestige Tour on ULTRA Coach


Due to the popularity of this tour, we also offer this tour October 25- November 3, 2021


Departure Cities: Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, Sioux City, Sioux Falls, SD & Luverne, MN 



  • Grand Ole Opry & Dollywood

  • Dollywood

  • 2 Great Shows in Pigeon Forge

  • Pigeon Forge City/Countryside Tour

  • Great Smoky Mountain Nat'l Park

  • Blue Ridge Parkway

  • Billy Graham Library

  • Biltmore House and Gardens

  • Old Salem

  • The Ark Encounter

  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

  • 16 meals: 9 Breakfasts (B),  1 Lunch (L), 3 Light Dinners (LD),  3 Dinners (D)

  • Tour Director:  Roxie Mulder



  • Fairview Heights, IL – Drury Inn and Suites

  • Nashville, TN – Drury Inn and Suites

  • Pigeon Forge, TN (2) – Clarion Inn

  • Asheville, NC – Comfort Suites Asheville

  • Concord, NC – Comfort Suites Concord Mills

  • Cross Lanes, WV – Sleep Inn and Suites

  • Erlanger, KY – Wingate by Wyndham

  • Springfield, IL – Drury Inn and Suites


Pricing, per person:

$2,359 Double

$2,969 Single

$2,169 Triple


Departures from Luverne and Sioux Falls will overnight in Sioux City night prior to departure.  The cost for the pre-night stay is $30 p/p, double, or $60 for single


Pay by Check Savings:  $75

Early Booking Savings for Passengers 1-10 = $70

Early Booking Savings for Passengers 11-20 = $50

Day 1

Travel Day

We're off for an adventure in the Great Smoky Mountains! The miles fly by as we get acquainted with our tour director and new traveling companions.

Overnight Fairview Heights, IL


Day 2

Grand Ole Opry

Journey on to Nashville today. Enjoy free time discovering the opulent Opryland Hotel. This evening enjoy the music of the Grand Ole Opry!

Overnight Nashville, TN


Day 3

Dollywood/Pigeon Forge/ Country Tonite Show

We arrive in Pigeon Forge, TN where we overnight for the next two nights. Dollywood-the "Entertainment Capital of the Smokies" will be our first destination. See spectacular shows from Contemporary County to 50's Rock and Roll fill the stages, and master craftsmen demonstrate glassblowing, blacksmithing, wagon making and more. Plus there are plenty of shops and eateries to choose from. October at Dollywood is extra special as they feature their Harvest Celebration and Gospel Jubilee! Tonight's Country Tonite Theater Show entertains you.

Overnight (2) Pigeon Forge, TN

B, D

Day 4

Pigeon Forge Tour/ Christ in the Smokies Museum/ Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show

This morning we are treated to a Pigeon Forge & Countryside tour with a surprise. We venture towards Gatlinburg this afternoon to visit the Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens. Return to Pigeon Forge this evening for Pigeon Forge's wildest show - the Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show. You will be plum tickled with the action, excitement and comedy of this shindig.

B, D

Day 5

Great Smoky Mountain National Park/Blue Ridge Parkway

Today we venture into the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Sugarland Visitor Center tells you all about this beautiful park. Enjoy a break near Cherokee before we continue on the southern route of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Overnight Asheville, NC


Day 6

Biltmore House/Billy Graham Library

The Biltmore House and Gardens in Asheville welcomes us this morning. This is the largest private home in America. You'll have time to tour the home, stroll through the gardens and visit the gift shop. We depart for Charlotte for an inspirational visit to the Billy Graham Library. Learn what can happen through a life yielded to God as state-of-the-art exhibits, multimedia displays and films share about the life of a humble preacher.

Overnight Concord, NC


Day 7

Old Salem

Our journey continues today to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Through a self-guided tour of Old Salem, we will gain insight into the life in Salem during the 18th and 19th centuries. Enjoy lunch at the historical Old Salem Tavern.

Overnight Cross Lanes, WV

B, L

Day 8

The Ark Encounter

How big was Noah's ark? How did Noah live with all the animals? You will have a chance to experience an exciting attraction this afternoon-The Ark Encounter...featuring a full-size ark with dimensions according to the Biblical description. Learn what life may have been for Noah and his family aboard the Ark.

Overnight Hebron, KY

B, D

Day 9

Lincoln Presidential Library

Continuing east we travel into Illinois, the "Land of Lincoln". Visit the impressive Lincoln Presidential Library/Museum. Walk in Lincoln's footsteps, hear his speeches, and see his image. It all comes alive right before your eyes.

Overnight Springfield, IL


Day 10

Travel Home

Recap the many fun tour experiences with fellow travelers while miles quickly glide by on our way home.


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, LD=Light Dinner, D=Dinner

Activity Level 2:  This tour includes average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances.


Allied Departure Cities: Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, Sioux City, Luverne, MN & Sioux Falls, SD.


Included in the vacation package

  • All attractions listed under Tour Highlights 

  • RT Transportation aboard Allied's Ultra Coach, as stated in the itinerary 

  • Luggage handling at hotel 

  • 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) 

  • 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.


Deposit:  To confirm your reservation, a $100 per person deposit is required within 7 days after you make your reservation. Final payments are due 45-60 days prior to departure. Your final payment date is listed on your deposit statement. We accept payment by personal check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Expres


Cancellation Policy:

Days Prior to Departure ……… Cancellation Fee

46 Days or more .................Full refund

45 to 31 Days ....................40% of the Total Cost

30 to 16 Days ....................70% of the Total 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 can’t 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 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 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.

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
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
Luverne, MN Amer Ref Chur Luverne, MN - Church, 304 N. Fairview 507-283-8600
Call Erin Jacobsma week ahead, park in north lot
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)
Sioux Falls, S Dakota Peace Lutheran Church ELCA
5509 W. 41st St., I-29 & Exit 77
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