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Texas Coastal Escape

Texas Coastal Escape

Explore Texas on this wonderful winter getaway! Visit San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Galveston and more!

February 17-27, 2022           PRESTIGE Tour on Ultra Coach



  • Oklahoma City National Memorial

  • Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

  • San Antonio River Walk

  • Dolphin Cruise

  • King Ranch Tour & Barbecue

  • USS Lexington

  • Ocean Star Drilling Rig

  • Texas Seaport Museum

  • Tall Ship Elissa

  • Houston Space Center

  • Branson Dinner & Show

  • 20 Meals

  • Tour Director - Elaine De Jong


Departure Cities Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Sioux City



  • Oklahoma City – Hampton Inn

  • Temple, TX – Hampton Inn

  • San Antonio, TX – Drury Inn River Walk Hotel

  • Corpus Christi, TX (2) – BW Marina Corpus Christi

  • Galveston, TX (2) – Holiday Inn Resort on the Beach

  • Houston - Drury Inn & Suites

  • Texarkana, TX –  Hampton Inn

  • Branson, MO – Comfort Inn Thousand Hills



$2,339 Double

$3,045 Single

$2,119 Triple



Early Booking Savings for passengers 1-10 is $70

Early Booking Savings for passengers 11-20 is $35

Day 1

Travel Day/ Oklahoma Land Run Sculpture

Pack your binoculars and your camera for a winter escape leaving behind the winter temperatures of the mid-west. An evening stop will be included at the Oklahoma Land Run Sculpture.

Overnight Oklahoma City, OK


Day 2

Oklahoma City National Outdoor Memorial/ Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza/Dallas/JFK Memorial

Visit the outdoor memorial of the Oklahoma City National Memorial before you depart for Dallas. As you travel through Dallas, visit the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Drive by the JFK Memorial which commemorates the life, death, and legacy of John F. Kennedy, our 35th President.

Overnight Temple, TX


Day 3

San Antonio City Tour/River Walk/The Alamo

Drive further south today to San Antonio. A step-on guide will show you the city.. Explore the River Walk and The Alamo, where the famed Texas Revolution took place. Your overnight stay at a River Walk hotel will give you ample free time to ride the canal boats or explore on your own.

Overnight San Antonio, TX

B, L, LD

Day 4

Corpus Christi City Tour/Dolphin Cruise

A narrated city tour gives an overview of the Corpus Christi, such as the museum district, the marina and their lively downtown. We travel to Port Aransas to take in a Dolphin Watch/Sealife excursion.

Overnight (2) Corpus Christi, TX

B, L

Day 5

King Ranch Tour/Barbeque/King Ranch Museum

Discover the King Ranch in Kingsville. Begin with a guided tour explaining the history and modern day workings of the Ranch. The ring of the cook's bell summons us to experience a Barbeque at Caesar Camp house. The King Ranch Museum houses family history, saddles from five continents, and a vehicle collection dating from the beginnings of the Ranch to present day. In Kingsville's Historic District, explore the King Ranch Saddle Shop where fine products are crafted from rugged King Ranch leather.

B, L

Day 6

USS Lexington/Travel to Galveston, TX

This morning explore the USS Lexington -- the Museum on the Bay, the highly decorated aircraft carrier of World War II. Check into your beachside hotel this evening.

Overnight (2) Galveston, TX


Day 7

Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum/Texas Seaport Museum/Tall Ship Elissa/ Galveston Harbor Cruise/Mardi Gras Festivities

Discover Galveston Island today. Start your day with a guided city tour. A visit to the Ocean Star Drilling Rig Museum will tell the story of off shore drilling in the Gulf region from this retired drilling rig. Learn about commerce of the sea and immigration that came through the Galveston port in "the Ellis Island of the West". Top off the day with a Harbor Cruise. Tonight, take in Mardi Gras activities during their Mardi Gras festival!

B, L

Day 8

Houston Space Center

Space Center Houston tells the story of America’s manned space flight program. A guided tram tour stops at Mission Control, the Space Shuttle training facility and other NASA features.

Overnight Houston, TX


Day 9

Travel Day/Texarkana

Today you start heading north towards home. The beautiful Texas and Arkansas countryside will keep us entertained as we travel.

Overnight Texarkana, AR

B, L

Day 10

Grand Jubilee/Branson

Branson, Missouri just happens to be in our travel path, so we arrive in time to catch dinner and a show at the Grand Jubilee. Singing today’s country hits as well as quartet classics from the Oak Ridge Boy’s to the Eagles, this show is always a hit!

Overnight Branson, MO

B, D

Day 11

Travel Home/Lunch

Hold tight to the thought of those warm Gulf breezes and fun memories of the Texas Gulf Coast as we make our way home today. Enjoy a lunch near Kansas City, Missouri.

B, L

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

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Activity Level 3:  This tour includes average physical activity. There may be long and short days.  You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances. Travelers should have the energy level to withstand the timing of the itinerary.


Included in the vacation package:

  •  All attractions listed under Tour Highlights

  •  RT Transportation aboard Arrow Motorcoach 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 the itinerary, optional tours, optional 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 45-60 days prior to departure. Your final payment date will be listed on your deposit statement. You may remit by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.




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


Days Prior to Departure ……….. Cancellation Fee, per person

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 June 1, 2021. 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
Grand Island Bosselman Bosselman * 3335 West Wood River Road Parking in
North West Parking Lot
Grand Island Quality Inn Quality Inn-I-80 & Hwy 281 * 308-384-7770
Lincoln Arrow/Allied 5250 Superior Street - Lincoln Arrow Bus Barn
Park behind the north fence & look for bus
Norfolk Allied Office Allied Tour Office - 720 East Norfolk Ave.
Orange City Orange City
DeJong's Home - 1201 Albany Place
Sioux City New Victorian Sioux City -- New Victorian Inn
3101 Singing Hills Blvd. (I29, Exit 143 east 2 bl)
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