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The Ark Encounter & Kentucky Treasures

The Ark Encounter & Kentucky Treasures

Featuring the Ark Encounter & Creation Museum.

June 21-27, 2022         PRESTIGE Tour

 

Featuring the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum!

 

ALLIED’S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Parke County Bridges Tour

  • Amish Lunch in an Amish Home

  • Creation Museum

  • Ark Encounter

  • BB River Dinner/Cruise

  • Shaker Village

  • “My Old Kentucky Home” Musical

  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park

  • Schimpff’s Confectioner

  • Warm Springs Ranch

  • 14 Meals: 6 Breakfasts (B), 4 Lunch (L), 2 Light Dinners (LD), 2 Dinners (D)

  • Tour Director: Tonya Chegwidden

 

FEATURED HOTELS

  • Bloomington-Normal, IL – Holiday Inn Express

  • Indianapolis, IN – Drury Inn

  • Erlanger, KY – Wingate by Wyndham

  • Bardstown, KY (2) – Fairfield Inn

  • St. Peters, MO – Drury Inn

 

DEPARTURE CITIES

Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, York, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Sioux City, & Des Moines

 

RATES   

$1,695 Double, pp  

$2,099 Single  

$1,575 Triple, pp  

EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS FIRST 1-10: $70  

EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS FIRST 11-20: $35  

$55 PER PERSON PAY BY CHECK & SAVE  

 

 

 

Day 1

TRAVEL DAY/BLOOMINGTON- NORMAL

Travel with your friends on a short get-away to Indiana & Kentucky for experiences of a lifetime! Today you get to meet your new travel mates for the next six days.

Overnight Bloomington-Normal, IL

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Day 2

PARKE COUNTY BRIDGES/AMISH LUNCH

Parke County, IN, boasts 31 covered bridges. Discover the history behind several of these bridges, with many photo ops, and tour the county with a local step-on guide. Enjoy an Amish meal in an Amish home.

Overnight Indianapolis, IN

B, L, LD

Day 3

CREATION MUSEUM/BB RIVERBOAT DINNER/CRUISE

Travel on to Petersburg, Kentucky, and visit the Creation Museum. Biblical history comes to life as you enter the Time Tunnel. Be transported back 6000 years to the time of creation and the Garden of Eden. Tonight, enjoy Cincinnati scenery during your dinner cruise on the Ohio River. Overnight Erlanger, KY

B, D

Day 4

ARK ENCOUNTER/SHAKER VILLAGE

Since the Ark Encounter’s opening, it has been the destination for many adventurers. Experience the life-sized replica according to the Biblical description of Noah’s Ark. Learn how Noah and his family lived, and learn the impact of the Ark and God’s promises in today’s world. Travel south to Harrodsburg and learn about the life of the Shaker community. See the farm, village, and Historic Centre. Learn all about the Shakers’ daily lives, work, values, and worship.

Overnight (2) Bardstown, KY

B, D

Day 5

MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME STATE PARK & HOME/ STEPHEN FOSTER OUTDOOR MUSICAL/OLD BARDSTOWN VILLAGE & CIVIL WAR MUSEUM

Between the village and five museums, Old Bardstown Village & Civil War Museum explain the history of this area and the impact of the Civil War. Visit "My Old Kentucky Home" mansion in Bardstown for a tour of the home that inspired the song by Stephen Foster. Enjoy tonight’s outdoor musical drama of Stephen Foster, America’s first great composer, at "My Old Kentucky Home." Celebrate Kentucky with song, dance, drama, and beautiful costumes! Stephen Collins Foster - composer of favorite songs Oh! Susanna, Beautiful Dreamer and My Old Kentucky Home - is the father of American music. This Broadway-style production portrays his journey to turn his relationships and experiences into songs at a time in our country’s history just before the Civil War and the anti-slavery movement

B, L

Day 6

SCHIMPFF’S CONFECTIONERY/HUBER’S FAMILY FARM

Schimpff’s Confectionery & Museum offers a look at candy making. This unique family-owned candy store still cooks up its confections on turn-of-the-century equipment.

Overnight St. Peters, MO

B, L, LD

Day 7

WARM SPRINGS RANCH

Our travel wouldn’t be complete today without a stop at Warm Springs Ranch. Learn about the babies who are born here and become majestic pullers of a famous hitch! Enjoy your ride home today.

B

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

 

How to Make A Reservation

Reserving your place on an Allied tour is as simple as 1-2-3  

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. 

 

Deposit To confirm your reservation, a $100 per person deposit is required within 7 days after you make your reservation.

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. 

 

CANCELLATION POLICIES - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

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

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

 

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) - MOTORCOACH TOURS ONLY  

Tour payments can be protected from cancellation charges for a nominal fee when traveling on one of our motorcoach 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 

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, 2021, 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. 

 

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. 

 

SPECIAL NEEDS 

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, 2021. 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.

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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
Des Moines, IA Des Moines - Iowa Machine Shed
I-80 Exit 125 Urbandale, IA * 515-270-6818
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.
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
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