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2019 Tour Catalog - Allied Tour & Travel

Allied Tour & Travel is a travel agency located in Norfolk, Nebraska. Allied Tour & Travel offers group tours, bus tours, individual tours and more throughout the Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, Europe, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America.


SPECTACULAR ALASKA 10 DAYS Aug. 17-26, 2019 ALLIED’S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS •Cruise Prince William Sound •Matanuska Valley •Alaska Railroad to Denali Park •Gold Dredge #8 •Sternwheeler Discovery Cruise •Denali Park Wilderness Expedition •Happy Trails Kennels •Alaska Bush Pilot Presentation •Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise •17 Meals: 9 Breakfasts (B); 4 Lunches (L); 4 Dinners (D) FEATURED HOTELS •Anchorage, AK –Sheraton Anchorage •Valdez, AK (2)—Valdez Hotel •Fairbanks, AK (2)—Wedgewood Hotel •Denali National Park, AK (2)— Denali Park Village •Anchorage, AK (2) –Sheraton Anchorage DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, Sioux City & Des Moines Call for air from your home city. PHOTO ID REQUIRED RATES $5,199 Double, per person $6,199 Single $4,999 Triple, per person PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $175 leisure Mike Criss 14 Tour Director - Susan Busskohl 4 active DAY 1| Fly to Anchorage Fly to Anchorage today! Alaska welcomes us today and the excitement builds as we are about to embark on a wonderful tour of this magnificent state. Overnight Anchorage, AK DAY 2 | Matanuska Valley/Bridal Veil Falls/Valdez Doc Walk (B, D) Meet your fellow traveling companions at this morning’s welcome orientation. Travel through Palmer in the Matanuska Valley, where cabbages can grow to an amazing 70 pounds in the 24-hour daylight, up over Tahneta Pass for wonderful vistas of Matanuska and Worthington Glaciers. Stop at Bridal Veil Falls before arriving in the seaside port of Valdez, often referred to as the “Switzerland of Alaska.” Before dinner tonight, enjoy a talk and Dock Walk of Valdez with a local fishing expert. Learn more about the Alaska fishing industry, the equipment used, and the daily lives of these fishermen. Overnight (2) Valdez, AK DAY 3 | Cruise on Prince William Sound (B, L) Board your boat for a cruise on Prince William Sound and along the 3-mile face of Columbia Glacier, keeping a watchful eye out for wildlife, including seals, sea otters, birds, and even whales! Before returning to Valdez, see the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Terminal, where supertankers are loaded with crude oil from Prudhoe Bay. DAY 4 | Delta Junction Homestead/Fairbanks (B) Enjoy great scenery all the way as you travel along Richardson Highway. Stop at Delta Junction, a living history homestead with a museum, original roadhouse, and farm animals. Then, head west on the Alaska Highway to Fairbanks, the state’s second-largest city. Overnight (2) Fairbanks, AK DAY 5 | Gold Dredge #8/Sternwheeler Discovery Cruise/Chena Indian Village (B, D) Visit Gold Dredge #8 and ride the narrow-gauge railroad. Then, try your luck as you pan for gold. Later today, board the Sternwheeler Discovery for a cruise on the Chena and Tanana Rivers, with a stop at the Chena Indian Village to learn about Athabascan Native culture. You will also have the chance to meet Iditarod mushers and their famed dog teams to learn about breeding, training, and the big race! This evening, enjoy a special Alaska Salmon Bake. DAY 6 | Alaska Railroad/Denali National Park (B, D) Board the world-famous Alaska Railroad for a journey through untamed wilderness. Today’s ride ends at Denali National Park, where North America’s highest peak, 20,320-foot Denali, (formerly known as Mount McKinley) majestically dominates the park’s 6 million acres. The afternoon is free. This evening, enjoy dinner at the Murie Science & Learning Center followed by an exclusive presentation on Denali National Park by a local naturalist. Overnight (2) Denali National Park, AK DAY 7 | Denali National Park/Wilderness Expedition (B, L) Morning at leisure. Optional activities include a float trip down the Nenana River and a helicopter ride over the park. Then, dress comfortably for a wilderness expedition into Denali National Park to seek out grizzly bear, caribou, moose, and other wildlife. Enjoy a box lunch along the way. DAY 8 | Happy Trails Kennels/Alaska Bush Pilot Presentation (B, L, D) Continue your exploration of Denali National Park as you head south toward Anchorage. Stop along the way at Happy Trails Kennels, home of four-time Iditarod Champion Martin Buser and his dogs. Meet an Iditarod competitor and learn how they race and care for their dogs. You will also see a demonstration on mushing, complete with a mock Iditarod checkpoint, and get a chance to play with the sled dogs! This evening, your tour director hosts a special farewell dinner. Over desert, enjoy a special presentation by an Alaskan bush pilot. Overnight (2) Anchorage, AK DAY 9 | Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise (B, L) Witness one of the world’s most scenic drives as you follow the south shore of lovely Turnagain Arm. Upon arrival in Seward, board your vessel for a cruise of Kenai Fjords National Park and the opportunity to see glaciers calving into the sea, orcas, humpback whales, sea otters, and more! Day 10 | 10 Fly Home (B) The tour ends this morning as we transfer to the Anchorage airport for our flight home after a wonderful time exploring the beauty of Alaska. BOOK EARLY & SAVE | For reservations, availability & additional information, call 1-800-672-1009

OREGON COAST & NORTHERN CALIFORNIA 14 DAYS Aug. 2-15, 2019 DAY 1 | Travel Day (D) Embark on a journey to the west coast of the United States. Enjoy the time today getting acquainted with your new travel mates and Allied tour director. Overnight Cheyenne, WY DAY 2 | Jackson, WY (B, D) Celebrate Jackson Hole’s old west history with a chuck-wagon dinner and traditional old west music with the Bar J Wranglers. Overnight Jackson, WY DAY 3 | Craters of the Moon National Monument (B) At Craters of the Moon National Monument, experience the drastic landscape and lava flows that make up this park. Overnight Mountain Home, ID DAY 4 | Painted Hills of Oregon (B) You will understand why the Painted Hills are one of the “7 Wonders of Oregon,” bathed in layers of bright reds and rich yellows. Overnight Bend, OR DAY 5 | Crater Lake (B, BL) Surrounded by cliffs with a depth of 1,943 feet, Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States. The water's intense blue color is an indication of its great depth and purity. Overnight Eugene, OR DAY 6 | Sea Lion Caves/Giant Dune Buggy ride (B, D) Head to the Oregon Coast today and visit America’s largest Sea Lion Caves. Feel the sea breezes in your face today as you travel in a Giant Dune Buggy on the Sand Dunes, trails and the sea coast. Overnight Coos Bay, OR DAY 7 | Rogue River Jet Boat Cruise (B, BL) Follow the Oregon Coast and jet boat the historic mail boat route just as Rogue River pioneers have done since 1895. Overnight Eureka, CA DAY 8 | Founders Grove Redwoods/Golden Gate Bridge/Fisherman’s Wharf (B, L) Walk in the shadows of 1000 year old “giants” at Founders Grove and experience their majesty in California’s Redwood region. The Golden Gate Bridge greets you as you cross the bay into San Francisco. Our Fisherman’s Wharf hotel allows you free time to explore the Wharf area. Overnight San Francisco, CA DAY 9 | Alcatraz Tour/San Francisco City Tour (B) Board a bay ferry out to Alcatraz Island - aka “The Rock” in San Francisco Bay. Learn the mysteries behind the infamous federal penitentiary and notorious occupants. Sit back and let your motor coach driver navigate the hills of San Francisco as you travel through Chinatown, the financial district and hear stories of the city. Find time to take the famous San Francisco Cable Cars! Overnight Sonoma Valley Area, CA DAY 10 | Sonoma Winery Tour/Donner Memorial/ South Lake Tahoe (B, L) Benziger Winery in Sonoma Valley’s wine country is our destination today for a winery tram tour, tasting & lunch. Travel through the Sierra Nevada Mountains on your way to Lake Tahoe with a stop at the Donner Party Memorial. Overnight South Lake Tahoe, NV DAY 11 | Virginia City/National Automobile Museum (B, L) Learn about the 19th century mining “Bonanza” that made Virginia City a booming city of its day by riding the Virginia/Truckee Train. A stop at the National Automobile Museum in Reno boasts one of the largest collections of automobiles in the U.S. All were the personal collection of Bill Harrah, founder or Harrah’s Hotels and Casinos. Overnight Reno, NV DAY 12 | Bonneville Salt Flats/Salt Lake City, UT (B) Today is a travel day as we start heading east again through the high desert of Nevada. We pass the Bonneville Salt Flats and stop for a photo op. Overnight Salt Lake City, UT DAY 13 | Legends of Laramie Tour (B, D) Travel out of the Utah valley and over the Wasatch Mountains. Learn about gunfighters, lawmen and brothels in old west Laramie, WY during your "Legends of Loramie" tour. Enjoy Allied’s farewell dinner this evening in old west style! Overnight Laramie, WY DAY 14 | Travel Home (B) Today you are headed home. Sit back and relax as the miles turn into memories and you reflect on the fun times and sights that you have seen with your Allied friends. ALLIED’S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS •Jackson Hole Chuckwagon Dinner •Craters of the Moon Nat'l Monument •Painted Hills of Oregon •Crater Lake •Oregon Coastal Drive •Sea Lion Caves •Oregon Coastal Dunes Giant Dune Buggy Ride •Rogue River Jet Boat Cruise •Avenue of the Giants Redwoods •San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf •San Francisco Step-on Guide •Alcatraz Island Tour •Winery Tour in Sonoma Valley •National Automobile Museum •22 Meals: 13 Breakfasts (B), 3 Lunch (L), 2 Boxed Lunches (BL), 4 Dinners (D) Tour Director - Elaine DeJong FEATURED HOTELS •Cheyenne, WY – Little America •Jackson, WY - 49’er Inn •Mountain Home, ID – Hampton Inn •Bend, OR – Comfort Inn •Eugene, OR – Holiday Inn •Coos Bay, OR – Red Lion •Eureka, CA – Red Lion •San Francisco, CA – Holiday Inn Express Fisherman’s Wharf •Sonoma, CA – Double Tree •South Lake Tahoe, NV – Montbleu Resort •Reno, NV – BW Sure Stay •Salt Lake City, UT – Hampton Inn •Laramie, WY – Holiday Inn DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Sioux City & Orange City PHOTO ID REQUIRED RATES $3,274 Double, per person $4,259 Single $2,969 Triple, per person PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $115 Find us online at WWW.ALLIEDTT.COM | /AlliedTT | /AlliedVacations leisure 3 active 15

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