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.
BLACK HILLS BUFFALO ROUNDUP 5 DAYS Sept. 25-29, 2019 ALLIED’S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS •Falls of the Big Sioux River •Custer Annual Buffalo Roundup •Crazy Horse Memorial •Mount Rushmore •Black Hills Safari Tour •Custer State Park Wildlife Loop •Needles Highway •Iron Mountain Road •Homestake Open Pit Mine Tour •Deadwood Tour •Tatanka •8 Meals; 4 Breakfasts (B), 4 Dinners (D) Tour Director - Eileen Toussaint DAY 1| Travel Day/Falls of the Big Sioux River (D) Travel to the Black Hills with Allied and take in the Custer Buffalo Round Up adventure. As we depart today, we take time to view the Falls of the Big Sioux River in Sioux Falls. The Falls of the Big Sioux River have been a focus of life in the region throughout history. Native American people were the first to visit the falls and bring stories of them to European explorers. They have been the center of recreation and industry since the founding of the city in 1856. Overnight (2) Keystone, SD Independence Hall. Learn about the Declaration of Independence and the 56 men who signed it….housed inside a reproduction of Philadelphia's Independence Hall. Overnight (2) Rapid City, SD FEATURED HOTELS •Keystone, SD (2) – K Bar S Lodge •Rapid City, SD (2) – Home 2 Suites by Hilton DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus & Sioux City RATES $1,074 Double, per person $1,354 Single $989 Triple, per person PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $35 leisure 3 active DAY 2 | Black Hills Tour/Mount Rushmore (B, D) Get ready for a full day of touring in the Black Hills! Our journey today includes Iron Mountain Road and the famous “Pig Tale” bridges; Needles Highway (squeeze through the rocks!); Mount Rushmore with free time to view our nation’s most beloved mountain sculpture; Crazy Horse Memorial; Fort Hayes Chuckwagon for breakfast and Chuckwagon supper show. DAY 3 | Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup/ Independence Hall (B, D) We are up early this morning to enter Custer State Park for the 49th annual Buffalo Roundup. The motor coach will park on the hillside and we will venture out to watch the sunrise and wait for the buffalo. Please bring a lawn chair and/or blanket plus warm clothes including hat, gloves & scarf. Before the sun rises, you may purchase a cup of coffee or a pancake breakfast to be enjoyed out on the range. As the sun comes up over the hill, you warm up and begin to watch and wait. It’s not long and you may hear a distant thunder or catch a glimpse on the horizon of a dark shadow. Then, local cowboys & cowgirls do their best to drive the park’s herd into the buffalo corrals, passing by your viewing area. American history meets amazing art in DAY 4 | Homestake Open Pit Mine Tour/Deadwood Tour/Tatanka/Saloon #10 (B, D) Homestake Open Pit Mine is still a work in progress. Learn about the gold mining history and the scientific experimentation history and ongoing study even today. We learn about the “Story of the Bison” at Tatanka. Our guide will teach us about the Lakota way of life and will take us to the refurbished Tatanka sculpture depicting a buffalo jump commonly used by the Plains Native Americans to harvest large numbers of buffalo. We then travel to Deadwood for the “original Deadwood” tour with a step-on guide. Hear the tales of yesteryear in Deadwood. Travel up to Mt. Mariah, the infamous Deadwood cemetery, where many notable western personalities are buried. Dinner tonight at Saloon #10 – famous for where Wild Bill Hickok met his demise. DAY 5 | Travel Home (B) Wall Drug is in our path for a taste of “free ice water.” After a fun and unique Black Hills adventure, it is time to load up the coach and head home. 16 BOOK EARLY & SAVE | For reservations, availability & additional information, call 1-800-672-1009
CANYONLANDS & NATIONAL PARKS 10 DAYS Sept. 4-13, 2019 Day 1 | Travel Day (LD) Today we travel towards the southwestern portion of the United States to visit our beautiful National Parks. Overnight Denver, CO Day 2 | Arches National Park/”Un-Wined and Dine” River Cruise (B, D) Journey through Colorado’s Rocky Mountains today. Visit Arches National Park with an expert local stepon guide. Tonight you will be treated to a dinner and an “Un-wined and Dine” cruise with entertainment. Overnight Moab, UT Day 3 | Capitol Reef National Park/Bryce Canyon National Park (B, BL) En route to Bryce Canyon, drive through Capitol Reef National Park. Catch the sunset over Bryce Canyon, bringing out all the reds, pinks, and rusts on the stunning rock formations of the canyon. Overnight Bryce Canyon, UT Day 4 | Zion National Park/Glen Canyon Dam (B) The incredible scenery continues during a Zion National Park tram ride. Then it’s on to the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area to catch a glimpse of the Glen Canyon Dam, one of the highest dams in the United States. Overnight Page, AZ Day 5 | Lake Powell Cruise/Grand Canyon National Park (B, L) A cruise on Lake Powell will delight all as you travel into scenic Antelope Canyon with its dramatic, steep red sandstone walls. Off to the magnificent Grand Canyon, where you will enjoy one of nature’s greatest works of art. You are given free time to explore the Grand Canyon area. Overnight near Grand Canyon, AZ Day 6 | Monument Valley/Navajo Cookout (B, L) On your way to Colorado today, we travel through the Navajo and the Ute Indian Reservations to Monument Valley for a close-up view in an open air jeep with a knowledgeable local guide learning about the famous monoliths rising from the earth. Enjoy a Navajo cookout! Overnight Cortez, CO Day 7 | Durango & Silverton Train/Million Dollar Highway (B, D) Behold the spectacular mountain scenery of the San Juan National Forest between Durango and Silverton aboard the Durango & Silverton train. The Million Dollar Highway takes us to the “Switzerland of America,” Ouray, CO. Overnight Montrose, CO Day 8 | Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument/Royal Gorge Bridge (B, LD) More wondrous scenery unfolds at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument. From the Royal Gorge Bridge, gaze at the river meandering through the canyon far below. Overnight Colorado Springs, CO Day 9 | Pikes Peak or Seven Falls Options/Garden of the Gods (B, D) You have two options to choose from today. #1 Travel to the 14,100 foot summit of Pikes Peak on a 4 hour round trip by mini bus or van. OR #2 Visit Seven Falls and view the seven drops of water from a viewing platform or climb the 448 stairs to the top! Join our step-on guide in the Garden of the Gods where you’ll see towering red sandstone formations that created this unique and picturesque park. Overnight Denver, CO Day 10 | Travel Home/Lunch at Ole’s (B, L) Homeward bound today and on our way take time to have lunch at Ole’s Big Game Steakhouse in Paxton, NE ALLIED’S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS •Arches National Park •Capitol Reef National Park •Bryce Canyon National Park •Zion National Park •Glen Canyon Dam •Lake Powell Cruise •Grand Canyon National Park •Monument Valley •Navajo Cookout •Durango & Silverton Train Ride •Tour Option: Pikes Peak or Seven Falls •18 Meals: 9 Breakfasts (B); 3 Lunches (L); 1 Boxed Lunch (BL) 2 Light Dinners (LD); 3 Dinners (D) FEATURED HOTELS • Denver, CO – Drury Inn • Moab, UT – Fairfield Inn • Bryce Canyon, UT – Ruby’s Inn • Page, AZ – Lake Powell Resort • Grand Canyon, AZ – Canyon Plaza • Cortez, CO – Baymont Inn • Montrose, CO – Holiday Inn Express • Colorado Springs, CO – Drury Inn • Denver, CO – Hyatt House OPTIONAL PRICING Day 9 Options: #1: Pikes Peak Road Trip - $85 #2: Seven Falls - $15 DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus & Sioux City RATES $2,514 Double, per person $3,224 Single $2,299 Triple, per person PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $85 leisure Tour Director - Judy Brockmeier 3 active Find us online at WWW.ALLIEDTT.COM | /AlliedTT | /AlliedVacations 17