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.
ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON FIESTA 8 DAYS Oct. 5-12, 2019 ALLIED’S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS •2 Mass Ascensions at the Balloon Fiesta •Evening Balloon Glowdeo •Local Expert Guides in Santa Fe & Albuquerque •Visit an Actual Pueblo (not on any other tour) •Cumbres & Toltec Steam Train Excursion •Overnight in Santa Fe •14 Meals: 7 Breakfasts (B); 2 Lunches (L); 5 Dinners (D/LD) FEATURED HOTELS •Denver, CO – Drury Inn •Alamosa, CO – Hampton Inn •Santa Fe, NM – The Lodge at Santa Fe •Albuquerque, NM (3) – Courtyard by Marriott •Lakewood, CO – Courtyard by Marriott DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus & Sioux City RATES $1,999 Double, per person $2,564 Single $1,849 Triple, per person PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $65 leisure Tour Director - Judy Brockmeier 3 active DAY 1 | Travel Day (LD) Board your “Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta” ultra coach and get ready for an unbelievable experience when you witness over 900 balloons ascend into the clear, blue, New Mexico sky. Overnight Denver, CO DAY 2 | Garden of the Gods/Old Colorado Springs (B, D) This morning visit the beautiful Garden of the Gods with its imposing rock formations. Take time to shop and enjoy lunch in Old Colorado Springs. Continue to Alamosa to get ready for your all-day train excursion tomorrow. Overnight Alamosa, CO DAY 3 | Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (B, L) Today you’re in for a real treat when you ride the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad for an unforgettable journey into the San Juan Mountains of New Mexico. Travel over trestles and through deep gorges where, at times, the train seems pressed in by rock on both sides. It’s a train trip you’ll never forget. Overnight Santa Fe, NM DAY 4 | Tour Santa Fe/Loretto Chapel/New Mexico Capitol (B, D) This morning, tour Santa Fe with a local guide to learn about the rich culture of this 400-year-old city. See the Loretto Chapel where an itinerant carpenter built a stairway that defies description and the New Mexico State Capitol building. Then make your way to Albuquerque for the largest hot air balloon festival in the world! Overnight (3) Albuquerque, NM www.visitalburquerque.org DAY 5 | Mass Ascension/Albuquerque Tour/Old Town/Indian Pueblo Cultural Center (B, D) It’s the day you’ve been waiting for-the mass ascension at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Watch as giant beach balls fill the sky. Your local guide will take you on a tour of Albuquerque Ron Behrmann to point out its rich history to include Route 66, Old Town, the Kimo Theater, and more. Take time to stroll Old Town-the original settlement of Albuquerque. This afternoon, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center will provide you with an inside look at New Mexico’s 19 American Indian Pueblos. Ron Behrmann DAY 6 | Special Shapes Rodeo/Acoma Pueblo/ International Balloon Museum/Evening Glowdeo (B, L) This morning, witness the Special Shape Rodeo where hundreds of specialty balloons fill the sky. Imagine a giant pig, a stagecoach, a space shuttle, and even Uncle Sam. Today, visit an actual Indian Pueblo- Acoma (Sky City). Set atop a 357 ft. high mesa, Acoma is one of the largest adobe structures in North America. Native American Indians live in more than 250 dwellings without water and electricity. Visit the International Balloon Museum; it embraces the spirit of adventure through interactive exhibits about balloon flight dating back to the early 1700s. This evening, head back over to the balloon field for the evening Glowdeo. The magic of the New Mexico sky lights up when pilots inflate their balloons that look like giant holiday ornaments. DAY 7 | White Fence Farm (B, D) Leave Albuquerque with fond memories of your International Balloon Fiesta experience. Make your way back to Denver where, this evening, you’ll enjoy one last meal with your fellow travel mates at the White Fence Farm. Their chicken is out of this world. Overnight Lakewood, CO DAY 8 | Travel Home (B) It’s time to head home after a trip that’s taken you from the rugged terrain of the San Juan Mountains to the heights of the hot air balloons in Albuquerque. 18 BOOK EARLY & SAVE | For reservations, availability & additional information, call 1-800-672-1009
PELLA TULIP FESTIVAL 3 DAYS May 1-3, 2019 Since 1935 the Dutch town of Pella, Iowa has celebrated spring with tulips! The Pella Tulip Festival is one of the top 100 events in the country and you can experience it firsthand on our Pella Tulip Festival tour. DAY 1 | Donna Reed Center with an Episode of the Donna Reed Show/Manning Hausbarn Tour with a German Lunch/Mystery Stop in Des Moines (L) Start your day with a visit to the Donna Reed Performing Arts Center in a restored 1914 opera house. Hear about Ms. Reed’s movie and television career, see movie memorabilia belonging to the movie star and as a special treat, you’ll watch an episode of the Donna Reed Show. Then, head over to the Manning Hausbarn, brought over from Germany and assembled in Manning in 1996. This authentic hausbarn will surprise and amaze you. Enjoy a delicious German lunch in the visitor’s center. Next, head to Des Moines where you’ll be treated to a mystery stop followed by a brief walk-through of the Papa John Sculpture Garden. Enjoy an evening at leisure. Overnight Des Moines, IA (2) DAY 2 | It’s Tulip Time! (B, L) Spend all day at the Pella Tulip Festival starting with the beautiful sunken gardens. Enjoy free time in the square before savoring a Dutch lunch. Then take your reserved seat for the Midwest’s most colorful event-the Pella Tulip Parade. Complete with street scrubbers, the baby carriage parade, floats and local bands, this event is the best in the Midwest. (Please note exact tulip blooming is subject to nature and cannot be guaranteed). DAY 3 | Madison Country Memories Tour/John Wayne Birthplace and Museum/Travel Home (B) This morning take a stroll down memory lane in Madison County, IA. Your first stop is Howell’s Dried Flowers and Greenhouse. It’s where the rainbow begins; their giant barn is filled with flowers being naturally air-dried in addition to beautiful hanging baskets and gifts galore! Then take a storybook covered bridges tour in Winterset, IA. See many of the sites used in the movie “Bridges of Madison County.” Visit John Wayne’s birthplace and museum for an inside look at America’s favorite cowboy. Then it’s time to head home after a colorful trip to Pella, IA ALLIED’S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS •Donna Reed Center •Manning Hausbarn with Lunch •All day at Pella Tulip Festival •Madison County Memories Tour •4 Meals: 2 Breakfasts (B), 2 Lunches (L) FEATURED HOTELS •Des Moines, IA (2) – Wildwood Lodge DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont & Sioux City RATES $579 Double, per person $659 Single $535 Triple, per person PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $20 leisure 2 Tour Director - Vonis Schroeder active MYSTERY TOUR 6 DAYS June 3-8, 2019 ? DAYS 1-6 We searched and searched for an idea to make travel new and innovative for you. If you take a chance with us, we promise to provide an exciting travel experience to destinations unknown. We have personally selected all of the attractions. So, be brave, take a chance with us, and we promise you a memorable vacation. ALLIED’S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS •We guarantee quality accommodations •10 Meals: 5 Breakfasts (B); 1 Lunch 4 Dinners (D) •Tour Director - Eileen Toussaint DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus & Sioux City RATES $1,499 Double, per person $1,869 Single $1,415 Triple, per person PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $50 leisure 2 active Find us online at WWW.ALLIEDTT.COM | /AlliedTT | /AlliedVacations 19