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.
SAVANNAH & CHARLESTON 10 DAYS March 15-24, 2019 ALLIED’S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS •Grand Ole Opry Performance •Dolphin Cruise •Paula Dean's Lady & Sons Dinner •Savannah City Tour •Charleston Tea Plantation •Charleston City Tour •Drayton Hall •Middleton Place Garden Walk •Biltmore Estate •16 Meals: 9 Breakfasts (B); 7 Dinners (D) FEATURED HOTELS •Fairview Heights, IL – Drury Inn •Nashville, TN – Country Inn & Suites •Dublin, GA – Holiday Inn Express •Savannah, GA – Fairfield Inn •Charleston, SC (2) – Holiday Inn Riverview •Asheville, NC – Hampton Inn •Georgetown, KY – Holiday Inn Express •St. Louis area, MO – Drury Inn DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont & Sioux City RATES $2,269 Double, per person $2,859 Single $2,119 Triple, per person PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $75 leisure 28 3 Middleton Place Tour Director - Judy Brockmeier active Including the Biltmore Estate DAY 1 | Travel Day (D) Savannah and Charleston are two of the most popular destinations in the South with spring blossoms galore. Enjoy a relaxing evening along with the “5:30 Kickback” at your Drury Inn. Overnight Fairview Heights, IL DAY 2 | Grand Ole Opry Performance (B, D) Today make your way to Nashville-Country Music Capital of the World! This evening enjoy a performance of the Grand Ole Opry, the longest-running radio broadcast in history. Overnight Nashville, TN DAY 3 | Travel Day/Mystery Stop (B, D) It’s on to Georgia, the Peach State. We’ll make a mystery stop along the way that is sure to please. Sit back, relax, and watch the scenery unfold as you make your way across the heart of Georgia. Enjoy dinner at a historic bed and breakfast with your travel mates. Overnight Dublin, GA DAY 4 | Tybee Island Light Station/Dolphin Cruise/ Lady and Sons Dinner (B, D) Continue to make your way to Savannah today. Arrive at Tybee Island and enjoy time on the beach, stroll the pier, and soak in the Southern coastal spring weather. Visit the Tybee Island Light Station that has been guiding mariner’s safe entrance into the Savannah River for over 270 years. The Tybee Island Light Station is one of America’s most intact having all of its historic support buildings on its five-acre site. This afternoon take a dolphin cruise to see how these playful sea creatures interact with humans. This evening get ready for a treat when you dine at Paula Dean’s Lady and Sons restaurant in the heart of the Historic District. Overnight Savannah, GA DAY 5 | Savannah City Tour/Charleston Tea Plantation (B, D) Your local expert guide will take you on a historical Savannah tour where you’ll learn the rich history of this Southern Belle community. And “oh those beautiful Squares.” Take time on River Street to enjoy the many shops and restaurants. This afternoon visit the Charleston Tea Plantation; home to the only tea grown in America. Tour the grounds, take a historical trolley tour, and visit the working tea factory. Join your new travel friends for dinner at a local Charleston restaurant. Overnight (2) Charleston, SC DAY 6 | Charleston City Tour/Drayton Hall/ Middleton Place Garden Walk (B) Your local expert guide will be with you this morning to tour charming Charleston and its many historic sites including Rainbow Row, The Citadel and more. This afternoon tour Drayton Hall. This plantation home is in near-original condition as it was when the Drayton family lived there in the mid 1700’s. Then, get your camera ready for the Middleton Place garden walk, America’s oldest landscaped gardens. DAY 7 | Biltmore Estate (B, D) Depart Charleston with fond memories of your visit to the Deep South. Arriving at America’s largest residencethe Biltmore Estate, spend the afternoon exploring the incredible mansion and gardens. Overnight Asheville, NC DAY 8 | Kentucky Horse Park (B) Early this afternoon stop at Kentucky Horse Park, where everything is “all about the horse.” See the Hall of Champions-an elite group of champion horses that reside at the park and more. Overnight Georgetown, KY DAY 9 | Kentucky Derby Museum (B, D) This morning your visit comes full circle when you visit the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs. You’ll see the resident thoroughbred and miniature horse, the movie - ”The Greatest Race,” the Winner’s Circle, and much more. Late this afternoon check into your hotel before the farewell dinner with your fellow travel mates. Overnight St. Louis area, MO DAY 10 | Travel Home (B) It’s time to head home after recalling the many memories with the two “Grand Dames” of the South-Savannah and Charleston. BOOK EARLY & SAVE | For reservations, availability & additional information, call 1-800-672-1009
NEW ORLEANS AND THE DEEP SOUTH 10 DAYS April 5-14, 2019 DAY 1 | Travel Day (D) Sit back and enjoy the comfort of our luxury motor coach and enjoy the scenery as we begin our venture to the Deep South. We will be treated to dinner and Branson show tonight. Overnight Branson, MO DAY 2 | Ozark Mountains/The Old Mill (B, D) The beautiful Ozark Mountain scenery will entice you as we travel today. A photo op at the Old Mill (from Gone with the Wind) will delight you. Drive the Mississippi Delta region and see low lands created by years of flooding of the Mississippi River offering fertile farmlands for plantations and farmers. Overnight Vicksburg, MS DAY 3 | Vicksburg National Military Park & City Tour/Natchez, MS/Dinner at Glenfield Plantation (B, D) Vicksburg National Military Park and Battlefield is one battlefield where so many lives were laid down for the War Between the States. See the battlefield and city with your step-on guide. Natchez, Mississippi beckons during this beautiful spring season. Natchez is known for its splendor during the Civil War Era and large array of antebellum homes. Tonight’s treat is a special dinner at Glenfield Plantation – a home that has been in one family for seven generations. Overnight Natchez, MS DAY 4 | Frogmore Cotton Plantation/ French Quarter (B, L) Frogmore Cotton Plantation will compare work on an 1800’s cotton plantation vs. today’s modern cotton farms. We then encounter the “city that care forgot”- New Orleans. Absorb the sights and sounds of the famous French Quarter as our home for three nights is the historic Hotel Provincial–an open-air courtyard hotel in the French Quarter. Overnight (3) French Quarter New Orleans, LA DAY 5 | New Orleans City Tour/Mardi Gras World/New Orleans Cooking School (B, D) A city tour of New Orleans by a local expert guide presents the history, landmarks, legends and splendid architecture that made New Orleans famous. This evening discover the fun, flares, and flavors of cooking Louisiana style at the New Orleans Cooking School. After learning step-by-step preparation of a Creole/ Cajun menu, a full meal is served – so bring your appetite! DAY 6 | Swamp Tour/WWII Museum/Dinner at Court of Two Sisters (B, D) You are off to an adventure in the swamplands of Louisiana. See alligators and swamp life up close in the comfort of a pontoon boat, with a native expert guide. A visit to the World War II Museum is a must. Dedicated in 2000 as the National D-Day Museum, it has now been designated by Congress as the country’s official World War II Museum. After our return to our hotel, you are off for dinner at The Court of Two Sisters. DAY 7 | Shrimp Boat Tour/Shrimp Boil/Beauvoir Mansion (B, L) Experience a shrimp boat as you head into the Gulf for a lesson on shrimping. Taste a southern tradition with a shrimp boil for lunch. Enjoy a tour of Beauvoir Mansion, the southern home of Jefferson Davis, the south’s president during the Civil War. Enjoy your beachfront hotel this evening. Overnight Biloxi, MS DAY 8 | Elvis Presley Birth Home (B, D) Tupelo is in your path; stop at the humble beginnings of Elvis Presley’s birth home, church and museum. A dinner with “Elvis” will round out the evening. Overnight Tupelo, MS DAY 9 | Graceland (B, LD) Since you are in “Elvis Country” we also visit Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley. This one of a kind experience will take you on Elvis’s fascinating journey to superstardom through exciting videos, displays of authentic clothing, artifacts, personal mementos, an amazing showcase of Elvis’s gold and platinum awards and more. Overnight St. Peters, MO DAY 10 | Travel Home (B) After breakfast, begin your journey home. Take a few minutes at Warm Springs Ranch, home of the Budweiser Clydesdales. What a great spring getaway you had! Return home today having had a wonderful time exploring the beauty of the Deep South. ALLIED’S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS •Branson Show •Vicksburg National Military Park and Battlefield & City Tour •Tour Natchez Antebellum Homes •Frogmore Cotton Plantation •Guided Tour of New Orleans •French Quarter •New Orleans Cajun Cooking School •World War II Museum •Swamp Boat Tour with local guide •Shrimp Boat Tour & Shrimp Boil •Elvis Presley Birth Home in Tupelo •Graceland •18 Meals; 9 Breakfasts (B), 2 Lunches, (L), 1 Light Dinner (LD), 6 Dinners (D) FEATURED HOTELS •Branson, MO – Comfort Inn Thousand Hills •Vicksburg, MS – Hampton Inn •Natchez, MS – Holiday Inn Express •New Orleans, LA (3) – Hotel Provincial French Quarter •Biloxi, MS – Beau Rivage •Tupelo, MS – Wingate by Wyndham •St. Peters, MO – Drury Inn & Suites DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, Sioux City & Orange City RATES $2,489 Double, per person $3,079 Single $2,295 Triple, per person PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $80 leisure Tour Director - Elaine DeJong 3 active Find us online at WWW.ALLIEDTT.COM | /AlliedTT | /AlliedVacations 29