DURATION: October 6-13, 2021 | 8 Days
Lincoln, NE | Omaha, NE | Council Bluffs, IA | Avoca, IA | West Des Moines, IA | Coralville, IA
PRICE: $1,299 Per Person, Double Occupancy | $1,539 Single Occupancy
DEPOSIT: $75 per person
PRICE EXCLUDES: Any Private Expenses | Room Service Fees
INCLUDES: 7 Nights’ comfortable accommodations
10 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunch/dinners | Admissions for Listed Attractions | Tour Coordinator | Touring Motor Coach with Onboard Entertainment | Luggage Handling
Day 1 – Lodging in Elkhart, IN
Day 2 – Lodging in Dubois, PA
Cruise on the Nautica Queen in Cleveland, Ohio
Day 3 – Lodging in Dubois, PA
Pioneer Tunnel Mine Tour & Train Ride – travel 1800 feet inside Mahanoy Mountain. The cool (52º) 35-minute tour gives insight the coal mining operation. The 30-minute ride on an old-time narrow gauge steam locomotive takes passengers around Mahanoy Mountain to see strip mining fields. Spend free time at the Danbury Fair Mall in Connecticut and visit Electric City Trolley Station and Museum.
Day 4 – Lodging in Dubois, PA
Essex Steam Train and Riverboat – take a 12-mile, narrated train trip into Connecticut River Valley and an hour cruise on the Becky Thatcher Riverboat along the Connecticut River. See the Museum of the White Mountains in Plymouth, NH, preserving and promoting the history, culture, and environment of the region.
Day 5 – Lodging in Burlington, VT
Today we explore Vermont! Enjoy free time at Church Street Marketplace and a ride on the Gondola Sky Ride in Burlington, to enjoy the lovely scenery. Love ice cream? Then the Ben & Jerry’s Factory tour in Waterbury will amaze and astound you! Then it’s on to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Rutland. This iconic American artist’s work is so revered, the museum is affiliated with the Smithsonian.
Day 6 – Lodging in Niagara Falls, NY Area
Today in New York, browse the artwork at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts in Blue Mountain Lake and wonder at the splendor of Niagara Falls during the day at night when the waters are ablaze with lights.
Day 7 – Lodging in Elkhart, IN
Tour Amish Acres in Nappanee, IN, for a farmhouse tour and dinner, then visit the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo, OH.
Day 8 – Home