Price for this Tour

Single-$4175
Twin- $3475
Triple-$3325

3 Meals Included

Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Additional Information

17-day tour from these cities departing one day earlier: Attalla, Decatur and Huntsville, AL and Lexington, KY. Add $130 to the above prices for twin and triple and $150 for single.

Dates

July 14, 2018
July 13, 2019

Today is our get-acquainted day. We meet our fellow travelers and are
greeted by our escort and driver as we begin our journey through the
Bluegrass State of Kentucky. After lunch we will be crossing the Ohio
River into Cincinnati, the Queen City of the West,as we continue through
Indianapolis to our fnal destination for the night in Champaign, Illinois.

We enter the state of Wisconsin “America’s Dairyland”. We continue
through the capital city of Madison enroute to an area of deep gorges
along the Wisconsin River known as the Wisconsin Dells. Here we will
take a boat tour of the Upper Dells with time for browsing through this
resort town. We will spend the night in the town of Mauston, Wisconsin.

This morning our journey takes us across the “Bread and Butter” state
of Minnesota and into the state of North Dakota where accommodations
await us for the night in Fargo. Fargo was named after George Fargo of
the Wells Fargo Express.

Our destination for tonight is Winnipeg, the capital of the Prairie Province
of Manitoba. We will have an early afternoon arrival in Winnipeg with
time for a brief tour and shopping in the downtown area. Colorful eating
places, hotels, entertainment spots and fne Canadian department stores are
scattered throughout the city.

After a good night’s rest, we will continue to Regina, the capital of Saskatchewan.
Here you can imagine the buffalo that once roamed freely.
This is also the area where the mounted police brought peace to the west.
Regina, “Home of the Mounties”, is our destination for tonight. We will
visit the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Museum.

We continue today through Saskatchewan to Saskatoon crossing the
Saskatchewan River before entering Alberta at Lloydminster. Our des- tination for the night is Edmonton, the provincial capital of Alberta, sits
on the North Saskatchewan River.

Today we enter the magnifcent Canadian Rockies as we continue west
through Alberta along Trans-Canada Highway 16 which becomes the
Yellowhead Highway through Edson and Hinton. We enter Jasper
National Park, the largest park in Canada’s Rocky Mountains. We will
visit Mount Robson the most prominent mountain in North America’s
Rocky Mountain range; it is also the highest point in the Canadian
Rockies. The south face of Mount Robson is clearly visible from the
Yellowhead Highway 16, and is commonly photographed along this
route. Accommodations await us for the night in town of Jasper, nestled
in the midst of Jasper National Park.

Jasper National Park is ours to enjoy today. This park is a vast region
of majestic peaks, deep canyons, beautiful lakes and thick forests. We
will also see the Columbia Icefelds, which consist of Ice-Age glaciers
which cover nearly 100 square miles. Our spirits will soar to an exciting
snowmobile ride over Athabasca Glacier in the Icefelds. We continue
along the Icefelds Parkway to Banff / Lake Louise, Alberta area, where
accommodations await us for two nights.

We will spend the day sightseeing in Banff National Park, the oldest
park in Canada’s Rocky Mountains and one of North America’s largest
natural areas of awe-inspiring scenic splendor in the Canadian Rockies.
A buffet lunch is included at Banff Springs Hotel. After lunch and
time for exploring the hotel and area we continue to Moraine Lake and
theValley of Ten Peak and world-famous Lake Louise—a breathtaking
experience. This sky-blue lake formed by the melting Victoria Glacier
is one of the most photographed sights in Canada. We return to Banff
for our last night.

The state of Montana awaits us today as we re-enter the United States,
traveling to Kalispell, Montana, near the West entrance of Glacier National
Park for a two night stay.

The spectacular Going-To-The-Sun-Road, widely acclaimed as one of
the outstanding scenic roadways of the world, connects the east and
west sections of Glacier National Park, crossing the Continental Divide
through Logan Pass at an altitude of 6,664 feet. After lunch included,
we board one of the Park’s vehicles for the “Going to the Sun Road” tour
which is approximately 50 miles starting at East Glacier Park Lodge and
running through some of Glacier Park’s loveliest sections ending at Lake
McDonald Lodge. Our motorcoach will meet us at Lake McDonald
Lodge for our return trip to Kalispell.

We bid farewell to the beauty of Glacier National Park as we continue
through the Montana Plains to Billings, Montana. Here accommodations
await us for the night where the rimrocks rise 400 feet above the
Yellowstone Valley northeast of the city.

We depart Billings this morning traveling south across the Big Horn
Mountain Range into South Dakota bypassing Rapid City; making a
quick stop at Wall Drug Store before continuing to Murdo, South Dakota
for overnight.

This morning we depart Murdo traveling through Mitchell, making a
photo stop at the Corn Palace before continuing into Iowa through Sioux
Falls and Sioux City, and arriving at Des Moines for our next overnight.

Our journey continues today across Iowa into the Quad Cities of Iowa
and Illinois that rest on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi River—Davenport
and Bettendorf, Iowa and Moline/East Moline and Rock Island,
Illinois. We make a stop at Moline to visit the John Deere Pavilion, an
impressive showcase of vintage and modern-day farm equipment. Lunch
included at the Machine Shed Restaurant in Walcott, Iowa. We continue
to Champaign, Illinois for our last night.

We bid farewell to the beauty of Glacier National Park as we continue
through the Montana Plains to Billings, Montana. Here accommodations
await us for the night where the rimrocks rise 400 feet above the
Yellowstone Valley northeast of the city.

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