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         Branson, Memphis and Nashville

                                                           
                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                  
                                                                                     
19 Days


Sept. 9-27, 2021

   




Day 1 : We begin our journey traveling east to Moose Jaw. Our first night will be at Comfort Inn Moose Jaw 306-692-2100. After check in an optional trip to Moose Jaw Casino or relax in the pools at Temple Gardens Mineral Spa. (admission to spa not included)

Day2 : We enter the US and, travel south through North  and South Dakota’s to our destination at Deadwood, SD. We will be spending 2 nights at Mineral Palace Hotel.  605-578-2036. A welcome reception greets us along with $10 free play!

Day 3 : After breakfast, we head out for a Historic Deadwood tour.  After lunch, it’s a visit to Kevin Costner’s Tatanka. At one time 60 million bison roamed the Great Plains of North America, by the close of the 19th century, it was estimated less than 1,000 bison survived.  This is their story!  A short stop at the Homestake Surface Mine Visitor Centre to learn about gold mining in Deadwood, and maybe some Black Hills Gold jewelery shopping finishing our tours for the day. Free evening for the casinos or rest.

Day 4 : A short traveling day today but a full day of exploring, takes us first to Crazy Horse Memorial. The mission of the foundation is to protect and preserve the culture, tradition and living heritage of the North American Indians. Enjoy the progress on the world’s largest mountain sculptural undertaking.
Then it’s off to a completed mountain carving at Mt. Rushmore National Memorial, displaying majestic figures of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
 A short drive takes us to Wall SD, and a visit to the world-famous Wall Drug.
We spend tonight in Wall at the Best Western Plains Inn  605-279-2145

Day 5 : We travel east across South Dakota with a short stop in Mitchell for pictures of the latest art on the Corn Palace (if they are open)  and south into Iowa, arriving in Council Bluffs. You have a free evening to visit the casino adjacent to the hotel or enjoy some down time in your hotel.  Accommodation Country Inn & Suites   712-322-8282

Day 6 : Tonight’s destination Branson!!  The next 4 nights at Grand Plaza Hotel    417-336-6646.  Supper tonight is included in your tour before we see our first show the Amazing Acrobats of Shanghai.

Day 7 :  A morning off to relax or shop at Branson Landing.  Our afternoon show is the Hughes Music show, then supper (included in tour package) and an evening enjoying “Decades”, featuring the Pierce Arrow Quartet with music of the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s.

 Day 8 : It’s a day filled with entertainment. A morning show “Oh Happy Days”, afternoon “The Johnson Strings”, followed by supper at the Dixie Stampede, a powerful performance featuring 32 magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch trick riders in a 35,000 square foot arena.  Our evening finishes with “Legends in Concert”

Day 9 :  Enjoy another free morning our last day in Branson, or shop at the Tanger Outlet Mall. Our afternoon show is the Dutton’s, Branson’s ultimate family show. Supper again included tonight, and our time in Branson concludes with the Shoji Tabuchi show, a Japanese singer and violinist.

Day 10 : Good bye Branson, hello Memphis, including a tour at Graceland of Elvis Presley’s mansion, car museum and airplanes. Overnight accommodations at La Quinta in Memphis 901-990-1352

Day 11 : On our way to Nashville, it’s a stop at Loretta Lynn’s Dude Ranch. Lunch today is included in tour package.   Next 3 nights at Hilton Garden Inn Nashville.  615-523-7915. No activities planned tonight, perhaps take the shuttle downtown and enjoy some of the music in the bars.

Day 12 : This morning we explore some of Nashville’s highlights including the city, the Ryman Auditorium and the Country Music Hall of Fame. A free afternoon, then tonight we enjoy the General Jackson Showboat dinner cruise. While “rollin’ down the Cumberland River”, you’ll enjoy stunning view, a delicious meal and toe-tapping entertainment.

Day 13: Your day is at your leisure; some things you may wish to book on your own: Franklin’s Civil War tour, Historic Tennessee tour including the Hermitage home of Andrew Jackson 7th President of the US; Taste of Nashville Food and Sightseeing walking tour; Women’s Suffrage tour; Historic Mansions and Gardens tour. 
You can get information on these by calling Gray Line of Tennessee  615-883-5555.

The Home of the Stars tour can be arranged by calling 1-800-987-9852.
Or take the HopOn HopOff bus to learn more about Nashville.

 Be sure your tour is back in time to have some dinner before we depart for the Grand Ole Opry to finish off our visit in Nashville.

Day 14 : We begin our travels toward home, heading from Nashville to Springfield Missouri today.
Overnight at Comfort Inn  417-869-8246


Day 15 : Our morning starts with a ride through the Fantastic Caverns in Springfield, then it’s on to Carthage for a visit to the Precious Moments Chapel. Lunch included today, then we travel on to Dodge City.
Overnight at Hampton Inn in Dodge City   620-225-0000


Day 16 : After a guided tour of Dodge City, we cross Kansas and into Colorado.
Our overnight destination is La Quinta Inn in North Thornton 303-252-9800


Day 17 : As we make our way through Wyoming, this afternoon includes a visit at the Historic Trails Centre, learning about Lewis and Clark’s expeditions. By supper time, we arrive in Sheridan.  Accommodation at Best Western Sheridan Centre   307-674-7421
Supper tonight is included, hopefully at the Historic Sheridan Inn.
(this hotel is not opened currently due to COVID 19 so we were not able to confirm)


Day 18 : We enter Montana this morning, stopping to visit the Little Bighorn Battlefield. This area memorializes the US Army’s 7th Cavalry and the Lakota and Cheyenne warriors battle, one of the Indian’s last armed efforts to preserve their way of life.
Tonight we reach White Sulphur Springs. 
Accommodation All Season Inn  406-547-8888.
We get together tonight for a farewell supper (included in tour) to share our stories, laughs and reminisce about our trip.


Day 19 : Back to Canada and home! We expect to be back in Red Deer approximately 8:30PM

    
              $4,645.00 per person double occupancy         $6,195.00 per person single occupancy
                      Book and pay in full by July 9, 2021 to receive $150.00 per person discount.
$250.00 per person non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking. 
 This deposit will be applied to the total of the tour upon final payment. 
Detailed cancellation policy can be found under the Tours tab, payment policy, on our website.

Cost Includes:     
                  Luxury motor coach transportation
                      18 Nights deluxe accommodation
                     Admission to 9 Shows in Branson including:

 The Amazing Acrobats of Shanghai, Hughes Music Show, Decades at Pierce Arrow Theatre,
Oh Happy Days, The Johnson Strings, Dolly Parton Dixie Stampede, Legends in Concert,
The Duttons, Shoji Tabuchi.  Shopping in Branson at Tanger Outlet Mall and Branson Landing                        
Admission to the following attractions are included:
                                             Guided tour of Deadwood; Tatanka Story of the Bison in Deadwood
                                             Crazy Horse Memorial; Mt. Rushmore; Wall Drug
                                             Mitchell Corn Palace; Tour of Graceland; Tour of Loretta Lynn Dude Ranch;
                                            General Jackson Showboat Dinner Cruise in Nashville;
                                            Discover Nashville guided tour including:  Ryman Auditorium and the Country Music Hall of Fame;
                                            Grand Ole Opry; free time in Nashville
                                            Fantastic Caverns; Precious Moments Chapel;
                                            Guided tour of Dodge City; Historic Trails Centre; Little Bighorn Battlefield;
                                            Daily Breakfasts (some continental); 2 Lunches; 7 suppers;
                                           Baggage Handling (2 properties do not offer this service)
                                                                                                                                                                                           

Coach departs: Parking lot south of Denny's restaurant at 7:30 AM               

             Frontier Bus Lines Ltd. Reserves the right to cancel any trip with less than 20 persons. We reserve the right to make any
                  Changes in plans which may be necessary due to local conditions, or which may add to the comfort and well-being of the group