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Fall Getaway



TO Branson, Memphis


and Nashville




  
Explosion: 8 Points:   19 days   September 18- October 6, 2022





                                                                                                                                                                                            
Day 1 : We begin our journey traveling east to Moose Jaw where we will rest for the night. 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)
Accommodations Comfort Inn Moose Jaw 306-692-2100.
Day2 : We enter the US and, travel south through North  and South Dakota to our destination at Deadwood, SD.  $10 free play to start your luck!
Accommodations next 2 nights at Four Points  605-791-5020
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 jewellery 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.
Accommodation Best Western Plains Inn Wall 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 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!! Located in the heart of the Ozark Mountains. Supper tonight is included in your tour before we see our first show “Decades”, featuring the Pierce Arrow Quartet with music of the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s.
The next 4 nights at Grand Plaza Hotel    417-336-6646.

Day 7 :  It’s a day filled with entertainment starting off with the “Magnificent 7 Variety show” a rollercoaster ride of non-stop entertainment.  Our afternoon has an energetic and engaging performance with high flying fun as we watch the Shanghai Circus Acrobats.  We take in supper (included in tour package) before enjoying one of Branson’s best entertainment and music show the Dutton’s.

Day 8 : A morning to relax, or shop at the Tanger Outlet Mall.    This afternoon we start the entertainment with “The Johnson Strings”, followed by the Dolly Parton Stampede dinner and show. Our evening finishes with “Legends in Concert”


Day 9 :  We start our morning, off right with the Hot Rods and High Heels show at the Cooper theatre.  Your afternoon is for you to choose, rest up or shopping as tonight we take in the Hughes Brothers dinner and show.


Day 10 : Good bye Branson, hello Memphis, including a tour at Graceland of Elvis Presley’s mansion, car museum and airplanes. 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.   No activities planned tonight, perhaps take the shuttle downtown and enjoy some of the music in the bars.
Next 3 nights at Hilton Garden Inn Nashville.  615-523-7915.
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.
Accommodations at the Comfort Inn & Suites 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.
Accommodations at Hampton Inn in Dodge City   620-225-0000

Day 16 : After a guided tour of Dodge City, we cross Kansas and into Colorado making our way to Thornton.
Accommodations at Fairfield Inn & Suites 303-255-3100

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
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 Great Falls. We get together tonight for a farewell supper (included in tour) to share our stories, laughs, and reminisce about our trip.
Accommodation Hampton Inn & Suites 406-453-2675


Day 19 : Back to Canada and home! We expect to be back in Red Deer approximately 6:30PM
$ 4,799.00 per person Double                       $ 6,400.00  Single
  
                                                     $250.00 per person non-refundable deposit required at time of booking
                                                     This deposit will be applied to the total of the tour upon final payment
Includes:  Luxury motor coach transportation, 18 Nights deluxe accommodation
                     Admission to 9 Shows in Branson including: Decades at Pierce Arrow Theatre, Magnificent 7 Variety show, Shanghai circus & Acrobats, Dutton show, The Johnson Strips, Dolly Parton Stampede, Legends in concert, Hot Rods & High Heels, Hughes Brothers country show and 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; 2 Lunches; 6 suppers; Baggage Handling


Departs from the Red Deer at 7:30am. Location to be determined

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