Badlands, Black Hills and Cowboys!

Multi-Day Trips
Date: Sunday, 14 June 2020 - Thursday, 25 June 2020

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COST: $2,695 pp, based on a double occupancy, and includes motorcoach transportation, hostess service, 12 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 8 Dinners (including 3 with entertainment), guided tour of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Admission to Baraboo Circus World, drive-through of Badlands National Park, Visit to Wall Drug, Ticket to see the Black Hills Bagels Dinner Show, Jeep Tour through Custer State Park, visit to Crazy Horse Memorial, Guided Tour of Mt. Rushmore with an Evening Lighting Ceremony, Guided Tour of the Black Hills Gold Factory, Brief Deadwood Town Tour, Photo Stop at Devils Tower, drive-through of the Bighorn Mountains, self-guided visit of Little Bighorn National Monument, Chuckwagon Dinner Show in Cody, WY, admission to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, admission to the Cody Nite Rodeo, Dinner and Entertainment Cruise aboard the Celebration Belle Riverboat, brief "shop stop" at Grove City Outlets, all Taxes, Meal Gratuitites, and Local Guide Gratuities, 11 Night's Lodging, and Luggage Service. 

Triple: $2,429 pp;  Single: $3,489 

 

A $300 pp deposit is due by January 1, 2020. Final Balance is due by May 1, 2020.

 

Calling all Outlaws and Adventurers!  We are rouding up a group of travelers who are ready to hit the trail with us to explore some of our nation's most iconic landmarks and monuments! From the Navy Pier in Chicago to Historic Deadwood, South Dakota, you won't want to miss this trip through the Badlands and experience the West in a way that's much more relaxing than on horseback! 

Saturday, June 14: Wellsboro, PA - Elkhart, INsd ferris 1

  • Depart from Terminal for Elkhart, Indiana, with available pickups: Mansfield, Blossburg, Liberty, Williamsport  PLEASE NOTE: These pickups are available, but you must call to confirm.  We do not stop at all pickup locations, unless people are designated to get on at the pickup locations.
  • BREAKFAST is included at Plyler's in Brookville, PA. 
  • Lunch and meal breaks will be made en route
  • Arrive in ELKHART, INDIANA at popular hotel to check in to the HILTON GARDEN INN.
  • A WELCOME DINNER is included this evening.

Monday, June 15: Elkhart, IN - Chicago, IL - Wisconsin Dells, WI

  • BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.
  • Check out and depart for Chicago, Illinois
  • Lunch is on your own today at NAVY PIER. Stretch your legs as you explore this Chicago hot spot! Take a ride on the CENTENNIAL WHEEL--an iconic part of the Chicago skyline and a treasured piece of Chicago cultural history. Soaring to heights of nearly 200 feet, the Wheel offers visitors unparalleled, 360-degree views of Chicago and Lake Michigan.  Are you dying to try the famous Chicago-style Deep Dish pizza? Now’s your chance! Stop in at GIORDANO’S for a taste of their sd frankfamous stuffed pizza that has been a family recipe for 200 years! There are dozens of attractions and restaurants for you to explore at The Navy Pier!
  • A GUIDED TOUR is included at the FRANK LLOYD-WRIGHT HOME AND STUDIO - Frank Lloyd Wright used his first home to experiment with design concepts that contain the seeds of his architectural philosophy. In his adjacent studio, Wright and his associates developed a new American architecture - the Prairie style. 
  • Depart for the Wisconsin Dells
  • Overnight in the WISCONSIN DELLS at the CHULA VISTA RESORT & WATERPARK RESORT.
  • Dinner is on your own this evening. 

Tuesday, June 16: Wisconsin Dells, WI - Sioux Falls, SD

  • BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.
  • ADMISSION is included to BARABOO CIRCUS WORLD . The Circus World Museum is a large museum complex in Baraboo, sd circusWisconsin, devoted to circus-related history. The museum, which features not only circus artifacts and exhibits, but also hosts daily live circus performances throughout the summer, is owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society and operated by the non-profit Circus World Museum Foundation. The museum was the major participant in the Great Circus Parade held from 1963 to 2009. 
  • LUNCH is included at PAUL BUNYAN"S COOK SHANTY.
  • Depart for Sioux Falls, SD
  • Arrive at your hotel for the night in SIOUX FALLS, SD
  • DINNER included this evening at a local restaurant. 

Wednesday, June 17: Sioux Falls, SD - Badlands - Rapid City, SD

  • BREAKFAST is included this morning at your hotel.sd badlands
  • Check out and depart for the Badlands
  • We will drive through BADLANDS NATIONAL PARKDrive through one of the most scenic parks in the US, the park protects 242,756 acres of sharply eroded buttes and pinnacles, along with the largest undisturbed mixed grass prairie in the United States. The National Park Service manages the park, with the South Unit being co-managed with the Oglala Lakota tribe.
  • Stop at the WALL DRUG for lunch on your own . One of the world’s most well-known tourist attractions, it’s hard to believe Wall Drug Store got its start with something many wouldn’t even turn their heads at today … the promise of free ice water. But in fact, the Husteads turned free ice water into a million-dollar idea with a little determination, quick thinking and a lot of signs.Signs with catchy jingles like “Get a soda ... Get a root beer ... Turn next corner ... Just as near ... To Highway 16 & 14 ... Free Ice Water ... Wall Drug” drew weary travelers into the small-town drug store to enjoy a refreshing break. Today, more than 2 million visitors a year stop at the popular roadside attraction for a meal or activity, 5 cent coffee, and ice water – which is still free.
  • Depart for Rapid City, SD
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  • Check in to the RAMKOTA HOTEL RAPID CITY for a 2-NIGHT STAY.
  • DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT is included at the BLACK HILLS BAGELS DINNER SHOW! Enjoy a scrumptuous dinner and be prepared to laugh and have fun!

Thursday, June 18: Custer State Park - Crazy Horse - Mt. Rushmore

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel.
  • This morning, we will depart on GUIDED JEEP TOURS THROUGH CUSTER STATE PARK to see the buffalo herds and other local wildlife.
  • Visit the CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL, the world's largest mountain carving. It is considered The Eighth Wonder of the World in progress.sd mt. rush
  • This afternoon, we head out for a GUIDED TOUR MT. RUSHMORE. Sculptor Gutzon Borglum created the sculpture's design and oversaw the project's execution from 1927 to 1941 with the help of his son Lincoln Borglum. The sculpture features the 60-foot heads of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. 
  • DINNER is included at CARVERS MARKETPLACE.
  • Tonight, enjoy the EVENING LIGHTING CEREMONY AT MT. RUSHMOREThis program consists of a ranger talk, veteran recognition, and the lighting of the sculpture as the audience sings the National Anthem.You won't soon forget this ceremony! 

Friday, June 19: Rapid City, SD - Deadwood, SD - Sheridan, WY

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel.
  • This morning, enjoy a GUIDED TOUR of the BLACK HILLS GOLD FACTORY, followed by shopping time.
  • Depart for DEADWOOD ... Our BRIEF TOUR of the town takes us along the same streets walked by Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. sd gold
  • Continue our drive-through of the BLACK HILLS.
  • A PHOTO STOP will be made at DEVILS TOWER -The Tower is an astounding geologic feature that protrudes out of the prairie surrounding the Black Hills. It is considered sacred by Northern Plains Indians and indigenous people. Hundreds of parallel cracks make it one of the finest crack climbing areas in North America. Devils Tower entices us to learn more, explore more and define our place in the natural and cultural world.
  • Depart for Sheridan, WY
  • LODGING will be provided at a hotel in SHERIDAN, WY
  • DINNER is included at the RIB AND CHOP HOUSE

Saturday, June 20: Sheridan, WY - Cody, WYsd bighorn

  • BREAKFAST at hotel
  • Today, we travel through the BIGHORN MOUNTAINS.
  • Tour of LITTLE BIGHORN NATIONAL MONUMENT - Custer's Last Stand, Custer National Cemetery 
  • Depart for Cody, WY
  • Check into a local hotel in CODY, WYOMING for a 2-NIGHT STAY.
  • You are in for a treat tonight with a CHUCKWAGON DINNER included for your enjoyment! 

Sunday, June 21: Cody, WY

  • BREAKFAST is included at hotelsd rodeo
  • Visit the BUFFALO BILL CENTER OF THE WEST–Take time to explore this complex of various museums: Buffalo Bill Museum, the Plains Indian Museum, the Whitney Western Art Museum, the Draper Natural History Museum and the Cody Firearms Museum! 
  • Enjoy some FREE TIME in CODY for shopping and exploring.
  • Return back to the hotel to rest and freshen up before the evening's activity. 
  • Dinner is on your own this evening. 
  • Tonight, ADMISSION is included to the CODY NITE RODEO. The Cody Nite Rodeo is the longest running and the only place that rodeos every night for the past 76 years and is filled with family style fun and western entertainment! Come early, get your photo taken on Mongo the 2000-pound live Bull, and meet the clowns & bullfighters!sd arrowroad

 Monday, June 22: Cody, WY - Chamberlain, SD

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel.
  • Check out and depart for CHAMBERLAIN, SD
  • Lunch is on your own today.
  • Check in to ARROWWOOD RESORT, a quaint resort on the banks of the Missouri River.
  • Dinner is on your own at the hotel this evening. 

Tuesday, June 23: Chamberlain, SD - Moline, IL

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel. sd riverboat
  • Check out and depart for MOLINE, ILLINOIS.
  • DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT is included tonight aboard the CELEBRATION BELLE RIVERBOAT. Enjoy a wonderful buffet dinner and entertainment as you cruise down the mighty Mississippi River!
  • Check into your LOCAL AREA HOTEL for the evening.

Wednesday, June 24: Moline, IL - Youngstown, OH

  • BREAKFAST at the hotel
  • Depart for YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO
  • Check into your area hotel
  • FAREWELL DINNER is included at the FELLOWSHIP RIVERSIDE GARDENS. (pending...)

Thursday, June 25: Youngstown, OH - Grove City, PA - Wellsboro, PA

  • BREAKFAST is included at the hotel
  • Check out and depart for GROVE CITY.
  • A BRIEF "SHOP STOP" and lunch break will be made at the GROVE CITY OUTLETS.
  • Return home mid-afternoon, with incredible picturesque memories of your adventures out WEST!

 

 

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  • From Sunday, 14 June 2020 to Thursday, 25 June 2020