Explore the Four! Quad Cities Tour
May 8 -MAY 10, 2024 | 3 DAYS, 2 NIGHTS • 5 MEALS
To register please contact the 50 Plus Department at (913) 826-2975.
For more information contact Tiffany Hanna at (913) 826-2833.
Embark on a captivating journey to Quad Cities, Iowa, where the Mississippi River weaves a scenic tapestry through vibrant communities. Discover a harmonious blend of history, culture, and modern charm as you explore the five interconnected cities of Davenport, Bettendorf, Moline, East Moline, and Rock Island. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of this Midwest gem. Don't miss the iconic John Deere Pavilion, a tribute to innovation and agricultural history. Enjoy an electric performance of Jersey Boys and delicious dinner at Circa '21, a historic dinner theater. Explore the beauty of nature at Quad Cities Botanical Gardens, delve into history at the Herbert Hoover Library and Museum, and so much more. Quad Cities invites you to embrace Midwestern hospitality and create lasting memories in the heart of Iowa.
John Deere Pavilion, Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse for "Jersey Boys", Boetje's Mustard Factory, Lock & Dam #15 at the Mississippi River Visitor Center, Quad City Botanical Center, Celebration Belle Cruise, Herbert Hoover Library & Museum
Early Booking Rates Per Person, if booked before February 8, 2024:
$705 double occupancy | $832 single occupancy | $667 triple occupancy
Regular Booking Rates Per Person, if booked on or after, February 9, 2024:
$725 double occupancy | $852 single occupancy | $687 triple occupancy
Deposit: A $100 deposit is due at time of booking.
Final Payment: Final payments are due March 8, 2024.
Day 1: Depart Merriam, Kansas for Moline, Illinois for a stay a two-night stay at the Stoney Creek Hotel. Visit the John Deere Pavilion and enjoy a delicious dinner and the show "Jersey Boys" at the Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse
Day 2: Boetje's Mustard Factory, Mississippi River Visitor Center, Rock Island Arsenal Base, Quad City Botanical Center, dinner cruise on the Celebration Belle
Day 3: Stop in West Branch, Iowa to visit the Herbert Hoover Library and Museum and then return to Merriam, Kansas
DAY 1: 08 MAY 2024
Antioch Park - Moline, IL: This morning our group is picked up in Merriam, Kansas at Antioch Park (6501 Antioch Road.)
Travel to the Quad Cities. We'll arrive mid-afternoon, where we begin exploring this unique metropolitan spot. Upon arrival, we visit the John Deere Pavilion to learn about the company's proud heritage, today's innovations, and the past's vintage equipment.
After checking in at the Stoney Creek Hotel for our two-night stay, we are off the Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. Your evening includes a delicious dinner, a performing waitstaff, and a professional production. Get ready to hear the story of Frankie Valli and the story Four Season as you watch "Jersey Boys." Discover the secrets of a 40-year friendship as the foursome work their way from the streets of New Jersey to the heights of stardom.
Meals Included: Dinner
DAY 2: 09 MAY 2024
After breakfast at the hotel, we are off to Boetje's Mustard factory - the mustard that is said to have defeated Grey Pupon in an international taste test. Next is the Mississippi River Visitor Center, overlooking the Upper Mississippi River. The river opens up each spring to commercial navigation. See how the ships make their way through Lock & Dam #15, plus see exhibits on the water and bird life of the river. (Please note, identification such as a driver's license or passport will be required as the visitor center is in the Rock Island Arsenal Base.)
We break for lunch (on own). A refreshing afternoon awaits us nearby at the Quad City Botanical Center. Stroll the various gardens coming to life with Springtime flowers, and be sure to leave time for the indoor Sun Garden filled with tropical plants.
Take a break at the hotel this afternoon before we head out on a dinner cruise on the Celebration Belle. Enjoy a special night on the might Mississippi River while traveling in style on the "Celebration Belle." Enjoy a delicious dinner of prime rib and chicken (subject to change), potatoes, vegetables, salad, and dessert. Then, sit back and take in the music of the Celebration River Cruise Band, which pays a wide variety of music. Be sure to request your favorite tune!
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 3: 05 MAY 2023
Moline, IL to West Branch, IA to Merriam, KS (Return Home)
It's time to head home. Along the way, we stop in West Branch, Iowa, to visit Herbert Hoover Library and Museum, where we learn about the life and service of our 31st President.
After a break for lunch (on own), we head back home.
Meals Included: Breakfast
INCLUDED: Transportation via Arrow Stage Lines motorcoach, two nights of hotel accommodations and associated taxes, two breakfasts, one lunch, two dinners, sightseeing admissions as outlined in the itinerary
NOT INCLUDED: Cancellation waiver and insurance
- Visit Travelex Insurance Services to complete enrollment form and payment for optional travel insurance: Travelex Insurance Form.
DEPOSIT: A $100 deposit is due at time of booking.
FINAL PAYMENT: Final Payment is due March 8, 2024.
CANCELLATION SCHEDULE, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:
All cancellation fees are based on ‘per person.’
Cancel March 23, 2024 or earlier = Full Refund
Cancel March 24—April 7, 2024 = 50% of tour price is non-refundable
Cancel April 8, 2024 - May 8, 2024 = No Refund
TRAVEL INSURANCE: We recommend travel insurance to protect your payments from cancellation fees. Your trip investment is worth protecting, and travel insurance is the best way to safeguard against unexpected events that can prevent you from traveling and being assessed significant cancellation, interruption, medical, or other fees. Visit Travelex Insurance Services to complete enrollment form and payment for optional travel insurance: Travelex Insurance Form. Contact your 50 Plus Travel Professional with questions.
ITINERARY CHANGES & TRIP CANCELLATIONS: The events, attractions, restaurants, and hotels scheduled in your tour are subject to change. Every effort will be made to preserve the original quality of attractions and hotels when circumstances necessitate a substitution.
DOCUMENTATION: Approximately two weeks prior to your departure date, you will receive your final documents. Departure times, a hotel list, detailed tour itinerary, medical form, and luggage tags will be included.
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