Mississippi River Cruise

1. Home to Quad Cities
Travel to the exciting Quad Cities located on the shores of the Mississippi River. We’ll check into The Lodge, featuring the unique character of German charm and beauty. This evening you are guests at the Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse featuring “Happy Days.”
Hotel: The Lodge in Bettendorf
Included Meals: Dinner

2. Quad Cities
Enjoy a full breakfast at your leisure this morning. Later board the largest luxury excursion vessel on the Upper Mississippi River. You’ll enjoy a morning snack and a delicious luncheon buffet while experiencing the sounds of the oldies as we paddle along the Mighty Mississippi! Enjoy all the on board activities or maybe just sit back and enjoy the view. Enjoy live entertainment and history. Later we’ll stop at Country Manor Chocolates for some sweet treats!
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

3. Quad Cities to Dubuque
After breakfast we’ll make a brief stop at the John Deere Pavilion. Later depart for Galena, once a bustling river port on the Mississippi River and renowned for the finest 19-century architecture in the Midwest. Enjoy a delightful trolley tour as we see the sights of charming Galena. A free afternoon allows for time to explore the many shops and wonderful historic buildings. Depart for Dubuque and settle into our hotel in the heart of this lovely city. This evening you will experience a “progressive” dinner served at four beautiful historic homes and inns. Enjoy your evening as we sample the area’s unique regional foods.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Holiday Inn

4. Dubuque to Home
This morning after breakfast we begin our journey home. Visit the Bily Clock Museum in Spillville. The Bily Brothers devoted their lives to carving the amazing intricate clocks. Henry Ford once offered $1 million for one of them, however, the brothers refused to sell. Continue to Decorah and stop at Winneshick Wildberry Winery and tour the winery and vineyards. Enjoy a soup and sandwich lunch here.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $699
Single: $829
Triple: $669
Quad: $53

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Price Includes


Single: $829 Double: $699

Triple: $669 Quad: $629


Single: $53 Double: $40 (per person)

Price includes: 7 meals, activities as stated, Luxury Motorcoach

Deposit due: $100 deposit at time of reservation,
Full payment due 30 days prior to departure

Travel Bucks: $20 towards future trips with R & J Tours

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Tour Highlights

Celebration Belle Mississippi Cruise
featuring the Classic Oldies from the 30’s, 40’s & 50’s
Playhouse dinner theatre featuring:
“Happy Days”
Goodbye gray skies, hello blue! Happy Days are here again!
Victorian Progressive Dinner
Galena Trolley Tour
Winneshick Wildberry Winery Tour
& Bily Clock Museum
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