ITINERARY

Meals as indicated: (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner, (S) Social

Day 1, Thursday, February 15th - Saskatchewan to Headingley MB: Meet and greet fellow travellers along the way. Start in Prince Albert, stops in Saskatoon, Regina, Moosomin, Brandon, overnight, Headingley.

Day 2, Friday, February 16th - Headingley to Plymouth MN (B): Travel south through Emerson - Pembina border crossing, Fargo and onto Plymouth. This evening is the Plymouth Playhouse Theatre showcasing musical comedies.

Day 3, Saturday, February 17th - Plymouth to Chicago IL area (B): Plymouth to Wisconsin Dells Step on Guide city tour, see laid-back locals, awe-inspiring natural beauty, a dynamic downtown, and world-class water-park resorts, then off to Illinois for overnight.

Day 4, Sunday, February 18th - Chicago to Dayton OH (B/S): Travel through the mid-western states of Indiana and Ohio. Today you have the opportunity to experience Wright Dunbar Interpretive Centre Wright Cycle Company Complex, where three exceptional men, Wilbur & Orville Wright and Paul Dunbar, found their creative outlet through accomplishments, failures, and finally success. Tonight mix and mingle with fellow travellers in "5:30 Kickback" with snacks and beverages.

Day 5, Monday, February 19th - Dayton to Lewisburg WV (B): Enjoy the countryside from Ohio to West Virginia. This afternoon is a guides tour of West Virginia's State Capitol. Constructed in three stages, marvel at its dazzling 293 foot dome, gilded in 23 1/2 karat gold leaf. Don't miss the Rotunda, which features a huge 4,000-pound chandelier.

Day 6, Tuesday, February 20th - Lewisburg to Norfolk VA (B/L): Travel through West Virginia within the Appalachian Region. Virginia geography and climate are shaped by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay. Today you will have a Guided Historic City Tour of Richmond. Visit MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk. Witness the largest Military Base in the world.

Day 7, Wednesday, February 21st - Norfolk to Greensboro NC (B/S): Today visit Replacements Ltd, the world's largest retailer of old & new dinnerware, 14 million pieces, 425,000 patterns, 12,000 square foot showroom. Followed by a Guided City Tour of Greensboro's historic sites. Tonight relax with the casual "5:30 Kickback" snacks and beverages. 

Day 8, Thursday, February 22nd - Greensboro to Myrtle Beach SC (B): Guided City Tour of Raleigh, rich in Civil War history. Then off to Myrtle Beach for the next two nights in ocean front property within walking distance to Boardwalk and short drive to Barefoot Landing. This evening is great musical entertainment at the Alabama Theatre. 

Day 9, Friday, February 23rd - Myrtle Beach sights (B) driver day off: Rented bus and driver for Guided City Tour of Myrtle Beach and Pawleys Island. Learn the history of the First Settlers to today's characters and a brief overlay of future plans. A little time spent in some unique shops along the way. Late afternoon and evening FREE.

Day 10, Saturday, February 24th - Myrtle Beach to Charleston SC (B): Tour of the Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens, one of America's oldest working plantations. Private tour of the Plantation then off to Charleston for a Guided City Tour. Some of the sights you'll see are the College, Harleston Village (one of the most diverse and lively neighbourhoods of Downtown Charleston), Citadel, Military College and breathe in the scents of tea olive and magnolia. 

Day 11, Sunday, February 25th - Charleston sightseeing (B): This morning board a Harbor Cruise to enjoy the beauty of Charleston, learn the rich history of the Holy City. You will see over 75 landmarks and points of interest. This afternoon FREE time for you. 

Day 12, Monday, February 26th - Charleston to Savannah GA (B): This afternoon board the HOP ON HOP OFF TROLLEY for a narrated tour of Savannah, the oldest city in Georgia. With its cobblestone streets, parks and notable buildings. Travel back to another era with all the historic sites and beautiful treasures. Your ticket is good for the rest of the day.

Day 13, Tuesday, February 27th - Savannah FREE DAY (B): You have tickets to go on the Hop on Hop off Trolley all day at your leisure. Explore this beautiful city and find a treasure or two of your own. Test a few restaurants or bars, enjoy the music.

Day 14, Wednesday, February 28th - Savannah (B) FREE DAY: To do as you wish on your own. Take a carriage ride or maybe try a "Foodie Tour". Enjoy the day, your way.

Day 15, Thursday, March 1st - Savannah to Jacksonville FL (B/D): Farewell to Savannah as you head to Jacksonville, the largest city in Florida, centred on the banks of the St Johns River. This afternoon is a Guided City Tour of Jacksonville with Jim, your step-on-guide. He will show you many historic sites and tell the stories of this great city. Tonight, enjoy Alhambra Dinner Theatre, an upscale long running venue staging Broadway-style shows.

Day 16, Friday, March 2nd - St Augustine sightseeing (B): Guided day trip to St Augustine, the oldest continuously occupied city in the US. Get the history of the Fountain of Youth, Old Jail, Mission of Nombre de Dios (shrine) where first Catholic mass was said, Castillo de San Marcos, states oldest monument. Visit the church Henry Flagler built in memory of his daughter. Shop along St George Street, then back to Jacksonville. This evening you will get a tour of all the residents and witness feeding time at the Catty Shack Ranch, a rescue centre for big cats. 

 

Day 17, Saturday, March 3rd - Jacksonville to Pensacola FL (B): Begin with a Guided City Tour of Tallahassee, a genteel Southern town with good manners, rolling hills, oak-canopied roads, and plantation homes. Off to Pensacola, a sea port that connects to the Gulf of Mexico and home to the Blue Angels flight demonstration team. 

 

Day 18, Sunday, March 4th - Pensacola sightseeing (B): Begin your day with a Guided City Tour of Pensacola and Perdido Key, a barrier island no more than a few hundred yards wide in most places and stretches some 16 miles. See some of the stilted buildings along the way. Later is a guided tour of the National Naval Aviation Museum. It is a military and aerospace museum as well as IMAX theatre, store, and cafe.

Day 19, Monday, March 5th - Pensacola - Atlanta GA area (B/S): Leisurely drive north from Florida through Alabama. You will gain an hour crossing back into Georgia. This evening enjoy "5:30 Kickback" with snacks and beverages.

Day 20, Tuesday, March 6th - Atlanta sightseeing (B/S): Full day of touring the City of Atlanta. Many sights such as underground Atlanta, Governor Mansion, Tuxedo Street, Atlantic Station, and so much more. You will also tour the World of Coca Cola and then exclusive, behind-the-scenes glimpse of news and broadcasting in action from the global headquarters of CNN. Complete your day with complimentary snacks and beverages. 

 

Day 21, Wednesday, March 7th - Atlanta to Knoxville TN (B/L): Heading north into Tennessee. Stop in Chattanooga, experience the thrill of Incline Railway. "America's Most Amazing Mile" up to Lookout Mountain. From there you will trek through Rock City's natural wonders and "SEE SEVEN STATES" view. Then it is off to Ruby Falls walking tour of a 145-foot high underground waterfall (wheelchair and walkers not accessible).

Day 22, Thursday, March 8th - Knoxville to Dayton OH (B/S): Travel from Tennessee through Kentucky into Ohio. Stop for a Guided City Tour of Cincinnati, see highlights of downtown Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky with a couple of stops along the way. Then off to Dayton for overnight and an evening with snacks and beverages. 

Day 23, Friday, March 9th - Dayton to Chicago area (B/L): Today escape to Amish Acres in Nappanee, Indiana. Share the heritage of these intriguing people. It seems time stopped over a century ago, forgotten patterns of living in today's fast-paced world. 

Day 24, Saturday, March 10th - Chicago area - Plymouth MN (B/D): Travelling north to Plymouth for overnight. A Windup Banquet to bid farewell to fellow passengers. 

Day 25, Sunday, March 11th - Plymouth - Headingley MB (B): Continue north crossing US/Can Pembina-Emerson border, overnight in Headingley.

Day 26, Monday, March 12th - Headingley - HOME (B): Return home with fond memories of all the sights and new found friends. From Headingley, stop for coffee in Brandon, lunch in Moosomin, coffee in Regina, pit stop in Saskatoon and last stop is Prince Albert. 

 

***ITINERARY SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE***

***PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS WALKING ON THIS TOUR. RATE: MODERATE.***

***CALL FOR FLY OPTIONS IF 26 DAYS IS TOO LONG, JOIN TOUR IN PROGRESS.***


TOUR INCLUDES:

- Transportation - PA Northern Bus Lines, driver, sound and entertainment system, lavatory with basin, comfortable reclining seats and coach cleaned daily.

- Hotel Accommodations

- All Breakfasts ranging from continental to full hot buffet

- Meals included shown as (B) breakfast, (L) lunch, (D) dinner, (S) social

- 25 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners, 5 socials (snacks & drinks)

- Attractions and admissions listed in the itinerary

- Coach and driver for Myrtle beach/Pawley's Island tours

- All tips for drivers, step on guides and tour directors

- 2 Professional Tour Directors to welcome you, look after details such as tipping, working with local representatives, and dealing with issues that may arise. Their care and attention insure passengers have a worry free tour.


PRICE: based on double occupancy.

PAY BY: cash, cheque or credit card.

DEPOSIT: $500.00 per person to secure a seat.

BALANCE DUE: DECEMBER 1ST, 2017.

$5153.00 DOUBLE     /     $4386.00 TRIPLE     /     $7695.00 SINGLE     /     $4005.00 QUAD

 TIPS, TAXES & FEES INCLUDED.


INFORMATION:

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK

Please call, email or stop in at our office

Toll free: 1.800.665.0171     /     Local: 306.763.7415

info@lobsticktravel.com     /     dbayda@lobsticktravel.com     /     www.lobstick.ca

#2 - 17th Street East, Prince Albert, SK. S6V 1G5


TOUR DIRECTORS:

DOUG & NANCY PORCINA     PRINCE ALBERT     306.960.7278

RICK & AGNES FREDERICKS     SASKATOON     306.373.2297

COLIN & DIANNE MARKUSSON     BALGONIE     306.536.8879

ASSOCIATES:

ARCH & BEV ESPLIN     BALCARRES     306.334.2757

DON & ROSE WALTERS     YORKTON     306.783.4828

BETTY ANN ROLLHEISER     ROSETOWN     306.882.3741

DON & ELAINE WINKLER     MOOSE JAW     306.693.5240


LUGGAGE: 

Each person may take one standard suitcase and one carry-on suitcase. Measurements include handles and wheels

STANDARD SUITCASE - Is stored under the motor coach. MUST NOT EXCEED 23 kgs measures 76cm X 46cm X 25cm OR 50 lbs measures 30" X 18" X 10"

PERSONAL CARRY ON - Stored in overhead compartments. MUST NOT EXCEED 10 kgs measures 55cm X 40cm X 23cm OR 22 lbs measures 21.5" X 15.5" X 9"

Carry on is best if soft-sides but not mandatory. If it exceeds weight/dimensions it might have to go under the motor coach.

Other items allowed as a carry on: purse, camera, camera case, canes, small electronic devices, and sleep apnea machines.


INSURANCE

RESPONSIBILITY: LOBSTICK TRAVEL & TOURS ACTS ONLY AS AN AGENT FOR THE PASSENGERS AND ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR MISCONNECTIONS, DELAYS, LOSS, DAMAGE, INJURY TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY, ANY MECHANICAL DEFECT OR FAILURE, HOWEVER CAUSED, SUBSTITUTIONS OF CARRIER EQUIPMENT BEYOND OUR CONTROL, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE, OR ANY ADDITIONAL EXPENSES ASSOCIATED THEREBY.

PASSPORTS: All passengers require a valid passport for this trip. Passports must be valid for 6 months beyond the date of return.

MEDICAL INSURANCE: All passengers MUST HAVE adequate out of country medical insurance to travel on this tour.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Lobstick Travel & Tours offers Manulife World Travel Insurance. The personalised coverage you need, to be financially protected against the cost of unexpected emergencies that happen prior to or during your trip. Passengers have the option to obtain insurance at their discretion.

INSURANCE PURCHASED ELSEWHERE: Please provide us with company name, policy number and company phone number.

CANCELLATION: If you must cancel this tour, please contact Lobstick Travel & Tours IMMEDIATELY. 1.800.665.0171.

CANCELLATION PENALTIES: Apply the day you notify us

60 days or more prior to departure = LOSS OF DEPOSIT

Under 60 days prior to departure = 100% NON REFUNDABLE

MEDICAL ISSUES: Please contact a public health nurse or international travel clinic regarding required inoculations or medications for travel to United States.

Call LOBSTICK 1.800.665.0171 for insurance rates or questions.