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NEW ORLEANS & CAJUN COUNTRY

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • A door to door pickup available (1 mile beyond 694-494 perimeter)
  • Roundtrip Motorcoach Transportation
  • 9 Nights Accommodations
  • Luggage handling
  • Cajun Lafayette, Louisiana tour & dinner
  • New Orleans Guided City Tour
  • “Natchez” Mississippi River Cruise
  • Southern Plantation Tour at Destrehan
  • Swamp Boat Tour
  • National World War II Museum
  • Free time to explore the French Quarter
  • Elvis Presley’s “Graceland” in Memphis
  • 7 Breakfasts and 4 Dinners plus dining options
  • Tourco Tour Manager

DATES:
October 20 – 29, 2019

PRICE PER PERSON:

$ 1,499.00 Double
$ 1,799.00 Single

A $200.00 per person deposit is required to hold your reservation Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure.

Call and Make a Reservation at 763-780-2985

ITINERARY

Day 1: We’ll head into Wisconsin and stop for an included morning coffee and roll break. Our travels take us across Wisconsin stopping in Madison for a lunch break on your own. This afternoon we’ll take a break prior to arriving in Champaign, Illinois for our overnight. In-route to our hotel we’ll stop for an included Welcome Dinner. (CS, D)

Day 2: We start the morning with an included breakfast and then head south across Illinois, Missouri and Arkansas to Tunica, Mississippi. Here we’ll check into our hotel/casino for the night. The evening will be free to enjoy the gaming action and have dinner on your own. Each passenger will get a coupon good for your choice of included dinner this evening or breakfast tomorrow morning. (B) (Choice D or B)

Day 3: Following breakfast, we’ll head south stopping for a morning break & lunch stop on your own. This afternoon we arrive in the Cajun Capital, Lafayette, Louisiana. An included Cajun dinner will be enjoyed by all this evening. (B) (D)

Day 4: A step-on guide will join us this morning after included breakfast and take us to churches, parks and interesting Cajun sites. Departing Lafayette, we head east to the “Crescent City” New Orleans for a 4 night stay. Breakfast will be included each morning. We have restaurants close by for dinner, on own, tonight. (B)

Day 5: There will be three very exciting days of touring New Orleans and the surrounding area starting this morning with a step-on guide to whisk us around the districts showing off her city. We will have a short visit to the French Quarter today for lunch, on own, before boarding the “Natchez” sternwheeler for a narrated Mississippi River cruise. You will see sites of interest plus no doubt get up close to ships heading into docks unloading goods. We’ll return to our hotel to relax and have dinner on own. (B)

Day 6: Breakfast is again included then we’ll visit a historic Mississippi River Road plantation of yesteryear, “Destrehan”, very lovingly restored for us to learn their period of life. We will tour the plantation with a costumed guide A Swamp tour follows, this afternoon, captivating our curiosity as we look for alligators. This is a super fun experience! A Cajun dinner is included tonight! (B) (D)

Day 7: Off we go, after included breakfast, to Magazine Street, site of the National World War 11 Museum. Their spectacular multi-media film is ours to enjoy….a most amazing production. There are numerous buildings and exhibits for you to visit. Their gift shop and bookstore is very complete. We get back on the coach heading again to the French Quarter for the remainder of our day. You will be able to take in the shops, French Market, Café Du Monde with their famous and flavorful French donuts,” beignets” plus take in the bustle of the colorful Quarter. (B)

Day 8: Following our included breakfast and luggage loaded onto the coach, we’re off north stopping for a morning break, lunch stop on your own and an afternoon break as we cross Mississippi to our overnight in Tunica once again and check into our hotel/casino for the night. Your evening will be free to enjoy the gaming action and have a food option: dinner buffet tonight or breakfast buffet in the morning. (B) (D or B option)

Day 9: After your breakfast, we load up and head north to Memphis and before crossing the Mississippi River into Arkansas, an exciting stop will be taken at Elvis Presley’s beloved “Graceland” for a tour. We continue on today to our overnight in Springfield, Illinois. A Farewell Dinner will be included with time to spend together to share and chat about all our fun! (B) (D)

Day 10: Our last breakfast together is included then it is time to get on the road home…thru remaining Illinois and Wisconsin to arrive back in the Twin Cities. We will make appropriate stops on the way and arrive early evening with wonderful memories of Cajun Lafayette along with unique and colorful New Orleans!! (B)