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Discover Dubuque & Dyersville Bus Trip - FULL

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Explore eastern Iowa via a two day extravaganza! Our first stop will be the New Melleray Abbey, a Trappist monestery in the rolling farmland of Dubuque. A luncheon cruise on the mighty Mississippi will be served aboard the Spirit of Dubuque. Following lunch we will explore the newly expanded National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium. Our evening entertainment will be a Historic Progressive Dinner touring three of Dubuque’s historic homes with tour guides dressed in period costume.

Our second day will include a stop at Mathias Ham house and a tour of Eagle Point Park (Dubuque/Dyserville cont’d) with a panoramic view of Lock & Dam 11. We will take a scenic drive to Balltown for a luncheon buffet at the famous "Breitsbach Country Dining" restaurant. Bring your camera for a pictures at the Field of Dreams movie site, followed by a tour of the Basilica of St. Francis of Xavier. Our final stop will be a tour of the National Farm and Toy museum in Dyersville.

Fee: $210 /person double occupancy or $245 single occupancy, includes motorcoach transportation, meals, hotel room, and tour fees. Please list roommates name in comment section or put down single occupancy.  NOTE:  Single occupancy registration need to call the office (515-323-5300) to pay the additional fee. Depart from Prairie Meadows, Parking Lot 1, Altoona. Registration deadline is June 17.

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Trip Cancellation Policy: 

If the trip reservation is cancelled before the registration deadline, the individual will be issued a full refund.  

If the trip reservation is cancelled after the registration deadline, the individual will be refunded payment only if the assigned space is re-reserved by another person. The refund shall be the amount of the trip less a $10 cancellation fee. If assigned space is not re-reserved, no refund will be given.

The trip reservation fee may also be transferred to another trip prior to the registration deadline providing the trip is not full.

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Administration Office
11407 NW Jester Park Drive
Granger, IA 50109

P: (515) 323-5300
F: (515) 323-5354

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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