Mid-American Coaches
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Motor Coach Tour

Flight Night Progressive Bites

Wednesday, April 25 - Thursday, April 26, 2018

Highlights:  (Inclusions subject to change)
- Enjoy Appetizers and a flight of wine at the
   August Hill Winery
- Tempt your taste buds with dinner and a flight
   of beer at The Lone Buffalo
- Tour of a microbrewery
- Relax with dessert and a flight of drinks at the
  end of the night
- 1 Night Lodging at Starved Rock Lodge
- Luggage Handling
- Deluxe Motor Coach Transportation

Departures:
-  Mid-American Coaches, Washington -
             Departs 7:00 AM / Return 5:00 PM
- Lowe’s Store, Kirkwood -
            Depart 8:00 AM / Return 4:00 PM

Featured City:
Utica, IL

Wednesday, April 25 :    This morning we board our coach for our drive to Utica, IL. We arrive this afternoon in Starved Rock State Park at the Lodge where we’ll get checked in and you’ll have time to freshen up before dinner.  You might want to take a walk on the trails around the Lodge before the evening functions. Then it’s time to depart the lodge in our Trolley and travel to August Hill Winery for appetizers and a flight of wine.  In 2000, August Hill Winery was founded by Sean Ginocchio and Mark and Teri Wenzel. Although Sean is no longer involved in the daily operations, Sean's wife, Tara, continues to create her inspiring paintings that are a part of their labels, marketing materials, and tasting room gallery. Mark and Teri Wenzel continue to operate the vineyard and winery as well as the August Hill Winery Tasting Room in historic downtown Utica. At the tasting room, visitors can enjoy August Hill Wines and other handcrafted creations, including paintings, sculpture, glass art, and more from a select group of featured artists. After August Hill we make our way to The Lone Buffalo in Ottawa for entrees paired with a flight of beer. There will also be a tour of the microbrewery, Tangled Roots Brewing Company.  The Lone Buffalo was created to be a restaurant and a brewery under one roof with one goal: to serve good food and beer in a comfortable atmosphere. They believe in the idea of “slow food” and want their guests to savor what they offer. Chef Brok and his brigade use fresh products from their own farm and from other local farmers and producers. Everything on the menu is freshly cooked, every day, and varies with the seasons. Their beer is crafted, using traditional methods and equipment, from the best malts and hops available – including some from their own farm. Taking care not to get in the way of the complex flavors of the simple ingredients in their food and beer.  Following dinner, we’re off for Starved Rock Lodge where you’ll enjoy a delicious dessert and a flight of drinks.

Thursday, April 26 :    Breakfast is included here at the Lodge. The morning is free to take a walk & enjoy the beauty of Starved Rock State Park before we depart for home.  After lunch & rest stops on our own we return home by late afternoon.

Tour Cost:
$270.00 per person - Double Room
$310.00 per person - Single Room
$259.00 per person - Triple Room

$100.00 per person deposit due with reservation.  
Final Payment Due:  March 23, 2018



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Cancellation Policy/Refunds

If you must cancel on a 1 day tour and it is within 10 days of departure, refunds will be based on deposits returned to Mid-American Coaches prior to trip departure.  We do however, allow you to get another person to fill your seat.   If  we have a wait list, we will try to fill the seat from our wait list.  If we do not have a standby list, you will not receive a refund.
Once final payment (30days prior) is made on multi day trips 2 or more days,  cancellation of passengers will have to be filed on the cancellation insurance that is available  for all multi-day tours.  No insurance is sold on 2 day trips.
If you have elected to not purchase the insurance, Mid-American Coaches has the right to retain any monies paid by customer.  If this seat is resold, then at that point you may receive a refund.
Any fly/international/rail/cruise tours will have exceptions that will be covered at the time of booking.
If you are forced to leave a tour anytime after departure, refunds will be based on monies that are recoverable.  Refunds cannot be made for unused motorcoach transportation.