Mid-American Coaches
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Motor Coach Tour

Colorful Colorado & Santa Fe, NM

Friday, July 6 - Thursday, July 12, 2018

Highlights:  (Inclusions subject to change)       

       7 Days · 12 Meals
• 12 Meals (6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, & 5 Dinners)
• Six nights Lodging (Two Nights in Santa Fe)
• Royal Gorge Dinner Train Ride
• Cumbres & Toltec Train Ride
• Local Guided Sightseeing Tour of Taos, NM
• Visit the Taos Pueblo Historic Site
• Local Guided Sightseeing Tour of Santa Fe, NM
• Free Afternoon & Evening to Explore Santa Fe, NM
• Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
• Tour Protection Plan Available Upon Request

Departure Points:
Lowe’s in Kirkwood:  Depart 7:00 AM / Return 6:00 PM
Washington:  Depart 8:00 AM / Return 5:00 PM

Friday, July 6 
Giddy up for a glorious fall getaway as we make our way to Great Bend, Kansas for the night. We’ll have a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.  (Dinner)

Saturday, July 7 
Today we blaze a trail to Canon City, CO for a ride on the Royal Gorge Train. Journey through the amazing Royal Gorge. Since 1879, these tracks have followed the winding, tumbling Arkansas River deep within the soaring, 1,000-foot granite cliffs of Colorado’s Royal Gorge. The Royal Gorge Route is a quality attraction – no thrill rides or cotton candy – just beautiful rugged scenery. Enjoy a light early dinner on the train. After the train ride, we’ll travel to Alamosa, CO for a night’s stay.   (Breakfast/Dinner)

Sunday, July 8 
After breakfast, we head for our second train ride in Antonito, Colorado.  Climb aboard the Cumbres & Toltec National Historic Landmark for a 64-mile day trip you’ll never forget. The coal-fired steam engine carries you through steep mountain canyons, high desert, and lush meadows as you zig zag between the Colorado and New Mexico border. Open your eyes to spectacular and rare Western scenery which can only be viewed from this train’s unique route. During a stop in Osier, enjoy a delicious buffet lunch. Our coach will meet us in Chama and take us to Taos, NM for the night.  We’ll check into the Sagebrush Inn for one night and dine together for this evening’s supper.  (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Monday, July 9
This morning we’ll explore the beauty and culture of this ancient community with a local guide. View the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, a cantilevered truss span rising 650 feet above a deeply etched passage of the Rio Grande River, visit San Francisco de Asis Mission Church built in the 1700’s, it has served as inspiration to artists like Georgia O’Keefe and Ansel Adams plus more. Then visit Taos Pueblo, the only living Native American community designated both a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a National Historic Landmark. The multi-storied adobe buildings have been continuously inhabited for over 1000 years. Hear highlights of the culture, history and people during a guided tour. After an independent lunch, we travel to Santa Fe, NM and check into the Drury Plaza for two nights. Dine with fellow travelers for dinner this evening.   (Breakfast / Dinner)

Tuesday, July 10
Discover historic Santa Fe Plaza with it distinctive architecture, the famous American Indian Market in front of the oldest government building in the US, Sena Plaza—a former plazuela home, St. Francis Cathedral Basilica, the Santa Fe Trail, the Route 66 and the miraculous staircase at Loretto Chapel during a guided walking tour this morning. After an included lunch at a local restaurant the rest of the day is yours to explore at your leisure.   (Breakfast / Lunch)

Wednesday, July 11 
Today we head east along Route 66 with a stop at the Big Texan in Amarillo for an independent lunch.  We’ll spend the night in Oklahoma City, OK and share memories of the tour with fellow travelers during our farewell dinner.  (Breakfast / Dinner)

Thursday, July 12 
After breakfast, we load up our gear and hit the dusty trail for home.  (Breakfast)

Tour Cost:
$1,870.00 - per person Double Room
$2,380.00 -  Single Room
$1,720.00 - per person Triple Room

$300.00 per person deposit due with reservation
Final Payment due:  May 30, 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.