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Rustad Tours Spring Update!
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In the last few weeks Rustad Tours had an outstanding sign up for our upcoming tours in 2017. Pella Tulip, Mystery, Canadian Rockies, Nova Scotia, Alaska 1, Mackinac Island, New England and RR & Hot Air Balloons are full at this time. If you find a tour is full, we do receive cancellations so please call and sign up if you are interested in a certain tour.
We ran a new tour, When Amish Eyes Are Smiling over St. Patrick’s Day and it was a great success. The same program is set up for St. Patrick’s Day 2018. All the attractions, shows and food were excellent. The area we spent 2 full days touring in Ohio is considered the largest density of Amish and Mennonite families in the United States.
Australia and New Zealand is receiving a lot of attention from our tour members. We are sending a Rustad Tour representative with and have 6 openings. If you sign up before May 1, 2017 you save $700.00 per person. It is a 21 day tour that covers many of the highlights of Australia and New Zealand, departing on October 30th and returning November 19th. It is operated by Collette Vacations. This is our 3rd tour to Australia and New Zealand with Collette and the past tours were great. If you are interested, please call our office and we will send you a complete brochure. For 2018 Rustad Tours is planning to visit the Alpine Countries.
Check out the 2017 Minot Hostfests. The first tour will be in Minot 2 nights with the 3rd evening in Bismarck. The 2nd tour will be in Minot 3 nights. Both tours will have VIP seating in the Great Hall for the main shows and we have included 3 main shows on Hostfest 1 and 4 main shows on Hostfest 2. Complete information and cost is on each brochure page or call for a brochure.
Springtime in Branson and the Holland Tulip Festival are both going and have room available. Call soon!
In 2017 the Rustad Family
will begin their 71st year in the transportation business and 41st year in the tour business.
We have always had outstanding
employees and #1 rated customers.
Everyone at Rustad’s Inc. would like to Thank You for all the years of your continuing support!
Branson in the Spring, April 27 – May 2. Enjoy three nights in Branson with a full schedule including Hughes Brothers, Raiding the Country Vault, Grand Jubilee Evening Show, Showboat Branson Belle, Patsy Cline & Friends, “Moses” at the Sight & Sound Theatre, shopping, area tour, back stage tour of the Sight & Sound Theater and Dogwood Canyon tour. Room available!
Pella Tulip Festival, May 3 – 5. Full at this time but cancellations do occur.
Holland, Michigan Tulip Festival, May 8 – 12. Holland is farther away but is considered a larger Tulip Festival. We have included Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids. With a full day in Holland during their festival, we have included Nelis Dutch Village, Volksparde, Veldheer’s Tulip Gardens, a city tour and The New Odyssey Dinner Show. We came to the Holland area by way of Chicago and our return trip will bring us across Lake Michigan on a ferry to Milwaukee for noon meal at Mader’s German Restaurant, tour the Miller Brewery and Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee.
New York City & Washington DC, June 21 – July 2. This tour will spend 2 days touring Manhattan, including a big name Broadway Musical. Stop in Philadelphia and visit the Liberty Bell, tour the Amish of Lancaster County, Gettysburg Battle Field and Highlights of Washington DC! Rustad Tours has set this fast paced tour of all these highlights at this time of year so all ages from students to grandparents can see this unique area of the United States. We go from the hustle and bustle of NYC, to the simple life of the Amish, to the High Water Mark of the Civil War and end with Washington DC! The heartbeat of our country! 10 openings!
Canadian Rockies, July 8 – 16. Some of the most beautiful mountain scenery of North America is less than 3 days away, the Canadian Rockies! Our travels to the Canadian Rockies include an Amtrak ride across Montana, attending the Calgary Stampede and an evening enjoying the Chuckwagon Races. After visiting the Banff Townsite we enjoy a 2 night stay amongst the Mountains and a full day visiting Jasper NP, including a ride on the Athabasca Glacier. The return routing will bring us to Glacial NP in Montana, where we enjoy the Going to the Sun Highway and an evening in Medora, ND, attending the Pitchfork Fondue and Medora Musical!
Nova Scotia, July 20 – August 5. Full at this time but cancellations do occur!
Winnipeg’s Folklorama, August 6 – 9. NEW ATTRACTIONS FOR 2017! A wonderful 4 day tour to enjoy 9 different cultures with their food, music and dance! We visit the Assiniboine Zoo, Canadian Museum of Human Rights and attend Assiniboia Downs Horse Race. Our accommodations are in downtown Winnipeg at the Best Western Plus Hotel. This is our 34th consecutive year attending Folklorama. The 9 Pavilions we are scheduled for will be the Polish, United Kingdom, Cuban, Hungaria, Chilo Lindo, Caribbean, Pabellon de Espana-Spain and Tamil-India. A great mixture of cultures from around the world! Many seats open yet.
Mississippi River Cruise, August 15 - 18. NEW ATTRACTIONS FOR 2017! On our way to Dubuque we travel down the River Road and visit the National Eagle Center in Wabasha. After checking into the Holiday Inn in downtown Dubuque for 3 nights we have 2 full days touring the area. Our 2nd day will consist of visiting the New Melleray Abbey, watch them making Trappist Caskets, enjoy exploring Dubuque on a food tour and hearing about their culinary secrets along with Dubuque history. Late afternoon we visit the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium. Day 3 we travel for 100 miles on the Mississippi River from Dubuque to the Quad Cities and enjoy great commentary about the area, exceptional food and a few games. In Moline our coach will return us to Dubuque. On Day 4 we stop in Dyersville and tour the National Farm Toy Museum before returning home.
Yellowstone National Park, August 20 - 25. This is an exciting tour for all ages! Travel to Yellowstone with a visit to Badlands National Park and Wall Drug. Day 2 will bring us over the Big Horn Mountains to Cody, WY and attend the Cody Night Rodeo! Day 3 will bring us into Yellowstone National Park and Old Faithful. From Old Faithful you will visit the Midway and Lower Geysers before checking into our accommodations in West Yellowstone, MT. On Day 4 we return to Yellowstone NP and view the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, Norris Geyser Basin and Mammoth Hot Springs! Our travels back to Minnesota will include the Cowboy Hall of Fame, the Pitchfork Fondue and Medora Musical in Medora, ND!
Mackinac Island, August 28 – September 1. We have 4 seats open on this tour which stays on the Island! New for 2018 our accommodations in Duluth are in Canal Park.
July 21 - 30 or August 11 - 20
10 days of exploring the Alaskan Frontier!
Anchorage Prince William Sound
Denali Nat'l Park Glaciers
Direct Flight & MUCH MORE!
Alaska Direct, July 21 – 30 or August 11 - 20. Visit the highlights of Anchorage, Denali, Fairbanks and Valdez in just 10 days! Enjoy direct flights to Alaska and back to Minnesota! A few of the highlights include city tours of Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska Heritage Center, Cabin Nite Dinner Show, Alyeska Scenic Aerial Tram, Alaska Salmon Bake & show, a full day tour of Denali NP, Pan for Gold, enjoy Riverboat Discovery, a full day cruise on Prince William Sound, visit a Musk Ox Farm and so much more! This tour explores a whole different Alaska that is not seen on a Cruise Ship.
Alaska 2 has space available - call soon.
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