Our Iowa's Tulip Time Festival 2017

Pella Tulip Parade Float - Pella CVBDiscover Dutch Culture and Celebrate Spring with Our Iowa Magazine

4 Days • 3 Nights • 6 Meals

May 3-6 SOLD OUT

Depart/Return: Des Moines, IA

Price Per Person: Double: $997; Single: $1,235

Pre/Post-Tour Hotel: $168/night

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About the Tour

Experience all the charm and Dutch flavor of Pella’s Tulip Festival, plus the capital city of Des Moines, on this wonderful springtime getaway! You’ll enjoy perfect seats for admiring Pella’s festive parade floats and bands, Dutch dances, traditional costumes, and presentation of the Royal Court. Plus, meet the staff and editors of Our Iowa Magazine, enjoy an expert cooking demonstration, visit the impressive Reiman Gardens gracing Iowa State University’s Ames campus, and more.

 

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Tour Highlights

  • Unpack-n-Stay 3 nights at the 4-Star Hotel Renovo
  • Premium, reserved grandstand seating for Pella Tulip Time Parade
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes tour, presentation and cooking demo with friendly Our Iowa Magazine hosts
  • Guided tour of Dutch cultural and historic sites of Pella
  • Capital city tour of Des Moines
  • Visit Reiman Gardens, among the country’s finest educational horticultural gardens
  • Visit state-of-the-art Iowa Hall of Pride
  • View art by 22 famed artists at John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park

 

 

Special Excursions/Extensions

None

 

 

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Average Temps:

Highs high 60s / low-mid 40s

Time Zone: Central

Arrival Time: Schedule to arrive at our starting hotel by 5:00 p.m. on Day 1.

Departure Time: Schedule flight home to depart after 3:00 p.m. on Day 4.

Airport Info: Starting hotel offers complimentary shuttle service.

Vehicle Parking: Complimentary for duration of tour.

Walking Distance: Light to moderate walking is required to fully enjoy this tour.

Currency: US Dollar

Hotel Amenities Include: Hair dryers, irons, ironing boards & coffee makers throughout tour. Exercise room and swimming pool available at most hotels.

Travel Protection Available?: Yes, see About Travel Protection.

Terms & Conditions: Tour reservations are subject to the terms and conditions outlined by Country Travel DISCOVERIES on our website at Terms & Conditions.

Groups: Have a group? We can make your group's vacation cost-effective and easy, with discounts for groups as small as five and other benefits. Learn more at Country Travel DISCOVERIES for Groups.

Additional Information: No photography allowed at Amish and Mennonite stops, and conservative clothing requested at such stops.

Further information is mailed upon receipt of your reservation. A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour…Get Ready, Get Set and Go! Our “Get Ready” packet is sent confirming your reservation. Our “Get Set” packet provides further details approximately 90 days prior to departure with important details regarding making your travel arrangements. Finally, our “Go” packet arrives 2-3 weeks before departure containing all your final documents.

Updates: Updates to this document are available from our Discovery Reservations Team, and will be posted online at www.CountryTravelDiscoveries.com/OIT

 

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