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By Land and By Water

Luxury Motorcoach Trip

July 15 – 17, 2024
3 Days / 2 Nights
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$50 Per Person Deposit due upon Signing up. Balance due May 14, 2024

Departure Cities:

Waterloo, Marshalltown, Grinnell, Coralville, and Davenport

Price Per Person:

$709 Double / Occupancy
$880 Single / Occupancy
$684 Triple / Occupancy
$659 Quad / Occupancy


  • Transportation
  • Lodging – 2 nights (Historic Starved Rock Lodge)
  • 5 MEALS – 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners
  • Beautiful River Cruise
  • Historic Trolley Tour
  • Free time for shopping at Clarks Run Creek Gifts & Wine and Clarks Run Antiques, Gifts & Wine (two different stores)
  • Two Evening Dinner Buffets at the Lodge
  • Famous Comedian Jeremy Nunes w/Lunch
  • Luggage Handling
  • Tax and gratuities on all meals
  • Bottle Water and snacks on board
  • Gratuities for Step-on Guides
  • On Board Tour Leader

Day 1:
Monday, July 15

Welcome Aboard! We’ll depart our pick-up locations for a nice enjoyable ride to our destination. Tucked away in the heart of Starved Rock State Park, Historic Starved Rock Lodge. Nestled among tall pines and towering oaks – you can enjoy adventure and comfort in the Midwest’s most breathtaking landscape. Check in to the Lodge and then time to freshen up, relax or explore the resort prior to dinner. Then to Dinner in the Main Dining Room. We will enjoy a Dinner Buffet. (Pre-Paid) After dinner, the rest of the evening is open for you to enjoy the Lodge or retire for the evening. Have fun in the indoor pool, hot tub or saunas, get a drink at the bar and relax on the back patio or take a hike on the trails. Lots to see and do! Or browse through the hotel gift shop, always a lot of cool things to purchase.

Water and snacks provided on coach.

Day 2:
Tuesday, july 16

Good Morning! Please enjoy a nice Deluxe Breakfast Buffet (Pre-Paid) at the Lodge. You can relax for the morning or come with us and visit Clarks Run Antique. Shop Utica’s largest antique store. Rusty, old, recycled, weathered, refinished, shabby, vintage, antique, chippy, trendy, or just plain cool. Enjoy the hunt. Touch and feel the excitement of a great find. Then we will return for a nice Lunch Buffet (Pre-Paid) and enjoy the Enjoy the Show,  Comedian Jeremy Nunes – Jeremy’s unique show has been in demand for over 20 years. Nunes has appeared in The Layover, The Break-Up, Last Comic Standing, Final Witness, a National Geographic Special, has been heard on ESPN Radio and is one of the most requested comedians by Sirius/XM Radio Listeners. After the show, we will have a free afternoon OR we will visit Clarks Run Creek Gifts & Wine. Enjoy browsing their gifts, souvenirs, and Wine and Bourbon tastings. Then we will return to the Lodge for our Dinner Buffet (Pre-Paid) and nice relaxing evening.

Day 3:
Wednesday, july 17

Enjoy a nice Deluxe Breakfast Buffet (Pre-Paid) at the Lodge before leaving for a very fun-filled morning on a Historic Trolley Tour. Relax and enjoy! It’s the perfect way to learn about the rich history of the Starved Rock area, followed by a River Cruise. Enjoy a nice, scenic boat cruise on the Illinois River aboard the Eagle I. Take in the beautiful scenery as we learn history, hear legends and more! Then return to the Lodge to enjoy Lunch (Pre-Paid), before departing for home with many pictures, memories and new great friends! Welcome home!


Send Deposit to: Janine McCarthy, DJ Country Tours, Inc., P.O. Box 96, Conrad, IA 50621