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The Ark and More

Luxury Motorcoach Trip

September 12 – 16, 2023
5 Days / 4 Nights
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$50 Per Person Deposit due upon Signing up. Balance due August 12, 2023

Departure Cities:

Waterloo, Marshalltown, Grinnell, Coralville & Davenport

Price Per Person:

$1,098  Double / Occupancy
$1,425   Single / Occupancy
$ 1,048  Triple / Occupancy
$    998  Quad / Occupancy


  • Motorcoach Transportation
  • 4 nights lodging – Drury Inn & Suites & Hilton
  • 10 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 Lunch and 4 dinners
  • Tour the Creation Museum – Bible history comes to life – 75,000 square feet!
  • Tour full-size Noah’s Ark – three exhibits in one! Spanning 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high!
  • Enjoy a Captain’s Dinner Cruise & Entertainment
  • Tour the Indianapolis Zoo w/ride ticket
  • Raffle Drawings
  • On Board Tour Leader
  • On board Bottled Water and Snacks

Day 1:
Tuesday, September 12

Welcome Aboard! We’ll depart our pick-up locations for a nice ride across the states to our en route hotel in Indianapolis area. Lunch on own and Dinner (PRE-PAID).  Water and snacks provided on coach.

Day 2:
Wednesday, september 13

This morning we will start the day with a nice Hot Breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage, fresh fruit, oatmeal, biscuits and gravy, KELSO+BROS® coffee at the hotel before heading to the Creation Museum. The history of the Bible vividly comes to life at the world-class Creation Museum. As you enter the Time Tunnel, you’ll be transported back 6,000 years to the dawn of time as you begin your walk-through biblical history. You’ll encounter a realistic Garden of Eden, animatronic Noah, Flood dioramas, and stunning video displays throughout your journey. Other exhibits include a fascinating insectarium, sculpted dinosaurs of all kinds in the Dino Den, a full-size Allosaurus skeleton, and much more. Lunch on own. Plenty of time to see everything this museum has to offer. Then we depart for our hotel to check in, relax and then enjoy a nice Dinner Buffet (PRE-PAID) at our hotel.

Day 3:
Thursday, September 14

Enjoy a Hot Breakfast Buffet at our hotel before departing for the day. We’re off to spend some time at The Ark Encounter. With Lunch Voucher (Pre-Paid) for Emzara’s Kitchen. Ark Encounter is three exhibits in one—the massive Ark structure itself, the incredible craftsmanship, and the beautifully fabricated teaching exhibits. The combination of all three will amaze and inspire you to think differently about the biblical account of Noah’s Ark. Featuring a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. Nasa could lay three shuttles, nose-to-tail on the Ark’s roof! Spanning 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high, this modern engineering marvel. We’ll tour three decks filled with scores of world-class exhibit bays. These stunning exhibits allow you to experience what Noah’s life may have been like. After, we’ll depart for our hotel to relax and freshen up prior to dinner. Depart for BB’s Riverboats for their Signature Captain’s Dinner Cruise. Take in the skyline, watch the river go by, and enjoy a fantastic meal aboard. Dinner consists such as: Tossed salad topped with Cucumbers, Tomatoes, and Red Onions served with homemade ranch and Gluten Free Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressings, Roasted Chicken, Braised Beef Short Ribs, Whipped Potatoes, Fresh Seasonal Vegetable, Bakery Fresh Rolls and butter, and Chef’s Choice of dessert.

Day 4: friday, september 15

Enjoy a Hot Breakfast Buffet at hotel before departing. We will enjoy a fun-filled day at the Indianapolis Zoo with a Ride Ticket and Lunch voucher included (PRE-PAID) for any concession stand. Ride pass will let you have one ride on the White River Junction Train, Carousel, Kombō Family Coaster or the Skyline. Also, see the Zoo’s arid Deserts, mystic Forests, mysterious Oceans and more. If spring showers are in the forecast on the day we plan to visit, we can still stay dry and see amazing animals in their many indoor exhibits! Visitors can go 17 feet underwater in the Dolphin Dome and catch computer learning demonstrations in the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center. Penguins, cownose rays, reef fish and more are always on the move in Oceans. Plus, it always feels like summer in Deserts. After enjoying a day with the animal friends, we will depart for our en route hotel and enjoy FREE Dinner and Drinks at the hotel while relaxing for rest of the evening and reminiscing about our great vacation!

Day 5:
saturday, september 16

Enjoy our last nice breakfast together before we arrive home with many pictures, wonderful memories and new great friends! Welcome home!


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

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P.O. Box 96, Conrad, IA 50621
(641) 990-1925