Monday, May 28 - Tuesday, June 5, 2018 (9 days)
Walking Level: Moderate to Heavy
Signup Deadline: Monday, May 21, 2018
Wheelchair Accessible Trip
Go Topsy Turvy for this Amusement Park Adventure!
What's better than going to an amusement park? Going to four of course! On this Roller Coaster Madness Trip, we will visit four amazing parks for some incredible memories. Our first stop will be to Worlds of Fun in Kansas City. Here we will have the opportunity to ride the Patriot, the Mamba, Prowler and their newest ride, the Nordic Chaser. On the Nordic Chaser, you'll hop aboard mini ships that rotate speedily around a circuit, which will feel like rising and falling along ocean waves! We will also get to go on milder rides such as the railroad and Skyliner, a 60 foot ferris wheel.
After Kansas City, we will travel to St Louis where we will visit Six Flags Over St Louis. At this amazing park, nicknamed Missouri's Coaster Capital, we will ride the American Thunder, with classic wooden architecture and 50 miles per hour drops and Mr. Freeze which features a 21-story spike freefall -- backwards! Superhero fans take note as there are several rides such as BATMAN that takes you on an epic journey through Gotham City and Justice League, an all-new 4D interactive dark ride where you will battle for Metropolis. Don't miss out on your special photo opportunity with one of the Looney Tunes Characters who will be roaming around the park!
We will also take a tour of Grant's Farm, also located in the St. Louis area. We will take time to experience one-on-one wildlife at Grant's Farm. This is a historic area where Ulysses S. Grant originally worked apportion of the land. This wonderful attraction provides a unique experience of history, heritage and wildlife. We will see such animals as goats, clandestine horses, wallabies, elephants and more!
Our next stop will be the iconic Cedar Point where we will, of course, have the chance to ride the world-famous Millennium Force which features two tunnels, three overbanked turns, and four hills all at a top speed of 93 miles per hour! If that isn't exciting enough, head on over to the brand-new Valravn roller coaster, which was the tallest, fastest, and longest dive coaster in the world when it was built. There are so many amazing roller coasters it will literally take all day to ride them! Besides coasters there are some unique stores and attractions to explore all around the 324-acre park, and we might even see some of the Peanuts characters. What an amazing day it will be!
The final stop on this epic Coaster Madness tour will be at Six Flags Great America. This is the original home of the American Eagle, Demon and Raging Bull Roller Coasters as well as the Iron Wolf, a coaster you ride standing up! Roller coasters, lots of yummy food, some shows and Peanuts characters will surely make this an exciting and wonderful summer time vacation!
Your Guaranteed Cost Trip™ & Full Fare Price Disclosure
Your Guaranteed Cost Trip™ means there are absolutely no hidden costs - everything is included: all meals (breakfast at hotel, lunch and dinner both at a restaurant), lodging in your own, regular bed, and all transportation including local pickup and drop off in your city, all attractions, entertainment and activities, an experienced tour leader and experienced staff care in 1:3 and 1:4 small groups. Travelers only need to bring souvenir and snack money.
All prices shown are round trip prices and include all mandatory taxes and fees. Note: Soda cards on Royal Caribbean cruises are at your own expense (to keep the trip price fair for everyone).
Vendor & fuel price increases between the time of the traveler’s initial deposit and the due date for final payment are covered by Special Journeys—you never pay extra for Your Guaranteed Cost Trip™.
Travelers that need to travel with a dedicated 1:1 staff require an additional, reduced price fare to cover the costs for that staff.
All trips with a domestic flight component cover one 50 pound checked bag. See the trip description for 10+ day trips as 2 bags are usually covered then. The cost for additional or overweight bags will be shown on your trip itinerary. There is no fee for carry-on bags but they are limited in size to the then current airline standards.
Medical equipment does not count as luggage but you must notify us in advance so we have room to transport this equipment!
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