The Allied Tour Experience

The Rocky Mountains, coastal waterways, forested hillsides, and Spanish moss- you’ll see this and many other unforgettable sights on an Allied tour. Have you smelled azaleas in the spring, or mountain pine trees recently? When was the last time you took a cooking class? Never been on a helicopter? How about rafting down a river? These are just some of the invigorating experiences you’ll have with Allied Tours. 

 Free Time and Food Options

Do you like to have some time to explore on your own? Many tours include free time to check out some quaint local shops, stroll to some scenic outlooks, or have coffee and snacks with the locals. On some tours, you’ll enjoy ‘Optional’ excursions where you will be able to choose from two or more attractions or activities to suit your interests. “It’s just more fun this way!” 

Let’s talk about food. Half the fun of taking a tour, let’s face it, is eating. At Allied Tours, we search out local restaurants when lunch or dinner is included in the tour. We want you to taste your way through your tour as well as experiencing interesting attractions. You will have more fun discovering the food of the “locals” on an Allied Tour. 

Step-on-Guides Make Travel Interesting 

Allied taps the expertise of local step-on guides on most tours! These guides bring a wealth of knowledge and insight into the local area and enhance your travel experience. You will hear the stories and history that make the area you are visiting come alive. We even take care of the guide gratuity for you! 

Meticulously Timed Itineraries 

An important aspect of group travel is the timing of each day’s activities. At Allied, we take time to make sure your tour runs like clockwork. Early morning check-outs or late check-ins are a rarity. Also, we allow enough time at the attractions for you to feel like you have seen what you want to see. Timing is one of those things that you don’t know you’ve missed until it is missing. Experience an Allied tour and you’ll see the difference what good timing makes! 

Live and Online Travel Shows—An Allied Tour Exclusive! 

We have two ways you can experience travel the Allied way; live and in person travel shows and our online webinars. Each is personally narrated by Allied staff and provides in-depth information and beautiful images on the many tours available. The best part is that both are FREE. To receive an invitation by email for either the live or online show, email your email address to: We would love to meet you in person or online. 

Our Prestige Tours are simply the best! 

Here’s a sample of exclusive features: 

  • Home Pick-up (in select cities)  
  • Ultra Coach for pampered travel (on select departures, look for the Ultra icon
  • “Stay the Night on Us” (pre-departure accommodations for FREE; conditions apply)  
  • Free refreshments on board coach tours 
Home Pick-Ups on Prestige Tours

The Difference Starts at Your Door!
Exclusive for Allied travelers; leave your car in the garage and let us pick you up at home from selected cities to start your tour. Best of all, it’s FREE! That’s right, we’ll pick you up at your home and take you to your local pick-up point and return you home at no charge!

Cities that qualify for home pick-ups are: Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Sioux City, Columbus; on select departures Des Moines & Fremont. Home pick-ups are available on Prestige Tours only.

If you do not qualify for a home pick-up, you may be able to “Stay the Night on Us” (see below).

Classic Tours 

Classic Tours offer the same great quality as our Prestige Tours but with a lower rate and fewer amenities. The Ultra Coach is utilized on select Classic Tours. 

“Stay the Night on Us”

Live Far Away? Stay the night prior to the trip’s departure at our selected departure point hotels—FREE!

To Qualify (must meet all the requirements): 

  • Live over 60 miles from your nearest pick-up point  
  • The tour departs before 7 a.m. from that departure location  
  • Selected tour must be one of our Prestige Tours  
  • Tour must be 5 days or more 
  • Start the tour relaxed; park your car for free while away