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Day 1 | October 5 | Des Moines, IA

Arriving in Sac City, Iowa after lunch, get ready to see the world’s Largest Popcorn Ball! Your Sac City tour also includes the Sac County Freedom Rock featuring paintings that depict stories dear to the hearts of local families. The tour concludes with a tour of the Chautauqua Building. Built in 1904 it is the last of its kind in Iowa and was originally built for social, musical and religious events for area residents. The evening will conclude with a “Mystery” event sure to entertain one and all. Hampton Inn & Suites * Lunch Included

Day 2 | October 6 | Des Moines, IA

Today focuses entirely on Madison County. You’ll start with a guided tour of Roseman Covered Bridge, followed by Hogback Covered Bridge and will end at Cutler-Donahue Covered Bridge at City Park. Enjoy lunch here, just as Robert and Francesa did in the movie. Following lunch, take in the John Wayne birthplace and Museum, dedicated to Hollywood legend John Wayne. Time will be available for shopping and exploring Winterset’s historic town square. Later you will tour the new Iowa Quilt Museum followed by a tour and tasting of handcrafted hard apple cider at Winterset Cidery. Dinner will be at the Northside Cafe, the same cafe featured in the film. Hampton Inn & Suites * Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 3 | October 7 | Home

Arriving in West Bend, Iowa today, enjoy a guided tour of the Grotto of the Redempton. Frequently considered to be the “Eighth
Wonder of the World” and described as a “Miracle in Stone.” The Grotto consists of composites of nine separate grottos, each
portraying a scene in the life of Christ. The tour concludes this afternoon. Breakfast & Lunch Included

Mode of Travel  

Pricing Per Person Cash Or Check

  • $ 590– Double
  • $ 540 – Triple
  • $ 520– Quad
  • $ 735 – Single

Pricing Per Person Credit Card

  • $ 610– Double
  • $ 560 – Triple
  • $ 535 – Quad
  • $ 760 – Single

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Tour Highlights

  • Tour of Sac City
  • Guided Cover Bridges Tour Featuring 5 Bridges
  • John Wayne Birthplace & Museum
  • Iowa Quilt Museum
  • Winterset Cider
  • Guided Tour of Grotto of the Redemption
  • “Mystery” Event
  • 2 Breakfasts / 3 Lunches / 1 Dinner