COVID-19 UPDATE - Due to the impact of the coronavirus, all tours through August 2020 have been cancelled or postponed. Future tours are subject to changes based on the guidance of public health officials' recommendations. We will attempt to provide updates as soon as possible based on official guidance for travel and safety.

*Refund policy: Our refund policy is decided on a case-by-case basis depending on circumstances. Please contact us for more information about any of our tours, policies, or other questions you have about traveling with us!

Twilight Paddle Wheeler Boat, Mississippi River

July 22-25

Quad Cities Area

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Cruise the Upper Mississippi Valley on the Twilight Riverboat and discover a place that Native Americans, fur traders, and lead miners once called home. The Captain will point out sights of interest along the way, and will explain the procedure of locking through as you pass through Lock & Dam #12 & #13. Show time each afternoon features a variety of folk musicians and humorists and you'll enjoy beautiful scenery and wonderful food. In Dubuque, Iowa, we'll stay at the Grand Harbor Resort. Dubuque is a quaint town with lots of shops and the Diamond Jo Casino is just across the street from the hotel. See attached detailed flyer!



Charter bus, 3 nights lodging, 2 days on the riverboat with all meals, snacks, and entertainment, buffet supper & breakfast at the Isle of Capri, breakfast at Tony Roma's, lots of surprises, and an Evelyn's Excursions escort.
$829 PP Dbl - $809 Tpl - $789 Quad - $959 Sgl
$150 per person due w/reservation; balance due July 20 (3% svc charge for using a credit card)
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New York City

July 29-Aug 3 (Wed-Mon)

New York, NY

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Our 19th year to the "Big Apple"! We stay at the Edison Hotel, 1/2 block from Times Square.

We'll have a tour of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, a V.I.P tour of Manhattan and you'll have two free days with a variety of options: shows, double decker bus tours, museums, and shopping. Please see the attached detailed flyer. 



Charter bus, 5 nights lodging, (1 night at Country Inn & Suites, Lewisburg, PA, and 4 nights at the historic Edison Hotel), 1 continental breakfast, 9 hour V.I.P. tour, ferry to Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, lots of surprises, and an Evelyn's Excursions escort.
$1,199 PP Double - $1,099/Triple - $999/Quad - No single rates available
$200 pp due with resv/Bal due June 10 (3% svc charge added for using a credit card)
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Charlotte & Mt. Airy, NC & Beckley, WV

Aug 5-9 (Wed-Sun)

North Carolina

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

We'll enjoy a beautiful drive through the mountains on our way to Beckley, WV. Places we'll visit include the beautiful Billy Graham Library, his childhood home, and the memorial prayer gardens (resting place of Billy's wife, Ruth, George Beverly Shea, and Billy Barrows). Also, a visit to the Levine Museum of the New South (very interesting), the Charlotte NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte Motor Speedway, tour of the Andy Griffith Museum, downtown area of Mt. Airy, and a tour of the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine. Please see the attached detailed flyer. 



Charter bus, 3 nights lodging, 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, all attractions listed, tour guide, plus an Evelyn's Excursions escort.
$699 pp Dbl - $649 Tpl - $629 Quad (same price as in 2017)
$100 per person due with reservation; balance due July 1 (3% surcharge for credit card use)
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Historic Trains Across Colorado

August 7-15

Colorado

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

I have been on this tour twice and it is excellent! It features five scenic rail excursions and three National Parks. Includes a Mayflower guide during the tour and Scott & Jill Miller from Evelyn's Excursions. See the detailed flyer. Right now they are offering a $100 per person discount plus an added $25 per person discount for first-time Mayflower customers. Credit card fee is included. 



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$3,464 PP Dbl (includes air fare from Detroit)
$200 pp due with resv/Bal due June 5
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John Deere Tour

August 12-14 (Wed-Fri)

Waterloo, IA & Moline, IL

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

We will tour the John Deere Engine Works, John Deere Tractor Assembly, John Deere Harvester Works, tour of the combine plant, John Deere Pavilion, and John Deere Headquarters. Tuesday night we'll stay at the Isle of Capri Hotel/Casino. Surprise stops are also in store. Children must be 13 years old. I will not know until May 1 . Please see the attached detailed flyer. 



Charter Bus, 2 nights lodging, 1 buffet supper, 2 breakfasts, 1 box lunch, all attractions listed plus some surprises. Tour also includes an escort from Evelyn’s Excursions.
$379 pp Dbl - $359 Tpl - $339 Quad - $479 Sgl ($100 off for children 13-18 staying in same room w/2 full paying adults)
$100 per person deposit due with reservation; bal due Jul 5 (3% svc charge for using a credit card)
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3-Day Mystery Tour

August 16-18 (Sun-Tues)

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CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

This will be an exciting and surprising tour! There will be so many surprises and we are almost sure that you have never been here. Although we planned to do as a 2-day tour, it was so fantastic that we had to make it a 3-day tour. 



Charter bus, all surprise attractions, 2 very elaborate breakfasts, step-on guide plus an Evelyn's Excursions escort.
$479 pp Dbl - $459 Tpl - $449 Quad
$100 per person due with reservation; final due Sept. 10 (3% surcharge for cc use)

Yellowstone

August 20-29, 2020

Yellowstone, Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Bad Lands, Tetons and more

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

This tour is almost sold out with several on the waiting list. There is so much included in this tour, if you would like to go - please call right away and get your deposit in. The detailed flyer is attached. 



Charter bus w/luggage, 9 nights lodging, 6 continental breakfasts, all attractions, step-on guides, picture in front of Mt. Rushmore, tour of mine in Gillette, all entrance fees to the national parks, surprises plus an Evelyn's Excursions escort, Evelyn Deetz.
$1,989 pp Dbl - $1,789 Tpl - $1,589 Quad
$200 deposit due w/reservation; balance due July 10 (3% will be added for cc payment)
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Pacific Coast Highlights

Sept 12-20

Pacific Coast

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Revel in the natural beauty of the Pacific Coast experiencing the wonders of the Columbia River Gorge, glorious mountains, magnificent redwood trees, lush vineyards and the exciting "City by the Bay", San Francisco.  Please see the attached detailed flyer. Until March 31, Mayflower is offering a $100 per person discount plus a $25 per person additional discount for first-time Mayflower customers!  



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$3,554 PP Dbl (Includes air fare from Detroit)
$200 pp due with resv/Bal due July 10
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Twilight Paddle Wheel Boat, Mississippi River

Sept 21-24 (Mon-Thurs)

Quad Cities Area

Relaxing Riveboat Cruise on the Mississippi

Cruise the Upper Mississippi Valley on the Twilight Riverboat and discover a place that Native Americans, fur traders, and lead miners once called home. The Captain will point out sights of interest along the way, and will explain the procedure of locking through as you pass through Lock & Dam #12 & #13. Show time each afternoon features a variety of folk musicians and humorists and you'll enjoy beautiful scenery and wonderful food. In Dubuque, Iowa, we'll stay at the Grand Harbor Resort. Dubuque is a quaint town with lots of shops and the Diamond Jo Casino is just across the street from the hotel. Please see the attached detailed flyer.  



Charter bus, 3 nights lodging, 2 days on the riverboat with all meals, snacks, and entertainment, buffet supper & breakfast at the Isle of Capri, breakfast at Tony Roma's, lots of surprises, and an Evelyn's Excursions escort.
$829 PP Dpl - $809 Tpl - $789 Quad - $959 Sgl
$150 per person due w/reservation; balance due Aug. 10 (3% surcharge for cc will be added)
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New England Fall Color Tour

Sept 30-Oct 9

New England

Another Popular Fall Tour!

This is a very popular tour that includes: Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, New York, and Pennsylvania. There are numerous attractions, so please see the attached detailed flyer. We have a fantastic tour guide, Marion DiCanto, who will be with us for the tour - she will keep you laughing! We have done this tour for several years and every year we try to change things up to make it even better. The itinerary will show you day-by-day what we will do. 



Charter bus (Ron Heilner, driver), 9 nights lodging w/baggage, 9 breakfasts, 5 dinners + 1 lobster bake, Vermont touring, admission to Rock of Ages Granite Quarry, Guided tour of Montpelier, VT, Capitol, Admission to Morse Sugar Farm & Ben & Jerry's for tour and tasting, tour and lunch at Mr. Washington Hotel, Drive of the Kancamagus Highway, tour of Kennebunkport, Ogunquit & York, ME, lobster & whale watch cruise, Boston's Freedom Trail & Tour, a stop at the USS Constitution, guided tour of Plymouth & Cranberry Bog and many surprises. Also includes 8 days with a guide from Northeast Unlimited Tours (Marion DiCanto), plus an Evelyn's Excursions Escort, Evelyn Deetz, throughout the tour.
$2,279 pp Dbl - $2,079 Tpl - $1,979 Quad (no single rate)
$200 deposit due with reservation (cash/check) Balance due Aug 15 (a 3% svc charge for using a credi
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Door County

Oct 12-15 (Mon-Thurs)

Wisconsin

Another Very Popular Fall Tour

Door County is billed as the Cape Cod of the Midwest. Kay, our tour guide, does a fantastic job setting this tour up. We'll visit Lautenbach's Country Orchard, drive through the Door County Peninsula with a scenic drive through Peninsula State Park, Eagle Bluff Lighthouse and hopefully some beautiful fall views! Other highlights include a tour of Seaquist Orchards, the premiere cherry grower in Wisconsin, a Door County Fish Boil, Cave Point County Park with scenic views of Lake Michigan and dramatic rock formations, Simon Creek Winery and Vineyard, a tour of Milwaukee with a stop at the Milwaukee Art Museum to watch the Brise Soleil open (an architectural marvel), and a stop at Mars Cheese Castle. Please see the attached detailed flyer.




Charter bus, 3 nights lodging w/baggage handling, all meals after we pick up the guide, all attractions listed, tour guide, plus an Evelyn's Excursions escort.
$799 pp Dbl - $719 Tpl - $679 Quad
$150 dep due w/reservation; final due Sept 1 (3% surcharge added for credit card use)
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Washington DC/ Mt Vernon

October 26-30 (Mon-Fri)

Washington DC

Our Annual Tour to our Nation's Capital

This is a tour we do every year and we have such a great time on it. We have a step-on guide for Days #3 & 4 and he will take us to all the memorials and much,more. On Day #2 we visit Mt. Vernon and then spend the afternoon @ the Smithsonian. Please see the attached detailed flyer. 



Charter bus, 4 nights lodging w/breakfasts, all attractions listed, DC tour guide (Kathy Pond), surprise stops. Also includes an Evelyn's Excursions escort, Evelyn Deetz
$699 pp Dbl - $629 Tpl - $609 Quad
$100 deposit due w/reservation; balance due Sept 15 (3% surcharge added for cc use)
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Annual Branson Tour

November 16-21 (Mon-Fri)

Branson, MO

Great Christmas Tour!

Join us for one of our most popular Christmas tours. We'll see 8 top shows in 2 1/2 days: #1 (Dunton's), #2 (Presley's), #3 (Brett's), #4 (Hughes Brothers), #5 (Oakridge Boys), #6 (Clay Cooper), #7 (Daniel O'Donnell), #8 (Pierce Arrow). Please see the attached detailed flyer. 



Charter bus w/lodging, 5 nights lodging w/breakfast, 8 top Christmas shows, 2 Branson suppers, St. Louis Basilica, Bass Pro Store, 1 Lambert's lunch plus many surprises. Also includes an Everlyn's Excursions escort.
$999 pp Dbl - $949 Tpl - $929 Quad
$100 deposit due w/reservation; balance due Oct 1 (3% surcharge added for cc use)
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Israel & The Holy Land

November 3-13

Israel

Experience the Holy Land

This amazing tour, sponsored by Evelyn's Excursions, will be led by George & Deb Kreger of Bryan, Ohio. Experience touring ancient cities of the Old and New Testaments including battle sites, synagogues, excavations, temples, and ruins. We'll visit Nazareth, Jesus' childhood home, take a boat tour of the north shore of the Sea of Galilee, and visit Migdal, the home of Mary Magdalene. We'll hike in the Dan Nature Preserve, drive to the Golan Heights to over look the Jordan Valley, visit the site where John baptized in the Jordan, and visit the old and holy city of Jerusalem. These are just a few of the many sights we'll visit and experience on this tour. Please call for a detailed flyer! 



Ten nights lodging in 4/5 star Jewish hotels, all breakfasts & dinners, all entrance fees, guide fees & tips, all transportation costs within Israel, a secondary medical insurance policy w/evacuation benefit if needed, and a resource notebook (air fare is not included)
$3,900 per person (no single rates available & must book a minimum of 2 travelers). This price does not include airfare to Tel Aviv and back. Est. cost is $1,500.
$500 deposit due with reservation; balance due Aug 1, 2020. Refundable up until June 15, 2020. After

Chicago, IL at the Palmer House

Dec 5 & 6 (Sat & Sun)

Chicago, IL

Christmas Shopping in Chicago - Usually a Sellout!

Enjoy a weekend away before Christmas. The Palmer House is decorated so beautifully and we are in the heart of the shopping on State Street. Lots of options to choose from, including plays, museums, shopping, German Christmas Market, Dining and much more. You have free time from 11:00 a.m. on Saturday through 3:00 p.m on Sunday. Please see the attached detailed flyer. 



Charter bus, 1 night at Palmer House, plus an Evelyn's Excursions escort.
$249 PP Dbl - $219 Tpl - $209 Quad - $349 Sgl
$100 per person due with reservation; balance due Oct 30 (a 3% svc charge added for using a credit c
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Oakridge Boys Dinner Show at Opryland Hotel

Dec 9-11 (Wed-Fri)

Nashville, Tennessee

Great Way To End The Year!

This is always such a fun tour. Vince Gill and Amy Grant are starting their show at the Ryman a week later, so we replaced them with the fantastic "Nashville Night Life" dinner show. Great country music and they serve a fantastic southern buffet! Please see the attached flyer for details. 



Charter bus, 2 nights in balcony or patio rooms at the Opryland Hotel w/baggage handling, tickets for Oakridge Boys Christmas Dinner Show and the Nashville Night Life dinner theater. Also includes luncheon cruise on the General Jackson w/great entertainment, ticket for the Delta River Boat Cruise, plus Evelyn's Excursions escorts, Evelyn Deetz & Cathy Selgo.
$859 pp/Dbl - $809 Tpl -$769/Quad.
$100 pp due with reservation; final due Oct. 15. 3% surcharge added for cc use
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Contact Information

Evelyn's Excursions

PO Box 386
302 S. Third St.
Pioneer, OH 43554

Phone: (419) 737-2055
Toll-Free: (877) 771-4401
Fax: (419) 737-9448

 

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PO Box 386
302 S. Third St.
Pioneer, OH 43554

Phone: (419) 737-2055
Toll-Free: (877) 771-4401
Fax: (419) 737-9448
Email: office@evelynsexcursions.com
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