Cajun Country -


Cajun Country -
March 14-24, 2016 • 11 Days
•Cajun Music, Dancing, Food & Fun! •Swamp Boat
Tour in Louisana Bayous •New Orleans Tour
•Biloxi, Miss. Gulf Coast Tour •Shrimp Boat Tour
•Visit Clinton Presidential Library • “Fun” City tour of
Memphis •Plus lots more!
Day 1 Mon. Mar 14 Get things started with an overnight stay in Joplin, MO. Tonight, including a hotel
“Happy Hour”. (D)
Day 2 Tues. Mar 15 Today as we continue south
we’ll stop in Bentonville, AK. At the Walmart Visitor’s
Center. Next we’ll travel to Fayetteville for a “drive-by” of
Bill & Hillary Clinton’s first home. Our journey continues
to Ft. Smith, AK, where we’ll visit their unique Visitor’s
Center. A step-on guide will join us and we’ll learn about
Ft. Smith’s most notable historic figure, Judge Isaac Parker, better known as the “Hanging Judge”. Dinner tonight
at a local’s favorite. Lodging in Ft. Smith. (B,D)
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Day 3 Wed. Mar. 16 We travel to Little Rock, AK and
visit the Clinton Library & Museum. After leaving Little
Rock we’re off to West Monroe, LA., home of the hit
show, “Duck Dynasty”. We will enjoy dinner and lodging
tonight in West Monroe. (B,D)
Day 4 Thurs. Mar 17 For you Duck Dynasty fans we’ll
stop by the Duck Commander Store. Then it’s off to the
Loyd Hall Plantation. This beautiful home is the heart of
a 640 acre working plantation. Later today we travel to
Lafayette, LA., home of “Cajun Country”, our home for
the next 3 nights. (B,L,D)
Day 5 Fri. Mar 18 There’s no truer Cajun in the heart
of Cajun Country than Mama Redell. For the next two
days she’ll entertain you with her culture through song
and dance, Cajun customs, native foods. We’ll visit a
crawfish farm and our lunch today we’ll feast on real
Cajun food. We will take a swamp boat tour, where we’ll
experience an adventure deep in the heart of the Louisana swamps and bayous. (B)
This travel package planned
& escorted by Deb Harkness
Reservations & info: 1-877-694-8687 or
Cajun Country
Day 6 Sat. Mar 19 Day 2 of our “ real” Cajun adventure continues. We’ll tour Rip Van Winkle Gardens. After
lunch we’re off to visit the Tabasco Factory on Avery
Island. Later this afternoon we’ll visit Martin Accordian.
Where we see first-hand how the Cajun “box accordion”
is constructed. The day’s not over yet… Get your dancing shoes on because tonight Mama Redell and her
crew are going to give us some Cajun Dance lessons.
We have a night of dinner and dancing, Cajun Style!
Day 7 Sun. Mar 20 We leave Lafayette and travel to
New Orleans. A step-on guide will take us on a tour
through New Orleans. This afternoon you’ll enjoy free
time to explore the French Quarter area for yourself.
Lodging tonight in Slidell, LA. (B)
Day 8 Mon. Mar 21 Today we bid farewell to Louisana and travel to Biloxi, MI. We’ll make our trek along the
Gulf Coast and enjoy the beautiful scenery along the
way. Once in Biloxi, a step-on guide will join us and take
us around this scenic paradise and give us a little history of the area. After lunch on the waterfront we’re off on
a shrimp boat tour. Lodging tonight is at the Beau Rivage Hotel & Casino. (B)
Day 9 Tues. Mar 22 Today we start our trek back northward to Memphis, TN. Lodging tonight in Memphis, including a hotel “Happy Hour”. (B,D)
Day 10 Wed. Mar 23 This morning it’s a step-on guided tour of Memphis-done “Memphis Style”. A hint-this is
NOT your typical guided city tour. This afternoon we
continue our trek northward for our final overnight destination in Collinsville, IL. (B,D)
Day 11 Thurs. Mar 24 We continue our journey towards home, bidding farewell to new friends and departing with memories that will last us a lifetime. (B)
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Easy - Easy pace,
some stairs and standing, 3 to 4 blocks of walking
at a time on level terrain.
Luxury motorcoach transportation
Lodging for 10 nights
Luggage handling for 1 suitcase per person
Tickets/admissions to listed attractions
21 Meals (meals inclusive of tax & gratuity)
Deposit: $300 per person, due with reservation. A deposit is now required to secure a
reservation. Credit card information is
necessary to book a tour by phone. If making
your reservation by mail, your reservation will
be entered upon receipt of your check.
Balance Due: Jan 29, 2016
Cancel By: Jan 29 for penalty-free cancellations
Travel Insurance: travel insurance is available at a group rate. Call for details and prices.
DEPARTURE CITIES: Fort Dodge, Waterloo,
Ankeny, Ames, Cedar Rapids,
Coralville & Williams
When circumstances arise beyond our control, Northland
Travel reserves the right to make itinerary changes.
Reservations & info: 1-877-694-8687 or