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Iowa Getaway with Amana Colonies & Field of Dreams

Iowa Getaway with Amana Colonies & Field of Dreams

Amana Colonies, Field of Dreams, National Mississippi River Museum, and more!

Iowa Getaway with Amana Colonies & Field of Dreams

  • July 26-29, 4 Days, 7 Meals

  • Dubuque, Dyersville, & Amana, IA


Discover all that Iowa has to offer on this unique highlights tour!

Day 1

Begin your Iowa Getaway with a day in Dubuque!

NATIONAL MISSISSIPPI RIVER MUSEUM & AQUARIUM: Twelve large aquariums, interactive exhibits, and a 3D theater offer visitors a chance to explore the history and wildlife of the Mississippi River.

CONVIVIUM URBAN FARMSTEAD: Enjoy an interactive and unique guided tour that showcases the urban farm and facility. You'll also learn about the farmstead's mission and community outreach efforts to incerase access to healthy food in Dubuque's north end.

HISTORIC PROGRESSIVE DINNER: Progress through three historic sites, enjoying entertainment, music, delicious food, and wonderful company along the way. During this guided experience, you will be mesmerized as costumed docents and local historians share facts about what made 19th-century Dubuque so distinctive and why it was, and continues to be, the Masterpiece of the Mississippi.

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Day 2

FIELD OF DREAMS MOVIE SITE: Experience the magic of this famous movie site as a Ghost Player gives the history of how Universal Studios found this location, who the Ghost Players are, and how being a part of this filming experience brought them baseball adventures around the world!

FIELD OF DREAMS FARMHOUSE TOUR: Immerse yourself in a different era with a guided tour of the inside of the Kinsella family household. Hear stories about the home from its early days as the Lansing family homestead in the early 20th century to its rebirth as the set for the Kinsella family in the 1989 classic.

IF YOU BUILD IT EXHIBIT: Explore an exhibit dedicated to the making of America's Slice of Heaven. See how the magic continues after Hollywood left a small town living the dream.

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Day 3

AMANA COLONIES: Step into a world of authentic German ambiance and experience the unique culture that has flourished in the US during a communal era for over 90 years. A local step-on guide shares the history and culture of the Amana Colonies by visiting the 4 unique sites of the Amana Heritage Society. After, shop the eclectic stores of the Amana Colonies, offering items that are both locally made and from far off places.

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Day 4

GALENA SHOPPING: Visit the unique boutiques and shops along Galena’s Main Streets, a Van Galder favorite stop!

GALENA HISTORY MUSEUM: Explore Galena’s history and meet the spirit of Ulysses Grant in a hologram that welcomes you to the museum where true national treasures live.


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

DEPOSIT: $50 per person due at time of reservation; final payment due June 11, 2023.


ACCOMMODATIONS: Hampton Inn, Dubuque, IA (1 night); Hotel Millwright, Amana, IA (2 nights).


TOUR INCLUSIONS: Professional tour director, motorcoach transportation, accommodations, luggage handling, admissions, and 7 meals, including 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 1 dinner.


TRAVEL INSURANCE: Optional, but highly recommended.


ACTIVITY LEVEL 3 / HEAVY WALKING: Physical stamina required. Stair climbing, longer periods of walking and/or standing may be involved, along with higher elevations and longer days. Participants must be able to keep up with group.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Janesville, WI Van Galder Terminal
3120 N. Pontiac Dr., Janesville WI
Madison, WI Dutch Mill Park & Ride
4545 East Broadway, Madison WI
Rockford, IL Van Galder Terminal
7559 Walton St., Rockford IL
South Beloit, IL Fas Mart/McDonald's ($3 per day)
Hwy 75 and I90, South Beloit IL
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Van Galder Bus Company

A Division of Coach USA

715 S. Pearl St.

Janesville WI 53548

Daily Service to Chicago O'Hare • Midway • Downtown •

Charter Service • 1-800-747-0994

Tour & Travel • 1-800-747-7407