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Niagara Falls & Salamanca - July 28 - 30, 2014
Offered By: Butler Motor Transit
This summer vacation package combines wonderful attractions throughout including the delightful Farmerís Inn and Country Gift Shop near Cook Forest, the mighty Kinzua Dam Overlook, exciting Lockport Locks cruise, Salamanca Casino, and Niagara Falls with the Maid of the Mist boat cruise. There will be beautiful scenery and lots of fun with something for everyone on this 3-day combination package.

Operates: No scheduled departures
Tour Length: 3 Days/2 Nights
Departs From: Butler, PA * Kittanning, PA * Natrona Heights, PA * Pittsburgh, PA


Price:
Double Room - $439.00
Single Room - $569.00
Triple Room - $439.00

Tour itinerary:

July 28 – Today we will first head to the lovely area of Cook Forest with a stop at the popular Farmer’s Inn amidst the beautiful scenery. This wonderful forest attraction includes a restaurant, ice cream stand, country gift shop, bakery, souvenirs, animal exhibits, petting zoo, Amish furniture and more. We will enjoy a little time here including a delicious home cooked lunch in a quaint atmosphere…enjoy your visit ! We will then move on to the mighty Kinzua Dam in the Allegheny National Forest which is one of the largest dams in the United States East of the Mississippi River. In addition to providing flood control and power generation, the dam created Pennsylvania’s deepest lake, the Allegheny Reservoir also known as Kinzua Lake. The Kinzua Dam construction was begun by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1960 and completed in 1965….it is a mighty sight and we will have plenty of time for viewing – be sure to bring your cameras. After an afternoon of sightseeing and enjoying the outdoor areas we will move a little further north to Salamanca, New York to spend the night. This is the home of the popular Seneca Allegany Casino where you will have the rest of the evening to enjoy as you wish. You don’t have to go to Las Vegas to get world-class gaming, dining and entertainment…from state of the art slot machines and your favorite table games and great dining, you will find the Seneca Allegany Casino has it all. We have found this to be one of the most popular casinos among our travelers. Even if you are not a gambler, the magnificent beauty of the building is lovely to see with its exquisite and colorful Indian décor. The casino has several restaurants and lounges (from upscale to relaxed) to enjoy as you wish along with a delicious buffet restaurant – take your pick for the evening as you wish. (L)

July 29 – Continental breakfast included at your hotel before we depart Salamanca and head further north to Lockport, NY. Here you will experience a unique cruise through the double set of locks on the Erie Canal. You will pass under bridges that raise straight up, see water cascade over Lockport’s famous “Flight of Five” locks and travel through the solid walls of the rock cut as your Coast Guard licensed captain describes the architecture, sights and folklore along the way. Bring your cameras and enjoy your cruise as you wave to the folks watching from the bridges or the joggers and bicyclists on the tow path. After your cruise, a delightful lunch will be served before we say goodbye to our friends on the “Erie Canal” and continue up to Niagara Falls, New York for our last overnight. (There will be time for viewing the falls, but this tour will be staying on the American side and no passport will be needed for passengers.) Your evening will be free to enjoy the town, visit the casino and have your choice of dining options in the area or at the casino. (CB, L)

July 30 – This morning we will meet our tour guide who will take us on an informative and lovely tour of the New York Niagara Falls area to show you why this is one of America’s most popular destinations. Your complete tour will include a very special up-close look at the falls aboard the magnificent Maid of the Mist boat cruise which will be an experience you will long remember. (Some of this tour is walking - dress comfortably so you can enjoy everything). We have included lunch in Niagara Falls before we depart the area for home. (L)

Departure Details:

Departure City
Departure Time
Location Address
Pittsburgh, PA 7:30 AM Wyndham Grand Hotel (formerly Hilton Hotel) downtown, Liberty Street side, no parking
Natrona Heights, PA 8:15 AM Walmart Parking Lot 4015 Freeport Road, upper front lot near road where white line are located
Kittanning, PA 9:00 AM Hilltop Plaza, across from King's, Old Route 422, West Kittanning
Butler, PA 9:30 AM Butler Motor Transit, 210 S Monroe St, Butler, PA Rear lot

Cost Includes: Deluxe motorcoach transportation, hotel accommodations for 2 nights (1 night in Salamanca, NY and 1 night at Niagara Falls, NY), 1 breakfast, 3 lunches, Farmer’s Inn complex, Kinzua Dam, Salamanca Casino, Lockport Locks cruise, Niagara Falls touring, Maid of the Mist boat cruise. We stay on the American side of Niagara Falls!

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL BUTLER MOTOR TOURS AT 724.282.1000 OR 1.800.222.8750!


Terms and Conditions:

REFUND / CANCELLATION POLICY:

Prior to 30 days from your departure date a full refund will be made (with the exception of special event and/or show tours, air tours and cruises which will be different - be sure to ask about these details when your booking is made). There is no refund for cancellations made within 30 days prior to your departure date. But you are welcome to send someone in your place and let us know the name change (this does not apply to air and cruise tours which have various restrictions, strict cancellation policies and name change charges).

REFUND PROTECTION PLAN:
Butler Motor Tours offers a refund protection plan on all overnight tours with varying restrictions due to the nature of the tour. We highly encourage you to take advantage of it, although it is certainly your own individual decision. This plan is available at an additional cost and will protect your monies due to sickness or death, but it does not cover you if you simply "change your mind". An official written letter from the doctor is required for proof of illness or a statement as to the death in your family. This plan expires 30 days after cancellation, if the documentation is not received within 30 days of cancellation, the refund is forfeited. There is only a small window period of time in which you are allowed to purchase the plan so be sure to ask upon booking.

SMOKING & ALCOHOL:
To ensure passenger comfort, we have a "NO SMOKING" policy on all of our tours, which also includes e-cigarettes. Ample comfort stops are made for smoking and restroom convenience. Feel free to request a smoking or non-smoking hotel room when making your reservations. No alcohol is allowed on any tour at any time. We reserve the right to refuse boarding under such circumstances that these policies are not followed.

CANCELLED TOURS:
Butler Motor Tours reserves the right to cancel any tour that has not reached a minimum number of reservations. We also reserve the right to change tour prices and itineraries if so dictated by circumstances beyond our control. We always avoid canceling a tour if at all possible, as we understand the inconvenience to you - our valued customer. Feel free to ask about any departure, especially if you are taking vacation days at your place of work.

LUGGAGE:
The cost of your tour includes one piece of luggage per person to be checked under the coach and one small carry-on piece. Any additional suitcase is allowed at a cost of $5.00 per day and this must be paid with the final tour payment. You will be responsible for the handling of your own carry-on luggage at all times.

RESPONSIBILITY:
Butler Motor Tours acts as an agent in arranging hotel and other accommodations and cannot be held responsible for non-performance.

ADA NOTICE:
Any person or group which requires an ADA accessible bus is requested to inform us at the time of reservation, and must notify us in writing no later than 48 hours prior to the charter's departure.