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August 2015 – November 2016

August 2, 2015 – December 5, 2015 all-day
Havana Classic Tour @ Havana | Havana | Cuba
We all know the United States, after 50 years, has now established friendly and diplomatic relations with Cuba.  This provides an excellent opportunity for Gold Crown Travel and Tour to formulate a tour that has[...]
September 2, 2015 all-day
2015 FARM PROGRESS SHOW @ Decatur | Illinois | United States
“THE SUPER BOWL OF AGRICULTURE” From 1924 through 1941, Prairie Farmer sponsored corn husking contests. Early in 1953, Prairie Farmer joined forces with WLS-Radio in Chicago with the idea to host a farm event even[...]
Tomato Tasting Festival @ Seed Savers Exchange
September 5, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tomato Tasting Festival @ Seed Savers Exchange | Decorah | Iowa | United States
The best way to learn what vegetable varieties to grow is to trial a few for yourself! We have over 60 varieties to share with you this year at Heritage Farm. Come sample rare varieties[...]
Lifestyle Bike Tour @ Trailhead Inn
September 10, 2015 @ 6:00 am – September 11, 2015 @ 11:00 pm
Lifestyle Bike Tour @ Trailhead Inn | Preston | Minnesota | United States
Ragbrai is over and everyone that bikes should be in prime shape as we all begin to wind down our bike season here in the Midwest. This is the perfect time to experience the beauty[...]
September 18, 2015 all-day
Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals @ Wrigley Field
TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME Gold Crown Travel and Tour is pleased to host what will be one of every baseball fan’s favorite events at Chicago’s Wrigley Field when the Chicago Cubs play the St. Louis Cardinals.[...]
September 25, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
The Boone Scenic Valley Railroad presents "Thomas the Train" @ Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
This event is a wonderful experience for the kids. They get to meet Thomas in person, go on a train ride with Thomas, meet Sir Topham Hatt and enjoy games and activities. This event is[...]
September 26, 2015 all-day
Warrens Cranberry Festival @ Warrens | Wisconsin | United States
When we think about cranberries we think about Thanksgiving, which happens to be just around the corner.  Nothing goes better with turkey and apple pie than cranberries.  So why not celebrate the cranberry with a[...]
October 1, 2015 all-day
American Quilters Society Quilt Week @ Iowa Events Center | Des Moines | Iowa | United States
The American Quilter’s Society is the largest quilting membership organization in the world. For 30 years, AQS has been the leading voice in quilting inspiration and advice through a broad suite of products: magazines, books, live[...]
The Colors of Fall Mississippi River Tour #1
By popular request we are going to repeat last year’s wonderful tour of The Colors of the Mississippi. Please join us on a color-rich tour through northeast Iowa and southwest Wisconsin to enjoy the enchanting[...]
Boone Lunch Train Ride @ Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
October 12, 2015 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Boone Lunch Train Ride @ Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
“Colors of Fall Lunch” By popular request we have chartered the “City of Los Angeles” dinner car not only for the wonderful experience  of elegant dining aboard one of the most famous railroad dining cars outside the[...]
The Colors of Fall Mississippi River Tour #2
By popular request we are going to repeat last year’s wonderful tour of The Colors of the Mississippi. Please join us on a color-rich tour through northeast Iowa and southwest Wisconsin to enjoy the enchanting[...]
October 22, 2015 – October 23, 2015 all-day
Twilight Mississippi River Cruise
This is the river cruise everyone is talking about. We hosted this tour last October and everyone had a wonderful time. Join us on a 166 mile journey on the Mighty Mississippi. This adventure will take[...]
November 2, 2015 @ 8:00 am – November 5, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Branson at Christmas @ Branson | Missouri | United States
For those who have previously enjoyed the spirit of Branson during the Christmas season and for those that have not yet had the experience it is well known the Christmas season is when Branson is[...]
A Wonderful Life @ Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse
November 18, 2015 all-day
A Wonderful Life @ Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse | Rock Island | Illinois | United States
In the tradition of Christmas Circa21 dinner theatre presents the outstanding seasonal musical “A WONDERFUL LIFE”. George Bailey’s musical story remains a timeless tale of dreams, love and the extraordinary lives of ordinary people. George[...]
Mall of America @ Mall of America
December 5, 2015 all-day
Mall of America @ Mall of America | Bloomington | Minnesota | United States
“Shop Until You Drop Holiday” Our 2013 and 2014 “Shop Until You Drop Holiday” tours were so well received and such a success we are going to do it again.  This year we will do the[...]
December 10, 2015 @ 8:00 am – December 11, 2015 @ 8:30 pm
Chicago for Christmas "At Its Best" @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Let’s really get into the Christmas spirit with a couple of days in the Chicago area. This is the perfect time to experience Chicago. The Christmas Season is when Chicago is “AT ITS BEST” for[...]
Tunica & Memphis @ Gold Strike Casino Resort
February 8, 2016 @ 7:00 am – February 11, 2016 @ 10:30 pm
Tunica & Memphis @ Gold Strike Casino Resort | Tunica | Mississippi | United States
We had such a great time in February of last year and then in August on this tour, with many requests for a repeat, we thought February 2016 would be a perfect time when we all[...]
The Chicago International Auto Show & Chicago Downtown Amusements @ McCormick Place | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Ever since I was old enough to take the streetcar, when growing up in Chicago, I was sure to take in the Chicago Auto Show. Even back in the 50′s it was a great event[...]
February 19, 2016 – February 27, 2016 all-day
Eastern Caribbean Cruise Aboard the Norwegian Escape @ The Norwegian Escape
We all know how miserable our Iowa winters can be and by the end of February most of us would love to get away for a well-deserved relaxing vacation. We have worked out the perfect[...]
Chicago Flower and Garden Show & St. Patrick's Day Parade @ Navy Pier | Chicago | Illinois | United States
We want to think “SPRING”, and what better way than to set up a feature tour to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Chicago’s Navy Pier on Saturday March 12, 2016. And at the[...]
Shear Madness @ Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse
March 30, 2016 @ 9:30 am – 5:15 pm
Shear Madness @ Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse | Rock Island | Illinois | United States
FRONT ROW SEATING! QUAD CITY PREMIERE! America’s favorite comedy whodunit delights audiences with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. Shear Madness takes place in a hairstyling salon and is chock full of[...]
June 16, 2016 – June 19, 2016 all-day
Door County & Washington Island Wisconsin @ Fish Creek | Wisconsin | United States
WOW.. Did we ever have a great time in June of 2015 touring Door County. There is no way that we would skip putting together another exceptional tour of the Door County area for 2016.[...]
Million Dollar Quartet @ Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse
November 2, 2016 @ 9:30 am – 5:15 pm
Million Dollar Quartet @ Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse | Rock Island | Illinois | United States
FRONT ROW SEATING! AREA PREMIERE! Million Dollar Quartet is the new smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for[...]