NEW! Missouri Star Quilts

Featuring the Missouri Star Quilt Company
June 14-20, 2020 & June 21-27, 2020

Tour begins in Kansas City, Missouri and ends in Omaha, Nebraska

$1,945 Per Person Double Occupancy
$800 Additional
for Single Accommodations
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Arrival & Departure Details

Day 1

Tour begins in Kansas City, Missouri. Arrive at your leisure, hotel check in is 3:00 PM. Our Welcome Meeting is scheduled for 7:30 PM.

Day 7

Tour ends in Omaha, Nebraska. Return transportation the the Omaha Airport is included.

Tour Highlights

  • Full-time Tour Manager
  • Six Nights Accommodations
  • Welcome Meeting
  • Kansas City Shop Hop
  • Arabia Steamboat Museum
  • Kansas City Tour
  • City Market Shopping, Kansas City
  • Hamilton, Missouri
  • Missouri Star Quilt Company (MSQC)
  • MSQC Private Dinner
  • Trunk Show and Meet & Greet  with Jenny Doan
  • MSQC Warehouse Tour
  • Iowa Quilt Museum
  • Bridges of Madison County City Tour
  • Piece Works Quilt Shop
  • International Quilt Study Center (IQSC) Guided Tour
  • Preservation Room Tour at IQSC
  • Country Sampler Quilt Shop
  • Old Market Shopping, Omaha
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Souvenir Tote Bag
  • Baggage Handling
  • Eight Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

Accommodations

Day 1 – 2: Hotel Phillips, Kansas City, Missouri

Day 3: Fairfield Inn & Suites, Chillicothe, Missouri

Day 4: Embassy Suites, Des Moines, Iowa

Day 5-6: Hilton Garden Inn, Lincoln, NE

Shop ‘til you drop at 12 themed quilting shops in Hamilton, the Disneyland of Quilting and home of the Missouri Star Quilt Company. Meet quilting superstars and go behind the scenes at the International Quilt Study Center.

Day 1

Kansas City

Arrive in Kansas City and check into centrally located Hotel Phillips, our home for two nights. Greet fellow quilt-lovers and your Tour Manager at the Evening Welcome Meeting.

Day 2

Kansas City

After breakfast (included daily), tour Arabia Steamboat Museum with a guide to see sunken treasures recovered from the Missouri River. Stop at City Market for shopping and lunch on your own before visiting quilt shops on a Kansas City Shop Hop. Perhaps choose one of the Power & Light district barbecue restaurants this evening, then explore the area with our Tour Manager.

Day 3

Kansas City – Hamilton

Following a Panoramic City Tour, depart for Hamilton, a quilter’s dream-town known as the “Disneyland of Quilting” and home of Missouri Star Quilt Company. Enjoy lunch at a café between shopping at Batik Boutique, Kids & Baby and 10 other themed quilters’ shops. After the private backstage dinner, take your reserved seat for the MSQ Trunk Show, meeting founder and star quilter Jenny Doan, who’ll autograph her books. B, D

Day 4

Hamilton – Des Moines

Begin with an MSQ Warehouse Tour and free shopping time, then on to Des Moines, via the Amish Country Store and Bakery, filled with foods and crafts made by local Amish families. Relax at a wine-and-appetizers reception in our Des Moines hotel, before dinner on your own. B

Day 5

Des Moines – Winterset – Lincoln

In Winterset, Iowa, visit Piece Works Quilt Shop, the original shop of legendary Marianne Fons and Liz Porter. Next door at the Iowa Quilt Museum, you’ll have time to admire the quilts in their ever changing displays and exhibitions. After independent shopping and lunch, a guide leads a tour of the covered bridges that immortalized Winterset in The Bridges of Madison County. Arriving in Lincoln, Nebraska, there’s free time for dinner and exploring the Haymarket area. B

Day 6

Lincoln

At the International Quilt Study Center, we’ve arranged a guided tour of the museum, exhibitions, and preservation laboratory. After free time to explore here – and an ice cream stop – the afternoon is at leisure. There’s a Post Office run before we gather to share memories and addresses with new friends at the delicious Farewell Dinner. B, D

Day 7

Lincoln – Omaha

On our way to Omaha Airport, visit Country Sampler quilt shop and enjoy free time for lunch and last-minute shopping in Omaha’s Old Market area. B

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