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Shuttle available to Annapolis for USS Sioux City commissioning

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) - There is an opportunity to go see the commissioning of the USS Sioux City in November. 

Reservations are still being accepted for a charter bus to Annapolis, Maryland for the upcoming commissioning of the USS Sioux City on Saturday, November 17, 2018, according to the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce.

Reservations must be made by 12:00 noon on Monday, October 15, 2018.

“This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and we want to make sure that we do everything we can to accommodate the travel and lodging needs of Siouxlanders, so they can attend this historic event,” said Siouxland Chamber President, Chris McGowan. 

Reservations with the Siouxland Chamber include motor coach transportation to and from Annapolis, Maryland, two nights hotel lodging, and tickets to the commissioning events which will take place at the United States Naval Academy on Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17.

Tickets are available to the Saturday afternoon football game between the USNA and Tulsa for an additional cost of $30. A number of the weekend meals, including a football tailgate, are included for people traveling from Sioux City and the broader Siouxland region. 

Current plans have the bus leaving Sioux City on the afternoon of November 15, traveling through the night, and arriving in Annapolis, Maryland the afternoon of November 16.

The return trip will depart Annapolis the morning of Sunday, November 18, travel through the night and arrive in Sioux City the morning of Monday, November 19.

The cost of the trip is based on hotel lodging and the number of occupants listed with each hotel reservation.  Pricing per person: Single Occupancy: $495, Double Occupancy: $381, Triple Occupancy: $343, and Quad Occupancy: $324.

For more information or to make reservations, please contact the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce at 712-255-7903.

For a full list of events, visit the USS Sioux City Commissioning Committee's website.

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