Posts By: hlahren

Windsor River Cruises: A Cruise for Every Occasion

Windsor, Ontario Get away in Canada! Windsor River Cruises takes your groups north of the border while staying right next to home. Located across the banks of Detroit, Windsor welcomes you to enjoy a day on the water with one of their many cruise options. RiverBeat Cruises A true passenger favorite, RiverBeats can be enjoyed… Read more »

Farmin’ the Way They Used To

Wellington Farm Park – Grayling, MI Nestled in the highlands of Crawford County in central northern Michigan, Wellington Farm, USA is easily accessible from M-72, M-55, I-75 and US-127. In addition to its central location, Wellington Farm provides a unique atmosphere, completely unlike any other facility you may be considering. Wellington Farm Park sends visitors back to… Read more »

Swiss Historical Village & Museum

New Glarus, WI Get lost in the Swiss immigrant history of this community known as “America’s Little Switzerland” at the Swiss Historical Village & Museum in New Glarus, Wisconsin. Your guide will captivate your group with educational and entertaining stories depicting the history of this community, founded in 1845. The guided tour is 1.5 hours,… Read more »

Swedish American Museum

Swedesburg, IA Visit the Swedish American Museum in Swedesburg and immerse your groups in 19th century Swedish heritage. Housed in the former Farmers Union Exchange building, you’ll be able to view authentic items from Swedish immigrants, such as farming implements, homemaking necessities, school materials, and other 19th century artifacts. Find out what sort of food… Read more »

Going Back to St. Cloud’s Roots

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year. St. Cloud invites your groups to learn about the cultural significance of central Minnesota. Discover how a variety of cultures and ethnicities have shaped the history of this storied region. DAY ONE 9 – 10:00am Explore the famous grasshopper plagues of the 1870s with… Read more »

History in Pottawattamie County

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year. Welcome to Council Bluffs, Iowa—county seat of Pottawattamie County and overflowing with fascinating history. This sample itinerary includes several museums for your groups to enjoy, whether you’re staying for the afternoon or a few days.  DAY ONE 10:00am – 12:00pm “Squirrel Cage” Jail Museum… Read more »

Norsk Høstfest: 40 Years of Pure Scandimonium!

September 27-30, 2017 – Minot, ND Four days of fun and adventure await your groups at North America’s largest Scandinavian festival! Their 40th anniversary celebration this year brings some big acts to the Great Hall of the Vikings. See the Oak Ridge Boys, Celtic Thunder, Amy Grant, Jeff Dunham, Joe Diffie, John Michael Montgomery, The… Read more »

Milwaukee Food & City Tours

Milwaukee Food & City Tours offers delicious tours exploring neighborhoods originally settled by Italian, Irish, Polish, and German immigrants. On all of their food and cultural tours of Milwaukee, they point out architectural highlights, cultural hot spots, and great restaurants and shops while your groups sample flavors from eateries along the way. They have many themed… Read more »

Mid-Continent Railway Museum

North Freedom, WI The Mid-Continent Railway Museum is an outdoor, living museum and operating railroad recreating the small town/shortline way of life during the “Golden Age of Railroading,” with operating trains, educational exhibits, and displays of restored rolling stock. Take your groups for a memorable, 7-mile, 55-minute round-trip train ride on a former branch line… Read more »

LaClare Farms: Taste Something out of the Ordinary

Malone, WI LaClare Farms is a family-run dairy goat farm located in southeastern Wisconsin. Spend a few hours or the whole day exploring this beautiful, group-friendly facility. Larry and Clara Hedrich (the “La” and “Clare” of LaClare Farms) started their dairy goat operation in the late ‘80s. After a few years of showing their goats… Read more »