Posts Categorized: Hot Stop

Tour Kansas

Relive history. Hike the Flint Hills. Shop until you drop. Rough it on a ranch. Whatever your cup of tea – or cowboy coffee – you’ll find the perfect adventure that’s right for your group. Kansas is known for their frontier history, Wild West legends, and abundant hunting and fishing. They are also home to… Read more »

Nordic Ware Factory Store

A Well-Known Name in Minnesota and Around the World St. Louis Park, MN Founded in 1946, Nordic Ware is a family-owned, American manufacturer of an extensive line of quality cookware, bakeware, microwave and grilling products, and specialty kitchenware that is distributed worldwide. Do you own a Bundt® pan? Nordic Ware is most famous for their… Read more »

Minnesota Renaissance Festival 2018

Open Weekends: Mid-August – Early October Labor Day & Festival Friday (Rain or Shine) Bring your groups to the largest Renaissance Festival in the United States! With endless shopping, nonstop entertainment, never-ending food, demos, themed weekends, and the feeling you’ve stepped back in time, there is never a dull moment here in Shakopee, MN. The… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Matchstick Marvels Tourist Center

Gladbrook, IA Over five million wooden matchsticks have gone into Iowa artist Patrick Acton’s 70 incredibly detailed scale models of life-like sculptures, complex machines, and world-renowned architecture. The tiny 2-inch-long sticks have been used to build huge models, like his 13-foot true-to-scale model of the battleship USS Iowa, and a 12-foot lighted model of the United… Read more »

Kalona Historical Village

Kalona, IA Leave behind the stress of today’s world and savor the family values, work ethic, and unpretentious lifestyle of an earlier age. At the Kalona Historical Village, your groups will stroll through a scenic 1800s village and explore pioneer life through 13 authentic buildings. Each of these structures is restored and filled with interesting and… Read more »

Iowa’s Dairy Center

Calmar, IA In the heart of northeast Iowa’s dairy country, the Dairy Center sits on a hilltop just outside of Calmar, Iowa. Together the Dairy Center and Dairy Foundation work to offer education, demonstrations and research to foster the growth and prosperity of families making dairy farming their way of life. Iowa’s Dairy Center is… Read more »