Indulging in a Dutch Delight

From Itineraries Minnesota Fall Issue 2006

This itinerary is best spring through fall or can be customized for anytime of the year.

9 – 10:30 am
Begin your “Dutch Delight-ful” day in the quaint town of Hollandale with your first stop at Oma’s Country Treasures and the Heritage Huis. While at Oma’s, enjoy a cup of coffee and a morning treat.

10:30 – 12:00 pm
After the shopping is complete, enjoy a trip to R&R Farms as you tour a working vegetable farm. Learn about the entire potato farming process from planting and harvesting to storing, washing and bagging.

12 – 1:30 pm
How about an authentic Dutch lunch? Today on the menu they’re serving up Dutch meatballs, coleslaw, oranged potatoes, dessert and a beverage. This is truly a unique, cultural luncheon you won’t soon forget.

1:30 – 3:30 pm
Finish your day at Greibrok’s Mini History Farm & County Fair. You really need to see this one-of-a-kind collection. Forty rooms with over 700 toys from extensive steam engines, threshing machines and a variety of farm equipment all set in different scenes. Examples of the theme rooms include: Fantasy Island, African Room, Garden of Eden and an animated County Fair. This sight to see often is referred to as a miniature version of the “House on the Rock.”

For more information contact your tour opersator or the Albert Lea CVB, 800-345-8414

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