The Mighty Mississippi & Paul Bunyan

From Itineraries MinnesotaWinter Issue 2006 This Itinerary is best Mid-June through Mid-September. DAY ONE 4 – 4:45 pm Arrive in Bemidji and stop at the Tourist Information Center for a photo with the town’s famous mascots, Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox. 4:45 – 6:00 pm Check into an area motel. 6 – 8:00 pm… Read more »

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… Read more »

Birds, Bogs & Logs

From Itineraries Minnesota Fall Issue 2006 This itinerary works best in the Spring, Summer and Fall. DAY ONE 12 – 1:00 pm Start in Grand Rapids, Minnesota at the Sawmill Inn for lunch. 1 – 3:00 pm Tour Forest History Center. Experience a live re-enactment of a turn-of-the-century logging camp. 3 – 4:00 pm Head Southeast on… Read more »

Experience the Wonders of Ironworld

From Itineraries Minnesota Summer Issue 2006 11 – 12:00 pm Step back into the past aboard Ironworld’s authentic trolley, and embark on a journey through time. The picturesque 2.4-mile railway winds around the beautiful Pillsbury mine pit and deposits you at the Glen location, a re-creation of an early iron mining community. Disembark at Wilpen Depot… Read more »

Rock Solid Tour

From Itineraries Minnesota Summer Issue 2006 This itinerary works best spring through fall. Granite is hard to miss. It adorns our churches, museums, fancy restaurants and even our kitchens and bathrooms. It’s unique colors, astounding beauty, durability and hardness impress with every passing year — and Granite County offers some of the BEST granite deposits in… Read more »

Arts & History Tour

From Itineraries MinnesotaSummer Issue 2006 This itinerary is best all year long. DAY ONE 9 – 10:00 am Meet at the City Bakery for coffee and orientation downtown. The Art Deco style building is a great introduction to historic downtown. 10 – 12:30 pm Enjoy a narrated walking tour of historic downtown Fergus Falls along the… Read more »

Visit Duluth, Minnesota

From Itineraries Minnesota Summer Issue 2006 This Itinerary works best in any time of the year. DAY ONE 9 – 10:00 am Arrive in Duluth and check in to the Hawthorn Suites located in Canal Park. Learn what they have to offer you during their Welcome Reception. 10 – 11:30 am Head over the bridge to Superior,… Read more »

My way & the Byway

From Itineraries Minnesota Summer Issue 2006 This itinerary is best Spring through Fall. Witness the prairie-to-forest transformation of spectacular autumn colors while traveling the Lake Country Scenic Byway in prime season — mid-September to mid-October. DAY ONE 9 – 10:30 am Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast at the Detroit Lakes hotel, then off to tour the Becker… Read more »

Crookston, Minnesota

From Itineraries Minnesota Summer Issue 2006 This itinerary works best during summer, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 – 9:30 am Rise and Shine! Have breakfast at RBJ’s, known for their homemade, spreadable fruit and the wonderful flavors of their jams, jellies and syrups. 9:30 – 10:00 am A short ride east of Crookston takes… Read more »

A Great Fall Tour: Great River Road to the Great Lakes

From Itineraries Minnesota Summer Issue 2006 This itinerary works best in the Fall. Work your way upstream via the Great River Road National Scenic Byway, to the Headwaters of the Mississippi River.  Explore river towns dressed for fall with colorful foliage and deep blue waters. DAY ONE 9 – 11:30 am Depart Minneapolis via Great River Road… Read more »