Wisconsin

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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 »


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 »


Southwest Wisconsin Getaway

This sample itinerary is best during the late summer and fall months. DAY ONE 10 – 11:30am Your southwest Wisconsin itinerary begins with a scrumptious brunch at Borgens Café in Westby. They invite you to gather at their table for great food and great service in a casual and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy their locally sourced… Read more »


Country Bumpkin Farm Market

Wisconsin Dells, WI Open daily, late April – October 31 Bring out your group’s inner child! At Country Bumpkin Farm Market, your groups can enjoy farm rides, pet animals, pick fresh produce, or enjoy fresh food and desserts. FARM ADVENTURES Experience fun on the farm with a zipline, pedal kart raceway, or a tractor-pulled train…. Read more »


Swiss Hospitality in New Glarus

Experience the exquisite Swiss charm of the Chalet Landhaus Inn while exploring the Swiss culture and history of the New Glarus area. Plan your group’s overnight stay at this traditional chalet-style inn, open year round. Built in 1980, the Chalet Landhaus Inn has been a treasure for visitors from all over, offering a touch of… Read more »


History-Lovers’ Getaway in Wisconsin

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year. Plymouth is the ideal place for your groups to rest, relax and rejuvenate. Located in Sheboygan County, Plymouth is not far from major cities like Milwaukee, Green Bay and Chicago. Make it your mission to check out all 21 of their murals! 11:00am –… Read more »


Whatever Floats Your Boat

Fox River Tours – De Pere, WI Take your group on a relaxing adventure with one of the Midwest’s best-kept secrets. Spend the day aboard River Tyme, a newly renovated 55-foot riverboat awaiting you on the Fox River. With a variety of cruise options, Fox River Tours has the perfect experience for your group. Fox… Read more »


Discover Fun This Fall in Wisconsin Dells

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year. Wisconsin Dells welcomes your motorcoaches any time of year! With tours that offer intriguing combinations of history, scenery, exhilaration, deliciousness and entertainment, they have something for everyone, anytime. DAY ONE 12 – 1:00pm Stop for lunch at Cindy’s Café & Gifts. Using locally grown… Read more »


Break Away This Summer in Wisconsin Dells!

This sample itinerary is best during the summer months. Wisconsin Dells may be known as “The Waterpark Capital of the World!®,” but there are many more reasons for your groups to visit. Experience live entertainment, thrilling attractions, lux to cozy accommodations, and dining options to please any palate. DAY ONE 10:00am – 1:00pm Visit the… Read more »


The 44th Annual Warrens Cranberry Festival

Always the last full weekend of September Show hours: 7am – 5pm daily Fresh cranberries, chocolate-covered cranberries, fried cranberries on a stick, cranberry pies, cranberry scones, cranberry salsas, and the list goes on and on of all the cranberry treats to taste at the annual Warrens Cranberry Festival! Top all of that with more than… Read more »


A Cosmic Experience at MN State University Moorhead

Explore the planets and the known universe at the Planetarium at Minnesota State University Moorhead. At the heart of the planetarium is an Elumenati digital projector with UniView data visualization software. The result is a multimedia presentation that will awe, amaze, entertain and educate viewers of all ages. The planetarium has two different types of… Read more »


Larson’s Famous Clydesdales

Ripon, Wisconsin When you hear the word “Clydesdale” you think of Budweiser, right? Well, did you know that the Midwest is home to its very own “Famous Clydesdales?” Larson’s Famous Clydesdales is one of the only places in the United States where visitors can see fourteen of these beautiful creatures, up close and personal. Owners… Read more »


Fargo Wine Trail

Explore the wineries in and around Fargo! From one-of-a-kind wine tastings to tours of the winemaking process, your groups will love to explore these hidden gems! 1st Stop – Fargo By the bottle or by the batch, Uncorked Fargo is a custom domestic winery featuring nearly 40 wines made on-site. Customers are welcome to start their… Read more »


Fargo’s Group-Friendly Accommodations

With a variety of lodging options and the perfect amenities for your group, your stay in Fargo just got a whole lot more comfortable. AmericInn Hotel & Suites – Fargo South Old-fashioned friendliness meets western charm! Find a welcoming attitude and comfortable rooms inspired by the prairie horizon. Enjoy the Splash-Bay Adventure Pool area, fitness… Read more »


500 Miles Through Wisconsin

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year. This 500-mile loop takes you to some of Wisconsin’s greatest travel destinations. Become a “cheese head” for a few days as you and your group enjoy some good old fashioned Wisconsin hospitality! DAY ONE 9:00am – 1:00pm Welcome to Thorp, Wisconsin, home of Holland’s… Read more »


Make Yourself at Home in Beaver Dam

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year. Beaver Dam is a picturesque community located in south central Wisconsin on Beaver Dam Lake. Surrounded by rich farmlands, Beaver Dam is situated just 40 minutes northeast of Madison, 90 minutes northwest of Milwaukee, and 90 minutes south of Appleton, making it a premier… Read more »


AmericInn Beaver Dam Gets a REFRESH

The AmericInn Lodge & Suites of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin is excited about their new “Refresh” and wants to share it with you and your groups!   What is a Refresh? Their newly updated furnishings, room décor, flat screen TVs and cozy Serta® Perfect Sleeper Beds will have your group feeling like they’re staying at their… Read more »


Join the Fun in Stoughton!

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year.   Located on the banks of the Yahara River, Stoughton is a treasure chest of Norwegian heritage and Victorian architecture. Located within driving distance of Chicago and only minutes from Madison, Stoughton is the heart of Southern Wisconsin.   10 – 11:30am Start out… Read more »


Take a Walk on the Wild Side!

The Milwaukee County Zoo   As one of the country’s finest zoological attractions, the Milwaukee County Zoo will educate, entertain and inspire your groups! Visit over 2,000 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles in specialized habitats spanning 200 wooded acres. Explore educational wildlife shows, fun attractions and enticing special events. With many different specialized tours,… Read more »


Small Town, Big Festival

Warrens Cranberry Festival – Warrens, WI   Fresh cranberries, chocolate-covered cranberries, fried cranberries on a stick, cranberry pies, cranberry scones, cranberry salsas, and the list goes on and on of all the cranberry treats to taste at the annual Warrens Cranberry Festival! Top all of that with more than 850 arts and crafts booths, 350… Read more »


History & Antique-Lovers Getaway

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year. Located in Sheboygan County, Plymouth is nestled in the gently rolling hills of the Kettle Moraine. This quaint town is an ideal place for visitors to rest, relax, and rejuvenate. DAY ONE 10:00am – 12:00pm Start your morning with a visit to the Plymouth… Read more »


Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Located just minutes from downtown Milwaukee, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino offers high-stakes bingo, over 100 table games, over 3,000 slot machines, a 20-table Poker Room, a 500-seat theater and an Off-Track Betting Room. A new icon on the Milwaukee skyline, the Hotel is 19 stories with 381 rooms, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and one-of-a-kind views of… Read more »


WATA Field Trips: Your Ag-venture Starts Here

Have you ever visited a dairy farm? Met an emu? Tasted a squeaky-fresh cheese curd still warm from the vat? Gotten lost in a corn maze, or picked your own strawberries under the same summer sun that sweetened them? You are about to. Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Association (WATA) and Visit Wisconsin invite tour groups to… Read more »


Wisconsin Dells Indoors

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of the year.   Wisconsin Dells is the “Waterpark Capital of the World” located off of I-90 on the Wisconsin River.   8 – 11:00am Start your morning out in Spring Green at The House on the Rock. Alex Jordan’s retreat was built atop a chimney… Read more »


Good Times Await You in Wisconsin Dells

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year.   10:30 am – 12:00 pm Spend the morning shopping at the Wisconsin Dells Antique Mall. With over 250 dealers specializing in a wide inventory of antiques and collectibles, you’re sure to find something to take home! Then walk next door to the Wisconsin… Read more »


Everything’s Coming Up Cranberries!

This itinerary is best the first part of October, based on harvest times   11:00am – 12:00pm            Arrive at Pittsville High School in the heart of central Wisconsin’s Cranberry Country and enjoy lunch.   12 – 1:30pm             Take the Cranberry Tour! Step-on guides will be FFA Students who are part of the only Cranberry… Read more »


The Other Side of Green Bay…

This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year.   The Greater Green Bay Area has become a popular group tour destination. Groups love the experienced step-on guides and storytellers who add a unique touch to make it a truly memorable experience.   Day One   3 – 5:00 pm Enjoy a relaxing… Read more »



Spoke and Wheel Tour!

This sample itinerary is best during the spring and summer month but can be customized for any time of year.          DAY ONE Mishicot, Wisconsin 5:00 pm Fox Hills Resort welcomes you with a step-on greeting and a complimentary welcome reception in the hotel lobby. Rest, relax and explore the wonderful things… Read more »

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Plymouth the “Hub City”

Centrally located between Milwaukee and Green Bay at the intersection of Highways 23 and 57, Plymouth, Wisconsin is known as the “Hub City.” Nestled in the gently rolling hills of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, we invite you to the ideal place for groups to relax, rejuvenate and experience the four-season charm of Plymouth. The… Read more »


A Circle Tour of Lake Superior!

Prepare yourself for a world-class touring experience that is truly superior. This distinct 1,300-mile circle tour by highway, around the world’s largest and most famous freshwater lake will absolutely amaze your senses.


Step Through Nature & See Who Wins The Game!

From Itineraries Midwest Summer 2010 Issue Native Wisconsin is the perfect destination for your next group tour! Whether you are looking for a one-day or multi-day trip, the sample itinerary below will make planning your next group tour a breeze. The sample itinerary can be customized for anytime of the year. Day One 9-11:00am Begin… Read more »


St. Croix – Its Worth The Trip!

From Itineraries Midwest Summer 2010 Issue Native Wisconsin is the perfect destination for your next group tour! Whether you are looking for a one-day or multi-day trip, the sample itinerary below will make planning your next group tour a breeze. The sample itinerary can be customized for anytime of the year. Day One Welcome to… Read more »


“People of the Standing Stone”

From Itineraries Midwest Summer 2010 Issue Native Wisconsin is the perfect destination for your next group tour! Whether you are looking for a one-day or multi-day trip, the sample itinerary below will make planning your next group tour a breeze. The sample itinerary can be customized for anytime of the year. Day One The Oneida… Read more »


Green Bay Co-op Itinerary

From Itineraries Midwest Summer 2010 Issue Arrive in Green Bay, home of the Green Bay Packers, Lambeau Field and everything football. But it’s also the hidden treasures that make Green Bay a special place to visit. Our exciting attractions and exceptional accommodations will welcome your group with open arms and our experienced step-on-guides and storytellers… Read more »


Welcome to Wisconsin’s Maritime Capital ™

From Itineraries Midwest Spring 2010 Issue This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of the year! (GTA indicates “Guided Tour Available) Welcome to Wisconsin’s Maritime Capital ™ Follow our Maritime Treasure Trails through the Port Cities of Manitowoc & Two Rivers Day One – A Day in Manitowoc 9 – 11:00 am ~… Read more »


Eat – Laugh – Enjoy! – Eau Claire

From Itineraries Midwest Spring Issue 2010 This sample itinerary can be customized for anytime of the year. Day One 9 – 11:00 am Begin your day in Augusta, Wisconsin with a visit to The Wood Shed, an Amish furniture store with high quality gifts, furniture and decorations for your home. Arrangements can be made for… Read more »


Maritine Treasures Trails In The Port Cities Of Manitowoc – Two Rivers

From Itineraries Midwest Fall/ Winter 2009 Issue GTA indicates “Guided Tour Available” A Day in Manitowoc, Wisconsin’s Maritime Capitol 9 – 11:00 am GTA Tour a fully restored World War II submarine, operate a real steam engine, time-travel back to a 19th century shipbuilding town all at the largest maritime museum on the Great Lakes,… Read more »


McGregor-Marquette/Prairie Du Chien

From Itineraries Midwest Spring Issue 2009 Day One MORNING   Effigy Mounds National Monument Hike through sacred lands where Native American ancestors once lived. Experience unparalleled views of the Mississippi River. Keep your eyes peeled for a Bald Eagle and other beautiful and rare birds as you arrive at Effigy Mounds National Monument http://www.nps.gov NOON… Read more »


Greater Green Bay… It’s Just Better By The Bay!

From Itineraries MidwestSpring Issue 2009 This sample itinerary can be customized for anytime of the year. DAY ONE 11:30 – 12:30 pm Welcome to Greater Green Bay! Have lunch at a great local waterfront restaurant. 12:30 – 1:30 pm Enjoy Hazelwood Historic House Museum, home of Wisconsin business and political leader Morgan L. Martin. The… Read more »


Meandering Around Wisconsin

From Itineraries MidwestSpring Issue 2009 This sample itinerary is best in summer. DAY ONE Chippewa Falls and Fanny Hill Dinner Theatre Tours in Chippewa Falls are always in good taste. Quench your thirst with tours and beverage sampling at area wineries or a local brewery. Visit a lumber baron’s home, area theaters, park & zoo,… Read more »


Amish In Cranberry County

From Itineraries MinnesotaSummer Issue 2008 This sample itinerary is best May through October by appointment. DAY ONE 10 – 12:00 pm Visit Down A Country Road Amish Tour Service & Gift Shop, just two miles east of Cashton, WI, and see the simpler way of life where a buggy and colorful quilts airing on clothes… Read more »


Wisconsin’s Cranberries & Swiss Village

From Itineraries MinnesotaSummer Issue 2007 This itinerary is good October 3 – 5, 2007. DAY ONE 2 – 3:30 pm Depart on a Fall day to Warrens, WI for a guided tour of the Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center. Learn how cranberries, native to Wisconsin, are such an intriguing little berry. In addition to the museum,… Read more »

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Rivers, Rails & A Sneaky Pete (Beer & Wine)

From Itineraries Minnesota Summer Issue 2007 This itinerary is best in summer. DAY ONE 11 – 1:00 pm Begin in beautiful Taylors Falls, Minnesota with a combination boat tour and luncheon buffet on board an authentic paddlewheel riverboat. Relax for 2 hours and enjoy an outstanding luncheon as your riverboat pilot and tour guide point… Read more »

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