Posts Tagged: Historical

Real Pirates at the SCIENCE MUSEUM of MINNESOTA

An exhibition from National Geographic Avast, ye mateys! Hoist the Jolly Roger and guard the booty—the pirates have invaded the Science Museum of Minnesota! Climb aboard a recreation of a pirate ship, view over 200 artifacts, learn to tie knots and meet the swashbuckling crew of the Whydah. The folks in Hollywood have skewed our… Read more »

42nd Annual Minnesota Renaissance Festival

It is hard to escape the smell of tasty delicacies with more than 100 food booths throughout the village. Taking your group trip to the Minnesota Renaissance Festival would not be complete without a famous turkey leg. Rotisserie smoked turkey legs have become a staple to most patrons who visit the festival. However, a turkey… Read more »

Experience The Wonders Of Watertown

From Itineraries Minnesota Summer Issue 2006 This itinerary is best spring through fall but can be customized for anytime of the year. DAY ONE 9 – 10:00 am Start your day along I-29, just 45 minutes south of Watertown, with a morning walk through the beautiful McCrory Gardens in Brookings. This is one of the top… Read more »

An Eclectic Sampling of the Iron Range

From Itineraries Minnesota Fall Issue 2007 This sample itinerary can be customized for anytime of the year. You’ll find it at coordinates Tower L-6, Soudan L-6, Biwabik L-7, Gilbert L-7, Virginia K-7 & Chisholm J-7 on the 2008 Annual Group Travel Map distributed in the Fall 2007 issue of Itineraries Minnesota Magazine DAY ONE 10 am… Read more »

Real Life Experiences to Real Life Entertainment

From Itineraries Minnesota Fall Issue 2007 This sample itinerary works best in the Spring. You’ll find it at coordinates D-10 & E-10 on the 2008 Annual Group Travel Map distributed in this issue of Itineraries Minnesota Magazine. DAY ONE 11:30 – 12:30 pm Arrive at your destination, Perham, MN and make your way down the street… Read more »

Wine all You Want in Minnesota

From Itineraries Minnesota Summer Issue 2007 This itinerary is best poured in Spring through Fall. DAY ONE 12:30 – 2:00 pm Start in Alexandria, MN and tour Carlos Creek Winery, home to Minnesota’s largest vineyard, not to mention one of the largest apple orchards. Sample the fine wines produced at the winery, freely walk around the… Read more »

On The Fence? Head For The Border Town Of Thunder Bay!

From Itineraries Minnesota Summer Issue 2007 This itinerary is best from late spring to early autumn. DAY ONE 9:30 – 1:30 pm Known for their fresh Dutch cheese, Thunder Oak Cheese Farm is the place to witness the entire cheese-making process. Afterwards, Take a Walk Through the Past at Founders’ Museum & Pioneer Village, a… Read more »

Garden & Teas in Albert Lea

From Itineraries MinnesotaWinter/Spring Issue 2007 This itinerary works best during Spring & Summer. 10:30 – 12:00 pm Start your day off right with a Historic City Tour of Albert Lea. On this tour you’ll see the beautiful historic buildings of downtown, our two spectacular lakes and much more. 12 – 1:00 pm The Itasca Rock… Read more »

Once Upon A Byway

From Itineraries Minnesota Winter/Spring Issue 2007 This itinerary is best during Summer and Fall. DAY ONE 9 – 12:00 pm Depart Minneapolis for Fergus Falls via I-94 then segue onto the Ottertail Scenic Byway. 12 – 1:30 pm Lunch in Battle Lake. 1:30 – 5:00 pm Arrive in Fergus Falls and tour the Historic Phelps Mill. 5 –… 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 »