Posts Tagged: Museum/Art

From the Pony Express to Mark Twain, Find it on Highway 36!

Explore Missouri Highway 36 for some of America’s most iconic stories! This 193-mile stretch of road travels from St. Joseph to Hannibal and is full of stories that uncover some of this country’s most memorable innovators. Among the rolling hills and farms across the northern part of the state, you can find stories about innovative… Read more »

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 »

National Farm Toy Museum

National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa

Nestled among the fields of Dyersville, Iowa, the National Farm Toy Museum displays thousands of replicas, scale models and toys inspired by farm equipment throughout history.

Carve out your niche in Hinkley

From Itineraries Minnesota Winter/Spring This itinerary is best all year long. 10 – 12:00 pm Visit the Hinckley Fire Museum, which interprets the Great Hinckley Fire of 1894, that destroyed Hinckley and neighboring towns. One of the worst natural disasters in Minnesota history with winds over 75 mph, a firewall 5 miles high and air… 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 »

Fergus Falls: History to See… & Hear

From Itineraries MinnesotaFall Issue 2007 This sample itinerary can be customized for anytime of the year. You’ll find it at coordinates G-13 on the 2008 Annual Group Travel Map distributed in this issue of Itineraries Minnesota Magazine. DAY ONE 11 – 12:00 pm Arrive in Fergus Falls, MN, located a little more than two hours… Read more »

Two Days Of Discovery In Thunder Bay

From Itineraries Minnesota Fall Issue 2007 This itinerary works best in the Summer. DAY ONE 9:30 – 1:00 pm Check into an area hotel before your group starts at North America’s largest amethyst deposit, Amethyst Mine Panorama. Take a walking tour of the mine site and hear interesting and informative talk on the mine’s history… Read more »

Here in Hinckley…

From Itineraries Minnesota Summer Issue 2007 This itinerary is best in summer. 8 – 11:30 am Wake up to the beauty of Northeast Minnesota. Today your group will rent canoes from Pardun’s Canoe Rental, and paddle peacefully down the scenic St. Croix River, located within the St Croix State Park in Hinckley. Experience a relaxing… Read more »