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  • Tour: Amish Country Tour & Lanesboro (Southwest)

    Come explore Southeast Minnesota Amish Country. Our guide from Amish Tours of Harmony will share culture and history throughout our 2.5-hour tour. We'll stop at three Amish farms where you can shop for hand-made baskets, furniture and baked goods. Then we are on to Lanesboro for lunch on your own and to enjoy the vibrant downtown shops. Check out the many restaurants, Lanesboro Arts, Crown Trout Jewelers, the Lanesboro Museum or explore the scenic Root River by foot or on bike. Our coach bus will board from Southwest High School's Chowen Ave. parking lot at 8:00 am and return at 6:00 pm. Price includes transportation, coffee and rolls from Wuollet Bakery, & private Amish tour guide. Ages 21+.
  • Tour: Hudson, WI - Holiday Home Tour, Octagon House Museum & Craft Sale (Southwest)

    Join us for Hudson, Wisconsin's annual Holiday Home Tour featuring privately-owned homes all decorated in their Christmas finery. We'll start at the Octagon House Museum where you can tour the festive first floor decorations. Then we'll go to 4 private homes working in a stop downtown for lunch and shopping on your own. Your ticket # will be entered into a drawing at each of the private homes ($250 value each) as well as many of the shops downtown. Our last stop is the annual craft sale (2 floors) in the Hudson House Grand Hotel. The coach bus will board at Southwest High School's Chowen Ave. parking lot at 8:45 am and return at 6:00 pm. Price includes transportation, coffee & rolls from Wuollet Bakery plus admissions to both the Holiday Home Tour and the Octagon House Museum. Ages 21+. NOTE: If class is full, please add yourself to the wait list. If enough people, we can move to a bigger bus!
  • Tour: Maple Syrup Day at Audubon Center of the North Woods & Sandstone, MN (Southwest)

    Join us for a full pancake brunch and hands-on maple syruping program at Audubon Center of the North Woods. Learn which trees are maple trees, and the history and process of making maple syrup. Help us tap some maple trees, collect and haul sap, and observe the sap being processed in to liquid gold. Barns will be open to visit the raptors, amphibians and Mike the Porcupine. Next stop is the Sandstone History and Art Museum plus a bus city tour by a local guide including the quarry and Robinson Park/Kettle River. Coach bus boards from Southwest High School. Price includes transportation, treats on the bus, full brunch, programs and tour.
  • Tour: Niagra Cave, Harmony & Historic Forestville State Park (Southwest)

    Named one of our top 10 caves in the US, Niagra Cave is a fascinating and unique geological attractions.This limestone cave is approximately 200 feet deep, featuring an underground stream, 60-foot waterfall, 450 million year old fossils, stalactites and stalagmites. Our 1-hour guided tour includes several sets of stairs so good walking shoes are required. Cave is a constant 48 degrees so bring a jacket!  We'll stop for a relaxing lunch in Harmony then head to Historic Forestville State Park. Our guided tour takes us through the garden, kitchen, Meighen family house and offices, and general store filled with original 19th-century merchandise as we connect with historic figures of the town and explore the choices these individuals faced at the turn of the 20th century. Our coach bus will board from Southwest High School's Chowen Ave. parking lot at 7:30 am and return at 5:30 pm. Price includes transportation, coffee and rolls from Wuollet Bakery, Niagra Cave tour and admission to Forestville State Park. Lunch is on your own. Ages 21+.
  • Tour: Star Tribune Heritage Printing Facility (Southwest)

    Look behind the scenes on this 90-minute tour as our expert guide walks us through the Star Tribune printing facility explaining how their printing presses work. See what it takes to produce the newspaper that has landed on your front steps since 1867. NOTE: Closed toe shoes are required. The Heritage Center manufacturing facility is located at 800 North 1st Street, Minneapolis, MN  55401. Transportation is on your own. There is metered parking outside the facility. Ages 21+. Register online or call 612.668.3100.