Category Archives: Local Tours

This week I led a tour to Warrens, Wisconsin – cranberry country. We had an opportunity to see the cranberries being harvested from the bogs. Some Facts about Cranberries: • There are several theories as to the origin of the name ‘cranberry.’ One is that the open flowers look like the head of a crane;.
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I took a group of people on a tour to Duluth, MN this week. Our first stop was a ride on an historic train on the scenic St. Louis River – very peaceful and quiet. The railroad crew are all volunteers and did a great job! www.ismrr.org We had lunch at Grandma’s Restaurant in Canal.
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I will be leading a day tour to Duluth, MN this summer. If you are in the Twin Cities area and would like to join us, please call Valley Tours at 651-439-6110 to sign up. Ride the Rails in Duluth Monday, July 18 Hop on board a unique, historic train for a ride along the.
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Last night I attended a tourism season kick-off party for my hometown of Stillwater, MN. It was held at the historic Water Street Inn on the banks of the St. Croix River. It was a lot of fun, nice people, great appetizers, and a short presentation. They also had “sample” tours available for us to.
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Yesterday I led a mystery trip (the clients don’t know where they are going and the tour director provides creative clues to them throughout the day so they can guess) for Valley Tours. One of the stops was at the University of Minnesota Raptor Center where we heard a lot of interesting things about owls, eagles,.
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