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Lake Superior - 7 Days


August 2, 2020 - August 8, 2020 $1,299
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Lake Superior

Lake Superior is located on the northern edge of Wisconsin and stretches between the Upper Peninsula of Michigan north to Ontario Canada. It also spans west to the eastern edge of Minnesota. Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes by surface area and volume. It is like a mini-freshwater ocean, you can’t even see the other side from the Wisconsin shoreline.  Discover the natural beauty on Part 5 of our Circle a Great Lake series where we will be featuring Minnesota & Wisconsin.

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Highlights & Inclusions:

  • Wisconsin Dells Boat Ride
  • Lunch at Paul Bunyan’s Shanty
  • Mall of America
  • Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center
  • Tour of Duluth, MN
  • Split Rock Lighthouse
  • Veterans Museum
  • Gooseberry Falls State Park
  • Apostle Islands
  • Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Lincoln Tallman House
  • 11 Included Meals
  • Motorcoach Transportation

Day 1
Sunday, August 2

Today make our way past the Chicago area into Wisconsin for a delightful evening with dinner and a show in the Geneva, area. Overnight in Wisconsin. (D)

Day 2
Monday, August 3

Breakfast at the hotel. Continue toward Minneapolis. Make a stop in the Wisconsin Dells for a boat ride to see the formations. Enjoy lunch at Paul Bunyan’s Shanty Continue to Eau Claire, WI for an ice cream break at Ramones. Depart for the Mall of America and spend the evening there with dinner on your own. (B,L) Overnight near the Mall of America

Day 3
Tuesday, August 4

Breakfast and continue to Duluth, MI Stop at Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center . Enjoy lunch and learn the story at Grandma’s Saloon and Grill. Take a one Hour harbor cruise and see the lift bridge and you cruise out into the harbor. Make a stop at Visitor’s Center and Rose Gardens after dinner We stay 2 nights at this hotel. (B, L)

Day 4
Wednesday, August 5

Breakfast at the hotel and greet a step-on guide to give us a tour of Duluth. Lunch at a restaurant with a view. Afternoon, take a ride up the coast line to the famous Split Rock Lighthouse and the lighthouse keepers home. Also visit the Gooseberry Falls State Park interpretive center and falls. (B,L)

Day 5
Thursday, August 6

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for Richard I Bong Veterans museum. Learn about his heroic efforts during war time. Continue to Bayfield, WI and take the 30 minute ferry to Madeline Island. See some of the 22 Apostle islands. We will have lunch and a tour on the island. Mid afternoon continue to Bayfield. If we cannot get to Madeline Island because of weather, we will visit Bayfield Maritime Museum? Overnight Ashland, WI (B.L)

Day 6
Friday, August 7

Breakfast and travel to Minocqua, WI located in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. After lunch continue to the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art museum. It is known for its internationally renowned Birds in Art exhibition each fall, offers diverse and ever-changing exhibitions year-round, sculpture garden, Art Park, dynamic programs for all ages and life stages. Continue to Janesville and time permitting, stop at the Rotary Botanical Gardens. Overnight. (B)

Day 7
Saturday, August 8

Breakfast. Visit Lincoln Tallman House Lasting approximately 60 minutes. Discover the beauty, ambiance and history of the Lincoln Tallman House during its heyday as the home of the William Morrison Tallman family. Be transported back in time as you walk the halls, enter the rooms and hear the stories of a 19th -Century Rock County family and their daily life. A docent provides a historical overview of the family and their home. Learn details about their most famous visitor, Abraham Lincoln, who visited in October 1859. Depart for home. (B)

Trip Facts

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