By Kathleen Somers What’s your surefire, guaranteed-to-not-miss strategy for a successful and sold-out group tour? I’m betting many of our readers have a “secret weapon,” a trip that works every time. I am equally sure we can all use more ideas that work that powerfully. So let’s talk about cultural tourism. Attempts to define cultural… Read more »
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Windsor, Ontario Get away in Canada! Windsor River Cruises takes your groups north of the border while staying right next to home. Located across the banks of Detroit, Windsor welcomes you to enjoy a day on the water with one of their many cruise options. RiverBeat Cruises A true passenger favorite, RiverBeats can be enjoyed… Read more »
Wellington Farm Park – Grayling, MI Nestled in the highlands of Crawford County in central northern Michigan, Wellington Farm, USA is easily accessible from M-72, M-55, I-75 and US-127. In addition to its central location, Wellington Farm provides a unique atmosphere, completely unlike any other facility you may be considering. Wellington Farm Park sends visitors back to… Read more »
New Glarus, WI Get lost in the Swiss immigrant history of this community known as “America’s Little Switzerland” at the Swiss Historical Village & Museum in New Glarus, Wisconsin. Your guide will captivate your group with educational and entertaining stories depicting the history of this community, founded in 1845. The guided tour is 1.5 hours,… Read more »
Swedesburg, IA Visit the Swedish American Museum in Swedesburg and immerse your groups in 19th century Swedish heritage. Housed in the former Farmers Union Exchange building, you’ll be able to view authentic items from Swedish immigrants, such as farming implements, homemaking necessities, school materials, and other 19th century artifacts. Find out what sort of food… Read more »
This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year. St. Cloud invites your groups to learn about the cultural significance of central Minnesota. Discover how a variety of cultures and ethnicities have shaped the history of this storied region. DAY ONE 9 – 10:00am Explore the famous grasshopper plagues of the 1870s with… Read more »
This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year. Welcome to Council Bluffs, Iowa—county seat of Pottawattamie County and overflowing with fascinating history. This sample itinerary includes several museums for your groups to enjoy, whether you’re staying for the afternoon or a few days. DAY ONE 10:00am – 12:00pm “Squirrel Cage” Jail Museum… Read more »