By Kathleen Somers Those “in the know” know: “The second best day in a man’s life is the day he buys his boat. The best day is the day he sells his boat!” This old joke speaks to the universal fact that we all love time on the water. It’s even better when there is… 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. Sightseeing Cruises Looking for an affordable tour? Windsor’s sightseeing cruises… Read more »
Taylors Falls, MN Since 1906, tourists by the thousands have enjoyed the scenic beauty of the world famous Dalles of the St. Croix River by excursion boat. This fleet of excursion boats includes the Taylors Falls Queen and the Taylors Falls Princess. The Princess can carry up to 250 passengers, while the Queen holds up… Read more »
Lutsen, MN A tour around Lake Superior and the North Shore would not be complete without a visit to Lutsen Mountains and a ride on the Midwest’s only gondola. Ride over the Poplar River Valley and through vast woodlands. Once you are at the top of Moose Mountain, visit the Summit Chalet and explore the… Read more »
This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year. 10:00am – 1:00pm Start off your adventure at Millner Heritage Winery in Kimball, MN. This winery is a celebration of Austrian and Hungarian heritage. Choose from a riding vineyard tour or a winery tour—or do both! Taste ripe grapes and journey through the process… Read more »
Dubuque, IA Take a one-day cruise with your group aboard the Twilight. Depart from Dubuque at 8:30am, traveling to Guttenberg and back again by 5:00pm. This cruise heads north and takes in one of the most beautiful areas on the Mississippi River. The Twilight is fast, elegant and quiet as she takes you on a… Read more »
By Kathleen Somers Which would you rather do: follow your brother into the family business so you can hang outdoor signage in minus-twenty-degree Minnesota winters, or spend your workday cruising beautiful Lake Minnetonka every Minnesota summer? Dave Lawrence was a young man in his twenties when faced with just that sort of choice. No dummy… Read more »