Active Lifestyle Tours
Minnesota Women’s “Thrill of the Hunt”Tour
November 3 – 4, 2018
DAY 1: Marshall, MN to Eagan, MN
Sit back, relax and enjoy your trail up to the Northeast. Upon arrival in Clara City, enjoy an hour and half to pursue the hidden crafts (treasures) at the Clara City Craft Show. The hunt continues to Minneapolis to enjoy a culinary experience at the “Cooks of Crocus Hill.” Your three hour experience starts with social time to perhaps grab a drink, followed by an invitation from the Chef to the kitchen to cook. The event concludes with everyone sharing a personally created meal. For 43 years, Cooks has been the leader in all things culinary: pots, pans, gadgets, and recipes. Following lunch at Cooks, you will then travel to the Hilton Garden Inn located in Eagan, MN. In the evening, you will travel to Ansari’s Grill and Lounge for dinner. Ansari’s is a traditional Middle Eastern Restaurant with a full bar and belly dancing entertainment. Leaving the restaurant, you will have the option to be dropped off at the Mall of America or go back to the hotel. Hilton Garden Inn * Lunch and Dinner included
DAY 2: Eagan, MN to Marshall, MN
This morning you will travel to the Twin Cities Premium Outlets. At this location you can find over 100 outlet stores from the world’s leading designers and name brands. Including: Coach, Nike Factory, Under Armour, Saks 5th Ave and Lucky Brand. Continuing on you make a stop at the Twin Cities Escape Rooms, one of the Twin Cities highest rated group entertainment centers. You will have 60 minutes to solve your way through and out of the room. As you make your way home through beautiful Minnesota, a stop will be made at the Prairie House Family Restaurant for coffee, pie, and ice cream. Breakfast and Pie included
Clara City Craft Show
Culinary Class at Cooks of Crocus Hill
Mediterranean Dinner & Belly Dancing
Twin City Outlet Mall
Twin Cities Escape Room
1 Breakfast / 1 Lunch / 1 Dinner
Price Per Person:
Double Occupancy – Cash $410.00 CC $425.00
Triple Occupancy – Cash $385.00 CC $400.00
Quad Occupancy – Cash $375.00 CC $390.00
Single Occupancy – Cash $480.00 CC $495.00
Departure from Marshall, MN only due to the length of the tour
January 1 – 5, 2019
There is no better way to begin the NEW YEAR than a great trip to Nashville and a stay at the magnificent Opryland Hotel! Highlights of this Nashville Tour include: the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Studio B, Johnny Cash Museum, Patsy Cline Museum, Nashville Night Life Dinner Show, Opry Mills Shopping Complex, Madame Tussaud Wax Museum, Wildhorse Saloon for dinner and dancing, Nashville City Tour, Ryman Auditorium, Dinner at Blake Shelton’s new restaurant Ole Red Restaurant and a performance at the Grand Ole Opry.
Sign up by: October 1, 2018
California Rail Discovery- Featuring San Francisco, Lake Tahoe & Napa Valley March 20 – 26, 2019
Specifically Designed for the Active Woman
Your California Rail Discovery features all the best that Northern California has to offer. Highlights of this California Rail Discovery Tour include: a San Francisco City Tour featuring China Town, Golden Gate Park, Union Square, Seal Rocks, Pacific Heights and Pier 39, a San Francisco Bay Cruise featuring views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and the city’s skyline. (With free time you may also want to schedule an Alcatraz Tour, Southwest Tour and Travel can help you book this.) Sausalito, Winery Tour and Wine Tasting, Napa Valley Wine Train with wine tasting and lunch, Sacramento, Amtrak for a Sierra Nevada Rail Journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains to Reno/Lake Tahoe for a two night stay, Carson City and a Paddlewheeler Cruise with views of the picturesque Emerald Bay and the surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Sign up by: September 20, 2018
Treasures of the Southeast – Savannah, Charleston, Asheville
April 1 – 7, 2019
Fly south to Atlanta, where the colors of spring await our arrival. Highlights of this Treasures of the Southeast Tour include: two nights in Savannah staying in the Historic District with a narrated tour, Historic Beaufort with history dating back to the 1500’s, Magnolia Plantation with a tram tour of the estate, Charleston Touring including a carriage ride in the Historic District, a visit to a Charleston Tea Plantation, a Charleston Harbor Cruise and a tour of the Vanderbilt’s Biltmore Estate. This tour will show us southern charm with the stately mansions, moss-draped oaks, famous squares, churches and history that this area is known for.
Sign up by: October 1, 2018
New York City
Active Lifestyles Tour
June 9 – 15, 2019
Regardless of what you call her, The Big Apple or The City That Never Sleeps, New York City remains a destination of a lifetime. In one very compact area, it offers more things to see and do than any other place on Earth. Join us to see all the must-see attractions with the benefit of free time to customize your tour to meet your own personal interests. Included Highlights: Empire State Building Observatory Tour of Midtown Manhattan, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Experience, Tour of Lower Manhattan, 9/11 Museum and Memorial and a Free Day to Explore New York City On Your Own. Your Southwest Tour and Travel Consultant can assist you with reservations if you would like to see a Broadway Show.
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Spotlight on Chicago
Active Lifestyle – Specifically Designed for the Active Woman
September 3 – 8, 2019
With its world-class architecture, gardens, and museums, Chicago is the place to be. You start your adventure aboard Amtrak. Once arriving in Chicago some of the sites and attractions you will see include: Lou Malnati’s Pizzaeria for a taste of that famous Chicago Pizza, a HOP ON HOP OFF Bus Pass and Chicago City Pass will give you one-day admission to various museums and attractions in the Chicago area, Dining and Entertainment at “Tommy Guns Garage” an interactive speakeasy, an Architectural Cruise, High Tea at the Drake Hotel (tentative), a Segway Tour and touring and dinner in Chinatown. Your four-night stay will be located in a downtown hotel and you will return home via airplane.
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Prices are currently unavailable due to Amtrak and airfare restrictions, call to be placed on a list to be contacted when available.
Active Lifestyle Tour
December 2 – 6, 2019
Light up your holidays and celebrate on the famous Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. You will fly to San Antonio and stay for four nights at your hotel located right on the famous Riverwalk. Some of the Highlights of this festive Holiday Tour include: A Cruise along the Riverwalk, beautifully decorated for the Holidays, Mission San Jose, Shopping at El Mercado, an authentic Mexican Marketplace, The Alamo, the museum and IMAX movie, Texas Hill Country including a visit to the Lyndon Baines Johnson National Historic Park, Fredericksburg, the National Museum of the Pacific War, LBJ Presidential Library and Museum in Austin, and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. With spectacular restaurants, bars, shopping and entertainment close to your hotel on the Riverwalk you can see why San Antonio is the number one travel destination in Texas!
Save the Date – Due to airline restrictions pricing is not available at this time check back in January 2019