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Day 1 October 7, 2021 |  Marshall, MN to LaCrosse, WI

Arriving in Owatonna this morning, there is a guided tour of the Village of Yesteryear, featuring original buildings and artifacts that tell the history of the region. Later in Rochester, MN, you’ll tour Mayowood Mansion, the 38- room home of Dr. Charles Mayo, one of the famous Mayo Clinic co-founders

Day 2 October 8, 2021 |   LaCrosse, WI

Your day begins with a tour of the Dahl Auto Museum, where you’ll take a trip down memory lane with over 100 years of automotive history. After lunch, you’ll head to the Grandad Bluff Park Scenic Overlook for a stunning view of LaCrosse, the Mississippi River, and three states! After ice cream at The Pearl Ice Cream Parlor, a mainstay of LaCrosse, you’ll have a guided tour of the Hixon House, the historic 1859 residence of Gideon Hixon, a wealthy LaCrosse lumber baron.

Day 3 October 9, 2021 |   LaCrosse, WI

Travel today to Coon Valley, WI, to visit Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center. Norskedalen is dedicated to preserving the Coulee Region’s cultural heritage and allows you to step back in time with original buildings and furnishings. While at Norskedalen, experience a Civil War reenactment portraying the battle against the Confederates at Turner’s Gap. In the bluffs of LaCrosse, tour Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine and enjoy lunch onsite at the beautiful Culina Mariana. Your afternoon is free to explore at your leisure LaCrosse and Riverside Park, which is located on the banks of the Mississippi. This evening, board the LaCrosse Queen for an evening of dining and entertainment as you sail the Mississippi and go through Lock & Dam No. 7

Day 4 October 10, 2021 |   LaCrosse, WI to Home


Your autumn trip on the banks of the Mississippi concludes today.


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Mode of Travel

Tour Highlights

  • Village of Yesteryear
  • Mayowood Mansion
  • Historic Trolley Tour of LaCrosse
  • Grandad Bluff Park Overlook
  • Pearl Ice Cream Parlor
  • Hixon House
  • Norskedalen Nature & Heritage Ctr
  • Civil War Re-Enactment
  • Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Riverside Park
  • LaCrosse Queen Dinner Cruise
  • 2 Breakfasts / 2 Lunches / 1 Dinner

Pricing Per Person Cash Or Check

Price Per Person

  • Dble-    $  775.00
  • Triple-  $   680.00
  • Quad-  $   635.00
  • Single-$ 1,050.00

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Pricing Per Person Credit Card

  • Price Per Person

    • Dble-    $   805.00
    • Triple-  $   705.00
    • Quad-  $   660.00
    • Single- $ 1,095.00

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Activity Level: Moderate – Guests should be prepared to walk slightly longer distances, climb stairs and tolerate periods of standing, for example on city walks, sightseeing, or ship excursions. The daily pace and timing can fluctuate significantly between longer and shorter travel days, with additional activities possibly occurring in the early morning or evening.
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