1 2 3 4 5

Featuring The Apostle Islands and The 60th Annual Lumberjack World Championships


Day 1 | August 1 | Hayward, WI

You’re bound for Hayward, WI today, your home for the next three nights. En route there is a self-guided tour of Historic Fort Snelling, where you can talk with re-enactors that describe the history and the lives of the people who lived, visited, and traded here. Watch drilling soldiers in period uniforms, talk to the blacksmith, and experience the thunder of cannons. You’ll virtually step back in time. Flat Creek Inn & Suites

Day 2 | August 2 | Hayward, WI

Today will be a full day in Bayfield, Wisconsin, the gateway to the 22 Apostle Islands. You’ll begin with a Bayfield Heritage Tour where “Sven” will be your step-on guide and provide you with a historical background on sites throughout the area as well as entertain you with some wonderful local stories. Following lunch and a bit of free time to explore this beautiful town, you’ll board your ship for an Apostle Island Cruise. Your cruise will take you up the mainland shoreline and then dock at Raspberry Island. Once on the island, you’ll have a guided tour of the Raspberry Island Lighthouse and learn about the life of a Lighthouse Keeper in the early 1900’s. You’ll dine in Bayfield tonight and then return to Hayward this evening. Flat Creek Inn & Suites * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 3 | August 3 | Hayward, WI

You’ll begin your day with a self-guided tour of the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame. Be sure to visit the “Shrine to Angler”, a hand-sculpted leaping fish that is a half a city block long and four and one-half stories tall! You’ll then have free time to enjoy a leisurely lunch and explore downtown Hayward. Be sure to visit some of the well-known shops here such as Hayward Gourmet Popcorn or Tremblay’s Sweet Shop. Today the finals to the 60th Annual World Lumberjack Championships begin. You’ll have some of the best seats in the house and we’ll provide periodic shuttles between the event grounds, downtown Hayward, and the hotel, allowing you flexibility in your day. Flat Creek Inn & Suites * Breakfast Included

Day 4 | August 4 | Home

You’ll begin your journey home today, with a stop in beautiful Taylors Falls, Minnesota for a guided scenic boat tour of the world famous Dalles of the St. Croix River. Lunch will be provided during the cruise. Breakfast & Lunch Included

Mode of Travel

Pricing Per Person Cash Or Check

  • $   775 – Double
  • $   695 – Triple
  • $   655 – Quad
  • $1,050 – Single

Pricing Per Person Credit Card

  • $   800– Double
  • $   715 – Triple
  • $   675 – Quad
  • $1,085 – Single

Book and Pay in Full by May 3, 2019 – Save 3% on Net Sales

Itinerary, Pricing and Availability are subject to change without notice. Tours are subject to energy surcharges and other factors beyond our control.

Departure Date


Return Date


Tour Highlights

  • Historic Fort Snelling
  • Heritage Tour of Bayfield
  • Apostle Island Cruise
  • Raspberry Island Lighthouse Keeper Tour
  • Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame
  • 60th Annual Lumberjack World Championships
  • Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tour with Lunch
  • 3 Breakfasts / 1 Lunch / 1 Dinner
Hosted by Southwest Tour and Travel Tour Director (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.