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Students With Maps

I KNOW MY WAY LLC

I Know My Way, LLC: Learning how to navigate on maps, whether its through forests, parks or cities, teaches us so much more than just how to get from where we are to where we want to go. We learn how to make decisions, solve problems, trust our own knowledge. The power of these skills and the confidence we gain are useful in all areas of our life.
Kids at Crayola

CRAYOLA EXPERIENCE AT MALL OF AMERICA

With 25 Hands-On Attractions, Students LOVE Crayola Experience. Your students will learn the science behind melted wax and discover the secrets behind how Crayola crayons are made - and more - in this memorable day of creative play.

BIG ISLAND RENDEZVOUS

Big Island Rendezvous: Living History Lessons by Historical Re-enactors. Schools from Minnesota & Iowa can bring their students to uniquely learn about American History during EDUCATION DAYS on October 4-5, 2018. 
Whirly ball players

WHIRLYBALL TWIN CITIES

WhirlyBall is an extremely fun “sport” that combines basketball, hockey, lacrosse, and bumper-cars. 
Horse jumping

SKYROCK FARM & CAROUSEL MUSEUM

Music, Art and History Come Together at Skyrock Farm
Poster for Boogie Down to Bremen Town

SIDEKICK THEATRE

Sidekick Theatre: A New Musical for Young Audiences... "Boogie Down to Bremen Town". A high-spirited, toe-tapping musical about Donny the donkey, Jethro the dog, Minnie the cat and Randy the rooster who set out in search of rockin’ new lives as musicians. 
Marching band

VALLEYFAIR

Valleyfair offers an excellent opportunity to perform in a fun and exciting environment in front of park guests. Performance in the Park is ideal for all bands, choirs, cheer groups, dance programs and more!
kids at science assembly

AMERICA'S FUN SCIENCE

45 min. science assembly at:  -West Seventh library - 2:00 pm, June 19 -Hamline Midway library - 10:30 a.m., June 21 -Rondo Library - 6:00 pm, June 25. -And if you love slime, stop by the Rogers MN library at 1:30 pm on June 20!

READ THEM NOW: Announcements for Active Boomer Activities & Group Tour Planners

Bus Museum

IRON RANGE TOURISM

IRON RANGE TOURISM: All Aboard for a Greyhound Bus History Tour! Discover how tour buses began... there are 18 vintage buses and that 1914 Hupmobile, plus hundreds of artifacts and memorabilia, a diorama of a 1916 bus being built; outside exhibits of a 1940 Art Deco Terminal & 1921 Flag Stop Station; 2 buses before & after restoration; and a newly added exhibit building with 100's of new exhibits.
Cruise Ship

ST. CROIX RIVER CRUISES

ST. CROIX RIVER CRUISES: Groups love our Luncheon Cruises! Enjoy Fall Colors, Holidays, Casino Gaming & more! Take a cruise on the beautiful and scenic St. Croix River. Accommodating parties of 10-300 guests, St. Croix River Cruises will make your next tour, luncheon or dinner party a success!
Orphanage Museum

VISIT OWATONNA

VISIT OWATONNA: Book your group-friendly tour today! Spend a full day touring the historic locations of Owatonna. Experience world famous architecture, visit the only known Orphanage Museum in the nation, and experience Minnesota pioneer life on the Step Back in Time group tour package.
Origami horse sculptures

MINNESOTA LANDSCAPE ARBORETUM

MINNESOTA LANDSCAPE ARBORETUM: Origami in the Garden Exhibit - Guided Outdoor Walking Tours. A monumental outdoor sculpture exhibit inspired by the delicate nature of the origami paper art form. Artistry of cranes, white bison, horses, butterfly and more....even rock/paper/scissors!
Spam Museum

DISCOVER AUSTIN MINNESOTA

Discover Austin, Minnesota: 2-Day Austin Tour includes the SPAM® Museum, Wind Farms, Rydjor Bike Museum and MN's Largest Donuts!
Angel statue with horn

CREATIVE CHARTERS

Presenting Royal Day at Canterbury Park - fashioned after a day of British thoroughbred racing at Royal Ascot in England - complete with our Royal Day Derby & Oaks Victory Party at Canterbury Park following the last race.On Sa turday, August 11, 2018, bring your group for a day of "Dressed to the Nines" fashion - top hats for gentlemen and a Ladies Hat Contest - exclusive seating areas, live thoroughbred racing, English cuisine and a live 9-piece band with a British flair!
Church Basement Ladies Ad

TROUPE AMERICA

TROUPE AMERICA: From the basement to the barn, your beloved Church Basement Ladies are back with a brand new show in a brand new location, the Ames Center in Burnsville. YOU SMELL BARNcelebrates rural life in the 1950’s with plenty of crazy antics, loads of fresh laughs, and spanking new original songs!
Audience listening to music in a park

ALBERT LEA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

Live music each Thursday evening in beautiful Fountain Lake Park, downtown Albert Lea. Begins May 31 - August 30, 5:30pm to 7pm. Food and beverages available.

Supporting the following organizations:

  • Give Them An Experience They Will Always Remember

    Excited Kids on a School Bus
  • Give them an experience they will never forget.

    Seniors on Bus

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