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Children riding ride

VALLEYFAIR

Valleyfair! Scout Day is BACK on Saturday, June 2nd! All Scouts and their families will receive a special price of $28.75 plus tax. Admission tickets include unlimited access to rides, shows, Planet Snoopy, and Soak City Waterpark!
Puppets on a Slide

THE JOLLY POPS

The Jolly Pops Founder Mr. Billy takes a ride with "Bacon" and "Chompy" between musical programs at a Minneapolis Preschool. Slide us into your summer or fall calendar and get ready for some Family Fun!
Cheese and Meat Tray

PINSTRIPES

Wow! 18% off Graduation Events and Catering with Pinstripes! Whether you’re planning a backyard barbecue complete with Pinstripes chef and grill or a bocce and bowling open house, let Pinstripes make your event extraordinary. From casual to elegant, delivery to full-service, we can help plan and execute every detail to ensure your party is a success. We pride ourselves on the commitment to providing an experience that is memorable and simply unique to celebrate your special student!
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BIG THRILL FACTORY

BIG THRILL FACTORY! Get Outside and Play! Putt your way through angles, trajectories and ricochets in Big Thrill Factory's custom-developed mini golf course then fuel up for more fun with tasty, kid-friendly food options. The sky’s the limit with games and attractions like outdoor trampolines, a 25-foot giant slide and more.
Gertens Plant Cards

GERTENS FUNDRAISING

Gertens Plant Cards are always in season! Gertens Plant Cards are our easiest fundraising program and NOW is the best time. Take advantage of early spring and Mother's Day sales. Contact us to get started today!
Kids Doing Gymnastics

ELITE GYMNASTICS ACADEMY (EGA)

ELITE GYMNASTICS ACADEMY: EGA's Active FUN Field Trips. Field trips at EGA are filled with active fun for all ages beginning with a group warm-up and followed by structured games, gymnastics instruction, and open gym time. Our field trip program is customizable…simply share with us your requests, and we will do our best to accommodate them!
Cover to Have Fun Biking Guidebook

HAVEFUNBIKING.COM

Explore MN's Mississippi River Trail Towns... and More with Havefunbiking.com. Fun is only a few clicks away in the new HaveFunBiking Guide and it’s free to download. Featuring maps and information that will help you explore, with family and friends, the Minnesota section of the Mississippi River Trail visiting the bike friendly communities along the way.
Children kayaking

WILDERNESS INQUIRY

Wilderness Inquiry: Get your students excited about the outdoors! Our Canoemobile brings outdoor learning to you. We provide all of the safety equipment you need for a day outdoors. Paddle trips take place in our large, beautiful, cedar strip canoes. Plan for a day on the water or set up a short canoe trip with time for learning on land. We can handle groups of up to 100 for canoeing day trips and groups of 100 or more for land-based learning activities that include a short canoe trip.

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

Display of Native American Pipes

PIPESTONE NATIONAL MONUMENT

KEEPERS OF THE SACRED TRADITION OF PIPEMAKERS: Tour Pipestone National Monument - the Crossroads of Native America!
Tour Group at Printing Press

WALLACE CARLSON PRINTING

WALLACE CARLSON PRINTING: Tour a Printing Company - See America at work! Your tour group can now see first-hand how ink is applied to paper in the 21st century using massive, high tech presses on a tour of one of Minnesota’s largest and most respected printing facilities.
Pelican Breeze II Tour Boat

ALBERT LEA TOURISM

ALBERT LEA TOURISM: It's a long way from Chicago to Mount Rushmore! Your motorcoach tour group will appreciate a refreshing summer evening and overnight in southern Minnesota's Albert Lea at the intersection of I-90 and I-35. After checking into your group-friendly hotel, enjoy an Albert Lea Lake evening meal cruise on the popular USCG-certified, 62-person Pelican Breeze II - a favorite of Albert Lea native Marion Ross (of Happy Days TV fame).
Wabasha Street Caves Entrance

WABASHA STREET CAVES & THE SAINT PAUL GANGSTER TOUR

WABASHA STREET CAVES & THE SAINT PAUL GANGSTER TOUR: Gangsters, Ghosts, Mushrooms & Mining. The Caves were transformed into a nightclub in 1933 named "The Castle Royale" (built right into the bluffs) and frequented by notorious gangsters! Today your group can experience the history of "The Caves", and learn about the mushrooms & the mining, the gangsters & even ghosts! This is also the home of the famous Saint Paul Gangster Tour, a bus tour for your group about Saint Paul's historical mayhem & mystery with a gangster as your guide - as seen on the History Channel! It's a fun walk down history lane for tour groups!
Photo of Owatonna Orphanage Museum

VISIT OWATONNA

Visit Owatonna: Book your tour of our nation's only known Orphanage Museum today! Spend a full day touring the historic locations of Owatonna that tour groups love! 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. End your day by staying in one of our group-friendly hotels! Offered seasonally May 1 – September 30.
Fans at Target Field

TARGET FIELD TOURS

Set up a private tour of Target Field for your tour group! Arrange a 90-minute tour of Target Field for your tour group, and they'll see areas of the ballpark many guests normally don't see, such as the Herb Carneal Press Box and dugouts while learning about the team’s history through inspiring art work and displays of memorabilia. You’ll even learn where Target Field keeps the beer! Come visit us to experience the Twins’ tradition of Heart, Hustle, Passion, and Fun.
Tigers playing in water

MINNESOTA ZOO

Minnesota Zoo: Bring your herd, flock, pack or group to the wildest place in the Twin Cities! The Minnesota Zoo is the 5th largest Zoo in the United States and features the most indoor connected exhibit space of any Zoo in the nation.
Cast of Newsies Holding Up Papers

CHANHASSEN DINNER THEATRES

CHANHASSEN DINNER THEATRES: Extra! Extra! Newsies is a Hit! Special free dinner offer for your first 12 tickets to any performance of Newsies. Speak with a Group Sales Specialist and book by May 10 to receive this offer.

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

    Seniors on Bus

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