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SEPTEMBER 2021

Northwoods Lodge event

Historic Northwoods Lodge

Nisswa, MN/MSP

September 12 – 16, 2021

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Debra Shutt, Kim Kalan & Jane Rabe

Visit the Land of 10,000 Lakes with us. Paddleboard, Kayak, enjoy a sunset boat ride. Join us in making flower arrangements, cooking classes and great shopping. Excellent food, fun and friends.

OCTOBER 2021

Texas Hill Country event

Texas Hill Country Tour

Boerne, Texas/SAT

October 29 – Nov 1, 2021

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Debra Shutt

We Kick up our Heels in the lovely Texas Hill Country just outside of San Antonio. Join us to enjoy a real Texas Barbeque, a tour of the wineries in around Fredericksburg, while exploring our base at Boerne, Tx.

NOVEMBER 2021

Iconic Mall of America/Twin Cities Tour, MN

Iconic Mall of America/Twin Cities Tour, MN

St. Paul, MN/MSP

November 12 – 15, 2021

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Jane Rabe & Kim Kalan

Join us in the Twin Cities of MN to have a fabulous time enjoying holiday Christimas shopping at Mall of America and Ikea and visit Historic Summit Avenue in St Paul and see the Walker Art Center Sculpture Garden plus enjoy fabulous food that the Twin Cities has to offer!

DECEMBER 2021

Annapolis Holiday Spirit Tour event

Annapolis Holiday Spirit Tour

Annapolis, Md/BWI

December 3 – 6, 2021

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Debra Shutt

Join us in one of America’s premier small towns by the Sea, Annapolis. Our Pre-Christmas tour includes Christmas shopping, a tour of the US Naval Academy, a walking tour of the historic downtown and fabulous dining on world class seafood. We’ll drive to a fun wine tasting and see the lush landscapes of Maryland.

JANUARY 2022

Miami and the Florida Keys event

Miami and the Florida Keys including Key West

Miami, Florida/MIA

January 25 – 30, 2022

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Debra Shutt

Explore the sunny paradise known as South Florid with us. From the white sands of Miami Beach, the thriving restaurant scene, to a thrilling airboat through the Everglades, we see it all. Then on to the Florida Keys and even Key West for an unusual upbeat vibe.

FEBRUARY 2022

Crystal River, Florida Swimming with the Manatees

Crystal River, Florida Swimming with the Manatees

Tampa, Florida/TPA

February 4 – 8, 2022

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Debra Shutt / Katie Jo Davis

Clear water springs bubble up millions of gallons of warm crystal water everyday and make a home in the rivers and bays for an abundance of wildlife. This trip is highlighted by a swim with Nature’s gentle giants, Manatees. And, plenty of kayaking, fishing, exploring some of Florida’s magnificent landscapes. Just caught seafood will delight too!

MARCH 2022

African safari event

A luxurious African Safari experience in America!

Uvalde, TX/SAT

March 21 – 24, 2022

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Debra Shutt & Kim Kalan

A Safari experience right here in Texas. Join us at our luxury ranch where exotic animals roam over 18,000 acres. Chef prepared meals, swimming pool, lake sports and beautiful views everywhere. A photo safari in a 4×4 jeep.

APRIL 2022

Savannah Georgia event

Southern Hospitality with a touch of historic charm

Charleston, SC /Savannah, Georgia/CHS

April 6 – 10, 2022

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Debra Shutt

Low country Southern hospitality and a destination for foodies make this a special trip. Explore historic Charleston with new friends and enjoy walking the streets of beautiful homes to get the feel of history past. A thriving seaport, boating and watersports are everywhere. Then we make a short drive to the picturesque tree lined streets of Savannah.

JUNE 2022

South Dakota wild west event

SD Wild West w/ a Historic Lodge, Badlands and ATV Picnic Tours

Chamberlian, SD/Souix Fall, SD

June 5 – 9, 2022

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Jane Rabe & Kim Kalan

Visit the Wild West with us and enjoy staying at our Historic Thunderstik Lodge overlooking the Missouri River . Join us for morning coffee on the deck, while watching our private herd of buffalo graze within steps of our door. The entire lodge is our playground, join owner Kim Kalan as we whip up tasty dinners in our own commercial kitchen. Carey, our lodge manager, will host us at the gun ranges as we learn gun safety and practice shooting at targets. We take off in the ATV’s to remote wine and cheese picnics. Plenty of fun for all.

JULY 2022

Alaska get wild with us event

Alaska - Get Wild Wild With Us

Anchorage, Alaska/ANC

July 30 – August 5, 2022

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Debra Shutt

We explore the magnificent beauty of our 49th State, taking our time traveling through the Kenai Peninsula. Glaciers, The Ring of Fire, lush fields of Fireweed make a postcard perfect picture. Helicoptering to land on a glacier, onto Homer for the Umami flavor of fresh caught Halibut. This is a bucket list trip.

AUGUST 2022

Ely, MN and the Superior National Forest.  Ride Prospector Trail in Style

Ely, MN and the Superior National Forest. Ride Prospector Trail in Style

Ely, MN / MSP

August 14 – 18, 2022

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Kim Kalan & Vicky Osell

Ely, MN is in the heart of the Superior National forest, home to the famous breathtaking Boundry Waters. We will stay on Shagawa Lake at Ely Grand Lodge. Shagawa is where the Hamm’s beer commercials where filmed. Easy hiking throught forests and along the lakes edge, dinner one night on 1000 feet of lake shore beach, privately owned. Pontoon Rides in the serene boundry waters, watching the Eagles fly by. A tour of Historic Burntside Lodge inclucing dinner, with a stop at for Custard on the way back to the hotel. Don’t miss this Northwoods adventure.

SEPTEMBER 2022

Montana Yellowstone event

Montana, Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons

Bozeman, Mt./BZN

September 24 – 30, 2022

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Debra Shutt

Westward Ho! We enjoy a night in Bozeman and then drive past mountain streams full of fly fisherman on our way into Yellowstone National Park. Beauty and Wildlife abound, get your cameras ready. On to Jackson Hole for more extraordinary scenery in the height of the fall, yellow Aspens aglow. Join us for hiking to mountain lakes and biking past Moose on paved paths.

TBD

Las Vegas event

Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas, NV

TBD

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Suzanne Ray & Mercy Sells

Get the local view of one of the most popular cities in the US. Enjoy a night on the strip to start off the trip followed by a visit to Valley of the Fire on your way to Zion National Park. Enjoy some great hikes and photo ops during your trip. End your vacation with a night in DT Vegas off Fremont Street to cap off your trip.

Bend OR event

Bend , OR

Bend , OR

TBD

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Suzanne Ray & Mercy Sells

Enjoy the beauty of Oregon from this quiet outdoorsy town. Hike, kayak, visit local bakeries, enjoy some time on the river, and more.

Ashland OR event

Ashland, OR

Ashland, OR

TBD

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Suzanne Ray

Southern Oregon home of the Shakespear Festival. Enjoy hiking through Ashland, touring the small town with great local shops, visit the local theater in the evenings for great plays, and enjoy visiting some local pear wineries.

Alaska event

Alaska

Alaska

TBD

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Suzanne Ray & Mercy Sells

What better way to tour the Last Frontier than with 2 Alaskans! Visit several cities to get a great view of Alaska, enjoy train rides, hiking, excursions, and more from the local perspective.