Events Calendar: Check out our adventure by date - Beatrice Bradley

TRIPS CALENDAR

Check out our Adventures & Tours by Date

Featured Trip

This Week’s Featured Trip
Northern Ireland
October 8-15, 2022
8 days / 7 nights

Our Northern Ireland tour is specially designed for you , to give you a chance to feel like a Native. We have crafted a tour which will let you explore in-depth the customs, history, and food experiences that true Irish women have experienced since they were young.

Many tourists are remarkably familiar with the South of Ireland, there are many famous attractions, but do not discount the loveliness of the North. There are just as many wonderful places to see and a history that is complicated by the English ownership which many Irish still disputes today. 

Join us this July: More information Here

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Northern Ireland

International DESTINATION

October 8 – 15, 2022
8 days / 7 nights

A Celtic Experience

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Debra Shutt

Trips by date

JUNE 2022

Northwoods Lodge event

Historic Northwoods Lodge, Minnesota

Back By Popular Demand 

Multiple Dates Available
June 5 – 9, 2022
August 28 – September 1, 2022
5 Days / 4 Nights

Visit the Land of 10,000 Lakes with us. Paddleboard, kayak and enjoy a sunset boat ride. We will spend an entire day at Debra Shutt’s 100-yr old cottage that has been in her family.  Sitting on the beach, wading in the water, fishing and lazy pontoon rides.  The day will end with a  candlelight dinner.  Debra loves to chat about her cottage and the Nisswa area.  Fun, food, and friends!

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Debra Shutt, Kim Kalan & Jane Rabe

JULY 2022

South Dakota wild west event

Washington DC Trump International Hotel - Independence Day Weekend

July 2-6
4 Nights / 5 Days
Featuring a 4 night stay at the 5-Star International Trump Hotel

Join us for this LUXURY trip at the 5-Star Trump International Hotel and watch fireworks in our Nation’s Capital

SOLD OUT – JOIN WAIT LIST

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Shayne Barsness & Ellen Marie

Alaska get wild with us event

Anchorage, Alaska

July 31 – August 7, 2022
8 Days / 7 Nights

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.

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Debra Shutt

AUGUST 2022

South Dakota wild west event

Experience the Wild West in SD - Guns, Buffalo and The Badlands National Park

August 6 – 10, 2022
5 Days / 4 Nights

Join us in the Wild West Experience!  Learn to shoot rifle shotguns and pistols.  Our home base will be Historic Thunderstik Lodge overlooking the Majestic Missouri River.  We will be having a tour of the Badlands National Park, also!

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Jane Rabe & Juli Hudak

Ashland OR event

Summer on Mackinac island

August 16 – 19, 2022
4 Days / 3 Nights

Join us in one of the most peaceful places on earth. Catch a ferry with us to go horseback riding in the car-free streets of Mackinac Island. Mackinac Island is the perfect vacation spot for those seeking historic sites, excellent dining options, and unique attractions.

Doubles – Sold Out

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Shayne Barsness & Sarah Herrman

Iconic Mall of America/Twin Cities Tour, MN

Exploring Historic Boston, Massachusetts

August 22-25, 2022
4 Days / 3 Nights

Explore Boston where the new and the old are in constant conversation, where cobbled-stone streets meet glass-enclosed shopping galleries, where The Freedom Trail landmarks stand beside cutting edge restaurants and where renowned performance theatres brush shoulders. Uncover Boston’s past while enjoying its distinctively modern edge, explore the old masters and shop at artisanal markets and chic boutiques. 

 

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Shayne Barsness & Ellen Marie 

Northwoods Lodge event

Historic Northwoods Lodge, Minnesota

Back By Popular Demand 

 

Multiple Dates Available
June 5 – 9, 2022
August 28 – September 1, 2022
5 Days / 4 Nights

Visit the Land of 10,000 Lakes with us. Paddleboard, kayak and enjoy a sunset boat ride. We will spend an entire day at Debra Shutt’s 100-yr old cottage that has been in her family.  Sitting on the beach, wading in the water, fishing and lazy pontoon rides.  The day will end with a  candlelight dinner.  Debra loves to chat about her cottage and the Nisswa area.  Fun, food, and friends!

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Shayne Barsness, Ellen Marie & Debra Shutt

SEPTEMBER 2022

Ashland OR event

National Seashore in Outer Banks, NC

September 9 – 13,  2022

5 Days / 4 Nights

Join us as we explore the North Carolina Outer Banks exploring the national seashore which is 100+ miles of wide-open shoreline with charming seaside villages brimming with personality and fascinating connections to our nation’s history. Together, we will explore the rich history of this unique area of the US.

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Jane Rabe & Linda VonRueden

September 2022

Iconic Mall of America/Twin Cities Tour, MN

West Coast Oregon - vintage trailer experience

NEW TRIP!
September 18-22, 2022
5 Days/ 4 Nights

Join us on the Coast or Oregon and stay in a Vintage Trailer – such a unique and fun experience

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Shayne Barness

Montana Yellowstone event

Montana, Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons

September 18 – 24, 2022
7 Days / 6 Nights

We will enjoy a night in Bozeman and then drive past mountain streams full of fly fisherman on our way into Yellowstone National Park. Then, on to Jackson Hole for more extraordinary scenery in the height of the fall. Join us for hiking to mountain lakes and biking past moose on paved paths.

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Debra Shutt

OCTOBER 2022

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The Balloon Fiesta 50th Anniversary

Albuquerque & Santa Fe NM

NEW TRIP!

Sept 30 – Oct 4 2022
5 Days / 4 Nights

VIP Bucket List Trip

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Sarah Hermann, Shayne Barsness & Ellen Marie 

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Southern Ireland

INternational DESTINATION

October 1 – 8, 2022
8 days / 7 nights

1 SINGLE ROOM AVAILABLE

               and

1 DOUBLE ROOM SLOT AVAILABLE!

The Emerald Isle: South route along the wild Atlantic Way

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Debra Shutt

Back to Back Trips – Double the Fun!

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Northern Ireland

International DESTINATION

October 8 – 15, 2022
8 days / 7 nights

A Celtic Experience

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Debra Shutt

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RED ROCKS NATIONAL PARK, LAKE MEAD, HOOVER DAM & vegas girls adventure

Nevada

NEW TRIP!

Oct  16 – Oct 20 2022
5 Days / 4 Nights

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Mercy Sells

 

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Great Smoky Mountains in the Fall

NEW TRIP!

October 24-27 , 2022
4 Days / 3 Nights

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains at our own Private Mansion atop of Gatlinburg, TN during the Peak of The Fall Foliage. Join in the fun at Octoberfest, explore Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Dollywood! Don’t miss this one!

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Shayne Barsness & Sarah Hermann

NOVEMBER 2022

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Hawaii Islands

O’ahu and Kauai

October 30 – November 6, 2022

Check this one off the Bucket List! Escape to the Islands and explore Oahu and Kauai with new friends

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Debra Shutt

Iconic Mall of America/Twin Cities Tour, MN

Exploring New Orleans

November 11 – 15, 2022

New Orleans is world-renowned for it’s distinctive music, Creole cuisine, unique dialects and it’s annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardis Gras. The historic heart of the city is the French Quarter, known for it’s French and Creole Architecture and vibrant nightlife along Bourbon Street. The city has been described as the “most unique” in the United States, owing in large part to it’s cross-cultural and multilingual heritage.

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Shayne Barsness & Jane Rabe

DECEMBER 2022

Nashville Country Christmas trip

Nashville, Tennessee

December 1 – 4, 2022
4 days, 3 nights

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A Country Christmas in Nashville.  Visit The Grand Ole Opry and the Ryman auditorium that we have seen in so many award shows.  We will plan to take in one of the Christmas concerts while in Nashville.

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Debra Shutt

Iconic Mall of America/Twin Cities Tour, MN

New York City at Christmastime

NEW TRIP!

December 4 – 8, 2022
5 Days / 4 Nights

Christmas In New York! The Historic Women’s National Republican Club, 3 West Club Hotel will be our home base as we take in all that New York has to offer during the most wonderful time of the year.

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Shayne Barsness & Ellen Marie 

2023 Sneak peak – more on the 2023 page

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Cuba: The Best of Havana

NEW TRIP!

Early 2023
6 Days / 5 Nights

Immerse yourself in Cubian Culture and explore with locals

Trip is under construction

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Past trips

Miami and the Florida Keys event

Miami & The FL Keys

January 25 – 30, 2022
5 days / 4 nights / 2 Cities

CLOSED – SOLD OUT

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Debra Shutt

A trip to remember! Drink, dine and splash in the warm water and watch the spectacular sunsets with new friends. 

Crystal River, Florida Swimming with the Manatees

Crystal River Springs, FL

February 24 – 28, 2022
4 Days/ 3 Nights

Swim with the Manatees and Enjoy a warm retreat during the middle of Winter! Boat, swim, kayak and marvel at the Manatees with your new friends.

CLOSED – PAST TRIP

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Debra Shutt / Katie Jo Davis

African safari event

A 5 Star Texas Ranch Experience

March 21 – 24, 2022
4 Days / 3 Nights

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.

CLOSED – PAST TRIP

 

Happening Now!

Debra Shutt & Kim Kalan

Texas Hill Country event

Boerne, Texas

From Bluebonnets to Boerne, come see the splendor of Texas Hill Country

March 25 – 28, 2022
4 Days / 3 Nights

We will kick up our heels in the lovely Texas Hill Country just outside of San Antonio. Join us to enjoy a real Texas BBQ, and tour the wineries in around Fredericksburg while exploring our base at Boerne, TX.

CLOSED – PAST TRIP

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Debra Shutt

Savannah Georgia event

Charleston, SC & Savannah GA

Southern Hospitality with a touch of Historic Charm

April 6 – 10, 2022
4 Days / 3 Nights / 2 Cities

Explore historic Charleston with new friends and enjoy walking the streets of beautiful homes to get the feel of history past. Then we make a short drive to the picturesque tree lined streets of Savannah.

CLOSED – PAST TRIP

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Payment Plan Available if booked by Jan 10, 2022

Debra Shutt

South Dakota wild west trip

Experience the Wild West in SD - Guns, Buffalo and The Badlands National Park

April 28 – May 2, 2022
5 Days / 4 Nights

Join us in the Wild West Experience!  Learn to shoot rifle shotguns and pistols.  Our home base will be Historic Thunderstik Lodge overlooking the Majestic Missouri River.  We will be having a tour of the Badlands National Park, also!

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Payment Plan Available

Jane Rabe & Kim Kalan

Ashland OR event

Mackinac island in the spring

May 6 – 9, 2022
4 Days / 3 Nights

Join us in one of the most peaceful places on earth. Catch a ferry with us to go horseback riding in the car-free streets of Mackinac Island. Mackinac Island is the perfect vacation spot for those seeking historic sites, excellent dining options, and unique attractions.

Double Occupancy Sold Out
Single Occupancy 3 Spots left

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Shayne Barsness & Sarah Herrman

Ashland OR event

The Seaside of Maine

May 16 – 20, 2022
5 Days / 4 Nights

Maine, the northeastern most U.S. state, is known for its rocky coastline, maritime history and nature areas like the granite and spruce islands of Acadia National Park. 

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Jane Rabe & Shayne Barsness