Explore Wisconsin

June 21 – 28, 2017

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Special Features

  • Visit the House on the Rock
  • Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show with dinner
  • Visit Circus World Museum
  • Steak and Lobster dinner cruise on the Upper Dells
  • Visit the Harley Davidson Museum
  • Visit the Pabst Mansion and Historic Brewery location
  • Sample World Famous Kringle pastries
  • Visit Wind Point Lighthouse
  • Tour S.C. Johnson Corporate Campus
  • Tour Jelly Belly Warehouse
  • Farewell Lunch

From the beautiful rolling hills of the Dells, to the bustling city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin has an incredible array of sights to delight! Be amazed at the quirky House on the Rock and entertain your inner child watching the performers at the Circus World Museum. Enjoy at great meal and show at Paul Bunyan’s and indulge with steak and lobster as we cruise the Upper Dells. Wisconsin is sure to amaze at every turn, this is a tour not to be missed!


Prices

Double: $1,375/pp
Single: $1,775
Triple: $1,275/pp

 

Trip Protection:   $144/pp – Double & Triple, $178/pp – Single

 

Early Booking

$100/pp if booked by April 28, 2017   Deposit:  $50/pp due at time of booking Final Payment Due:  Monday, May 8, 2017


Day 1, Wednesday, June 21, 2017

We have a chance to get acquainted today as we travel north to Cedar Rapids, Iowa. An informal meal is provided in the hotel (D)

Day 2, Thursday, June 22, 2017

This morning we arrive at The House on the Rock. This multi building structure started as a 14 room house built on an outcropping called Deer Shelter Rock. It has since grown into an eclectic attraction containing themed rooms, intriguing collections, and even a carousel!   We then travel into the Wisconsin Dells where we will have dinner and be amazed at the athleticism of the lumberjacks at Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack show before settling in for our first of two nights in Baraboo, WI. (B,D)

Day 3, Friday, June 23, 2017

This morning we are off to the big top! Circus World Museum has amazing performers, awe inspiring animals and the largest collection of original circus wagons in the world! After lunch, we head out to the International Crane Foundation to learn about the many different species of cranes and how to preserve the delicate ecosystem on which they depend. After some free time, we cap off the evening with a Sunset Steak and Lobster Cruise through the beautiful Upper Dells. (B, D)

Day 4, Saturday, June 24, 2017

Today we leave the Wisconsin Dells and head east. We get to start the day at the National Mustard Museum, home of “Poupon U” the official Mustard University! You will be amazed at the thousands of different mustards on display and you get a chance to sample a few! Then on in to Milwaukee where we then visit one of the most interesting art museums anywhere. At the Grohmann Museum, every piece of art is dedicated to, and depicts, the everyday working man. Tonight is our first of two nights in Milwaukee. (B)

Day 5, Sunday, June 25, 2017

We continue the celebration to the working man in Milwaukee with a tour of the Harley Davidson Museum. There is so much more to the history of this company than just a great American made motorcycle! This afternoon we follow the history of the Pabst family with a visit to the historic brewing site to their glorious mansion. Tonight we will have a great dinner before retiring back to our hotel. (B, D)

Day 6, Monday, June 26, 2017

This morning we head to Racine and a stop at one of her World famous bakeries for a sample of Kringle. Racine was featured on an episode of “Sunday Morning” highlighting these tasty Danish treats. Then you have a chance to work off those treats with a stop at the Wind Point Lighthouse overlooking Lake Michigan. There is time for lunch, and some shopping, along the waterfront before we visit the headquarters of the S.C. Johnson Company. Famous for not only still being a private, family owned company, but for the fascinating buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. (B)

Day 7, Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Sweet sensations are in store as we enjoy the Jelly Belly visitor center along with the Jelly Belly Express, a tram tour through the warehouse that highlights a century of candy making. Of course, no visit to Wisconsin would be complete without cheese! So it is off to the Mars Cheese Castle where you can taste and purchase not just Wisconsin cheese, but products from all over the world. This afternoon we visit the Kenosha Civil War Museum. This thoughtful site illustrates Wisconsin’s contribution to the War between the States and explains the conflict from a Northern point of view, Tonight we rest in Bloomington, IL. (B)

Day 8, WednesdayJune 28, 2017

It has been a great tour seeing the sights and learning some history of Wisconsin! Today we head home with new friends and memories. Along the way, you will be treated to a farewell lunch to say “Thank you” for traveling with Sunnyland! (B,L)

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