A dynamic, urban metropolis, the Twin Cities of Minneapolis & St Paul are home to world-renowned theaters, top notch sports venues, sophisticated arts and dining, exciting nightlife, trendy neighborhoods,
popular shopping, and endless outdoor recreational opportunities. We experience all this and more, Aug 27-30, 2021, as we travel via Amtrak to St. Paul, explore the Twin Cities, and watch Milwaukee take on Minnesota at fabulous Target Field!
- Roundtrip Amtrak train to Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (leaving from Milwaukee Intermodal Station)
- Deluxe motorcoach transportation while in the Twin Cities
- Deluxe hotel accommodations at the glistening Intercontinental Riverwalk in St. Paul for three evenings
- 5 meals, plus a voucher for food/drink at each ballgame
- Tickets to two Milwaukee baseball games at Target Field
- Tour Target Field (currently tours are not offered due to COVID—the Twins are hoping to open tours this summer. If that does not happen, we will have an alternative attraction)
- Explore the amazing Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
- City tours of Minneapolis & St Paul
- Entrance fees to all sights listed in the itinerary
- Porterage of one suitcase per person at the hotel
DAY 1—MILWAUKEE/ST PAUL
Meet your Discoveries Director and fellow travelers at Milwaukee’s Intermodal Station for a short get-together before boarding Amtrak's Empire Builder to the Twin Cities Union Depot. Along the way you'll cross the Wisconsin River at the Dells, travel through a tunnel in western Wisconsin, and cross the Mississippi at LaCrosse. Upon arrival, board a deluxe motorcoach and check in at the Intercontinental Riverwalk.
DAY 2—COMO ZOO & CONSERVATORY/ST PAUL'S SUMMIT AVE/TARGET FIELD
This morning following our breakfast, we'll visit Como Park Zoo & Conservatory. The zoo's exhibits of exotic animals include gorillas, giraffe, polar bears, sea lions, tigers, and orangutans just to name a few. Tropical Encounters exhibit will immerse you in the sights, sounds, and smells of a South American rainforest. The stunning conservatory gardens include seasonal flower shows, tropical gardens, orchids, ferns, bonsai and a world renowned Japanese Garden. Followed by a drive along St. Paul's Summit Avenue, at 4.5 miles in length, Summit Avenue is home to the longest stretch of Victorian-era homes in the United States. Later, take a tour of Target Field (currently tours are not offered due to COVID—Minnesota is hoping to open tours this summer. If that does not happen, we will have an alternative attraction). Following the tour, get set for our first Milwaukee road game against Minnesota. Tonight's game includes infield box mid-seats and a $20 voucher for food and drinks. B, L
DAY 3—MINNEAPOLIS CITY TOUR/TARGET FIELD/FAREWELL DINNER
After breakfast today, we'll take a tour of Minneapolis with an experienced guide who will take us through the cities’ oldest, most exclusive neighborhoods to discover why Minneapolis is called the “City of Lakes.” Travel near the birthplace of Minneapolis (St. Anthony) and cruise around the lakes before making a stop at Minnehaha Falls. Then it's game two of Milwaukee versus Minnesota. Today's seats are Home Plate Box Mid seats and include a $20 voucher for food and drinks. After the game, return to the hotel to relax and freshen up before our Farewell Dinner. B, D
DAY 4—UNION DEPOT/MILWAUKEE
Enjoy one last breakfast in our hotel before heading to Union Depot, where we will board Amtrak's Empire Builder back to Milwaukee. B
Nights 1-3: Intercontinental Riverwalk, St. Paul, MN
Aug 27-30, 2021
Price Per Person*:
$1,177 Double Occupancy
$1,395 Single Occupancy
Depart/Return: Milwaukee, WI
*Due to special pricing, this tour is not eligible for any discounts.
Expect highs in the mid to upper 80s and lows down to the mid 60s.
Depart Milwaukee's Intermodal Station at 3:52 p.m. on Amtrak's Empire Builder, arrive into Twin Cities Union Depot at 10:03 p.m. Aug 27, 2021.
Depart Twin Cities Union Depot at 8:00 a.m. on Amtrak's Empire Builder, arrival into Milwaukee's Intermodal Station at 2:07 p.m. Aug 30, 2021.
Parking information to follow.
Moderate walking is required to fully enjoy this tour.
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Refrigerators, microwaves, coffee/tea maker, hair dryers, irons, ironing boards, swimming pool and exercise room and high-speed internet access at
Further information is mailed upon receipt of your reservation. A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour…Get Ready, Get Set and Go! Our “Get Ready” packet is sent confirming your reservation. Our “Get Set” packet provides further information approximately 90 days prior to departure with important details regarding making your travel arrangements. Finally, our “Go!” packet arrives 2-3 weeks before departure containing your final travel documents.
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