Paddles, Pours & Progressives - Dubuque & Galena
Wednesday, October 4 - Thursday, October 5
This tour includes a two-hour cruise on the American Lady Yacht, offering some of the best sightseeing in the area, as well as great food. The captain will take the group north to Lock & Dam #11 and then turn south to see the Julien Dubuque Monument high on a bluff in the Mines of Spain State Park.
After cruising on the river, it's only fitting that we tour the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium. This Smithsonian Affiliate uses historical artifacts and animal habitats to tell the story of America's rivers. A step-on guide will lead us through our Historical Progressive Dinner where we will learn about Dubuque's rich history while enjoying a delicious course at each location.
Our overnight accommodations will be at the historic Hotel Julien. For over 150 years this downtown hotel has served as an icon of hospitality. It features the finest amenities from luxurious furnishings to exquisite architectural elements. You'll experience the grandeur of the past while enjoying the very finest in modern service and accommodations.
Day 2 - Coffee Tour & Tasting An exclusive behind the scenes tour of this family-owned roasting and packaging facility will teach us how coffee is grown and processed around the world. Next, it's off to Galena, Illinois for a scatter lunch and some shopping. This charming town is sure to be a delightful experience amid the backdrop of some colorful fall foliage. The afternoon ends at Stone Cliff Winery for a wine tasting in the Historic Star Brewery, in their taste room, and includes a tour of their bottling area.
RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW with a $175 Deposit All prices include motorcoach transportation, overnight lodging, 1 lunch, 1 Historic Progressive Dinner, all tastings and tours.
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