Up North Excursions day trips and local trips have been held since 2016.
Each trip is connect to arts, music, history, or nature in the Northland
and supports the talents, educational opportunities and nature of the Northland.

I very much appreciate those who have been on past trips and look forward to new and returning participants.

Come have a fun day!  

2024 
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Please note the deadlines  -   reserve early!  


2024 TRIPS 

         

..Wed  6/26   Emu Ranch & Paddlewheel Boat Narrated Ride on St. Croix River  
Learn about Emus at a ranch. Picnic lunch overlooking the St Croix (included). 80 min cruise on the St. Croix leaving from Taylors Falls.    
     8AM until 6PM       THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO ATTENDED.  WE HAD BEAUTIFUL WEATHER FOR OUR LEARNING ABOUT EMUS, SOME MINNESOTA HISTORY, AND TRAVEL ON AN AUTHENTIC PADDLEWHEEL BOAT ON A NATIONAL SCENIC RIVERWAY.  

..Thurs 8/8  Minneapolis Sculpture Garden & Mill City Museum 
The sculpture garden has over 60 statue, including the famous cherry on a spoon. Flour mills are very much apart of the history of the state.  A MN Historic Society site on the Mississippi.
     8AM until 6PM  Register by 7/20  $95
As of 7/21 there are 14 spaces available. 
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 ..Thurs  8/22  Minnesota State Fair! 
Opening Day.   Food, rides, animals, exhibits, freebies.  Don’t miss the fair –one of the best in the U.S.   
Admission included.  We are dropped off at Gate 18 charter bus lot.  Put the MN State Fair app on your phone and start planning what you'd like to do. 
     8:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. Reserve by 8/2   $95
     As of 7/21 there are 14 seats available.  

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 ..Sun  9/8 Bayfield Fest of Arts  
What a charming town on Lake Superior with a wonderful art festival.
      9:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
 Reserve by 8/20 $65
As of 7/21 there are 15 spaces available. 
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 ..Thurs 10/17 Sunset with Cranes   
We will have time with a naturalist to learn about cranes, then view them flying in from the field.  Listen to the ancient sounds.     
    2:15 pm until 8:15 pm  Reserve by 10/1  $75
As of 7/21 there are 13 spaces available.
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 .. Oct TBA  Meal in a Mansion  LOCAL

 ..Sun 12/15 The Book of Mormon, Orpheum Theatre  
Funny, Broadway musical at the historic Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis. Lunch included at Viking Inn.     
     9:15 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.  Reserve by 11/1  NOTE THIS EARLY DEADLINE   $165
As of 7/21  there are 20 spaces available. 

 

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Pickup location is Perkins West Duluth, 4005 W. Michigan 

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Dec 2023
It was fun to explore the Cotton Mansion, learn about its history, have festive live music and a meal in the early parts of the holiday season.  Thank you for coming to Meal in a Mansion   - it also is the 40th day trip by Up North Excursions.  Since covid more local outings have been added.  This is one of them.  

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Mail to WendyUpNorth, 4005 McCulloch St, 
Duluth MN 55804
Please DO NOT mail a check unless you have confirmed with Wendy that there is space for the trip or event and not UNTIL there is a MINIMUM people willing to go on a trip 

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