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September 23-October 7, 2020


  • Minnesota overnights:  Brainerd Lakes, two nights in Ely, one night in Duluth and Bloomington (Mall of America).  Our travel will take us from the Metro, East Central and North East Regions of Minnesota.

  • Northern Wisconsin:  two nights in Ashland.  Our hotel is located on the waterfront of Chequamegon Bay(Lake Superior) & one night in Hayward, a fishing destination for Muskie, Northern Pike, Walleye, and Smallmouth Bass.

  • Michigan’s Upper Peninsula:  two nights at Keweenaw Peninsula, the Copper Country.  If you did not join our first visit to Keweenaw Peninsula in October 2015, you have not traveled to this remote Upper Peninsula (UP) destination with EMHT.  The Peninsula is the northernmost part of the UP and surrounded by the waters of Lake Superior.

  • Nevada:  3 exciting and relaxing nights in Las Vegas


This period of travel is during the predicted autumn season in Northern Minnesota, N. Wisconsin and

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. 

Tour Escort:  Ellen Matsumoto

  • Group round trip airfare via United Airlines:  Honolulu/Minneapolis-St. Paul/Las Vegas/ Honolulu.  Independent airfare plus land package available.

  • Fifteen day tour—Minnesota, Northern Wisconsin, Upper Michigan, and Nevada

  • Optional Group Deluxe Plan travel protection coverage available for tour travel dates.  Schedule of Benefits include Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Travel Delay, Baggage/Personal Effects, Baggage Delay, Emergency Accident and Sickness Medical Expense, etc.

  • Pre-tour luncheon meeting AND a post-tour luncheon in Las Vegas

  • EARLY DEADLINE:  deposits received by June 8 will guarantee a group airfare.  Airfare may increase after this date.

Attractive lighthouse in Copper Harbor,


  • 9/23, Wed, HNL/SFO, United Airlines, 1:20 p.m./9:19 p.m.

  • SFO/ORD, United Airlines, 11:30 p.m./5:33 a.m. (arrival 9/24)

  • 9/24, Thu, ORD/MSP, United Airlines 6:25 a.m./7:50 a.m.

  • 10/4, Sun, MSP/DEN, UA #1683, 11:31 a.m./12:45 p.m.

  • DEN/LAS, United Arlines, 1:45 p.m./2:42 p.m.

  • 10/7, Wed, LAS/SFO, United Airlines, 11:29 p.m./1:10 p.m.

  • SFO/HNL, United Airlines, 4:35 p.m./6:54 p.m.

  • HNL=Honolulu; ORD=Chicago; MSP=Minneapolis-St. Paul; DEN=Denver; LAS=Las Vegas; SFO=San Francisco

  • Flight itinerary is subject to quarterly rescheduling by United Airlines’

Map courtesy of Art Von Ploennies

Arrival & Departure:  Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport 2) Brainerd, Minnesota 3) Ely, Minnesota (2 nites) 4) Grand Marais, Minnesota (day trip) 5) Duluth, Minnesota 6) Ashland/Bayfield, WI (2 nites) 7) Porcupine Mountain/Keweenau Peninsula/Copper Harbor, Michigan (Upper Peninsula; 2 nites) 8) Hayward, Wisconsin 9) Bloomington, Minnesota (Mall of America)

North Woods Tour


Beautiful autumn colors in Chequamegon-N
Devil's Island Water Caves.jpg
Fishing dock in Ely, Minnesota.jpg
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