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  6. Heartland Patchwork
July 24 - 30, 2022

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( Segments 6 & 7 are COMBINED )

Breathe in sweet country air and soak up the sun as you cycle along the Cannon River on a rails to trails bikeway that leads you to sandstone bluffs and quaint towns along the Mighty Mississippi. Quaint farms, rural countryside and dairy lands tell their stories as you bike the patchwork of back roads that make this tour a cycling delight. Take a spin through history on the Sparta to Elroy Trail, once a major rail link to Chicago, now a pioneering recreation trail. Clown around in Baraboo, birthplace of the Ringling Brothers circus. "Make yourself at home" in Beaver Dam, then pedal through the eskers and drumlins that line the Kettle Moraine Scenic Byway. If you continue to the next tour, you'll take an historic ferry across Lake Michigan from Manitowoc to Ludington, beginning another adventure through Michigan and Ontario.

Note: There is an additional cost for the ferry across Lake Michigan.

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6. Heartland Patchwork
July 24 - 30, 2022
  Day Date
  Sun 7/24 Check-In & Tour Briefing   ( Northfield, MN ) ---
  Mon 7/25 Northfield, MN - Pepin, WI 69
  Tue 7/26 Pepin - Sparta 90
  Wed 7/27 Sparta - Baraboo 74
  Thu 7/28 Baraboo - Beaver Dam 65
  Fri 7/29 Beaver Dam - Plymouth 70
  Sat 7/30 Plymouth - Manitowoc, WI   ( Ludington Ferry ) 40
  Sun 7/31 Day Off
  Total Mileage: 408
    7 Days - Average Mileage: 74
Please Note: If you are leaving at the end of this tour, you will not take the ferry across Lake Michigan. If you are continuing to the next tour you will need to take the ferry. There is an additional charge for the ferry ride.
Day Date       Airport Pick-Up Cost Code
  Sun 7/24 Minneapolis, MN (MSP) 11 am $15 WI-1S
    7/24 Minneapolis, MN (MSP) 3 pm $15 WI-2S
  Sat 7/30 Milwaukee, WI (MKE) 2:30 pm $35 WI-5F
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