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Where We’ve Been: July 2021

See where other planners have taken their groups in the July 2021 issue of Where We’ve Been.


Tumbleweed Tours

Spring, Texas

Trip: The Sooner Than Later Road Trip

Date: October 2020

Tumbleweed Tours took a group of members age 55 and older on a five-day trip through Oklahoma. The tour divided travelers into three groups of 10 with two trips going in August and one in October for a total of 31 travelers. The Oklahoma road trip stopped in Oklahoma City, Pawhuska and Tishomingo. The group explored Drummond Ranch, where the creator of “The Pioneer Woman” blog and television show gives tours.

“Our third stop was to the famed Drummond Ranch near Pawhuska. We went to the Mercantile restaurant there to enjoy some delicious food. Our final stop was in Tishomingo, where Blake Shelton’s cafe and bar Ole Red is located. This was the perfect country trip to lift up our spirits. We have several more small-numbered group trips planned for 2021.”

— Pamela Cox Previte, Owner

National Exchange Bank and Trust

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Trip: Jewels of Lake Superior

Date: August 2019

The Golden Years Club explored Bayfield and Ashland, Wisconsin, on a four-day tour of the state’s Northwoods area. The tour included Madelyn Island, the Apostle Islands, the Great Northern Dinner Train and Copper Falls State Park.

“The beauty of Wisconsin’s Northwoods is unsurpassed. Our travelers experienced the blue waters crashing against majestic red cliffs as we traveled on our road trip to Wisconsin’s most northern location. We are still in awe of the clarity of Lake Superior, which allowed us to view sunken ships in depths of hundreds of feet. It felt like we could almost touch them.”

— Janet Johnson, Program and Events Manager