23338
Minnesota

Great American Get-Together in the Twin Cities

Compare and contrast the Twin Cities as you explore their museums, theaters, cultural hubs and the renowned Minnehaha Falls during an epic Minnesotan celebration.
Program No. 23338RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
1,999

At a Glance

The “Twin Cities” may look alike — each split down the middle by the Mighty Mississippi and home to some of the nicest people in the United States — but each has its own claims to fame, characteristics and quirks. On this epic Road Scholar Get-Together, explore these two fascinating cities with likeminded scholars as you delve into art, history, culture and theater. Learn about the diverse heritage of these communities, from their Swedish roots during a private exploration of the Swedish-American Museum to the more recent influence of Somali immigrants. Explore unique museums with top-notch experts, including the historic 1870s Mill City Museum, go backstage at the renowned Guthrie Theater, take in a performance and so much more!

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Taste diverse flavors at the Midtown Global Market as you meet immigrants who have relocated to Minneapolis and St. Paul from around the world.
  • Enjoy a morning elective that offers four choices: Paisley Park, Weisman Art Institute, a bike ride along the Mississippi river or a presentation at the Guthrie Theater.
  • Visit the Swedish-American Museum and enjoy an exclusive dinner inside the museum.

General Notes

Large-group program. Max of 160 participants; smaller groups for daily activities.
Suggested Reading List
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