IMPORTANT INFORMATION – TOUR DESCRIPTIONS
“SCENIC” – This will be a relaxed, leisurely drive through the countryside. Take in the scenery and the beauty of the land and enjoy the sights of the countryside driven in a relaxed manner.
“SPIRITED” – These tours are for drivers (and their co-pilot) who are confident in themselves and their cars and who enjoy driving their cars in a more aggressive manner as the opportunity presents itself on a tour. Slower, more cautious drivers should either drive from the back of these tours or limit themselves to “scenic” tours for maximum enjoyment of everyone.
Friday, October 2, 2020
These tours overlap; therefore, you can only choose one tour per car on Friday
Tour 1 – 8:30am - Spirited –Potosi Brewery and Brew Pub & Whispering Bluffs Winery
This will be a spectacular tour to the Potosi Brewing Company in Potosi, WI. This landmark brewery which originally opened in 1852 offers a pub serving craft beers, plus exhibits on transportation and brewing. At the brewery, there is also the Great River Road Interpretive Center, telling the historic stories of the Mississippi River. Tours of the brewery including tastings and souvenir glass are $12, incl. tax & gratuities per person. Potosi Brewery is a not-for-profit enterprise and all profits go to charity.
Following the tour of the Brewery, we will have lunch at their famous Brew Pub from a custom menu at a cost of $24 per person including tax & gratuities. The buffet menu will consists of Grilled Chicken, Pulled Pork, Kettle Chips, Pasta Salad and either a pint of their famous beer or a soft drink. The lunch fee will be paid at the time of registration. There will be no refunds after the close of registration. There will also be no refunds for failure to show up for the tour.
Following lunch you will walk across the street and experience the Whispering Bluffs Winery. Wine tastings will be available for $4.00 to taste 5 different wines and receive a complimentary Whispering Bluffs wine glass and then you will travel to Dells Raceway Park for hot laps on the track
Tour 2 – 9:00am - Scenic - Rookies, The Shoe Box, Merrimac Ferry & Ice Cream
This tour to Rookies and The Shoe Barn is one of the most amazing routes that we have produced. You will not believe the hills, turns and what an absolutely beautiful scenic drive this is
First you will travel to The Shoe Box, one of the largest shoe stores in the US, located in Black Earth, WI. The Shoe Box has an incredible selection of over 300,000 shoes. Their plan was simple: to sell the best shoes at very affordable prices- shoes from companies utilizing the finest leather and materials, each pair crafted with close attention to detail and workmanship.
Then you will travel a short distance to at the Rookies, a fantastic sports bar and grill and delight in having one of their homemade sandwiches. Over 6,000 baseball cards cover the walls of the men’s room, and autographed memorabilia covers nearly every other square inch of the restaurant and bar, floor to ceiling. You won’t believe the collection until you see Rookies, including their authentic regulation Wiffle Ball field and the food is great!!
The menu for Rookies will be a choice of 5 entrées which will be a Hamburger, Pulled Pork, a 2 piece fish dish or a Cobb Salad. Also included will be a choice of a side with each entrée, tax and tip.
The cost for this meal will be $12.00 per person, payable upon registration. There will be no refunds after the close of registration. There will also be no refunds for failure to show up for the tour.
The trip back is a totally different way and it is just as scenic and beautiful as the way in was. You will also cross the Wisconsin River on the Merrimac Ferry and on the other side, stop for an ice cream cone.
On the way back you will stop at Dells Raceway Park for hot laps before finishing your tour back at Chula Vista Resort.
If you like scenic tours – this is the one to go on!!
Tour 3 – 9:30am – Scenic - Two Wineries & lunch - Fawn Creek - Burr Oak - Shipwreck Bay
This is going to be a fun quick trip starting out with visiting Fawn Creek Winery for their famous tasting set in a beautiful wooded area of the Dells. Then you will travel to Shipwreck Bay for a lunch overlooking Castle Rock Lake.
The menu for lunch will be a Chicken, Bacon, Ranch Wrap, a ½ lb Burger Basket with fries & cold slaw, a 3 piece Fish Basket with cold slaw or a Rueban sandwich with a side. The cost for this meal will be $17.00 per person, payable upon registration. All meal prices include tax and tip.
The lunch fee will be paid at the time of registration. There will be no refunds after the clost of registration. There will be no refunds for failure to show up for the tour.
Following lunch, you will travel to Carr Valley Cheese in Mauston to see their cheese making operation and sample some of their great cheeses. www.carvalleycheese.com www.burroakwinery.com www.shipwreckbay.com
Saturday, October 3, 2020
3:30 pm OUR TRADITIONAL AFTERNOON CRUISE
1 1/2 hr road trip including driving time
3:30 pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, October 4, 2020
Tour 4 – 8:00am Spirited - A Fun Loop - West & North
You travel through some wonderful scenic areas west and north of the resort.
Tour 5 – 9:00am - Scenic – For this tour you will head west and enjoy some neat countryside
This is just going to be a fun tour, travelling the back roads west of Chula Vista Resort.