Garden Travel Tours

Tour beautiful gardens from around the world with host, Peter Olin, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Director Emeritus. Sample local cuisines and stay in first-class accommodations while enjoying the company of your travel companions. Trips throughout the year feature custom itineraries, behind-the-scenes tours, local attractions and small group sizes.

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Read an interview about traveling with Peter Olin in the Chanhassen Villager!

Gold Coast Gardens and Mansions

Greetings from Long Island Postcard

Long Island, New York
September 19–25, 2018
Distinguished Host: Peter Olin, Arboretum Director Emeritus

Celebrate the spirit of Long Island and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Embark on a seven-day custom tour escorted by Peter Olin, Director and Professor Emeritus of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Enjoy stops at featured arboretums, natural gardens, conservatories, and museum. Spend your nights with accommodations at Southampton First-Class and Gold Coast Mansion.

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Arizona Blue Skies Tour

Including Phoenix, Tucson, Casa Grande and Sedona
February 18–24, 2019
Distinguished Host: Peter Olin, Arboretum Director Emeritus

Escape the northern skies, leave the dark behind and travel to the sunny southwest. Relax for a week in Arizona at unbeatable desert locales including arboretums, botanical gardens, museums, a mission and missile silo.

The Amercan southwest is alive with unique sights and endless beauty. Add blue skies and a bright sun and you have a perfect place to spend a winter week. Reserve your space today for this six-night excursion you won't soon forget.

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Informational Links from Knowmad Travel:
For "Lost Land of the Incas" 2018 Tour


Indigenous Andean Culture: Amaru Village in Peru

Blog posts from previous Peru tour:

Lost Land of the Incas: Amazon Jungle & Machu Picchu Travel

Knowmad & the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Present "Lost Land of the Incas"

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