Garden Travel Tours

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Galapagos Islands

Tour beautiful gardens from around the world with one of your Arboretum hosts:

  • Pete Moe, Director of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum 
  • Peter Olin, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Director Emeritus
  • Alan Branhagen, Director of Operations

Trips throughout the year feature custom itineraries, behind-the-scenes tours, local attractions and small group sizes. 

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Garden Travel Tours

Upcoming Tours

Coastal Maine
June 2022
Join Arboretum host Peter Moe and explore the gardens along the coast of Maine from Portland to Bar Harbor. 
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Floriade & Flower Carpet
Aug. 10-18, 2022
A visit to Floriade is a feast for the senses with emerald cities dressed in natural designs, a floating tree forest, fragrant flowers and scented fruit trees, expert insights by horticulturists from around the world, tastings of international fare and garden-grown produce, and hands-on exhibits for personal green thumb discoveries.  Join your host, Peter Moe in exploring 148 acres of garden-graced landscapes themed with green as you discover an urban arboretum steeped in nature to nurture the future.
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Sept. 6-12, 2022
Join the Arboretum's Peter Olin as we explore Ann Arbor, Detroit, Midland, Mackinack Island and Traverse City.  Highlights of the tour include several Michigan Conservatories, Botanical and Public Gardens, the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, and the fabulous Mackinac Island, featuring the Grand Hotel.  The tour concludes with a trip to the Jolly Pumpkin Brewery and Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park.  
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Chile, Argentina & Patagonia
November 5-18, 2022
You and your Arboretum host Alan Branhagen will explore the landscapes of Chile and Argentina as well as the varied cultures throughout these regions. Travel through coastal Viña del Mar and Chilean wine country, then head south to Patagonia and across the Andes by way of fjords and glacial lakes into beautiful Bariloche, Argentina ending in vibrant Buenos Aires.  From Buenos Aires you will have the option to extend your adventure and visit the magnificent Iguazu Falls.
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