A caravan tour is a group of vehicles (maximum of six) traveling together. Everyone travels in their own vehicle (or one that has been rented). Little House Site Tours plans the routes, lodging, site visits, picnic, and a farewell dinner. All lodging places have a swimming pool.
This tour begins on Thursday, July 18, 7 PM, near Walnut Grove, MN; ends Saturday night, July 21, with dinner and overnight stay near Walnut Grove, Minnesota. Departure on July 22.
This tour visits Walnut Grove, MN, and De Smet, SD, and sees the pageants in both places.
De Smet, South Dakota - Setting for five Little House Books
We enjoy the pageant in De Smet.
Five of the Little House Books took place in this area. This pageant is a re-enactment of
By the Shores of Silver Lake.
We have center section,
front row reserved seats,
as we enjoy the pageant,
Fragments of a Dream,
the story of Laura's life
in Walnut Grove.
We ride in this covered wagon to a one room country school and experience many pioneer activities.
Pa Ingalls built this home in town. We enjoy our tour here and also visit the Surveyors House and Brewster School replica.
Wilder Welcome Center
De Smet, SD
A Special Tour
We learn so much about this area and see many places that Laura mentions in her books.
All ages enjoy the
Walnut Grove Museum with "hands on" activities for all ages. Many items from the TV series are on display along with several original
Garth Williams' illustrations.
Ma's Little House