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 19, 7 PM, near Walnut Grove, MN; ends Sunday noon, July 22,
with dinner in Owatonna, MN.
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 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.
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
These Happy Golden Years.
the Ingalls Homestead
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.
We enjoy the pageant
Fragments of a Dream -
the story of Laura's life
in Walnut Grove.
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.