Around the Lake Bus Tour

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Step-on guide available by reservation approx. 1 hour $9/person

Join our knowledgeable guide who will bring the past "to life" on a journey through history. Highlights include tales of the first Tilt-A-Whirl, St. Paul's movers and shakers from the last century, the golden era of Minnesota's First Resort Town and much more.

Mahtomedi Bus Tour

Step-on guide available by reservation approx. 1 hour $9/person

Our informed guide will dazzle you with stories of the gangsters, speakeasies and the characters of a authentic small-town that was home to Wildwood Park for more than four decades.

 

Gangster Bus Tour

Come along for an adventurous outing to explore the hideouts and haunts of the 1930s era gangsters who laid low in the cottages around White Bear and Bald Eagle Lakes. Sights include a Mahtomedi speakeasy and the location of a notorious dance club.

Fillebrown House Tours

Fillebrown House

Available by reservation approx. 1 hour $5/person ($35 minimum)

Visit this 1879 lakeside cottage filled with stories of the Fillebrown, Noyes and Young families who have called it home. Learn what life was like throughout the decades including the golden era of Minnesota's First Resort Town, the Great Depression and War years into modern times.

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Historical Tours

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Available by reservation approx. 1 hour $5/person ($35 minimum)

Select a topic that fits your group. Options include: The Story of the Railroad, Golden Era of Minnesota's First Resort Town, Myths and Legends of the White Bear Area and more.

Available by reservation Approx. 2 hours $12/person 5 person min. Tour historic Cottage Park—where White Bear was first settled—and hear stories of the days of community clubhouses, the area's first resorts and church, and some interesting characters. The tour departs from Lion's Park, and makes a circuitous route through the Cottage Park neighborhood and back. This is about a 1.5 mile walk round trip.

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