Northwoods Auto Tour - June 24-29, 2017
Northwoods Auto Tour
June 24–29, 2017
This is a past tour. For a list of tours past and present, please see the Tours page.
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The Lincoln Highway Association is joining the Jefferson Highway Association to host a tour over these two historic roads.

Register for the tour

Note that the address to mail in the registration form this year is different from previous years.

Participants who plan to be on the tour when it crosses into Canada must have a current passport, meaning that it should have an expiration date of January 1, 2018 or after. Allow 6 weeks for applying for or renewing a U.S. passport. Please visit the State Department’s passport website for more information.

Anyone who has been convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) will very likely be denied entry into Canada. This includes a car’s driver and passengers. Please visit EZBorderCrossing for more information.


Saturday, June 24
Denison IA to Ames IA (with opening dinner) — Lincoln Highway · 100 miles
Sunday, June 25
Ames IA to Albert Lea MN — Lincoln and Jefferson Highways · 178 miles
Monday, June 26
Albert Lea MN to Minneapolis MN — Jefferson Highway · 167 miles
Tuesday, June 27
Minneapolis MN to Park Rapids MN — Jefferson Highway · 205 miles
Wednesday, June 28
Park Rapids MN to Thief River Falls MN — Jefferson Highway · 178 miles
Thursday, June 29
Thief River Falls MN to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada — Jefferson Highway · 182 miles
Friday, June 30
Remain in Winnipeg for additional touring, or return home — east or west — via the Trans-Canada Highway!

Each day will feature local touring and attractions, snack stops and meals.


Full tour
$390 for driver, $360 for each passenger
Partial tour
$80 per person per day (two-day minimum)

Payment and refund policy


Registration form (PDF)

Tour committee