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Minneapolis Ski & Fun

Friday, January 5, 2024 to Sunday, January 7, 2024
Country Inn and Suites
6003 Hudson Rd.
Woodbury, MN  55125
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Todd Eadie
Trip Chair
LeeAnn Eddins
Trip Chair
Ski Trips
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2024 Minneapolis Itinerary

Approximately 30 members are registered to join the trip to the Minneapolis, MN area. This includes 20 members interested in skiing and 10 members interested in other fun activities: including Paisley Park and Mall of America. 

Hotel accommodations: $112 per person for 2-night stay.   
Payment to East Iowa Ski Club.
Due: Nov. 17th, 2023.
Cancellation: by Dec. 15th, 2023.
Afton Alps Lift Ticket (1-Day): $99 at ticket window, $94 online,
EPIC Pass is accepted at Afton Alps.
Lift tickets are non-refundable.

Welch Village Lift Ticket (1-Day): $74.
Lift tickets must be purchased online and are non-refundable.

Let’s Go Crazy!

Join us January 5th – 7th in Minnesota for fun winter activities. There’s something for everyone.
Family and friends of EISC members are welcome to join for this fun 2-day trip.

The $112 registration includes 2-night stay at the Country Inn & Suites – Woodbury, MN with continental breakfast, pool, hot tub, and   welcome reception at the Green Mill attached to hotel. Activities such as travel, ski lift tickets, meals and other activities are not included.

Members have many options on this Midwest trip that will appeal to everyone: skiing, shopping, museums, dining and much more.

Daily Activities. Choose from skiing & fun:
Skiing Saturday at Afton Alps
Skiing Sunday at Welch Village
“Paisley Park”, 90-min tour Prince’s estate
Mall of America: shopping, sea life aquarium
Shopping main street Hastings, MN
Museums and more.

Evening Activities:
7-9 pm, meet at Green Mill Restaurant for Welcome Reception with hors d’oeuvres. Menu available: appetizers, dinner and drinks.
Saturday: 7-10 pm, after a day of skiing & fun we will meet for dinner/entertainment (TBD). 
Sunday: Skiing, shopping and drive home.

Country Inn & Suites – Woodbury, MN
6003 Hudson Rd, Woodbury, MN 55125. Phone: 651-739-7300.  Open 24/7
Check-in: after 3 pm and Check-out: before Noon. Includes: continental breakfast, pool, hot tub.
Country Inn website

Green Mill Restaurant & Bar. 6025 Hudson Rd, Woodbury, MN 55125. Phone: 651-735-1000. Open Sat: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm. Sun: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. Menu: pizza and more.
Green Mill website

Afton Alps. 6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings, MN 55033. Phone: 651-436-5245. Saturday: 9:00 am to 10:00 pm. EPIC PASS accepted. Adult lift ticket $94 / Day. Purchase online. (Non-refundable).
Afton Alps tickets

Welch Village. 26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch, MN 55089. Phone: 651-258-4567. Sunday hours: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm. Adult lift ticket $80. Must be purchased online. (non-refundable).  Welch Village tickets  

Paisley Park (Tour of Prince’s Estate). 
7801 Audubon Rd, Chanhassen, MN 55317. Phone: 952-495-6750. Saturday hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
. Cost: $65 for 90-min tour.  Paisley Park website   

Mall of America (Shopping, Sea Life Aquarium, Dining and Entertainment).
60 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425. Phone: 952-883-8800. Open Sat: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Mall of America website

Trip Co-chairs:
Todd Eadie | phone: 319-777-8306 & Leann Eddins | phone: 319-981-2102

Article by Todd Eadie, EISC member