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They Made America Tour

Join Milwaukee PBS on this five-day trip - Indiana and Kentucky

May 30- June 3, 2023

Enjoy a high tea lunch in the L. S. Ayres Tea Room, and a historical tour of Vincennes and New Harmony in Indiana. 

Stay at the Seelbach Hotel in Louisville. Dripping in gilding, The Seelbach opened in 1905 envisioned by the Seelbach Brothers to embody the old-world grandeur of European hotels in cities such as Vienna and Paris. 

Explore and learn the history of the Lanier Mansion, Mary Todd Lincoln House, enjoy lunch at the Pepin Mansion, and dinner at the Culbertson Mansion. 

Visit My Old Kentucky Home. Explore the 200-year-old mansion of the Rowan family. Stories of deadly duels, horseracing, fortune, fame, and demise, all alongside original fine antiques, and beautiful architectural spaces. Choose one of two classes offered Mint Julep or Biscuit Making.

Immerse yourself in an experience that will take you back to a time of fine dining aboard luxurious rail cars in the heart of Kentucky Bourbon country aboard the My Old Kentucky Dinner Train. Enjoy a gourmet, seasonally inspired meal prepared fresh on board while taking in the beautiful scenery with top-notch service and create memories to last a lifetime.

In our last day, we head out to the Whitewater Canal, in the town of Metamora. Experience a gristmill demonstration take home a bag of cornmeal and take a rope-making class. On our last stop, explore the Levi Coffin Underground Railroad House. This eight-room home served as a safe haven for more than 1,000 freedom seekers on their journey to Canada. Quakers Levi and Catharine Coffin’s home is known as The Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad.


Includes bus, driver tip, hotels, all admissions 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners


The per-person cost is $1,899 for double occupancy, $2,299 for single occupancy.

Make a deposit of $400 now to hold your seat. The balance is due April 30, 2023. April 30, 2023, is the last day to cancel and get a refund.


Be prepared to register for trip insurance at the time of trip sign-up. Trip insurance is available only at the time you book trip.


For more information and to reserve your spot, call Lori at Profit For You Tours, at (414) 477-0155


Some stair climbing, above average, and getting on and off the bus many times per day. Uneven surfaces and standing in one place during the tours.

Venues on the tour and itinerary are subject to change.

Your participation on this tour includes a year-long pass for all participating ASTC (Association of Science and Technology Centers) and NArm (North American reciprocal museum) museums and historical sites which includes over 3,000 to choose from.