Petersen Carefree Travel

Call Florie at 651-787-0413 for cruises and family vacations including DISNEY!

BONNIE NELSON is a graduate of the College of Disney Knowledge. Having completed extensive training courses including seminars, hands-on on-line booking classes as well as on-site training in Disneyland and California Adventure, Walt Disney World and Disney Cruise Line.  With four sons who love to travel Bonnie has mastered many "tricks of the travel trade" that save money for her family and her clients and add value to their vacation.  Contact her at 651-787-0413 for information or to compare prices with what you may have found and thought was a good deal.

• Cruises - Great group rates for Alaskan, Caribbean and New England cruises.

• Disney - Florie and Bonnie have graduated from the College of Disney Knowledge and 

  have earned their ears! We are experts in helping you plan your Disney adventure.

• Winter Escapes to warm weather - Laughlin and Las Vegas getaways at great rates!

• Over-the-Road Motor-Coach Tours to Washington D.C., Branson-Missouri (don’t miss a

   chance to see Danny O’Donnell) the Tulip Festival in Pella-Iowa, and the newly added,

   unbelievably beautiful Lilac Festival on Mackinac Island in June, Amtrak to Chicago for 2

   nights and 3 days, New York City for 3 nights and 4 days for touring, shopping or theater.

• Lunches & Matinee Day Trips at Chanhassen, Old Log Theater, Fanny Hill, the Orpheum

   and other theaters as well as visits to areas of interest in the metro area, out-of-state

   Minnesota and neighboring states.

• Motor-Coach Day Casino Trips to various Minnesota and Wisconsin casinos and over

    nights to Minnesota, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota, Iowa and even Winnipeg casinos.

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FLORIE PETERSEN has been coordinating trips and group travel since the late 1980’s. She began her career by helping with the details and coordination of performance trips for the Hill Murray High School Band, theater and soon mastered the logistics of group travel. She is a graduate of Disney's College of Knowledge which means she has completed extensive training courses including several seminars on Disney's four cruise ships (hey, somebody's got to do it!)  training and touring Disneyland and California Adventure as well as all the resorts, theme parks and water parks in Florida's Walt Disney World. Years of training and personal experience have earned her the rank of an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner in an Earmarked Agency! She keeps up-to-date on all things Disney and is ready to share tips and plan trips whenever the opportunity presents itself! Florie can be reached via e-mail at

We love to help you with your travel plans! 

Whether it’s a spur of the moment day trip, a weekend getaway, or a week or longer to somewhere far away we welcome the opportunity to work with you to plan your leisure travel.

Petersen Carefree Travel is a full service travel agency committed to personalized service and offering you the best vacation values available. 

EVIE VIRNIG has been a tour coordinator/leader with various tour companies for 125 years - more or less. She has escorted groups all across the United States including Alaska and Hawaii as well as Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the United Kingdom. She now concentrates on motor coach daytrips and overnights to casinos in MN, WI, Iowa, North and South Dakota as well as jaunts to Las Vegas and Laughlin, Nevada.   She also loves planning luncheon and theater trips and tours of favorite places around Minnesota and Wisconsin. Evie’s e-mail address is

Petersen Carefree Travel is a full service travel agency.