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Category Archives: Fall Colors

Minnesota is like living in a state park.

“Minnesota is like living in a state park,” was a statement shared by a guest that was born and raised on the East Coast. After college he immediately moved to Minnesota. For someone who has lived life in the North Star State, it was a welcomed observation. It offered the opportunity to slow down and take […]

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Pumpkin regatta on the St. Croix River!

Stillwater’s Harvest Fest celebrates the beautiful fall weather with Minnesota’s only pumpkin regatta on the St. Croix River! Growers from the region bring pumpkins weighing 1500 pounds and up to compete in the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off. Amidst the fall colors, locals celebrate with pumpkin baking and decorating, chili cook off, micro brew beer and wine […]

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Bring a friend to hold on to . . .

  Bring a friend to hold on to . . . when you plan a weekend getaway in Central Minnesota to freak out on the region’s largest haunted attraction; Hidden Hollows will scare the “Yell out of You”! This experience is for adults and includes a haunted corn maze, haunted house, tractor ride, reassuring fire […]

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Nisswa Fall Festival Fun Begins Saturday!

  Nisswa ushers in fall with the 44th anual Nisswa Fall Festival on Saturday, September 16th.  The 12th annual Smokin’ Hot BBQ Challenge is also part of this annual fall tradition.  Start your day with a pancake breakfast.  Participate in the medallion hunt and compete in the bean bag tournament.  Kids congregate at KidZone near […]

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Scenic Fall Drives on Minnesota’s North Shore

As we officially say goodbye to summer and welcome fall, it’s time to start looking towards another spectacular fall in Duluth, Minnesota.  The excitement is palpable, and the dramatic colors of fall have already begun their beautiful annual display. Fall foliage is already showing hints of its colorful hues in the surrounding hillsides.  As the […]

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Fish for trout all year long!

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says one of several fishing regulations that will go into effect this March will mean anglers can fish for trout all-year long in some southeastern Minnesota cities. Anglers can either catch and release – or catch and keep trout – depending on the time of year. The new regulation will allow […]

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10 Ways to Enjoy a Romantic Fall Getaway in Duluth

The sights and sounds of fall have officially arrived in Duluth.  Fall’s dramatic display of crimson, orange, and yellow is underway, and the excitement of another autumn season on Minnesota’s North Shore is buzzing through the air.  As the brisk, fall air descends upon us, we find ourselves looking forward to warming moments by the […]

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What are the guests of the Maple Knoll Inn, Rush City saying??

This was a great place to stay. Thank you so much for having us here. It was so much fun seeing it now as I spent so much time here with the Halpin boys growing up. It’s a great place. Kim and Marlene – North Carolina Our paddle down the St. Croix yesterday was a perfect […]

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Stay at the Maple Knoll Inn and Enjoy Our Local Wineries

Fall is a great time to enjoy the colors and to spend a little time sipping some local wines. Book a room at the Maple Knoll Inn in Rush City and enjoy some of the great wineries located close to the Inn. Every Friday night 5 – 8 pm (now through Oct 31), enjoy Gourmet […]

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Afton Art in the Park (Save the date)

36th Annual Afton Art in the Park Sept. 27 and 28, 2014 For Immediate Release: The Afton Area Business Association is pleased to present the 36th annual Afton Art in the Park, September 27 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and 28 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.), 20113. The event takes place in the Afton Town […]

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