Minnesota Sights and Views

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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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Ice Castles is the must-see winter wonderland

Ice castles is the must-see winter wonderland where fairy tales are brought to life with twinkling lights, magnificent archways and towers, ice-carved tunnels, fountains and slides ready to be explored. By day this frozen castle glimmers with glacial blues and after dark the ice formations create a magical glow. Fluctuating temperatures made the castle’s debut date […]

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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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Minnesota’s 8 National Park Sites

Did you know Minnesota has 8 National Park Sites? The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary this month. Why not stay in a local engaging B&B community and take part in the celebration! Top to bottom, Minnesota’s National Park sites touch every region in the state. Voyageurs National Park is a water-based park featuring some of […]

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Lakes Jam – Brainerd Lakes Area

Lakes Jam unites rock and country music fans from all walks of life and brings them together in the Brainerd Lakes area on June 23-25! Located on the grounds of Brainerd International Raceway, the area boasts beautiful scenery and weekend fun, including a car show, water-cross and bean bag contest. Rain or shine, the show goes […]

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Wine Tasting near the Maple Knoll Inn, Rush City

Many people enjoy wine tasting. It allows folks to check out the wide variety of wines without having to buy an entire bottle. We have many fine wineries located with in a short drive of the Maple Knoll Inn, Rush City, MN. Book a night at the Inn and we can help you explore these […]

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Do Something Romantic – Renew Your Vows at the Maple Knoll Inn!

When staying at the Maple Knoll Inn, Rush City, we offer a super romantic service most B&B’s don’t offer. The ability for you as a married couple to renew your vows! Some time ago I set up a surprise vow renewal for my spouse and I. After the ceremony my spouse told me that it […]

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Minnesota Waterfalls Road Trip

The Ultimate Minnesota Waterfalls Road Trip Is Right Here – And You’ll Want To Do It If you’re up for an epic Minnesota adventure, you have to try this road trip! You get to see countless stunning Minnesota waterfalls in 7 northern locations, on top of experiencing one of the most famously beautiful drives along […]

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