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Category Archives: Metro Region

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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Great Events Happening Around Rush City

There are still some great events coming to the Rush City area. If you plan to stay in the area, make your reservation, today. Stay at the Maple Knoll Inn in Rush City and enjoy these events.  Weekend are filling and rooms are limited! Every Weekend Wedding at the Creek-side Wedding Barn – Rush City […]

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The Maple Knoll Inn Rush City

The Maple Knoll Inn in Rush City, Minnesota, located about half way between MPLS/St. Paul and Duluth along I 35 is a great place to stay. Don’t just take our word about it, read what some of our guests have to say about us on Trip Adviser. https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g43481-d4561317-Reviews-Maple_Knoll_Inn-Rush_City_Minnesota.html

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The Summer of 2017 Has Begun!!

Schools out and the temps are in the 90’s so summer has begun. Have you decides what you will be doing to enjoy it? I hate to “rain” on you, but you only have about 12 weekends of summer. That’s right! Just 12 weekends! They will go by so fast!! Don’t miss it! You will […]

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What Are You Waiting For??

Take Advantage of the 12 Weekend of Summer! Most Minnesota schools are out the first part of June and summer officially begins. Schools start up the first park of September so that means summer is just 12 weekends long , that’s right, twelve weekends! Wow! Don’t miss out of booking a romantic get away for […]

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Maple Knoll Inn one of Minnesota’s Little Know Inn’s

Rush City, Minnesota’s Maple Knoll Inn was mentioned as one of 11 little known Inns that offer an unforgettable overnight stay!  We have the top Trip Advisory rating of 5 out of 5. Check out our website at www.mapleknollinn.com. 11 Little Known Inns In Minnesota That Offer An Unforgettable Overnight Stay  

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It’s Time to Tap the Trees!

As warmer days and cooler nights begin . . . the sap starts to run . . . which means it’s time to tap the trees! On Saturday, March 18, outdoor enthusiasts are welcome to learn in-depth and hands-on about the basics of maple syruping through this small-group, workshop-style experience. After a hearty breakfast at one of the […]

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SOAR with the Eagles

SOAR with the Eagles is happening all month long in March! The National Eagle Center has a wonderful lineup of presenters and exhibitors featuring some exciting new things and some old favorites including flying bird shows, live animals, arts & crafts, exotic birds, insects and more! Live eagle programs daily at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and […]

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Grumpy Old Men Festival – Uniquely Minnesotan!

Since 1993, the Grumpy Old Men Festival is uniquely Minnesotan! Hot Dish Luncheon, Minnow Races, Grumpy Plunge, Chili Feed, Spaghetti Feed, Ice Shacks n’ Plaid Parade, Cribbage Tournament, Raffles and Ice Fishing Contest. One Day Only! Saturday, February 25th, Wabasha, Minnesota. Everyone is Welcome! Come on out and enjoy the fun activities all over town […]

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