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Category Archives: Metro Region

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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What are you doing for Valentines Day??

What are you doing for Valentines Day? Candy and a card? Or maybe flowers? This year why not so something really romantic? Book a weekend stay at the Maple Knoll Inn Bed and Breakfast! Located about 1 hour north of the Cities in Rush City, MN. We are a nicely appointed 1914 home. Check out […]

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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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Why Stay Any Where Else??

There are some very nice hotels, but if you stay at a B and B you get so much more than a hotel. Each B and B offers a unique experience including some great amenities and a great atmosphere. At the Maple Knoll Inn we offer the following: The House – Built in 1914 and […]

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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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Quality Matters!

Aren’t all bed and breakfast’s the same? Most B and B’s are unique and each offers a different experience. Some, like the Maple Knoll Inn, are in historic homes, some are in unique structures like a light house or rail car. Not all Bed and Breakfasts’s are members of the Minnesota Bed and Breakfast Association. […]

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Wine Tasting Around 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. Book a night at the Inn and we can help you explore these great […]

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Grand Old Days

For over 40 years Grand Old Days has been the first event of the summer, and the largest 1-day festival in the Midwest USA.  This year, the festival expands to a full weekend event featuring two distinct days with very different activities. Saturday, June 4, Grand Old Days will have a completely different feel than […]

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What Happened to the Summer of 2016?

I hate to “rain” on you, but you only have about 12 weekends of summer. Don’t miss it! You will get the most out of summer by laying out plans for your weekends. The Maple Knoll Inn is conveniently located on I-35 just an hour north of the Twin Cities in the quiet community of […]

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New Wedding Barn Opening in Rush City

  There is a new place to host weddings, reunions, and other large gatherings in Rush City. The Creekside Farm Wedding Event Center. The owners have built a wonder facility, a brand new barn. You can view pictures and information about the facility at: http://www.creeksidefarmweddingsevents.com/ I understand that the facility already has multiple bookings for […]

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