Minnesota Sights and Views

Category Archives: Trails

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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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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Winter Can Be Fun!

With new fallen snow in the Southern Region the past two weekends have been filled with guests who choose to embrace winter as only Minnesotans can do. Two couples in particular shared that they were “first-timers” to the B&B experience and we think they’re hooked now! Both complimented their stay with snowshoe outings. One of the B&B couples had a fun-guided tour […]

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Historic Hutchinson House #20 Coolest in MN

HighwayHighlights.com blogger, Seth Hardmeyer, writes about roadside oddities and attractions found in his home state of Minnesota.  Updated weekly, posts include stories about roadside oddities, unique features and places, geographical landmarks, architecture and other Minnesota musings. In his December 29 post, Seth names The Top 50 Coolest Houses in Minnesota, which features the Historic Hutchinson House […]

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Easter Snow Conditions on the Banadad

While the last groomer set tracks on the Gunflint’s  Banadad Ski Trail  earlier this month there still is plenty of snow on the eastern end of the trail. Four inches of new snow fell yesterday and another 3 inches today leaving over eighteen on the trail.  Right now there is more then enough snow for […]

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Ski the Gunflint’s Banadad in the Spring

April First and this is not an April fools joke. The skiing is great!

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MUSHERS MOVE NORTH, AND BRING BACK THE GUNFLINT MAIL RUN:

  Despite the cancellation of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in Duluth, dog sled racing will still take place at the end of January – in Grand Marais, one of the state’s only snow-covered spots. Before the first running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in 1978, there was the Gunflint Mail Run. […]

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Great Skiing along the Gunflint’s Banadad Trails

You will find great skiing along the Gunflint.  The entire 41 kilometer Banadad Trail system is now tracked and open for skiing.  Located at the eastern end of the Banadad is Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B. The guesthouse also operate’s the Banadad Yurts and two ski-in cabins along the trail. According to skiers just returning from […]

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Artist Iron Pour July 7 – 10 in Lanesboro MN

Lanesboro Arts Center will host the 2011 Iron Pour in Lanesboro, Minnesota’s Sylvan Park on Saturday, July 9, from 1-6 p.m.  This is a free public event for all ages.  The pour will be led by nationally-acclaimed local artist Karl Unnasch, and is held in cooperation with the City of Lanesboro.  Bar-b-que food and beverages will also be available […]

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Great Spring Skiing on Gunflint Trail’s – Banadad

  Snow on Ground – 18 inches Packed Trail base – 16  inches New snow last 24 hours –6 New snow last 7 days –  8 Groomed and Tracked – Tracked Banadad East, Knapp, and Lace Lake- 9 Km. Comments-Excellent skiing. With the fresh snow the trail is beautiful.  Morning expect some icy conditions; warning […]

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