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Tag Archives: Winter Getway

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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38th Annual Eel Pout Festival

Minnesotan’s embrace winter. That’s why thousands will be heading North to fish and party at the 38th Annual Eel Pout Festival in Walker. In addition to fishing for one of the ugliest fish, “eel pout”, there are lots of winter activities to keep you entertained.  The traditional Friday fish fry will be featuring eel pout […]

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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 should you stay at the Maple Knoll Inn

Why stay at the Maple Knoll Inn and not some hotel? I can answer that in two words – Amenities and Atmosphere. Amenities – We have three beautifully appointed rooms each with their own personal style. Each room has a queen size bed. We use only high quality linens. We supply plush robes you can use during […]

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Panic!!

Valentines Day is 4 weeks away! What do I get my spouse? Clothing? Risky! You buy something too big and, well you know. How about a household appliance? If you have done this before it is likely you learned your lesson. What does a women really want? Something romantic. She wants to spend some romantic […]

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Participate in a murder at the Maple Knoll Inn

The year is 1923 and you have been subpoenaed by the Rush City Police to the Maple Knoll Inn Bed and Breakfast. You, your significant other, and up to two other couples are suspects in a murder. You will need to solve the murder by asking questions and sharing information. <strong>Remember</strong><em>, <em>you may be the […]

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Stay at the Inn and Visit Bentleyville

Have you ever visited the magical town of Bentleyville, Minnesota? It is truly a wonderful town worth the visit, but you can only see the magic at night. Like the play, Brigadoon, which only existed for 1 day every 100 years, Duluth features a magical Christmas City that only exists for a short time each […]

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Why Stay at the Maple Knoll Inn and not a hotel/motel?

Why should you stay at the Inn and not some hotel? I can answer that in two words – Amenities and Atmosphere. Amenities – We have three beautifully appointed rooms each with their own personal style. Each room has a queen size bed. We use only high quality linens. We supply plush robes you can […]

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Candle Light Ski Lanesboro – Plan Your Winter Getaway

Lanesboro looks good in snow.  We received a fresh covering in the past week that has transformed the Root River valley into a winter wonderland.  The Root River Trail is groomed for cross country skiing for over 20 miles.  There are also two great snowshoe trails nearby.   Schedule your two night winter getaway at the […]

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