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Category Archives: Birding

The Best Place to Enjoy Fall in Minnesota

Now is the perfect time to start planning for the upcoming Autumn season in Duluth, Minnesota.  Fall foliage is already showing hints of its colorful hues in the surrounding hillsides.  As the air begins to cool, we’ll soon be surrounded by the season’s hallmark hues of crimson, orange, yellow, and green. Whether you want to enjoy […]

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Summer is half over! What have you done to enjoy it?

Summer 2018 is about half over and will soon be winding down. Most of us don’t take enough time for ourselves, have you? Make plans to get away for the weekend and enjoy yourself. Relax and recharge at the Maple Knoll Inn located less than an hour north of the Cities in beautiful Rush City, […]

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Plan For a Fall Birding Adventure in Duluth

It’s official.  Summer is coming to a rapid close, and it’s time to start planning out your fall adventures.  Though many of us aren’t quite yet ready to admit it, we assure you that the excitement for fall and all of the colorful changes it brings to Minnesota is building. Not only is it beautiful […]

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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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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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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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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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With the 4th over – What Is Left To Do This Summer??

Are you kidding me??? There is always lots of things going on around the Maple Knoll Inn in beautify Rush City!! Scenic boat rides in Taylors Falls, wine tasting, concerts, fishing, and golf. When was the last time you went mini golfing, bowling or played Frisbee golf? All these activities are just a short drive […]

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What is your favorite summer activity?

Summer has arrived and everyone is thinking about what they want to do. I hate to “rain” on you, but you only have about 12 weekends before summer ends. 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 […]

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Hummingbird Headquarters

The hummingbirds are at their entertaining finest! They are here to entertain you while you are enjoying your breakfast on the deck. You will not disturb them and they will allow you to photograph them, however, they will not sit still and smile! They are waiting for you at Embracing Pines Bed & Breakfast where […]

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