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10 Things to do in Minnesota This Summer

Minnesota, known as the “Land of 10,000 lakes,” is one of the best places for a summer vacation.  There is an incredible number of things to do in Minnesota, and so many of them are in the outdoors, which means natural social distancing is often a part of the package.  We know that, due to […]

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Where to Find Minnesota Wildflowers This Spring

Heading out in nature and enjoying the vast array of Minnesota wildflowers and other natural scenery is one of our favorite parts of spring and summer.  Across the state, there are a number of incredible nature preserves, parks, and hiking trails to explore, many of which have extensive blooms to enjoy. And, the best part […]

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10 Great Hiking Trails to Discover in Minnesota

In a state as diverse and beautiful as Minnesota, it should come as no surprise that there are some truly beautiful hiking trails worth discovering. While many of Minnesota’s State Parks and natural areas are closed to the public during the global COVID-19 pandemic, now is a great time to plan out the hikes you’re […]

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10 Minnesota State Parks You Need to See in 2020

As the snow begins to melt and we emerge from the long winter in Minnesota, it’s time to start thinking about all of the fun places you’re going to visit this spring, summer, and fall. Of all the places you could go, we think Minnesota State Parks are a great place to start! State Parks […]

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10 of the Best Waterfalls in Minnesota to See This Spring

What better way to celebrate the reawakening of spring that to go chasing Minnesota Waterfalls? This spring, as the winter snow and ice begin to melt, Minnesota’s rivers will swell to their seasonal highs, leaving us with powerful water rushing over the state’s most beautiful waterfalls. It’s absolutely one of our favorite things to do […]

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Visit the National Eagle Center in Wabasha Minnesota

Have you witnessed majestic eagles at the National Eagle Center in Wabasha?  This winter might just be the perfect time to do so! In Minnesota, we spend a lot of time talking about all of the great adventures there are to be had in this amazing state. That’s just as true in the winter as […]

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The 2020 Cross Country Skiing World Cup Comes to Minnesota

In a recent blog, we wrote about all of the wonderful places to go cross country skiing in Minnesota, but have you ever had the chance to attend the Cross Country Skiing World Cup? Probably Not! If you’re interested, keep reading.  2020 promises to be a great year for cross country skiers! Truth be told, […]

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5 Places to go Fat Tire Biking in Minnesota

Have you ever wondered what all the fuss is about fat tire biking? It’s become a popular new sport for people to try! And, though you can go fat tire biking all year long, it really gained popularity as a new addition to winter sports.  If you struggle or don’t enjoy cross country skiing or […]

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10 Things to Do in Minnesota This Winter!

Have you ever spent much time in Minnesota during the winter? There are a surprising number of fun things to do in Minnesota this winter, and it’s a great candidate for a winter getaway.  Our Innkeepers are here to help you enjoy the best of the state! It is, without a doubt, cold outside. Cold […]

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10 Minnesota State Parks to Visit This Fall

How many of the Minnesota State Parks have you seen? We’re guessing there are at least one or two left to discover, and this fall is your perfect opportunity to do exactly that.  Come explore Minnesota’s most wild and untouched lands with us this fall, as you take the time to travel around and get […]

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