Minnesota Sights and Views

Category Archives: Outdoors

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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Join Us in Duluth for the 2018 Winter Frolic Event

Duluth, a rugged yet charming city nestled on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior, is one of the best places to visit in Minnesota.  Though the winters here are cold, they are just as fun as the more mild spring, summer, and fall months.  If you’re looking for a place to enjoy traditional winter activities, […]

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Ice Castles Return to Stillwater, MN

Ice castles return to Stillwater, MN in this 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. For the […]

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Minnesota is like living in a state park.

“Minnesota is like living in a state park,” was a statement shared by a guest that was born and raised on the East Coast. After college he immediately moved to Minnesota. For someone who has lived life in the North Star State, it was a welcomed observation. It offered the opportunity to slow down and take […]

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Pumpkin regatta on the St. Croix River!

Stillwater’s Harvest Fest celebrates the beautiful fall weather with Minnesota’s only pumpkin regatta on the St. Croix River! Growers from the region bring pumpkins weighing 1500 pounds and up to compete in the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off. Amidst the fall colors, locals celebrate with pumpkin baking and decorating, chili cook off, micro brew beer and wine […]

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Bring a friend to hold on to . . .

  Bring a friend to hold on to . . . when you plan a weekend getaway in Central Minnesota to freak out on the region’s largest haunted attraction; Hidden Hollows will scare the “Yell out of You”! This experience is for adults and includes a haunted corn maze, haunted house, tractor ride, reassuring fire […]

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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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Soak Up the Last Days of Summer in Duluth

It’s hard to believe that we’re already talking about the last days of summer.  Soon enough, will be talking about all of the incredible opportunities there are in Duluth each fall.  Before we get to that point, though, let’s talk about soaking up these last incredible days of summer in the amazing city of Duluth. […]

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Keep Cool This Summer; The Best Swimming Spots in Duluth

We’re about halfway through summer, and it’s certainly heating up out there.  It just so happens that summers and swimming go hand in hand.  So, whether you’re working up a sweat mountain biking and hiking, or are just looking for a fun way to cool off during the hottest parts of the day, we’ve compiled […]

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Upcoming Summer Festivals in Duluth

Summer is a fun time of year to be in Duluth.  There is so much to do here!  Choose between shopping, dining, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, scenic drives, relaxing at the beach, and so much more.  There’s nothing we like more than helping our guests make the most out of their […]

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