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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 Great Places for Cross Country Skiing in Minnesota

If you want to thoroughly enjoy a Minnesota Winter, then there’s no doubt that you should be outside cross country skiing.  After all, Nordic skiing and snowshoeing are two of the most popular things to do when the snow starts to fall.  Talk about a unique and beautiful way to explore the state’s stark winter […]

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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 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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Chase Waterfalls on the North Shore

Spring weekends are wonderful for exploring all the Minnesota’s North Shore has to offer.  The scenic shores of Lake Superior are a playground for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. This spring, as the snow begins to melt, head to the North Shore and bear witness to the immense and beautiful waterfalls that form.  Trails can […]

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