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Things to do in the St. Croix Valley This Fall

If you’ve never experienced a getaway to the St. Croix Valley in the fall, then this year might just be your perfect opportunity.  There’s plenty of beauty to behold in Minnesota each fall, but the St. Croix Valley is at or near the top of our list when it comes to places to visit this […]

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Discover Minnehaha Falls Near Minneapolis/St. Paul

For those of us in Minnesota, these warm summer months provide us the perfect excuse to get outside and take advantage of the warm, beautiful weather.  Minnehaha Falls near Minneapolis/St. Paul offers us exactly that opportunity and serves as something of an oasis not too far from the urban heart of Minnesota.  So, this summer, […]

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5 Places to See the Best Minnesota Fall Colors

Are you ready to see the best fall colors in Minnesota? Fall is truly one of the most beautiful times to visit a variety of destinations across the country, including Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire. Minnesota is also exceptionally beautiful each fall, as the fiery hues of autumn work their way from north to south, […]

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Fall is Just Around the Corner

We have been experiencing some great fall weather. Cooler temps and nice sunny days. Now is a great time to plan you fall leave viewing get away! The fall colors have begun in the Rush City, Minnesota area and will soon be in full color! Book a room at the Maple Knoll Inn, Rush City,  […]

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Enjoy Everything The Maple Knoll Inn – Rush City – Has To Offer!

We have something, at the Maple Knoll Inn, you can enjoy that you might never see in the Twin Cities – you can see the stars. Get out away from the city lights, noise and pollution. Our town, Rush City, has so much to offer. Clean air, it is quiet and has great viability of […]

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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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100-Mile Garage Sale

The 100-Mile Garage Sale extends from Winona, north to Red Wing, on the Minnesota side of the River and Fountain City, north to Prescott, on the Wisconsin side of the River. Fifteen historic river towns and two states clean out their attics, garages and basements to create the most spectacular garage sale around! Bargain hunters […]

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It’s Time to Tap the Trees!

As warmer days and cooler nights begin . . . the sap starts to run . . . which means it’s time to tap the trees! On Saturday, March 18, outdoor enthusiasts are welcome to learn in-depth and hands-on about the basics of maple syruping through this small-group, workshop-style experience. After a hearty breakfast at one of the […]

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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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