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Duluth

14 Awesome Things to Do in Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth is a Great Place for a Getaway I absolutely love spending time in Duluth, whether it's a quick weekend

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Burnsville

12 Awesome Things to Do in Burnsville, Minnesota

Burnsville is a Great TownWith two breweries, many parks, tons of restaurants, a beautiful lake, a performance center, coffee shops,

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Rumpl

An Honest Rumpl Blanket Review

Are Rumpl Blankets Worth the Hype? Rumpl blankets are becoming more popular and for good reason. These blankets are lightweight,

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4 Reasons to Visit the Renaissance Festival

The Renaissance Festival is Super Unique In 2021, the Renaissance Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary in Shakopee, Minnesota. The Renaissance

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Victoria

How to Spend One Day in Victoria, Minnesota

Victoria is a Cute Town Rich in HistoryJust 30 minutes west of downtown Minneapolis is the quaint town of Victoria,

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7 Reasons to Visit the Afton Apple Orchard

Apple Orchards are a Great Fall ActivityVisiting an apple orchard and picking your own apples is a Minnesota tradition, and

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Hastings

Best Things to Do in Hastings, Minnesota

Hastings is a True Gem Hastings is a great town located just 25 minutes south of St. Paul. As you enter

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Minnesota state fair

5 Reasons to Visit the Minnesota State Fair

The Great Minnesota Get-Together Many people refer to the Minnesota State Fair as the Great Minnesota Get-Together or the 12

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Visit Northern Wisconsin and Ironwood, Michigan

Vilas County and Ironwood, MichiganI recently took a trip to Vilas County in northern Wisconsin, and Ironwood, Michigan, which is

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Wisconsin Dells

13 Quirky Things to Do in Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells is Much More than WaterparksWisconsin Dells is a unique place with roller coasters, escape rooms, t-shirt shops, and

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Lake Pepin

48 Hours in Minnesota’s Bluff Country

Spend a Weekend in Bluff Country Minnesota's Bluff Country is an incredible part of our state. While it's a great

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Mantorville

12 Unmissable Things to Do in Mantorville

Mantorville, More Than Meets the EyeMantorville is a small, unassuming town. But if you take the time to explore this

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ruttger's

10 Reasons to Visit Ruttger’s Bay Lake Resort

Something to Do for the Whole Family Ruttger's Bay Lake Resort is located just two hours north of Minneapolis. First

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Faribault

15 Unique Things to Do in Faribault

How to Plan Your Day Trip to Faribault, Minnesota I spent three years living just outside Faribault, and this little

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Berkshires

110+ Things to Do in the Berkshires

The Berkshires is a Special PlaceThe Berkshires is a rural region located in western Massachusetts. Many restaurants, hotels, and shops

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things to do in Waseca

10 Great Reasons to Visit Waseca

Waseca, a Small Town with a Big PersonalityWaseca is known for its comfortable and friendly atmosphere, and it's just one

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things to do in Alexandria

8 Fun Things to Do in Alexandria

Alexandria is a Great Summer Weekend TripHeading up north to a lake town is an absolute must for Minnesotans in

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luverne

8 Fun Things to Do in Luverne, Minnesota

Ladies Camping Trip in LuverneWould you drive over three hours to take a camping trip with 20 strangers? I didn't

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northfield

Inspiration for Your Day Trip to Northfield, Minnesota

Plan Your Day Trip to Northfield, Minnesota Northfield, Minnesota is the perfect place for your next day trip. It's a

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9 Epic State Parks Along the North Shore

The Best State Parks in MinnesotaVarious spots along the North Shore of Lake Superior remind me of Maine, Vancouver, and

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grand portage

10 Great Reasons to Visit Cook County

Cook County is the North Shore's Most Northern SpotCook County is the most northern part of the North Shore. It

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14 Awesome Things to Do in Otter Tail County

The Minnesota Governor's Fishing OpenerIn partnership with Explore Minnesota, I was invited to Otter Tail County to celebrate the Governor's

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How to Spend a Spring Day in Stillwater

Stillwater is a Historic and Charming Town Stillwater is a special place with an adorable, quaint town nestled along the

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pine city, Minnesota

10 Reasons to Visit Pine City

A Weekend Getaway to Pine City My husband and I were looking for something fun to do for my birthday

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Ultimate Minneapolis Brewery Bike Tour

See the Cities in a Unique WayThe Twin Cities are known for having a ton of incredible breweries. What better

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Best Things to Do in Grand Marais, Minnesota

Don’t Wait to Visit Grand Marais Like We DidI can’t believe I’ve lived in Minnesota since 2011, and my husband

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things to do in Minneapolis

18 of the Best Instagrammable Minneapolis Murals

Find the Best Murals in Minneapolis The Twin Cities have a lively art and music scene, and the painted murals

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things to do in Taylors Falls

12 Best Things to Do in Taylors Falls, MN

Plan Your AdventureTaylors Falls, Minnesota is an adorable, unique town with so much to do. Just one hour north of

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Local Travel Writers Share Their 35 Favorite MN Parks

Expert Advice from Those Who Know BestI'm so excited to celebrate National Walking Day on April 7 by partnering with

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Ultimate 7 Day Midwest Road Trip

Taking My First Road Trip This past March, Nic and I took a road trip. Starting from the Twin Cities,

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Epic Things to Do in Stillwater, Minnesota

A Quaint River Town Stillwater is a special place. It's an adorable, quaint town nestled along the St. Croix River.

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8 Incredible Waterfalls Near the Twin Cities

Waterfalls are Breathtaking in Any SeasonI love waterfalls and if I can find a hike that includes one, I'm all

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things to do in mankato

11 Winter Things to Do in Mankato, Minnesota

There is So Much to Do in MankatoLocated just over an hour from the Twin Cities and Rochester, Mankato is

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Burnsville

80+ Dog-Friendly Things to Do in Minnesota

Minnesota is a Very Dog-Friendly Place When it comes to spending time with your pup, Minnesota is full of dog-friendly

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romantic things to do twin cities

Romantic Things to Do in the Twin Cities

Get Romantic with Your SweetieEven with frigid temperatures in Minnesota, there are plenty of ways to snuggle up and get

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things to do in stillwater minnesota

Best Winter Things to Do in Stillwater, Minnesota

Visit Stillwater in the WinterStillwater has a rich history and is considered the birthplace of Minnesota. In 1848 the first

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Duluth

A Duluth Winter Weekend Getaway

Visiting Duluth in the Winter is Magical Last weekend Nic and I went on a quick getaway to Duluth. We

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madison wisconsin

What Makes Madison, Wisconsin So Special?

Meet Guest Writer Jenna of Jet Lagged Jenna Hi everyone, Jenna here! I was born and raised in Wisconsin, and

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twin cities things to do

12 Great Twin Cities Parks for Cross-Country Skiing

Experience Winter by Cross Country SkiingCross country skiing is one of the best ways to get outside and enjoy winter

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Traveling More Often

5 Tips for Traveling More Often in 2021

How to Travel More Often This Year2020 was a difficult year, filled with change, uncertainty, and loss. One thing many

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flying during covid-19

My Experience Flying During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Flying Delta During Covid-19I recently had my first experience flying for the first time in almost a year. Flying during

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Hiking and Camping at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Meet Guest Writer Tara of Back Road Ramblers Tara is a freelance writer and travel blogger with a passion for

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minnesota winter survival guide

Minnesota Winter Survival Guide

Do Minnesota Winters Deserve Their Bad Reputation? We all know winter in Minnesota can be brutal. With the cloudy gloomy

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twin cities holiday lights

12 Must See Twin Cities Holiday Light Displays for 2020

Visit the Best Twin Cities Holiday Light Displays One of my favorite things about the holidays is the beautiful light

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travel books to give you wanderlust

10 Great Travel Books To Give You Serious Wanderlust

Travel Books That Will Inspire The end of the year is a time for lists and roundups. One of the

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how to make hard cider from apples

Learning How to Make Hard Cider from Apples

Making Hard Cider from Apples is Becoming Very Popular in the Twin Cities The cider making industry in Minnesota is

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Staying Healthy While Traveling in Winter

7 Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling This Winter

Stay Healthy and Safe When TravelingMany of us are starting to think about our holiday travel plans, and I'm no

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things to do in Lutsen

Top 5 Minnesota Winter Destinations

The Best Minnesota Towns to Visit During Winter Just because the weather is getting cold and the days are getting

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holiday gift guide

2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers After years of traveling and living abroad, I’ve put together a list of my

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things to do in northeast minneapolis

What to Do in Northeast Minneapolis for the Day

Wondering What to Do in Northeast Minneapolis?Northeast Minneapolis is one of my favorite neighborhoods in all of Minnesota. It's lively

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Burnsville

37 Covid Safe Outdoor Winter Activities in Minnesota

How to Safely Have Fun During a COVID-19 Winter Winter came early this year with record breaking snow in the middle

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Northeast Minneapolis new Restaurant

Surdyk’s Opens New Restaurant in Northeast Minneapolis

Sidebar: New Restaurant in Northeast Minneapolis Surdyk's first opened in 1934 shortly after prohibition ended as a place to buy

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fall day trip in montgomery mn

Take a Fall Day Trip to Montgomery, MN

Montgomery, MN is the World Kolacky CapitalWe've been all about exploring hidden gems this year, and Montgomery, MN is no

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Duluth

Best Twin Cities Patios for Heated Outdoor Dining

Enjoying the Outdoors If you're anything like me, you're trying to figure out how to extend the fall season and

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Where to Find Incredible Fall Colors

Lebanon Hills: Where to Find Incredible Fall Colors

Find Beautiful Fall Colors without Leaving the Cities If you've never been to Lebanon Hills, it should definitely be on

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things to do in winona

Awesome Fall Things to Do in Winona, Minnesota

Winona Stuns in the FallI always enjoy exploring Minnesota's river towns, like Red Wing, Northfield, and Stillwater, and Winona is

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How Study Abroad Changed My Life

How Study Abroad Changed My Life

2020 Has Been a Year Marked by Loss 2020 has been a completely unprecedented year met with tremendous loss in

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things to do in mankato minnesota

Awesome Things to Do in Mankato, Minnesota

Enjoy Mankato on a Warm DayMankato is a really cool day trip you can easily take from the Twin Cities

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Red Wing

10 Best Things to Do in Red Wing, Minnesota

Red Wing Has a Lot of CharmRed Wing, Minnesota is about one hour Southeast of downtown Minneapolis. Known for its

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hike pike island loop at fort snelling state park

Hike Pike Island Loop at Fort Snelling State Park

Hike the Pike Island LoopThere are many beautiful places to hike in Minnesota, but the Pike Island trail is a

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things to do in st. cloud minnesota

Affordable Things to Do in St. Cloud, Minnesota

Take a Day Trip to Granite City There are so many great things to do in St. Cloud, and it's

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fall day trip in montgomery mn

6 Fun Things to Do for Fall in Minnesota

Fall is an Incredible Season in MinnesotaThere are so many great things to do for fall in Minnesota, it is

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things to do in Taylors Falls

The 10 Best Fall Day Trips to Take in Minnesota

Minnesota is a beautiful place year-round, but the fall is an especially gorgeous season here. The cooler air and the

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Birchwood

Visit One of the Best Cabin Towns in Wisconsin

A Summer Getaway to Birchwood, WisconsinWe all know Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes, but if you're looking to

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Things to do in Minneapolis Art Festival

Downtown Minneapolis Street Art Festival

Art Festival in Downtown Minneapolis is Vibrant, but it Won't Last Long If you're looking for a unique way to

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Things to do bayfield apostle islands

Best Things to Do in Bayfield and the Apostle Islands

Bayfield, Wisconsin is a Great PlaceBayfield is a super cute waterfront town in Wisconsin. It's about one hour and 40

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Lake superior minnesota north shore

20 Must-See Places Along Minnesota’s North Shore

Minnesota's North Shore Is BreathtakingLake Superior’s North Shore is a truly magical place. Parts of the North Shore remind me

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Creative ways to enjoy minnesota summer season

Creative Ways to Enjoy Minnesota’s Summer

The Minnesota Summer Season Has Arrived As the heat rages on, it can be tricky to find ways to stay

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Explore Minnesota

Unique Things to Do in Blue Earth for One Day

A Quiet, Quaint River Town Blue Earth's motto is "Earth so rich the city grows." My mother-in-law grew up in

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Explore st. paul crosby farm

Explore St. Paul’s Beautiful Hidden Gem

The Mississippi River at Crosby Farm Regional Park Explore St. Paul’s Quieter Side When you’re entering the tenth week of

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Things to do in Brooklyn

See the Brooklyn Bridge and Red Hook in a New Way

My family at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge Rent Bikes and Visit the Brooklyn Bridge One of the coolest

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Things to do in Austin Texas

Things to Do and Places to Go in Austin, Texas

What to Do in Austin, Texas My mom and I recently took a trip to Austin, Texas and there is

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What to do in Seattle

What to Do in Seattle for a Weekend Getaway

There's so Much to See in Seattle I've been to Seattle twice and both times I loved it. There is

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