Believe it or not, we’re just three weeks away from Halloween, and that means this is primetime for pumpkins. So we asked for your help finding the Best in Minnesota. In the end, your votes sent me to New Prague to visit Barten Pumpkins.
It’s late September—time for Oktoberfest. Minnesota might have a reputation for a Scandinavian heritage, but Germans had a hand in settling our state too. Things are already underway for Wabasha’s SeptOberfest, which began earlier this month and runs through Oct. 27.
Fall foliage and cool temperatures sound like the perfect time for an outdoor date in Minnesota.
Last-minute Labor Day plans can be stressful, but it’s not impossible to plan a fun weekend away on short notice.
Beginning and experienced astronomers alike can enjoy stargazing parties at the following locations in Minnesota.
WCCO viewers spoke up and selected their favorite Minnesota roadside attraction. Not unlike Texas, everything seems bigger in Minnesota. From Baudette to Blue Earth, Rothsay to Red Lake, in Minnesota even our balls of twine are larger than life.
If you and your spouse or guest are looking for a weekend getaway in the Minnesota area, give these five spots a shot for some rest and relaxation as well as some fun.
After the Fourth of July, a reader asked me to come up with a list of places she could take her elderly father-in-law, a WWII veteran, over the summer that would give him the opportunity to pay respects to veterans of any war.
Warm weather and sunshine converts into more time on the golf course. Check out these five affordable courses around Minnesota.
Head to one of these destinations for an inexpensive day trip within two hours of the Twin Cities.
Nothing says summer like a game of paintball, and Minnesota is full of fantastic paintball facilities.
These Minnesota landscaping businesses take their clients’ satisfaction very seriously.
All this week, Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are goin’ to the lake. On Tuesday, they headed to Alexandria, Minn. There — on a sunny day with highs in the 80s — the duo visited the Maritime Museum, a winery and even went surfing.
Check out this list of the four best beaches in Minnesota to take in some sun and relax.
Plan a fun horseback riding outing with the family at any of these great stables near the Twin Cities.
Ideally, the weather would have been better last Saturday for the first of Cajun 2 Geaux’s outdoor crawfish boils. But even on a chilly, cloudy day, it’s hard not to feel festive when the Cajun-themed truck begins cooking.
Minnesota state parks are great places for beginning anglers to try a hand at catching fish.
The long winter slowed the arrival of spring and all things spring-like, including the much-needed beauty of perennial flowers and bulbs. But at last they’re making an appearance. Over the weekend, I visited the Munsinger Clemens Gardens in St. Cloud, where the bulbs were bursting out, and signs of future floral glories to come.
These Minnesota fitness classes will help you get in shape and save a little dough.
Minnesota state parks provide several excellent off-roading locations.
Let these Minnesota-based travel agents help you plan your summer vacation this year.
We asked our expert, Trent Ranzau, who is knowledgeable in all things outdoors, to point out some of the key things to bring along on a camping trip, especially if you’re going to venture out into the Minnesota wild on your own.
Secluded vacations don’t always mean camping. Check out a few of these cabins for a relaxing stay in the woods.
Looking for a way to get down and dirty this summer? Check out some of these Minnesota mud and colors runs.
Check out the best places to bike in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Zoo is getting into the spirit of autumn with their new Scarecrow Alley. Have a scarecrow pic to share? Send it our way!
Check out the best beaches in America.
Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.
Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.