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Best Places To Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree In Minnesota

Cutting down your own Christmas tree can help you and your family begin a new tradition that is sure to engage every member involved.

11/24/2012

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Best Holiday Travel Tips For People From Minnesota

For some, holiday travel can be time consuming and stressful. With a bit of planning, however, many travel headaches can be avoided entirely.

11/17/2012

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Best Places To Go Ice Skating In Minnesota

The state of Minnesota enjoys unlimited opportunities for ice skating. There is a respectable balance of places to go for tuning those skating skills and the Land of 10,000 Lakes has everything going for it in the ice department.

11/10/2012

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Best CrossFit Studios In Minnesota

Intense enough to train police academies and military special operations units yet varied and accessible enough for motivated retirees, high school athletes and new moms, CrossFit workouts can work for everyone.

11/03/2012

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The Best Haunted Graveyards In Minnesota

These allegedly haunted graveyards in Minnesota will give you quite a fright this Halloween.

10/27/2012

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Best Indoor Tracks To Exercise In The Twin Cities

Maintaining an exercise regimen year-round is an important consideration for many, yet doing so during the winter months can be a challenge. If exercising out in the brutal cold isn’t for you, check out the best indoor tracks Minnesota has to offer running enthusiasts.

10/20/2012

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Best Places To See Autumn Leaves In Minnesota

Want to break away from the metro area on a sunny fall day? Here are some northern spots you can get to on a tank of gas, enjoying the changing leaves along the way.

10/06/2012

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One-Tank Trip To Brainerd

Make a drive up north and enjoy everything that Brainerd has to offer.

09/29/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip to Duluth

Looking to get away for the weekend? Why not take a leisurely road trip to Duluth?

09/22/2012

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Red Wing

Take the family on a trip south to beautiful Red Wing.

09/15/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip To Boundary Waters

The Boundary Waters is a region that extends from Canada through the United States border lying somewhere between Ontario and Minnesota. Countless paddles have come and gone through these crystal waters. Enjoy a getaway to voyageur country by making a trip yourself.

09/08/2012

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Stillwater, MN

Scenic Stillwater sits only a short drive west of the Twin Cities, and its proximity to the St. Croix River means this bustling town is equally enjoyable on warm summer nights as it is wrapped up in a picturesque snowfall. Considered the birthplace of Minnesota, as the charter for statehood was signed here in 1858, the town is full of history. Don’t miss out on a day trip to one of the most darling cities Minnesota has to offer.

09/01/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Trip To Bemidji

Bemidji is the kind of Northwoods destination that makes for a quintessential Minnesotan vacation. Located a little more than four hours northwest of the Twin Cities, it is an easy getaway for a quick weekend trip or an extended stay. While quieter than many other destinations, Bemidji still promises plenty to do and see, especially if you want to really get out and enjoy nature. Nestled in the midst of hundreds of quality fishing lakes and the Mississippi, a visit here offers rustic charm and outdoor fun for everyone.

08/25/2012

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Pick-A-Side: What’s Your Favorite Ride At The State Fair?

What’s your favorite Minnesota State Fair ride? Pick-A-Side!

08/22/2012

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Hudson

Located just east of the Minnesota/Wisconsin border directly across the St. Croix River, Hudson is equal parts historic downtown district, beautiful waterfront views and modern city with all of the expected features and attractions.

08/18/2012

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Scarecrow Alley At The MN Zoo

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!

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America’s Best Gardens and Parks

#11. Big Sur, California

America’s Top 20 Beaches

Check out the best beaches in America.

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The Animals Of Antarctica

Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.

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The Ice Of Antarctica

Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

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Most Romantic Cities In The World

Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.

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