Travel & Outdoors

Fishing,generic, lure, angling, trolling

Best Places To Go Fishing In Minnesota

Minnesota state parks are great places for beginning anglers to try a hand at catching fish.

05/25/2013

(credit: Amy Rea)

Wander Minnesota: The Beginning of Blooms

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.

05/22/2013

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Best Budget Fitness Classes In Minnesota

These Minnesota fitness classes will help you get in shape and save a little dough.

05/18/2013

generic

Best Places For Off-Roading In Minnesota

Minnesota state parks provide several excellent off-roading locations.

05/11/2013

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Best Travel Agencies In Minnesota

Let these Minnesota-based travel agents help you plan your summer vacation this year.

05/04/2013

Photo Credit: ThinkStock

Ask A Minnesota Guide: Packing List For Your Next Campout

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.

04/27/2013

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Out In Style: Most Comfortable Wilderness Retreats In Minnesota

Secluded vacations don’t always mean camping. Check out a few of these cabins for a relaxing stay in the woods.

04/20/2013

(credit: The Color Run)

Best Competitions To Get Dirty In Minnesota

Looking for a way to get down and dirty this summer? Check out some of these Minnesota mud and colors runs.

04/13/2013

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Ask An Expert: Best Bike Rides In Minnesota

Check out the best places to bike in Minnesota.

04/06/2013

(credit: Winter Carnival)

Best Flying Adventures In Minnesota

Whether it’s in a hot air balloon, bungee jumping or skydiving, you can fly high above Minnesota this summer with these adventures.

03/30/2013

(credit: CBS)

Best Bike Repair In Minnesota

With summer months ahead, now is the perfect time to get your bike repaired.

03/23/2013

Hotel Generic

Best Hotels In Minnesota For The Young And Hip

Visitors to Minneapolis will find a vibrant nightlife with plenty of hip hotels to match.

03/16/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

Best Places To See Flowers This Spring In Minnesota

Warmer temperatures mean spring flowers and more time spent outside. Check out these gardens for the best place to view flowers in Minnesota.

03/09/2013

(credit: Thinkstock.com)

Best Ways To Take Advantage Of The Last Of The Winter In Minnesota

Winter may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Check out these five ideas for end-of-winter activities.

03/02/2013

(credit: Minnesota Zoo)

Ask The Expert: Best Ways To Prepare For A Spring Break Staycation

Staycations are a fantastic option for those who wish to stay close to home and save a little money. Below are a few suggestions for staycations from local travel agents.

02/23/2013

Thinkstock

Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From A Minnesota Fitness Professional

Keeping kids active during cold months can be a challenge. Check out these five tips from local fitness professionals.

02/16/2013

Graves Hotel Lobby

Best Honeymoon Suites In Minnesota

Add a little romance to your life this Valentine’s Day with one of these romantic hotel suites.

02/09/2013

(credit: nicolletislandinn.com)

Valentine’s Day Getaway Destinations In Minnesota

Take a closer look at some of Minnesota’s most romantic and charming destinations for your Valentine’s Day getaway.

02/02/2013

(credit: VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Pet-Friendly Getaways In Minnesota

Some of the best pet-friendly vacation spots in Minnesota are also some of the most remote. Check out the list below for some ideas about where to take your family on vacation — including your four-legged friend.

01/26/2013

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Best Running Clubs In Minnesota

Finding the perfect running group can be difficult, but with these five groups, the choice becomes a bit easier.

01/19/2013

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Ask A Local Trainer: The Best Way To Get Fit In Minnesota

How’s that New Year’s resolution going? Many of us start out the year with good intentions to get healthier only to find ourselves finishing up the last of the Christmas candy late into the night. The problem can be anything from declining motivation to the lack of time to commit. Local trainer Sofia Laasiri shares about the best way to get off the couch and see results in record time.

01/12/2013

(credit: CBS)

Best Kettlebell Workouts In Minnesota

In order to benefit fully from the kettle bell workout, it is crucial to be trained properly. Take a look at some of the best kettle bell workouts in Minnesota.

01/05/2013

(credit: CBS)

Winter Driving Tips For Minnesota

In Minnesota, winter driving conditions can go from perfect to hazardous in a matter of minutes. Cold temperatures combined with ice and snow can make for difficult and dangerous commutes, so make sure you are prepared when the winter weather arrives this year. Here are a few driving tips to help you prepare for the cold and snowy months ahead.

12/29/2012

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Winter Camping Guide For Minnesota

Learn about the best places to camp, purchase gear and take classes for winter camping in Minnesota.

12/22/2012

(credit: Verticalendeavors.com)

Best Places To Ice Climb In Minnesota

Ice climbing is a perfect activity for the physically fit and outdoor adventure enthusiast in Minnesota.

12/15/2012

Photo Galleries
(credit: Minnesota Zoo/CBS)

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!

#11. Big Sur, California

America’s Top 20 Beaches

Check out the best beaches in America.

Baby fur seal

The Animals Of Antarctica

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

Iceberg off Antarctic Peninsula

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.

Yellowstone National Park

Our Country’s National Parks

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

Photo Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Most Romantic Cities In The World

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

More Galleries