WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best State Park In MinnesotaState Parks are plentiful in Minnesota. Whether you want to hike, bike or take in a bit of nature, there are more than 75 to choose from. But I wanted to know which one you like best. WCCO viewers voted, and, with a half a million visitors each year, it's no surprise that your winner is one of the most-visited state parks: Gooseberry Falls.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best French Fries In MinnesotaSure, French fries are typically a side dish. But at Val's in St. Cloud, they are good enough to be the main attraction.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Lakeside DiningOne of the best spots for summer dining in Minnesota is along a lake. You can feel the open air, enjoy the weather and take in the sunset. So we went looking for the best place to do just that. And your votes sent Natalie Nyhus to a restaurant with an appropriate name: Lakeside in Glenwood.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best 19th Hole In MinnesotaAfter a day on the golf course, there's nothing better than a fantastic "19th hole" waiting at the end of your game, a place to unwind after your round.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Hot Dog In MinnesotaYou voted and sent Natalie Nyhus west to Leota for a hot dog at V&M Grocery and Locker.
Best Chicken Fried Steak In MinnesotaGet your fill of this southern classic at these local restaurants.
Best Places For Outdoor Furniture In MinnesotaWhen you set up your patio, deck or lawn with furniture from these local stores, you won't want to miss a single night outdoors.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Berry Picking In MinnesotaWhen it comes to berries, nothing beats the ones you pick yourself, given the choice to pick the best of the crop.
Best Places To Buy Beach Hats In MinnesotaYou'll look the best on the beach with a hat from one of these local stores.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Gyro In MinnesotaIf you're hankering for a little Greek food, the quintessential meal on the go is the gyro. But only one spot is making the Best of Minnesota. You voted and sent Natalie Nyhus to Gyropolis in Bloomington.
Best Places To Buy Water Shoes In MinnesotaWater shoes are becoming more widely used in activities where the feet are prone to getting wet. Here are five places you can find this type of shoe in Minnesota.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Archery Range In MinnesotaArchery has seen its popularity increase in recent years thanks to notable pop culture appearances; whether in Panem at "The Hunger Games," Westeros from "Game of Thrones," or in Pixar's "Brave."