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Best Brewery Tours In Minnesota

Beer in Minnesota — it’s a popular thing. But have you ever wondered where that bottle came from? Our state has a nice selection of breweries and, luckily, many of those companies offer tours to their customers to share their history and show how the beer is made and bottled. And, yes, visitors get the opportunity to sample brewery beer!

06/01/2011

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Best Factory Tours In Minnesota

If you’re the curious type who loves discovering how things are made, you’ll enjoy touring several of Minnesota’s factories. From paper to airplanes, get a first-hand look behind the scenes at how such items are produced from start to finish. Don’t forget to call before going. Times and days may change seasonally and not all locations are open year-round.

05/03/2011

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Best Places To Have A Kid’s Birthday Party

Today’s birthday party options are no longer limited to cake in the backyard and pin the tail on the donkey. In fact, here in the Twin Cities there seems to be a party theme for just about any passion or interest the birthday boy or girl may have. Whether your child is a sports enthusiast, artist, future chef or is still fond of dolls and trains, you’re sure to find a way to celebrate another candle on the cake. Here are some of the best in no particular order.

05/02/2011

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Best Resorts In Wisconsin

Wisconsin is only a short drive away which makes it a great place to get out of town without the hassle of air travel. The best part is The Badger State is full of diverse resorts options offering activities for every season.

03/03/2011

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Best Resorts In Northeastern Minnesota

The word “resort” can describe a number of different vacation settings here in Minnesota and depending up what type of retreat you’re looking for, there’s sure to be something for you.

03/01/2011

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Best Wine Tasting In Minnesota

Minnesota’s lush and fertile ground makes our region a haven for fresh produce so it should be no surprise we have a number of thriving wineries in the area.

03/01/2011

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Best Things To Do In Eagan

The quiet suburb of Eagan is located only 15 minutes south of Minneapolis and St. Paul and has a surprising number of indoor and outdoor attractions.

02/28/2011

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Best Yoga Classes In The Twin Cities

Yoga inspires a multitude of health benefits including better sleep, lower stress levels, improved flexibility, increased strength, better posture and overall wellness. Here are some of the best yoga classes in the Twin Cities where you can get your OM on.

CBS Minnesota–01/28/2011

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Best Balloon Rides Near The Twin Cities

Envision gently floating across the sky with a bird’s eye view of Minnesota’s lakes, sprawling landscape and assorted wildlife. You can make this experience a reality by hopping aboard one of the many hot air balloon rides offered in the Twin Cities area. Most flights depart around sunrise or sunset and conditions must be ideal. Flight paths can only be described as whimsical since the wind determines the route. Here are the best balloon rides in the Twin Cities.

CBS Minnesota–11/09/2010

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Best Walking Tours In The Twin Cities

History, architecture and nature help create our beautiful city and one way to experience it all is via one of the many walking tours offered. Here are some of the best.

CBS Minnesota–11/07/2010

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Best Hiking Trails In The Twin Cities

If Minnesota is known for one thing, it’s the great outdoors and hiking is one of the best ways to experience it. So lace up your boots and hit some of the best hiking trails in the Twin Cities.

CBS Minnesota–11/07/2010

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Best Flower Markets In Minnesota

Minnesota’s infamous farmer’s markets are more than a place to pick out the freshest edible crops, they’re also the perfect spot to find a bevy of freshly cut flowers. Here’s your guide for finding some beautiful bouquets.

CBS Minnesota–11/07/2010

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Best Paintball Arenas In The Twin Cities

There’s no better place to take a battle than the war-zone of a paintball arena and luckily, the Twin Cities have plenty to choose from. Here are the best paintball arenas in our area. Don’t forget your goggles.

CBS Minnesota–11/06/2010

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Best Golf Courses In The Twin Cities

Golf season may not be year-round in Minnesota but when it’s on it’s good. What’s even better than the lush courses and tree-lined fairways is the surprise golfers feel when they realize most Twin Cities golf courses have a secluded, rural feeling. Here are some of the best golf courses in the area and you don’t have to drive very far.

CBS Minnesota–11/06/2010

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Best Disc Golf Courses In The Twin Cities

Disc golf has been a growing trend for sometime and that’s certainly the case here in the Twin Cities. Here are some of the best disc golf courses in the area.

CBS Minnesota–11/06/2010

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