Selected in 2010 as one of the Best Old House Neighborhoods by This Old House magazine, St. Cloud is steeped in history and tradition, yet maintains a laid-back college town vibe.
Minnesota is known for its outdoor sports during the winter months, but if your family is like my family, not everyone wants to play pond hockey seven days a week for hours on end. So what does a family do for a little variety and inside fun until the snow melts?
The Twin Cities are filled with gorgeous urban architecture and picture-worthy suburban main streets. For many photographers, the decision about where to take a walk with their camera can be overwhelming.
Traveling to New Ulm is the perfect family daytrip if you’re looking for education, German heritage or Mexican pizza.
Crisp fall air means sweaters, bright colored leaves and crunchy apples with sweet apple cider.
Tucked in West St. Paul and Mendota Heights, the Thomas Irvine Dodge Nature Center is one of the first nature centers of Minnesota.
Roseville Central Park is the largest park in Roseville, encompassing 225 acres that are divided into several areas, typically connected by walking and bike trails.
Driving approximately 60 miles from Minneapolis to Taylors Falls, Minn. takes you on a journey from urban landscapes to kitsch Americana. As you travel through small towns advertising Friday night fish fry specials, the anticipation about what to do first in Taylors Falls takes over.
The City of Richfield is three miles from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and surrounded by highways and interstates. Yet despite the bustling growth of this urban suburb over the years, the Richfield city planners carved out 150-acres of land in the middle of the city for a nature preserve in 1969, which is known as Wood Lake Nature Center today.
In 2008 the Air Service Quality survey of 200,000 travelers named Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) the best airport in North America and third best in the world. With a combination of luxury services and Minnesota kitsch, it’s easy to see why MSP is a traveler’s ideal airport.
During the summer months it’s a treat to get out in the middle of the week and do something fun with the entire family. If you are looking for a place to ride a bike, have a picnic, hike trails, listen to music and let the kids play, Eagan Market Fest offers all of these opportunities, plus options for adults.
If you are looking for a place to enjoy a day and don’t want to be outdoors, there’s a place for you in the heart of St. Paul: Hmong Village.