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Thanksgiving 2015 Visitor's Guide To MinnesotaAfter the turkey’s been gobbled, your out-of-town guests may get antsy for some entertainment over the long Thanksgiving weekend. Show them the best of Minnesota with this handy holiday guide.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsAlthough we've been enjoying our beautiful fall, some say the best season is just ahead of us: Ski season! We still have awhile before we can hit the slopes, but this weekend you can get in the spirit by checking out one of the events in this week's Working for the Weekend.
8th Annual Explore Minnesota Ski & Snowboard Expo"Get ready to kick off your ski season right at the 8th Annual Explore Minnesota Slopes Ski & Snowboard Expo! Get great deals on passes & tickets from local and western ski areas, see what’s new in equipment, talk to the local Reps in the retail area and more! Kids can even learn how to snowboard at Burton’s Riglet Park right in the Rotunda! The excitement doesn’t just end there. There are many other vendors to visit! We hope you can join us!"
Best Scenic Drives Near MinnesotaSee splendid scenery and immerse yourself in the culture of Minnesota any time of the year on these five Minnesota highways.
Minnesota Resorts See Strong Summer Tourism SeasonAs summer comes to a close, Minnesota resorts said they were happy for the state's great weather. According to Explore Minnesota, summer tourism was the strongest it’s been in seven years.
State Tourism Agency Plans Summer Campaign In Midwestern CitiesExplore Minnesota has started new projection-style advertising on empty walls in the Twin Cities. But their big focus right now is to pull in people from other states and the other side of the world.
State Tourism Agency Flying 4 Instagrammers To MinnesotaMinnesota's state tourism agency is flying four people from Europe and the United States to come give Minnesota a try for ten days.
Tourism Officials Expect Record Summer For Travel In MinnesotaMore than 37 million Americans are expected to travel for Memorial Day weekend, which is considered the unofficial start to the summer travel season.
Second Year Of Winter Scavenger Hunt Has $50K In PrizesLooking for an excuse to explore Minnesota this winter? Then you might want to take part in a months-long statewide scavenger hunt called "Checkpoint Minnesota."
New York Photographer Captures Moments For #OnlyInMN CampaignMinnesota had a beautiful fall. That could be seen in real life and all over social media. In fact, the last few months have been pretty incredible, with all the shots of the changing leaves.
Minnesota Experiencing Strong Summer Travel SeasonMinnesota is experiencing a strong summer travel season despite its late start and high water levels in some areas. Explore Minnesota Tourism says it's the fifth year in a row of continued growth in travel.
2015 Governor's Opener Set For Lake Vermilion AreaThe 2015 Governor's Fishing Opener will be held in the Lake Vermilion area of northeastern Minnesota. Explore Minnesota Tourism says the Lake Vermilion Resort Association will host the annual event on May 7-10, 2015.
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