Travel & Outdoors

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Adult Weekend Road Trips To The Iron Range

In less than a day’s drive, you can be in the serene sylvan settings of some of our state’s most beautiful scenery. Plan a trip this fall when the crisp air paints the landscape with dazzling color.

09/06/2014

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Scenic Motorcycle Drives Through The Iron Range

Whether you’re riding a cruiser, a chopper, a crotch rocket or a blown bike, these are the best trips for bikers through the serenity of the Iron Range.

09/04/2014

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A Day In Como Park

Parks, lakes, activities, romantic strolls, pubs and delis… St. Paul’s Como Park neighborhood has it all.

08/30/2014

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Best Outdoor Basketball Courts In Minnesota

It is likely that more people play pick-up games than participate in scheduled league play. Here are seven of the best courts in the Minneapolis-St Paul metropolitan area for a quick game.

08/16/2014

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Best Cheap Long Weekend Trips In Or Near Minnesota

You don’t have to travel far to take a vacation. Take the weekend off and head out to one of these nearby getaways.

08/09/2014

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Best Indoor Playgrounds In Minnesota

Take it inside on those rainy days at these indoor playgrounds.

08/02/2014

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Best Restaurants In Minnesota Worth The Hype

For a memorable meal in Minnesota, make a reservation at one of these local restaurants.

07/26/2014

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A Breakdown Of Minnesota’s Neighborhoods: St. Paul

Some of the most fascinating neighborhoods in the country lie in Minnesota’s capital city of St. Paul.

07/19/2014

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Best Public Golf Courses In Minnesota

You don’t have to join a club to have a great day golfing. Swing away at any of these public courses.

07/12/2014

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Best Hotels With Free Breakfast In Minnesota

Find a fine hotel with complimentary breakfast and enjoy your stay.

07/05/2014

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Best Places To Sunbathe In Minnesota

Check out any one of these six select metro area places to kick back and enjoy the rays.

06/28/2014

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Guide To A Long Weekend In Minnesota

Minnesota is filled with enticing choices for sights to see, places to stay, restaurants for dining and lodges for sleeping.

06/21/2014

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Tips For Traveling Internationally On A Budget

You don’t have to spend thousands of dollars to see the world. Here are a few ideas to help get you started.

06/14/2014

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Best Places For A Bonfire In Minnesota

Celebrate the outdoors with a fire.

06/07/2014

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Best Attractions For Art Lovers In Minnesota

Minnesotans are superlative supporters of the arts, which may explain why we have such robust and prominent art destinations. Those who enjoy art will find that each of the following five spots is worth a visit.

05/31/2014

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Guide To Valleyfair

Minnesota boasts one of the coolest amusement parks with some of the best roller coasters in the Midwest. Use this guide to help you get started at Valleyfair.

05/24/2014

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Best Memorial Day Getaways In Or Near Minnesota

Get out of town for a long weekend this Memorial Day.

05/17/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit Minnesota This Summer

“Summer in Minnesota is the perfect season to get out, get away and make time for relaxation and recreation with family and friends,” says Alyssa Ebel of Explore Minnesota Tourism. Here are five of Alyssa’s recommendations for the best attractions in 2014.

05/10/2014

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Best Summer Backpacking Trips In Minnesota

Get out of the house after a long winter and enjoy the natural beauty of Minnesota’s parks, prairies, forests and rivers.

05/03/2014

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Best Rainy Day Activities In Minnesota

Check out these options the next time you are looking for something to entertain the kids on a rainy day.

04/26/2014

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Best Free Tours In Minnesota

To see the finest local landmarks without opening your wallet, take one of these tours for free.

04/19/2014

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Best Bike Rentals In Minnesota

Rent a bike to see some of Minnesota’s hidden beauty.

04/12/2014

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Best Pet-Friendly Hotels In Minnesota

Booking a Minnesota hotel but can’t leave your pet behind? No worries. These Minnesota hotels have you covered.

04/05/2014

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Best Parks In Minnesota

Minnesota’s beautiful parks are a major part of what makes this state special. Here are a few that need to be seen to be believed.

03/29/2014

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Vacation Relaxation: Best Spas In Minnesota

For the best treatment close to home, head to one of these Minnesota spas.

03/22/2014

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