How To Build The Perfect Campfire, According To ScienceFor all those stubborn advocates of the "log cabin" method of building fires, we've got some bad news for you: You're wrong... at least, according to a Duke University professor.
How To Pack Lightly For Your Camping TripDepending upon how you plan to camp - RV, tent or backpacking - you may want to rethink what you pack and bring with you. The lighter you pack, the easier it will be to keep track of everything and carry it to and from your campsite.
5 Camping Gear Must Haves For Summer VacationsDon't leave home without these five handy camping gadgets. You'll have all the important conveniences of home without tons of bulky equipment.
Search Continues For Missing Le Sueur Woman, 20The search continues for a woman who disappeared while drinking on a camping trip. Police in Le Sueur say 20-year-old Moriah Zwart and a friend were camping on a sandbar along the Minnesota River Thursday night.
State Parks Await Spring-Time VisitorsAs the last drops of maple syrup are collected from Fort Snelling State Park, it can mean only one thing -- the sights and sounds of spring are coming back. Brent Wennberg has been enjoying Minnesota's state parks since he was 2.
State Parks Offering New Camping Experience -- YurtsOutdoor lovers have a new way to spend the night at three of Minnesota's state parks. The new shelters have the feel of a tent only with comfort of a cabin. They are known as "yurts."
How To Save Money On A Trip To EuropeWith a little bit of planning, a trip to Europe can be surprisingly affordable.
What You Should Buy In SeptemberA new month means new deals. September is the perfect time to grab up any outdoor gear as we tearfully say goodbye to summer. You can score some great deals on tents and sleeping bags as stores clear out their inventory to make room for fall and winter goods.
After Long Winter, Summer Tourism Has A Strong YearThis is the last travel weekend for a while for many Minnesotans, as summer fades and school kicks into gear. But it was a travel season that surprised many in the tourism industry. Kim Hornibrook and her husband own a campground in Jordan, Minn.
Guide To Yellowstone National ParkRefer to this visitor's guide to Yellowstone National Park - the world's first national park featuring more geysers than any other location in the world.
Goin' To The Lake: Amelia & Angela Visit Ely (Day 2)This week, Amelia Santaniello and Angela Davis loaded up their luggage into the Mobile Weather Watcher and took off Wednesday, heading almost four hours north to the gateway of the Boundary Waters.
Goin’ To The Lake: Amelia & Angela Visit Ely (Day 1)For twelve weeks this summer, leading up to the start of the Minnesota State Fair in August, WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio are highlighting communities in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Five Fun Activities To Get The Family OutdoorsMake this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.
Money-Saving Tips For CampingWith warm weather and clear skies, heading out for a camping trip is one of America’s most popular excursions. Here are some of the best money-saving tips while camping.
Explore The Best Campgrounds In America's National ParksIf you’re planning a road trip to a new camping destination this summer, gas up. Here are a few of America’s best for you to explore.