Without much earth left to discover, iconic Minnesota explorers such as Will Steger, Ann Bancroft, and Dan Buettner are cracking open “discovery” to include science, politics, and the future of education
For each of Minnesota’s glorious lakes, there seem to be several lodges dotting the shorelines. From rustic log cabins in the north woods to majestic resorts on Lake Superior, there’s no shortage of retreats for slowing down, stepping back in time, and making lasting memories
By Rachel Fergus, Tammy Galvin, Anne Kopas, and Lianna Matt
From dogsled races and polar plunges to Grand Old Day and the Great River Shakespeare Festival, we’ve compiled a list of 100+ shows, celebrations, and events to help you enjoy a year’s worth of Minnesota. Whether you’d rather raise a stein at New Ulm’s Oktoberfest or run the Twin Cities Marathon, we’ve got you covered. Start planning now!
The Twin Cities’ top winter events—the Loppet Ski Festival (Jan. 27–Feb. 4), U.S. Pond Hockey Championships (Jan. 25–28), and St. Paul Winter Carnival (Jan. 25–Feb. 10)—make for a hat trick of frozen fun