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TRAVEL & OUTDOORS

John Ackerman on Caving

Explore the limestone labyrinth
February 19, 2018

Where in MN: North Shore Island

Depending on the season, Lake Superior will wash away the rocky beach bridging the 20-foot gap from this small island to the shore. In time, the tide restores the connection—and with it, this place's name.
February 15, 2018

Get Away at Great Wolf Lodge

Bloomington’s new resort places a modern, waterpark-flanked, north woods staycay next to “The Mall”
January 26, 2018

MN Travel Guide: February

An old favorite given new life, a renovated theater, and a charming bed and breakfast all highlight what's new around the state this month
January 26, 2018

Where in MN: North Shore Lighthouse

A refuge from Lake Superior’s fury: starting in 1886, voyageurs sought light emanating from this 32-foot-high pyramid timber tower at the breakwater’s east end
January 26, 2018

Learn Skijoring

“Ski driving” for speed with a canine companion
January 26, 2018

The New Frontier

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
January 26, 2018

Land of 10,000 Lodges

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
January 26, 2018

MN Travel Guide: January

A meat vending machine, reopened Nicollet Mall, new mercantile market and more highlight what's new around the state
December 19, 2017

Icebox Days in International Falls

From toilet-seat toss to group-effort cross-country skiing, one writer looks into the wonderfully weird ways International Falls celebrates winter—even as our “Icebox of the Nation” starts to thaw
December 19, 2017