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Learn How to Sail

Through Northern Breezes Sailing School, embark on one of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes to tack, jibe, and enjoy a day of (hopefully) smooth sailing

Tips for Fall Camping in the Midwest

With the blazing heat and humidity of summer behind us, now is a great time for a fall camping adventure.

Enter to Win a Free Golf Vacation

Enter to win a two-night stay at Jackpot Junction Casino with two rounds of golf at award-winning Dacotah Ridge Golf Club.

New Hostel in Grand Marais

The Hungry Hippie Hostel is the first of its kind in the area and located just a quarter mile from the Superior Hiking Trail

Spring is Waterfall Season in Minnesota

Waterfalls are at their scenic best during spring run-off.

Minnesota Biking Guide

A comprehensive guide to your spring biking destinations

Giants Ridge is Perfect Family Getaway

Whether it's skiing and tubing in winter or biking and golfing in summer, Giants Ridge caters to both kids and adults.

4 Winter Weekend Destination In Minnesota

5 Winter Activities to Try This Season

Embrace the Minnesota snow and stay active at these top outdoor destinations

Small Town Getaway In Little Luverne, Minnesota

5 Fall Festivals To Attend This Season

Whether art, music, food or drinks are your calling, or you are looking for something family-friendly, there is an autumn-themed festival in here for you.

What it's Like to Ride the Trails at Detroit Mountain

Mountain bike or BMX in the Detroit Lakes area this fall on the newly revamped Detroit Mountain.

Fun Things to Do in Taylors Falls During the Autumn Months

Changing leaves, river views, cooler temps, all within a short drive of the metro: Taylors Falls is the perfect scenic getaway.

4 Things to Do Over Labor Day Weekend

Looking for ways to celebrate the long weekend? We have a few ideas.

Splash! Best Metro Area Public Swimming Pools to Beat the Heat

When you don’t own a swimming pool, and you’re not really in a beach kind of mood, the next best way to cool off is at a public pool or waterpark

Happenings at the Itasca State Park Headwaters

MnMo editor Rachel Hutton and Classical MPR’s John Birge talk summer travel

How to Use Music as an Exercise Motivator

Music can help give you an extra push to get through even your toughest workout

Northern Spark To Light Up the Night June 13

Minneapolis dusk-to-dawn public arts festival gives people an opportunity to see (our very creative) city in a new light

Tips for the Beginning Runner

What it takes to get off the couch and start training for your first 5K

5 Perfect Spots for Fall Kayaking and Canoeing in Minnesota

Top flatwater trails for outdoor enthusiasts

New Hot Spots in Downtown Excelsior

This charming lakeside area has undergone a radical makeover the past few years

Saints New Season Includes New Ballpark, New Menu, New Fun

May 21 will mark the first official Saints game at CHS Field, the new $63 million ballpark located in Lowertown St. Paul

Sportshow Extravaganza Coming to Minneapolis Convention Center

The Progressive Northwest Sportshow is a giant indoor playground for outdoor enthusiasts (and kids, too!)

Caribou Highlands Lodge: A Review

A stay at Caribou Highlands Lodge is the perfect weekend getaway.

St. Paul's Phalen Freeze Fest

Celebrate winter by the light of the moon, complete with dramatic storytelling, flashlight geocaching, ice fishing, stargazing through a spotting scope, and cooking over a fire.

Rochester Home to State's Largest Ice Bar Feb. 19-21

SocialICE is coming back to Rochester for the seventh year, complete with ice bars, ice sculptures, and live ice carving demonstrations.

Chanhassen’s 22nd Annual Feb Fest

Located at Lake Ann Park, Feb Fest provides a day of outdoor activities for all ages.

Crash in St. Paul for the Ice Cross Downhill World Championship

Red Bull Crashed Ice returns to St. Paul for the fourth consecutive year.

Ice Castles Come to Eden Prairie

Looking for a “cool” way to spend your time? Pretend you’re winter royalty at Ice Castles.

5 Things to Do on Christmas Day

We suggest a few ways to spend the day December 25 (for those not already celebrating or working, that is).

A New Way to Carol with the BierCycle Caroling Tour

Grab a group and pedal through Stillwater on the BierCycle Caroling Tour.

Celebrate the Season with Holiday Lights in the Park

Festive drive-through display raises funds for local charities and brings to 'light' the meaning of the season.

Holiday Train Rolls Through Minnesota December 6-14

Get into the holiday spirit by seeing a festively decorated train, listening to live music, drinking cocoa, and supporting your local food shelf.

Bentleyville Tour of Lights Worth the Drive to Duluth

The festive holiday light displays of Bentleyville, on the shore of Lake Superior, is an unforgettable experience for kids of all ages.

Minnesota Tree Is Headed to DC

A local tree is headed to the U.S. Capitol, where it will serve as the west lawn Christmas tree

Spend a Day in the Woods this Fall

It's good for the soul to reconnect with nature. Try it this autumn.

Sever's Corn Maze is Fun for Everyone

A trip to Sever's Corn Maze & Fall Festival is worth the corn kernels you'll find in your pockets long after you return home.

Strolling Through the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Spend time outdoors taking in the fall colors at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

Chasing Waterfalls at Willow River State Park

Willow Falls, a multi-level waterfall at Willow River State Park in Hudson, leaves a lasting impression.

Geocaching in Minnesota: A Treasure Hunt for Kids and Grown-ups

Try geocaching at a state park this summer, fun for all ages.
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Whether you are a seasoned Twin Cities traveler or planning your first trip to Minnesota, this blog will introduce you to many new adventures to add to your itinerary. From day trips and scenic discoveries to luxurious girls weekends, travel tips, and insider scoops, our editors will give you all the information you need to enjoy your stay Up North.