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Stand-up Paddleboarding in Winter?

SUP is a hot new sport…even in icy waters

Minnesota’s Unlikely Downhill Ski Legacy

No mountains? No problem. How America’s original ski area birthed Lindsay Vonn and other Olympians

Where to Run a Turkey Trot in Minnesota This Thanksgiving

Burning off those Thanksgiving Day calories is a great way to start the day before giving thanks for what you have. Join one of these fun (and local) turkey trot races on Thanksgiving morning.

Go Mountain Biking

An off-road adventure

Where in MN: Corrugated-steel Boathouses

Lots for these vernacular structures were once given out as company perks—now they’re on the historic register

Minnesota Fall Travel Guide

The much-adored autumn season is upon us, and one of the best places to enjoy cooler weather, vibrant colors, and that warm fuzzy feeling that comes with fall is in the Midwest. Embark on a getaway in northern Minnesota or Wisconsin and enjoy fall in true northern style.

Where in MN: Limestone Bluff

This towering rock is the most distinguishing natural landmark of one of Minnesota’s most picturesque waterfront cities

Try Trail Running

A natural alternative to pavement

Learn to Kayak

First flatwater, then whitewater

The Fox and the Hound

A photo essay of the Long Lake Hounds

Where in MN September 2017

The Land of 10,000 Lakes may not have as many waterfalls, but it does have an abundance of breathtaking cascades, including this especially curious one

Where in MN is this Minnesota-shaped Forest?

Yes, it’s real. We promise. A Minnesota-shaped forest exists somewhere within this fine state’s bounds, created by a clever DNR staffer back in the early 1990s.

Spring Getaways

You don't have to go far to appreciate the wonders of Mother Nature in spring. From waterfalls to unique festivals, we highlight a few of our favorite destinations

Where to Eat, Drink, and Explore in 10 Minnesota Cities

Where to eat, drink, and explore in 10 Minnesota Cities

Summer Camps & Enrichment Classes

A collection of summer camps & enrichment classes to boost self-confidence, help kids learn the importance of teamwork and collaboration, make new friends and have fun.

Winter Getaways 2017

Embrace the winter weather while staying cozy at these 11 romantic getaways within a few hours' drive of the Twin Cities

The Minnesota Vacation Home Rental Guide

The area's 25 best private cabin getaways, via VRBO, Airbnb, and more

Top 5 Outdoor Ice Rinks in the Twin Cities

From the classic favorites to new additions, lace up (and bundle up) at these popular metro ice skating rinks

Discover the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, learn about the refuge's protected habitat and enjoy family-friendly activities

Minnesota State Parks' 125th Anniversary

Moveable Feast: MnMo editor Rachel Hutton and MPR Classical’s John Birge describe their favorite state parks

Minnesota State Parks To Do List

The steepest hike, the wildest rapids, and the best place to spot albino deer, all within the state's borders

Set Sail in Wayzata

The lakeside community will showcase the best of the water sport at the Wayzata World Match Race Tour Exhibition

Nice Ride, Nice Paddle

If approved, a new kayak-sharing service in the Twin Cities will be the first of its kind in the nation

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

Minnesota Biking Guide

A comprehensive guide to your spring biking destinations
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Best of Minnesota

Celebrate the spirit of Minnesota on November 30th at the Lumber Exchange Building. Featuring the Best of Minnesota – the people, the culture, the landmarks and the spirit, the party will showcase the fun and diverse aspects of our state.

Tacos & Tequila after Dark

Join us on January 31st for the ultimate taco and premium tequila night, where we'll sample premium tequilas, spirits and cervezas, listen to live music, enjoy frozen drinks and celebrate the upcoming Big Game in Minnesota.
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