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October 2012


Weekend Getaway: Detroit Lakes

October 31, 2012

Weekend Getaway: Detroit Lakes

By Chrissy Sarinske

Enjoy lake recreation, miles of scenic trails, geocaching, historic buildings, cute boutiques, and so much more. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Great Escapes

October 30, 2012

Great Escapes

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Sometimes you just need a nudge to finally book that trip and enjoy the Midwest. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Celebrate Friendship with a Weekend Getaway

October 29, 2012

Celebrate Friendship with a Weekend Getaway

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Grab your friends and take time to reconnect with a Minneapolis getaway. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 29, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Plenty To Do at Three Rivers Parks

October 26, 2012

Plenty To Do at Three Rivers Parks

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Even as the weather gets chilly, our many area parks offer fun activities for all ages. Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 26, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Changes at MSP International Airport

October 25, 2012

Changes at MSP International Airport

By Joel Schettler

New stores, free Wi-Fi, and added security checkpoints bring comfort to the weary traveler. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


If You Want to Be a Badger, Just Come Along With Me

October 24, 2012

If You Want to Be a Badger, Just Come Along With Me

Chrissy Sarinske

A little beer, a little football, a little history, a lot of candy — it's fun for everyone during a family trip to Madison, Wis. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Don't Forget to Laugh

October 23, 2012

Don't Forget to Laugh

By Kelly Fitzgerald

We're lucky to have one of the nation's best laugh-inducers right here in Minneapolis. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Road Trip Through Northwoods Minnesota on the Great River Road

October 22, 2012

Road Trip Through Northwoods Minnesota on the Great River Road

By Molly Schelper

Visit the towns that line the Northwoods portion of the Great River Road. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 22, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Family-Friendly Frights

October 19, 2012

Family-Friendly Frights

By Molly Schelper

Mark your calendars for these spooktacular events from the Minnesota Historical Society. Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 19, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Neighborhood Spotlight: 50th & France

October 18, 2012

Neighborhood Spotlight: 50th & France

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Many towns have clear auras or personas, and this one's clearly stylishly female. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Have Smartphone, Will Travel

October 17, 2012

Have Smartphone, Will Travel

By Joel Schettler

More mobile apps to help travelers find their way and enjoy their trip. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Weekend Getaway: Mille Lacs Area

October 16, 2012

Weekend Getaway: Mille Lacs Area

By Chrissy Sarinske

Mille Lacs is so much more than a fishing destination. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Studio ArTour of South Central Minnesota

October 15, 2012

Studio ArTour of South Central Minnesota

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Check out more than 50 artists during this weekend's studio tour in Northfield, Cannon Falls, and Faribault. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 15, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Voices From the Past

October 12, 2012

Voices From the Past

By Molly Schelper

Learn about the scandalous history of the figures who occupy the graves of Woodlawn Cemetery in Winona. Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 12, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Fall on the Farm

October 10, 2012

Fall on the Farm

By Chrissy Sarinske

Enjoy hayrides, pumpkin carving, apple cider, and farm activities at this annual event. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Zombie-fy Your Life

October 9, 2012

Zombie-fy Your Life

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Prepare yourself: Zombies, goons and all sorts of night life will be flooding St. Paul and Minneapolis this Saturday. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Tricks, Treats, and Frights, Oh My!

October 8, 2012

Tricks, Treats, and Frights, Oh My!

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Whether you're looking for true frights or just a little innocent fun, these Twin Cities Halloween haunts can deliver. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 8, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


A Day of Play at the Children's Museum

October 5, 2012

A Day of Play at the Children's Museum

By Molly Schelper

Celebrate the Worldwide Day of Play at the Minnesota Children’s Museum. Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 5, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Ghost Adventures

October 4, 2012

Ghost Adventures

By Joel Schettler

The midnight hour is close at hand. You'll find many creatures that go bump in the night across the Twin Cities, all month long. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 4, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


A Guide to the Twin Cities Marathon and 10-Mile

October 3, 2012

A Guide to the Twin Cities Marathon and 10-Mile

By Chrissy Sarinske

Whether you're a spectator or a runner, we provide race-day tips and advice. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Oktoberfest in the Twin Cities

October 2, 2012

Oktoberfest in the Twin Cities

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Find some suspenders and your favorite stein, it's Oktoberfest time! Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minneapolis By Foot

October 1, 2012

Minneapolis By Foot

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Minneapolis has been named a most walkable city. Here's what to stop and see along the way. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


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