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Amy Nelson

As editor of Minnesota Monthly, Amy works collaboratively with a team of writers, designers, photographers, and digital producers to create impactful, surprising, timely and insightful content that reflects the Spirit of Minnesota. An award-winning newspaper and magazine editor based in the Twin Cities, Amy has decades of experience guiding coverage of luxury living, arts and culture, style and travel topics across multiple platforms. She has interviewed personalities ranging from Prince to Roger Goodell and has stories to tell.
Manta SLEEP mask

8 Pieces of Go-To Travel Gear

Pack a punch with these stylish, smart, and scent-sational products
Sunset at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Travel Guide: Puerto Vallarta

Beaches, whale watching, and decadent cuisine make this Mexico destination the next hot spot

Editor’s Picks For a Perfect Picnic

A Vintage Cooler Collection from Minnesota, a Local Frozen Food Delivery Option, a Wearable Napkin
Black Elk Peak in South Dakota

A Guide to the Highest Points in Minnesota and the Surrounding States

Are you a member of the Highpointers Club? Scale these mounds, hills, and points in the Midwest, and you'll be on your way
Art Shanty Project

Weekend Best Bets: Jan. 13-16

Things to do around the Twin Cities this weekend: Art Shanty Projects, Ice Palace Maze, and more

Inside/Out: 2022 Winter Things to Do in Minnesota

100+ Minnesotan suggestions for chilling out indoors or heating things up outside
SKOLstice ice skating rink

Weekend Best Bets: Jan. 6-11

Things to do this weekend around the Twin Cities: Annie Mack, ice skating, puppies, and more

Weekend Best Bets: Dec. 30-Jan. 2

Things to do around the Twin Cities this weekend: New Year's on ice, with Lizz Winstead, listening to Charlie Parr, and more