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Amy Nelson

As Travel Editor of Minnesota Monthly, Amy creates 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.
Dakotah Lindwurm

Q&A: Runner Dakotah Lindwurm Is Heading to Paris

The St. Francis native will compete in the women's marathon competition at the Summer Olympic Games
Elkhart Lake aerial view

Elkhart Lake’s Driving Force

This quaint lake resort town in Wisconsin includes a world-class racetrack and elevated attractions to match

The Outdoor Music Festival Is Back and Ready to Rock

While Megan Thee Stallion kicked off the seasonal vibes with her performance at Target Center in May, outdoor concerts and multiday fests continue to heat up July and August. Some fans make plans to...
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox welcome visitors in Bemidji.

Paul, Ole, and Otto: Minnesota’s Iconic Statues Celebrate Diverse Heritage

Take a road trip around the state to spy these oversized statues

Bingeable MN: Buzzworthy Local Content

Entertainment and media to spend the whole afternoon and evening consuming, from local creators

6 Products for Big-Time Travelers

Explore the world in style with these chic goods, including travel pants and a carbon-neutral carry-on

Go for Gold: An Olympics-Size Trip to Paris

A checklist of must-sees in France for the Olympics or any time
Dan Buettner exploring the landscape near St. Helena Island in South Carolina

In the ‘Blue Zone’: Dan Buettner’s Secrets to Healthy Living

The author, wellness expert, and Minnesota native recently launched a Netflix series and a line of frozen meals, so we wanted to check in

Where Are They Now? Mary Lucia Writing a Book

Radio DJ left 89.3 The Current two years ago, now finishing memoir

Chef Diane Moua Opens Diane’s Place in Northeast Minneapolis

Menu of Hmong American restaurant in Food Building also features other makers in the Food Building