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The Best of MN: 2021

The future looks bright this year, and these top personalities, trends, and events lead the way
Although the common loon is not an endangered species, it may disappear from Minnesota by 2080

How Minnesota Could Lose the Loon

The common loon became Minnesota’s state bird 60 years ago. Will it still be here in another 60?
The dining hall of the Naniboujou Lodge

Minnesota Road Trip Restaurants: “Up North”

Must-stop eateries that dot North Shore destinations Duluth, Grand Marais, and Two Harbors—plus a Hibbing bakery
A-Pine Restaurant in Pequot Lakes

Minnesota Road Trip Restaurants: US-169 North

Road-trip eateries worth a stop for Minnesotans heading north on US-169 and continuing on Highway 371

Minnesota Road Trip Restaurants: South

Road-trippers headed south from the Twin Cities on US-169 should make a point to stop at these eateries

Minnesota Road Trip Restaurants: Northwest

Take I-94 northwest from the Twin Cities and plan to hit up these unmissable eateries along the way

Minnesota Road Trip Restaurants: Southeast

Great places to stop and eat during statewide exploration

Find Minnesota’s Top Mountain Biking Trails on the Iron Range

Ride the Range aligns the Redhead, Cuyuna, Tioga, and Giants Ridge experiences

How to Camp, Fish, and Unwind at Lake Vermilion

Tips for making the most of this northern Minnesota destination
The Moorhead DQ went rogue a long time ago

Stop for These Unique Eats On Your Next Minnesota Road Trip

Three are sweet, one is savory—and they're all off the grid in their own way