A Banff National Park Trip Has Peak Potential

From breathtaking views to elevated amenities, the Canadian destination is a natural wonder

Glensheen Mansion Puts Rarely Seen Artifacts on Display

Go room to room in search of strange or worldly heirlooms at a new exhibit at the Duluth museum

Snapshot: Black Beach on the North Shore

This Silver Bay staple was formed from taconite

The 60-Mile Garage Sale’s Thrill of the Hunt

The event is a rare peek into the private lives of Minnesotans—as well as bargain hunters buying their castoffs
The northern lights dance above Cranberry Bay in the upper reaches of Voyageurs National Park

Summer Trip: Voyageurs National Park’s Certified Dark Skies

Minnesota’s only national park recently became a ”Dark Sky Park” committed to reducing light pollution up north

Eat, Play, Stay in North Dakota’s Rendezvous Region

Visit North Dakota’s bucolic Rendezvous Region, just south of the Canadian border
One of the city's many striking murals, by Steve Knutson

Make the Minnesota-North Dakota Border Your Next Road Trip

An easy, packed weekend in the Fargo-Moorhead region is so much more than the Coen brothers movie

10 Tiny Minnesota Towns We Love

Trade big-city bustle for historic architecture, wide-open spaces, and welcoming neighbors in these vibrant nooks around the state

Jason’s Top 10 Minnesota Bike Trails

Minnesota Monthly’s food editor loves touring the Twin Cities region on his bike. Here are his favorite trails.

Snapshot: Moose Nuzzling Near the Gunflint

A moment of tenderness up north