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A Knife River train

Eat, Play, Stay in Minnesota: Knife River

Cold weather brings out some of the best of this town north of Duluth
VocalEssence's 2021-22 season is underway

Weekend Best Bets: Oct. 14-17

Things to do this weekend around the Twin Cities: VocalEssence, Summit Brewing, Cafe Meow, and more

Twin Cities Oktoberfest Opens Friday at Fairgrounds

The eleventh annual celebration features German-inspired beer, cuisine, and entertainment starting Friday

Weekend Best Bets: Oct. 7-10

Things to do this weekend around the Twin Cities: Art on the Island, ”Frankenstein,” Columbia Heights Pride, Oktoberfests, and more
OMC Smokehouse

Jason’s Top 5 Dining Outings to See Fall Colors

The best restaurants that skirt leafy autumn beauty in Minnesota and Wisconsin

8 Unique Airbnbs in Minnesota

On a farm, in a dome, on the Mississippi—these Airbnbs turn lodging into an exciting experience all its own
 
A Knife River train

Eat, Play, Stay in Minnesota: Knife River

Cold weather brings out some of the best of this town north of Duluth

8 Unique Airbnbs in Minnesota

On a farm, in a dome, on the Mississippi—these Airbnbs turn lodging into an exciting experience all its own
Driftless Creek, Tanager Cabin

Viroqua Is a Small-Town Foodie Destination in Wisconsin

If you didn’t think a trip to the grocery store could be the pinnacle of a vacation, you’ve never been to Vernon County

Minnesota Road Trip Restaurants: The Full Roundup

Whatever direction you're headed, a Minnesota road trip is likely to pass by itinerary-worthy eateries
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
 
VocalEssence's 2021-22 season is underway

Weekend Best Bets: Oct. 14-17

Things to do this weekend around the Twin Cities: VocalEssence, Summit Brewing, Cafe Meow, and more

Weekend Best Bets: Oct. 7-10

Things to do this weekend around the Twin Cities: Art on the Island, ”Frankenstein,” Columbia Heights Pride, Oktoberfests, and more
"DECADANCE" takes place at the Cowles Center this Friday

Weekend Best Bets: Sept. 30-Oct. 3

Things to do this weekend around the Twin Cities: Oktoberfest, Twin Cities Con, the Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular, and more

Weekend Best Bets: Sept. 23-26

This weekend in the Twin Cities: rock concerts, a short film, an art fair, and a grand opening
Actors Regina Marie Williams (right) and Sally Wingert in "Animate" by Mixed Blood Theatre at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

Weekend Best Bets: Sept. 16-19

Things to do around the Twin Cities this weekend: Mixed Blood Theatre, Trampled by Turtles, the Twin Cities Veg Fest, and more
Great Clip Stages at Basilica Block Party

Weekend Best Bets: Sept. 10-12

Things to do in the Twin Cities this weekend: Basilica Block Party, Phoebe Bridgers concert, Edina art fair, and more