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The area delivers unique charm, beauty, and possibility—from its mini beverage boom to its winter wonders

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A great gray owl perched in Sax-Zim Bog

Why Winter Is a Great Time for Birding

Don't let cold Minnesota weather deter you from birdwatching spots that flourish this time of year
Ornaments at the European Christmas Market

Sue Z.’s Picks: Holiday Bake Sale and Twin Cities’ Largest Tea...

For some holiday spirit, Sue Z. recommends a St. Paul bake sale and a big metro tea party
Schnitzel

Weekend Best Bets: Nov. 29-Dec. 1

This Thanksgiving weekend around the Twin Cities: turkey dinners, Hmong New Year, holiday markets, "Six," and more
Winter Lights at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Weekend Best Bets: Nov. 22-24

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Charlie Parr, art at Mia, Christmas at the Jungle, and more
Rajane Katurah as Cinderella

Best Events in MN, Nov.-Dec. 2019

These 30 events mark the best ways to round out 2019—from musicals and comedy shows to holiday markets and gingerbread houses
The Swedish Christmas story of Saint Lucia comes alive at the Gammelgården

Living the Swede Life in the Chisago Lakes Area

The Chisago Lakes region combines hygge Nordic charm with serious seasonal indulgence
 
A great gray owl perched in Sax-Zim Bog

Why Winter Is a Great Time for Birding

Don't let cold Minnesota weather deter you from birdwatching spots that flourish this time of year
Nerstrand Big Woods State Park

How to Spend a Winter Weekend in Northfield

The area delivers unique charm, beauty, and possibility—from its mini beverage boom to its winter wonders

21 Breweries to Visit in Minnesota

No matter where you are traveling in the state, Minnesota is teeming with acclaimed craft breweries

How to Spend Halloween: From Kid-Friendly to Spooky

Trick-or-treat, freak out, or dress up for one of our editors' picks on Halloween
Rajane Katurah as Cinderella

Best Events in MN, Nov.-Dec. 2019

These 30 events mark the best ways to round out 2019—from musicals and comedy shows to holiday markets and gingerbread houses
 
A great gray owl perched in Sax-Zim Bog

Why Winter Is a Great Time for Birding

Don't let cold Minnesota weather deter you from birdwatching spots that flourish this time of year
Ornaments at the European Christmas Market

Sue Z.’s Picks: Holiday Bake Sale and Twin Cities’ Largest Tea...

For some holiday spirit, Sue Z. recommends a St. Paul bake sale and a big metro tea party
Schnitzel

Weekend Best Bets: Nov. 29-Dec. 1

This Thanksgiving weekend around the Twin Cities: turkey dinners, Hmong New Year, holiday markets, "Six," and more
Winter Lights at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Weekend Best Bets: Nov. 22-24

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Charlie Parr, art at Mia, Christmas at the Jungle, and more

21 Breweries to Visit in Minnesota

No matter where you are traveling in the state, Minnesota is teeming with acclaimed craft breweries
"Another Miracle on Christmas Lake"

Weekend Best Bets: Nov. 8-10

This weekend around the Twin Cities: theater, comedy, the Minneapolis Holiday Boutique, and more