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Minnesota Plans to Host a Socially Distant Marathon—Here’s How

After canceling in-person activities in 2020, Grandma's Marathon is scheduled to return June 19

Snapshot: A Cabin in the Poplar Lake Woods

Off the Gunflint Trail sits a cozy, mysterious den
Emily Roberts, owner of Snake Discovery

Snake Discovery Is a Minnesota YouTube Star’s Reptilian World

Step inside this Maplewood-based den of snakes, lizards, turtles, and more—from your computer or in person
The Cowles Center's "MIXTAPE IV" is streaming this weekend

Weekend Best Bets: Feb. 25-28

This weekend around the Twin Cities: support the Como Zoo & Conservatory, attend virtual performances, drive through Sever’s Rock Lights, 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

Explore St. Croix’s Riverside Towns

Each of these towns is lovely to visit on its own, but together they make the perfect weekend trip
 

Snapshot: A Cabin in the Poplar Lake Woods

Off the Gunflint Trail sits a cozy, mysterious den
Writer Christoper Pascone and his family explore the north shore backcountry

Plan a Winter Trip in Superior National Forest

Escape to the wintry wilds of Finland, Minnesota, for backcountry skiing and more outdoor adventures
"Panoramic Awareness Pavilion" (2013) at the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park

Plan for a Whirlwind Weekend in Des Moines

Iowa’s capital beckons visitors with arts, eats, fashion, and other finds

Giant Balloons Take Flight for 2021’s Hudson Hot Air Affair

Winter’s most colorful spectacle launches just across the St. Croix River on Feb. 5-7
IceTimeMN owner Adam Carignan

How Backyard Ice Skating Rinks Saved This Winter

Minnesotans got pop-up ice rinks at home and at breweries thanks to Adam Carignan and his team of IceTimeMN builders
 

Minnesota Plans to Host a Socially Distant Marathon—Here’s How

After canceling in-person activities in 2020, Grandma's Marathon is scheduled to return June 19
The Cowles Center's "MIXTAPE IV" is streaming this weekend

Weekend Best Bets: Feb. 25-28

This weekend around the Twin Cities: support the Como Zoo & Conservatory, attend virtual performances, drive through Sever’s Rock Lights, and more

Weekend Best Bets: Feb. 18-21

This weekend around the Twin Cities: snowshoeing at the Walker's Sculpture Garden, curling at Forgotten Star Brewing, the Ice Sculpture Exploration, and more
Writer Christoper Pascone and his family explore the north shore backcountry

Plan a Winter Trip in Superior National Forest

Escape to the wintry wilds of Finland, Minnesota, for backcountry skiing and more outdoor adventures
Kites on Ice Festival

Weekend Best Bets: Valentine’s Day 2021

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Valentine’s Day at Paisley Park, Northrup King Art Night, the Kites on Ice Festival, and more

Weekend Best Bets: Feb. 4-7

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Super Bowl Sunday Farmers’ Market, Loppet Ski Festival, Hudson Hot Air Affair, American Swedish Institute returns, and more