Our Top 9 Instagram Posts of 2019

Here are our top 9 highest performing, attention-grabbing, most interactive posts from last year

As we ready ourselves for 2020, planning bigger and better things for the new decade, we’re looking back at our top nine Instagram Posts of 2019. These are listed in no particular order.

Tettegouche State Park's "Sea Stack"—before a late-2019 storm toppled it into Lake Superior
Tettegouche State Park’s “Sea Stack”—before a late-2019 storm toppled it into Lake Superior

Photo by Riley LeBlanc

Our 2020 Winter To-Do List

Winters can be cold and long in Minnesota, but there are ample indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy during this frigid season. We’ve rounded up 80-plus ways to make January and February fantastic.

Minnesota Monthly’s Nov/Dec 2019 issue.

Courtesy of Reed Fischer

The Best of MN: 2019

We believe Minnesota is the best. To prove it, here are 125 reasons to full-on obsess about our state—from food to shopping, from activities to the arts—picked by us and by you.

Color was bursting from every side last Saturday morning.
Minnehaha Falls

Greg Lundgren, courtesy Explore Minnesota

4 Spots for Fall Foliage

Nothing beats autumn in Minnesota. We curated a list of top four spots to catch the majestic fall colors around the Twin Cities. Save it for next year.

Hot Air Affair
Hot Air Affair

Photo by Deanna Grigus

Winter To-Do List: 46 Can’t-Miss Events

Avoid the temptation to hibernate this winter. Get up north, downtown, to theaters, among the clouds, jamming out, fishing, eating, riding a giant kite across a frozen lake—and more January through February.

Murphy, a local Instadog.

Courtesy of @murph.dood

Dog-Friendly Brewery

We hosted a giveaway on behalf of Sidewalk Dog, which drew lots of attention from local dog lovers and beer drinkers. Of course, local Goldendoodle Murphy‘s headshot helped this post gain traction. View our recent contests and giveaways.

Minnesota Monthly‘s Annual Events

If you haven’t heard, Minnesota Monthly hosts a lot of annual events—like the Food & Wine Experience, Grill Fest, Fine Spirits Classic, Luxury Home Tour, Baby & Beyond Expo, and the Best of Minnesota Party. Our Best of Minnesota Party post garnered a lot of attention, but don’t wait 12 months to see what our events are all about. Learn about the Food & Wine Experience, our next event, happening in early March.

Where in MN is this chapel?
Where in MN is this chapel?

Photo by Riley LeBlanc

Where in MN?

In each issue of Minnesota Monthly, we include one photo taken somewhere in the state and ask readers to write in with the location and a personal connection. We call it “Where in MN?”, and readers submit guesses as soon as the magazine hits their hands. The social posts receive a lot of interaction, too. Find the latest photo challenge here.

All 53 New or Exclusive Beers and Beverages at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair, or the Great Minnesota Get-Together, is easily one of the best things about our state. Buzzing with thousands of people every day, it offers endless edibles-on-a-stick, one-of-a-kind brews, wines, sweet treats, and more. Each year, food editor Jason DeRusha clues you in on what’s new.

A family picks out pumpkins at Sever's Fall Festival
Sever’s Fall Festival in Shakopee

Photo courtesy Sever's Fall Festival

10 Best Fall Events in the Midwest

We’re not sure if it’s the slight chill in the air, the leaves changing colors, or Caribou Coffee’s Pumpkin Pie Latte that gets Minnesotans so ecstatic about autumn. Here, we gathered 10 of the best fall events, from picking pumpkins to celebrating the melting pot of cultures in the Upper Midwest.

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