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Tips for Your Trip to the Minnesota Zoo Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular


Where can you see 5,000 jack-o-lanterns illuminated as you walk along a dark trail?  Where can you see carved pumpkins of all sizes, some carved in so much detail they look like works of art?  Where can your family spend a fun evening seeing something new?  The answer is…at the Minnesota Zoo!  This year’s Minnesota Zoo Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular is absolutely…

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Welcome sign to Ely Minnesota

Ten Reasons Why Your Kids Will Love Ely, Minnesota


Ely is a small town in Northern Minnesota and has quite the reputation.  Ely is known as the “end of the road”, “the gateway to the Boundary Waters”, and is pretty good at April Fool’s Day pranks (bidding to host the 2016 Olympics, for example).  That’s a lot to be known for, but wait, there’s one more.  Ely, Minnesota is…

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Entrance to Grand Ely Lodge Minnesota

Grand Ely Lodge – A Family Resort Destination in Northern Minnesota


It’s the middle of summer…or the middle of winter….and the kids are starting to feel cooped up and maybe just a little bit bored.  This means one thing, your family needs a vacation!  Nothing major, just a quick getaway that will make everyone happy.  You need a destination that has a few sites to visit for some family fun, good…

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The driving range at Topgolf Minneapolis Minnesota

Topgolf Minneapolis – Tips For Your Trip to This Minnesota Golf Venue


Well, there are no more excuses for golfers in the upper Midwest.  You know who you are…you have a not-so-good round of golf in the early summer, and blame it on not hitting a single drive during the six months of winter.  With the opening of Topgolf Minneapolis, located in Brooklyn Center Minnesota, you can hit golf balls 363 days…

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Gold medal flour sign at Mill City Museum

Mill City Museum – A Look Inside This Downtown Minneapolis Museum


I have to admit that I’ve heard about the Mill City Museum in downtown Minneapolis countless times, and I started to wonder what we were missing out on.  Was it a kid friendly museum?  Was it worth a visit the next time we found ourselves downtown Minneapolis?  Well, now I know!  Yes, the kids will love the Mill City Museum! …

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Stillwater, Minnesota – Top Five Adventures For The Whole Family


Is your family ready to visit a Minnesota city that serves up the biggest ice cream cone you’ll ever eat?  Are your kids ready to walk across bridges, go bike riding, or just take a walk while shopping on Main Street?  Or is your family wanting to spend the afternoon at a one of a kind playground?  If they say…

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US Hockey Hall of Fame in Eveleth MN

A Look Inside the US Hockey Hall of Fame


While driving thru many of the small towns in Northern Minnesota, you’ll notice they have one thing in common. That one thing is an outdoor hockey rink. Some towns have multiple rinks so there’s ice time for everyone, and some towns have rinks with boards that have bordered the ice for generations. Winters can be pretty tough in Northern Minnesota,…

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family adventures in St. Paul Minnesota

St. Paul, Minnesota – Top Five Adventures For The Whole Family


When was the last time your family visited a new destination, such as, a park, museum, or main street, and then talked about it for days?  When was the last time everyone went to a new restaurant, the family cook cooked a new recipe, or you did a little taste test of some new goodies that you picked up at…

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