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The kids area at the water park at great wolf lodge in bloomington minnesota

A Look Inside the Great Wolf Lodge in Bloomington Minnesota


If you live in the upper Midwest, you have probably heard that there is now a Great Wolf Lodge in Bloomington Minnesota.  Actually, there are Great Wolf Lodges popping up all over the country.  These water park destinations are full of family fun and traditions, but a stay there can come at a steep price.  But still, you’re a little…

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Main sign for Bentleyville Tour of Lights

2019 Bentleyville Tour of Lights – 25 Tips for Your First Trip


Is your family ready to get into the Christmas spirit?  Well, there’s no better way to do that than to visit the 2019 Bentleyville Tour of Lights in Duluth, Minnesota.  How many lights are there?  Only five million!  Bentleyville is the largest walk through light display in the US that is free!  There’s Christmas music playing, Santa Claus listening to…

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Tall Ship and the Lift Bridge

Duluth, Minnesota – 8 First Experiences For the Whole Family


One drawback to living is the Midwest is that the ocean is so far away.  We’ve got a 2 hour drive to the airport and then at least a 3 hour flight to get to the saltwater.  But, Duluth, MN is just over an hour away, and they have Lake Superior.  I guess I’ll take freshwater over saltwater any season,…

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Mall of America

Mall of America – 9 First Experiences For the Whole Family


Where can you have 9, yes 9, awesome first experiences over the course of 2 days?  Where can you shop at 520 stores, choose from 50 restaurants, explore an aquarium, have some thrills at an amusement park and much, MUCH more?  Only at the Mall of America! The Mall of America (MoA) is located in Bloomington Minnesota and is celebrating…

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