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These 13 Minnesota Dog Parks Will Get Your Four-legged Friend’s Tail Waggin’

^^ That is Kuchen. Pronounced coo-ken, it means cake in German and holds special significance for our family. She’s the new baby at our house. Seven pounds of absolute sweetness. She’s a six-month-old Teddy Bear—half Shih Tzu, half Bichon. She just started puppy “kindergarten”, and we are working on introducing her to the world a …

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The Definitive Visitor’s Guide to Savanna Portage State Park

More than 200 years ago, Europeans traversed the site of this Minnesota state park. Before then, these lands were traveled by the Dakota and other Native American tribes of the area. Now called Savanna Portage State Park, this land is open to all and offers over 15,000 acres of land to those willing to explore …

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The Comprehensive Visitor’s Guide to Cascade River State Park

If you need time in nature to block out all of the chaos of everyday life, few places are more peaceful and serene than Cascade River State Park. On the north shore of Lake Superior, this park has it all. There are well-kept campsites, beautiful hiking trails, plenty of nature all around you, and most …

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The Complete Visitor’s Guide to Flandrau State Park

Flandrau State Park is 1000 acres of pure outdoor bliss. Formerly known as Cottonwood River State Park, Flandrau’s prime location on the Cottonwood River makes it a popular destination for nature lovers. Between camping, hiking, swimming, cross-country skiing, and much more, this park has something for you. Keep reading to learn all about why Flandrau …

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The Definitive Visitor’s Guide to Moose Lake State Park

Are you looking to recharge in the great outdoors? Moose Lake State Park in Minnesota is a great option, especially if you’re from the upper Midwest. This 1,194-acre park offers many recreational opportunities and beautiful sights for nature lovers, including a wide variety of activities that the whole family can enjoy. So, the next time …

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Upper Sioux Agency State Park Visitor’s Guide

A hub of historic significance with a historic agency site contained inside of its more than 1,200 acres, and with a heart toward preserving opportunities for learning, recreation, and outdoor fun within the Minnesota River Valley, Upper Sioux Agency State Park is an unbeatable place to visit, camp out, and bask in the beauty of …

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The 17 Best Parks in Minneapolis

Though it may be better known for its big-city shine, amidst the heady throb of urban life in Minneapolis, Minnesota, there are small pockets of quieter recreation to be found in its many beautiful, multi-purpose parks! From nature-based to recreational, from gardens to dog-friendly areas, these parks are a great place to venture solo, with …

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18 of the Best Things to Do in St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Dive into a variety of great things to do in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Visit unique museums and exhibits, take a walk ‘under the sea’, kayak, or simply enjoy Minnehaha Creek. Learn about the wildlife in the area or quake at the thought of the acid bog. Take in a cocktail in the peaceful cocktail …

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15 Fun Things To Do In Brooklyn Park Minnesota

Brooklyn Park may not be as well known as the Twin Cities or Minneapolis, but this city is the sixth-largest in the state of Minnesota and is full of amazing things to do and sites to see. With a population of more than 86,000, this city, which sits on the bank of the Mississippi River …

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