Minnesota Places

Minnesota has so many incredible places. From small towns to big cities, they all have great stories.

Farm to Table: Where to Buy the Best Produce in Minnesota

Though Minnesota is known for its 10,000 lakes, it’s also the land of farm fields (26 million acres’ worth, to be exact). And while gardening is one of the top outdoorsy things to do in Minnesota in the summer, not everyone has a green thumb! It may be quick and easy to buy produce at …

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Get Your Grill On: The Top Meat Markets in Minnesota

There are lots of things to do in Minnesota in the summer: boating, fishing, laying by the pool or going to concerts and festivals, to name just a few. But if there’s one thing Minnesotans love to do in the summertime above all the rest, it’s barbecue (here, though, we call it grilling).  When the …

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12 Minnesota County Fairs that You Should Absolutely Visit This Summer (Updated 2019)

County fair season is making its way around the corner! This is the time of year where we gather with our families and friends and prepare for a good time outdoors at local county fairgrounds. Whether you wish to indulge in deep-fried treats on a stick, listen to great music, enjoy thrilling rides, or tour …

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Achieving the Dream: How to Buy a Lake Cabin in Minnesota

“Going up north for the weekend!” “Leaving for the lake after work!” If there’s one thing Minnesotans enjoy, it’s heading to a cabin for a few days of summer sun. Minnesota is famous for being the Land of 10,000 (and more!) Lakes. And there’s certainly plenty of destinations to choose from– all the way from …

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You Need to Try These 10 MN Restaurants with Outdoor Seating

There’s a familiar saying oft-repeated by Minnesotans: “Here, we have two seasons: winter and road construction.” Despite the onslaught of traffic cones and road closures that come with warmer weather, there is a reward for surviving the traffic nightmares– eating outdoors! As the weather warms up and the drinks cool down, many Minnesotans like to …

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9 Kid-Friendly Places to Check Out on Your Next Minnesota Summer Vacation

If you are planning your next family summer vacation to Minnesota, you should know that there is more to this great state than its 10,000 lakes and cold harsh winters. Let it be known that Minnesota is jam-packed with many exciting and educational things to do. These attractions are as equally entertaining for both adults …

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10 Amazing Minnesota Small Towns You Have To Visit

Even though 60% of Minnesota’s population resides in the Twin Cities, the state hosts some of the most scenic and picturesque towns in the nation. Along the way you will find historic architecture, hiking trails, festivals, farmers markets, outdoor adventures and quiet getaway. From rural outposts and lakeside villages to historic hamlets and cultural suburbs, …

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19 Of The Best Beaches in Minnesota To Enjoy A Summers Day

Minnesota is known for its fierce winters and record breaking snowfalls. However, during the spring and summer months, it’s one of the most exciting places to be. There are numerous beaches and lakes to bask in the summer sun. There’s no need to travel to the ocean for a dip in the tranquil waters, you …

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Mill City Running: Community Running Never Looked So Good

  Mill City Running of Minneapolis, dubbed in 2015 as one of the USA’s Top 50 Running Stores, is certainly a dreamy location for any runner. The browned brick interior and vintage stadium seating by the footwear wall beckon each passerby to step inside their running oasis. Located at 411 Hennepin, just across the river and situated beautifully …

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