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Keep It Reel: Hooked on Ice Fishing

With the latest advances in clothing, gear, and shelters, there’s no reason for winter anglers to be left out in the cold Ice fishing has been used by folks for…
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Minnesota’s Finest Miles

A leisurely spin through the North Star State on 21 scenic byways, from well-traveled routes to remote drives through open prairie and arboreal forests Whether it’s looking through an opening…

Montana to Wisconsin, And Back Again

An RVing round trip on Interstate 90 eastbound and Interstate 94 westbound reveals unique roadside attractions “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one less traveled by, And that has…

Minnesota Highway 61: North Shore Scenic Drive

A meander along the sweeping northwest coast of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world, reveals hiking trails, a historic lighthouse and a folk school that preserves the…

Austin, Minnesota: Where SPAM Began

This is Minnesota and the town is Austin. But the name painted across the front of the Convention & Visitors Bureau is “SPAM Town USA,” as well it should be.…

The Scenic Route: Minnesota’s Gunflint Trail

Even as I extol the virtues of taking The Scenic Route both here and on the pages of the magazine (see the feature story on the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway in…

Fall in Southern Minnesota: Land of 10,000 Lakes

Minnesota, the “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” is also the source of the Mississippi River. Perhaps the best time to visit is in the fall, when bald eagles outnumber the unofficial…