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Abandoned places, magical waterfalls, and so many more enchanting hidden gem attractions are everything we love about Minnesota. Check out these bucket list…
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Next time you’re looking for a fun, affordable day trip, think about somewhere besides the Twin Cities or the North Shore. There are many lesser-known regions and many charming towns in Minnesota to explore. Today, we focus on Pine City, Minnesota, a delightful little town that you can’t drive through... The post It’s Impossible To Drive Through This Delightful Minnesota Town Without Stopping appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
It’s Impossible To Drive Through This Delightful Minnesota Town Without Stopping
Next time you’re looking for a fun, affordable day trip, think about somewhere besides the Twin Cities or the North Shore. There are many lesser-known regions and many charming towns in Minnesota to explore. Today, we focus on Pine City, Minnesota, a delightful little town that you can’t drive through... The post It’s Impossible To Drive Through This Delightful Minnesota Town Without Stopping appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
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The Minnesota Hike That Leads To The Most Unforgettable Destination
If you’re an avid hiker in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, you probably already have a long list the best hikes in Minnesota. But the Bold North is large, and there’s always more to discover. If you’re tired of the state’s most popular hikes, you may want to check out... The post The Minnesota Hike That Leads To The Most Unforgettable Destination appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
Ramsey County, home of the state capital and fairgrounds, is the smallest, most urban county in the entire state of Minnesota. Roseville, perhaps best known as a regional shopping destination, is the third most populous city in the county. So, imagine my surprise when I found a forested oasis, just... The post Reservoir Woods Park Is A Hidden Nature Park In Minnesota Worthy Of A Day Hike appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
Reservoir Woods Park Is A Hidden Nature Park In Minnesota Worthy Of A Day Hike
Ramsey County, home of the state capital and fairgrounds, is the smallest, most urban county in the entire state of Minnesota. Roseville, perhaps best known as a regional shopping destination, is the third most populous city in the county. So, imagine my surprise when I found a forested oasis, just... The post Reservoir Woods Park Is A Hidden Nature Park In Minnesota Worthy Of A Day Hike appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
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One Of The Oldest Family-Owned Restaurants In Minnesota Is Also Among The Most Delicious Places Y...
Some of the best restaurants around the state are the ones that have been owned by generations of the same family. This is truly the case for Jax Cafe, a family-owned restaurant in Minnesota. Come here for the historic and friendly atmosphere, and stay for the delicious cuisine. Have you... The post One Of The Oldest Family-Owned Restaurants In Minnesota Is Also Among The Most Delicious Places You’ll Ever Eat appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
When summer rolls around in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, we Minnesotans double down on our love for the outdoors. That makes it doubly wonderful to find a spot where you can go and, literally, spend an entire summer day outside, especially when there’s something to keep everyone in the... The post With A Creative Playground And Beach, This Family-Friendly Park In Minnesota Is The Best Summer Day Trip appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
With A Creative Playground And Beach, This Family-Friendly Park In Minnesota Is The Best Summer D...
When summer rolls around in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, we Minnesotans double down on our love for the outdoors. That makes it doubly wonderful to find a spot where you can go and, literally, spend an entire summer day outside, especially when there’s something to keep everyone in the... The post With A Creative Playground And Beach, This Family-Friendly Park In Minnesota Is The Best Summer Day Trip appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
If you’re like most of us from the Land of 10,000 Lakes, you relish visits to our many incredible small, historic towns in Minnesota – especially if you live in a larger city. Most often, they’re full of friendly faces, quirky attractions, and historic charm. That is certainly the case... The post The Historic Small Town That Every Minnesotan Should Visit At Least Once appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
The Historic Small Town That Every Minnesotan Should Visit At Least Once
If you’re like most of us from the Land of 10,000 Lakes, you relish visits to our many incredible small, historic towns in Minnesota – especially if you live in a larger city. Most often, they’re full of friendly faces, quirky attractions, and historic charm. That is certainly the case... The post The Historic Small Town That Every Minnesotan Should Visit At Least Once appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
Ever wonder what it was like in the 1930s in Minnesota? In the earlier 20th century, some of the state’s small towns were booming. The logging industry was big, and Minnesota small towns were making way for the businesses and characteristics that make us love them to this day. Here... The post What Every Small Town In Minnesota Had In The 1930s. It Was A Simpler Time. appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
What Every Small Town In Minnesota Had In The 1930s. It Was A Simpler Time.
Ever wonder what it was like in the 1930s in Minnesota? In the earlier 20th century, some of the state’s small towns were booming. The logging industry was big, and Minnesota small towns were making way for the businesses and characteristics that make us love them to this day. Here... The post What Every Small Town In Minnesota Had In The 1930s. It Was A Simpler Time. appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, we enjoy countless waterfalls and millions of acres of undisturbed woods, so it’s not too hard to find gorgeous natural areas to enjoy. It’s so easy, in fact, that there’s no real need to venture below ground for a glimpse of beauty. But if... The post The Little Known Cave In Minnesota That Everyone Should Explore At Least Once appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
The Little Known Cave In Minnesota That Everyone Should Explore At Least Once
In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, we enjoy countless waterfalls and millions of acres of undisturbed woods, so it’s not too hard to find gorgeous natural areas to enjoy. It’s so easy, in fact, that there’s no real need to venture below ground for a glimpse of beauty. But if... The post The Little Known Cave In Minnesota That Everyone Should Explore At Least Once appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
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The Secret Garden In Minnesota You’re Guaranteed To Love
With so many lakes, forests, and state parks, it’s easy to find something to do outdoors in Minnesota. Even in the Twin Cities, there is plenty of green space for enjoying some time in the sun. But instead of heading to one of the most popular spots, like Bde Maka... The post The Secret Garden In Minnesota You’re Guaranteed To Love appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
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Roadside Restaurant In Minnesota Serves Up Heaping Helpings Of Country Cooking
Roadside Restaurant in Minnesota is a comfort food institution in the town of Aitkin. Although it may be on the way up north for many people, Roadside Restaurant is good enough to be a destination unto itself. No matter what you order at Roadside Restaurant, we’re certain that its down-home... The post Roadside Restaurant In Minnesota Serves Up Heaping Helpings Of Country Cooking appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
Nosh Scratch Kitchen, a Minnesota farm-to-table restaurant, got its start in Lake City then moved downriver to Winona, where it has thrived since its reopening. As its name suggests, everything is scratch made from the freshest, and often local, ingredients. Nosh Scratch Kitchen posts regular specials and menu updates on... The post Everything Is Made Fresh Daily At Nosh Scratch Kitchen In Minnesota, And You Can Taste The Difference appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
Everything Is Made Fresh Daily At Nosh Scratch Kitchen In Minnesota, And You Can Taste The Differ...
Nosh Scratch Kitchen, a Minnesota farm-to-table restaurant, got its start in Lake City then moved downriver to Winona, where it has thrived since its reopening. As its name suggests, everything is scratch made from the freshest, and often local, ingredients. Nosh Scratch Kitchen posts regular specials and menu updates on... The post Everything Is Made Fresh Daily At Nosh Scratch Kitchen In Minnesota, And You Can Taste The Difference appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
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Feast On Scrumptious Minnesota Pizza That Has Won Many Awards And National Acclaim
When folks think about pizza in the United States, New York, Chicago, and even Detroit enter the conversation. It wasn’t until the last decade or so that Minnesota pizza earned its seat at the table, thanks largely to Ann Kim: a James Beard Award-winning chef who came to the U.S.... The post Feast On Scrumptious Minnesota Pizza That Has Won Many Awards And National Acclaim appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
Did you know that Minnesota is home to more than a few map-making oddities? It’s true! Several spots across the Land of 10,000 Lakes exist in our state simply because of mapping errors. For example, the Northwest Angle in northern Minnesota is the result of a mapping mistake in the... The post Few People Know These Cities In Minnesota Are Halfway Between The Equator And the North Pole appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
Few People Know These Cities In Minnesota Are Halfway Between The Equator And the North Pole
Did you know that Minnesota is home to more than a few map-making oddities? It’s true! Several spots across the Land of 10,000 Lakes exist in our state simply because of mapping errors. For example, the Northwest Angle in northern Minnesota is the result of a mapping mistake in the... The post Few People Know These Cities In Minnesota Are Halfway Between The Equator And the North Pole appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
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Escape From It All At A Cabin With Its Own Private Waterfall In Minnesota
Did you know that you can stay in a cabin with a private waterfall in Minnesota? It’s true – all you need to do to find it is head up to the North Shore of Lake Superior and check in at Cascade Lodge, which happens to be adjacent to the... The post Escape From It All At A Cabin With Its Own Private Waterfall In Minnesota appeared first on Only In Your State ®.
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5 Ridiculously Charming Train Rides To Take In Minnesota This Fall
Autumn in Minnesota is one of the most beautiful times of year, with great weather to boot. There are endless ways of enjoying it, from visiting a glowing pumpkin trail in Minnesota to wandering around a charming Minnesota apple orchard. One of our favorite ways of enjoying fall in the... The post 5 Ridiculously Charming Train Rides To Take In Minnesota This Fall appeared first on Only In Your State ®.