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July 2013

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Go Hiking at Frontenac State Park

A day hike at Frontenac State Park in southeast Minnesota is well worth the drive.


Get Your Boots On

Discover the Twin Cities’ country music scene.


Bust My Buffers: A Day Out with Thomas

Take your train-enthused preschooler on the ride of his life.


Exploring Itasca State Park

Nearly half a million people visit Itasca State Park every year, the oldest state park in Minnesota. This year, I was one of them.


Northfield's Vintage Band Festival

Enjoy a variety of period-inspired performances celebrating the music and instruments of the past at the Vintage Band Festival in Northfield.


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Whether you are a seasoned Twin Cities traveler or planning your first trip to Minnesota, this blog will introduce you to many new adventures to add to your itinerary. From day trips and scenic discoveries to luxurious girls weekends, travel tips, and insider scoops, our editors will give you all the information you need to enjoy your stay Up North.

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