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Spirit Mountain's Timber Twister keeps the alpine fun alive over summer at this Duluth skiing and snowboarding destination.
History podcasts enable visitors to take a customized walking tour of downtown Northfield featuring rich details about the town's historic sites, events and buildings.
Minnesota may not have an endless summer, but it offers year-round surfing and kiting sports.
It's easy to see why the waddling, tuxedoed penguin is the subject of worldwide fascination. Minnesota Zoo visitors can experience these amazing aquatic birds eye-to-eye.
Visitors can secure one of the many campsites at Lake Bronson State Park, in the northwest corner of the state, and have fun exploring a variety of natural and historic resources.
Minnesota's recorded history begins at Jeffers, where American Indians for thousands of years have traced life stories in rock carvings.
Buffalo's antique shops and monthly occasional sales offer unique finds for day trippers.
Eager to climb back on your sled and cruise over a deep blanket of gleaming snow?
Bald eagles can be spotted all winter along parts of the Mississippi River in southeast Minnesota, especially along a five-mile stretch between Wabasha and the tiny village of Reads Landing.
From the Iron Range to Wabasha, Minnesota has been a filmmaker's destination for decades. Tour the many places throughout Minnesota where history was made on film.
Cast your winter fishing attention toward southeastern Minnesota's catch-and-release winter trout fishing season, January 1-March 31.
Love to walk? There's no reason to stop in the winter. In fact, it's a great way to enjoy the special beauty of the season.
If you're crazy about dogs, love the outdoors and are ready for a thrill, sign on for a trip with a sled dog outfitter.
What do an old brewery, a jailhouse and a door factory, all built in the late 1800s, have in common today? They have all undergone amazing transformations, and are now charming, cozy inns.
A gigantic web of interconnected, groomed trails-more than 20,000 miles-lures snowmobilers away from home to play on these scenic, well-maintained routes.
Chanhassen is a great place to visit, with two major attractions well-known to metro area residents.
Avid shoppers love a good bargain, and will find plenty of satisfaction at three major outlet shopping centers close to the Twin Cities area.
A fascinating interpretive center in Ely offers detailed insights into the lives of the black bears that roam Minnesota's northern woods.
Two sites in Minnesota are designated as National Monuments, under protection of the U.S. Park Service, for their cultural and historical significance.