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Ryan Taylor

Fun for All Four Seasons

Enjoy fall to the fullest with easy, close-to-home adventures. Soak up splashes of color with some leaf peeping, and savor handcrafted cider and craft beer along the way. It’s the perfect season for biking and hiking, whether you prefer urban paved trails or forest pathways. Or, let great golffishing, and paddling lure you outdoors. Fall-themed activities give you plenty more reasons to get outside – head to a pumpkin patch, go apple picking, tackle a corn maze, dress up for spooky Halloween fun or head to a college football game to cheer on your favorite team.

Soak Up the Season From Every Angle

Paddle on past lush, crimson-hued tree lines; shop along Main Street as the scent of freshly lit firewood fills the air; and listen as crisp fallen leaves are crushed under your mud-caked boots. In Minnesota, autumn isn't just a season. It's a state of mind.

Explore the Great Outdoors
Canoeing with Clearwater Outfitters

Canoeing with Clearwater Outfitters  / Micah Kvidt

A fall hike in Nerstrand Big Woods State Park

A fall hike in Nerstrand Big Woods State Park / Micah Kvidt

Women shopping in downtown Park Rapids

Find what you're looking for in the shops along Main Avenue in downtown Park Rapids / Micah Kvidt

History and Folklore Meet Modern Art

Experience a red-hot theater scene in Minneapolis-St. Paul, and enjoy the performing arts statewide at more than 400 theaters. Explore global perspectives in museums that capture masterful contemporary art, Minnesota's diverse history and beyond. Plus, learn about the legend and lore of America's favorite lumberjack, Paul Bunyan.

Explore Arts & Culture
A couple outside the Norshor Theater in Duluth

The NorShor Theater brings world-class live performances to the heart of downtown Duluth / Paul Vincent

Guthrie Theater with Minneapolis skyline

Sitting outside the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis  / Ryan Taylor

Marine Art Museum photography exhibit

Photography exhibit at the Marine Art Museum, Winona

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