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Visits to Park Rapids (190 miles northwest of the Twin Cities) aren’t complete without a walk across the headwaters of the Mississippi River, but that’s just the start of a weekend adventure here....
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Capitalizing on the success of the craft beer movement, Milwaukee author Lucy Saunders has written five books about drinking beer and cooking with it, including...

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Anyone craving a colorful escape from winter can find weatherproof, fresh fun at the Mall of America as it wraps up a $325-million expansion. The massive project...

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Creative minds head to Northfield (43 miles south of Minneapolis) to earn liberal arts degrees from Carleton or St. Olaf college. The concentration of students (and professors and visiting parents)...
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The home of Carleton College and St. Olaf College, this town of 20,000 draws visitors for its annual Defeat of Jesse James Days festival and for year-round shopping in downtown buildings more than a...
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Experience the simple pleasures of fall with with outdoorsy activities in Stillwater, Minnesota (20 miles northeast of downtown Saint Paul). 

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Daydreaming on a beach or dangling your legs over the side of a dock might be your top speed at Minnesota's Brainerd Lakes, but if you're looking for something new...

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There are thousands of Midwest attractions worth seeing, but when you only get one lifetime to see it all, you’ve gotta be a little choosy. This list of 100 things to do features our top tips for...
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Park the car and hop on the Green Line. The Twin Cities’ sleek new light-rail line offers an easy tour of the metro.
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From Tofte to Grand Marais, explorers share State-61 with lumber trucks, explore state parks and pause in a one-stoplight county known for great dining.

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