A spring pedal on the Root River Trail reveals southern Minnesota's finest—scenic landscapes, food and drink—without the summer crowd.
Today, the National Trails System includes 11 National Scenic Trails, 19 National Historic Trails and more than 1,300 National Recreation Trails. Visit one of the many trails that pass through the Midwest.
36 Hours in the Twin Cities
The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul have distinct personalities but share top-notch dining, arts, outdoor rec and nightlife.
A Nebraska educator, humanitarian and accidental TikTok star uses her platforms to promote kindness, diversity and the virtues of sourdough.
A northern Minnesota photographer finds his calling—and a friend and therapist, of sorts—in Lake Superior, whose waves, ripples and endless shifts of light beckon him every day.
Minneapolis-based Dog Threads designs playful apparel and accessories inspired by a little dog’s big personality.
A Michigan woodworker crafts striking earrings from local species. Like them? Plan to set your alarm on a Saturday to snag a pair.
In the heart of corn country, an Omaha business teacher is on a mission to preserve Indigenous farming practices for future generations.
The creative crew at Blue Rhino Studio breathes life into old worlds, right down to each scientifically accurate toenail.