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Fall Road Trip to Minnesota's North Shore

A three-generation camping trip takes our executive editor to the far reaches (oh, Canada!) of Minnesota’s rugged North Shore.

Fall Getaway to St. Joseph, Minnesota

Our project editor finds a great fall day trip close to the Twin Cities, with hiking, unique architecture and stellar restaurants.

Digging Into History at Minnesota’s Glensheen Mansion

By her own admission, Emily Ford was an unlikely pick to be head gardener at Glensheen Mansion in Minnesota. But she is thriving—and so are the acres of vegetables and blooms she nurtures.

15 Stunning Lake Superior Photos

Minnesota photographer Christian Dalbec specializes in shooting both below and above the waves of Lake Superior. Check out 15 of his shots.

Breathtaking Lake Superior Photos From Christian Dalbec

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. 

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Playful Fashion For You and Your Pup

Minneapolis-based Dog Threads designs playful apparel and accessories inspired by a little dog’s big personality.

Dreamy Lake Minnetonka Boathouse Renovation

Summer on Minnesota’s Lake Minnetonka is full of watershed moments, thanks to dozens of lovingly reinvented boathouses and other historic structures like this one on Grandview Point.

Minnesota State Fair Sells Out 2020 Food Parade

The 2020 Minnesota State Fair has been canceled, but fairgoers who loved the event’s legendary treats will have a chance to sample some in late August and September.