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Wild River State Park | Minnesota

This post is going to be a quick overview of Wild River State Park. It’s located along the St. Croix river about an hour north of Minneapolis. We visited for a little Saturday morning hiking but it also has campgrounds, cabins, horseback riding trails, canoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter. The leaves were just […]

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Hiking and Beers in Marquette, Michigan

After four days of camping (check out the posts on the Apostle Island and Porcupine Mountains if you missed them) we decided to break up our 10-day road trip with a stop in Marquette, Michigan. We passed through Marquette last year to pick up some sleeping pads for camping (which we still use to this […]

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Day Trip from the Twin Cities | Lake Mille Lacs

It’s the time of the year again, temperatures are dropping and everyone is flocking north to see the fall colors. We used last Saturday to head up to Lake Mille Lacs which about an hour and a half drive straight north from Minneapolis. It’s the second largest lake in the state and you can barely […]

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Grand Marais and Minnesota’s North Shore

To celebrate our two year dating anniversary, my boyfriend Glenn planned a surprise weekend away to Minnesota’s north shore. I’m usually the planner in the relationship but this time I let him take the reins. Most of the activities were a surprise but he’s one of those people who gets too excited about fun things […]

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Afton State Park | Day Trip From the Twin Cities

Last weekend, we visited our 20th Minnesota State Park! I think that’s pretty impressive given that we’ve only lived here ¬†for a year and a half and that Minnesota is covered in three feet of snow most of the time.   Our most recent day trip was to Afton State Park, one of the most […]

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