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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Exactly one year ago, we stopped at the Porcupine Mountains for a few minutes on our way to Copper Harbor. This time, we came back to do it all! The Porkies were the second stop on a 10-day roadtrip along the southern shore of Lake Superior. Our campsite was at the White Pine Extension Outpost. […]

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore | Suitcasey

A few years ago, I took a solo camping trip over Fourth of July weekend and that trip started a tradition of road trips every Independence Day. My boyfriend Glenn and I rented a campervan and headed west to Yellowstone and last year we had a pandemic-friendly week in Copper Harbor, Michigan. This year we […]

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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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Camping FAIL at Flandrau State Park

Flandrau State Park is located in New Ulm, Minnesota. It’s a 1 hour and 45 minute drive from Minneapolis and the park itself is located right within New Ulm city limits. For a rather small park, it has an impressive 81 campsites. I imagine it’s a popular place for the citizens of New Ulm to […]

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Monson Lake State Park & Sibley State Park | Minnesota

I’m back again with more Minnesota State Park recaps. It’s been a while since I’ve posted about my travels but that has mostly been because when I’m not tethered to my kitchen table/work-from-home desk, I’ve been on the road seeing new parts of Minnesota and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. A few weeks ago…or is it months […]

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