Articles Tagged with Minnesota


The Ultimate Guide to a Great Lakes Vacation

The Great Lakes — the world’s largest surface freshwater system — are so massive that they create their own weather patterns. And a day spent taking in the beauty and power of their waters has…
Weekend Getaways

Expect the Unexpected the Best Weekend Getaways in the U.S. Midwest

With thousands of miles of Great Lakes shoreline to explore, friendly cities brimming with culinary and cultural attractions, and outdoor adventures waiting around every corner, the Midwest is full of surprises. Follow our lead to…

Find Fewer Crowds and a Lot of Wonder at 10 Under-the-Radar U.S. National Parks

The National Park Service recently recorded a significant increase in recreation visits to U.S. national parks. And while the majority of visits were to the most popular parks, like Yellowstone, the Great Smoky Mountains and…
Weekend Getaways

Discover Food, Art and Culture in Minneapolis, Minnesota’s ‘Mini Apple’

When a reporter asked Minneapolis native Prince Rogers Nelson why he continued to live in Minnesota even after becoming a global superstar, the Purple One responded: “It’s so cold, it keeps the bad people out.”…
Weekend Getaways

Explore Duluth, Minnesota’s Historic-to-Hip Highlights

Duluth, Minnesota, has long been a Midwestern destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with easy access to trails, rivers, lakes and mountains. And now, this busy port city has even more to offer: a revitalized waterfront that’s…
Tips + Trends

Discover Why Northeast Minneapolis Is One of the Twin Cities’ Coolest Neighborhoods

Northeast Minneapolis is an eclectic place — artsy but laid-back, hip yet cozy. For decades, it was known as a working-class neighborhood full of Eastern European immigrants, dive bars and a church on seemingly every…
Insta-Inspired Travel

Twin City Pics: Where to Snap Minneapolis and St. Paul’s Most Instagrammable Sights

The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are below-the-radar sorts of towns, rarely the center of attention but endlessly intriguing once you get to know them. They’re places filled with cozy neighborhoods and natural…
Eat + Drink

From Trendy Fare to Hmong Classics, the Minneapolis Food Scene Will Surprise You

When asked why he made his hometown the headquarters of his musical kingdom, Minneapolis’ native son — that self-described “purple Yoda,” Prince — quipped, “It’s so cold it keeps the bad people out.” That might…
Culture + Style

Purple Reign: Where to Find the Funky in Prince’s Minneapolis

“Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life,” was the mesmerizing opening line of the ground-breaking 1984 album “Purple Rain.” Nothing would be the same after we heard that….
Culture + Style

Art-eapolis: The Unexpectedly Dazzling Public Art of Minneapolis

Minneapolis is known for its Scando-accented lifestyle, its once-enviable music scene, and its many lakes sprinkled throughout the urban landscape. But if you do a double-take, you’ll see something fascinating: art. Lots of it. From…