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the Best BLoomington MN Hotels for families

The Best Bloomington MN Hotels for Families

Here are my personal recommendations for which Bloomington MN hotels are best for families. Every town has hotels that are great, and hotels which might look great, but that locals in the “know” know to stay away from. I have lived and/or worked in Bloomington MN for my whole life, so I know a few things about […]

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Minneapolis and St Paul Facts

Minneapolis and St Paul: 8 Surprising Things You Might Not Know

I don’t exactly know why, but Minneapolis and St Paul often get passed up as prime tourism destinations in favor or their warmer, more posh companions.  Do people really think that winter here lasts all year?  Or that mosquitos are going to pluck them off and carry them away in the summer?  Here are 8 […]

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Gooseberry Falls, Minnesota

Fabulous Friday Foto: An Afternoon Stop at Gooseberry Falls, MN

One of many scenic waterfalls on the drive up Highway 61 on Minnesota’s North shore, Gooseberry Falls makes a great stop for a picnic or to stretch one’s legs between Duluth and your final destination.  I love this waterfall because the main part of the falls is easily accessible for those with kids or someone who is mobility impaired.  For […]

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Lake Superior's North Shore

My Favorite Places on the Lake Superior North Shore MN

I have spent a lot of time in Northern Minnesota on the Lake Superior North Shore.  To help you plan your next North Shore MN trip, I am going to share some of my favorite Lake Superior North Shore MN spots with you. Great Spots on the Lake Superior north shore MN: Lou’s Fish Smoke House:  On […]

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Lake Superior Shore, near Grand Marais

Fabulous Friday Foto: A Photo of Lake Superior

I love how the moss around the shore of Lake Superior is the great orange color.  I think it is a lovely contrast  to the blue water and sky. This is a photo of Lake Superior was taken near Grand Marais, MN. If you are planning a trip to Lake Superior, check out my post […]

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