Grand Marais and Lutsen host Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog Race, Norpine Fat Bike Classic and More Jan. 6 - 7
Incomprehensible as it may be, summer is already wrapping up, and the only thing more colorful than the language (in light of that fact) is the kaleidoscopic brilliance of fall. Capitalize on the changing seasons by packing all the play (and "yay") you can into a quick getaway in chic, rustic, or "je-ne-sais-quoi" style along the many diverse and beautiful backroads and avenues of "Lake Country."
"Otto," a giant road-side sculpture of an otter, is the first thing to greet you as you enter into the charming community of Fergus Falls from Interstate 94 (exit 54). Having had the privilege of being born and raised in this city, I can tell you first hand that Fergus Falls is a community that you "otter" visit!
Nestled along the shores of Lake Bemidji and the Mississippi River inlet is BEMIDJI, the First City on the Mississippi and a gathering place for travelers for centuries. Rich in historic and artistic culture, mixed with a pulsing, entrepreneurial spirit, Bemidji continues to be a dynamic regional center.
Once considered solely a summertime vacation getaway, the Zenith City - as it was dubbed by early settlers for being the highest and best - Duluth, Minnesota has made concerted efforts to transform itself into a true year-round visitor destination. That hard work is paying huge dividends.
The Park Rapids area boasts more than 400 lakes so visitors can fish, swim, boat, water ski, tube, kayak, canoe, and paddle board to their heart's delight. The Crow Wing Chain alone features 11 lakes and gives rise to the tranquil Crow Wing River, a state water trail.
Rainy Lake has legendary status in northeastern Minnesota. The spectacular scenery, rich natural resources, and vibrant history of the area prompted the establishment of Voyageurs National Park.
When you think "fun!" think Detroit Lakes! Two major attractions are the mile-long city beach and Detroit Mountain Recreation Area, making Detroit Lakes a year-round vacation destination
Alexandria is located in the heart of West Central Minnesota along Interstate 94. Its close proximity to the Twin Cities and Fargo have made Alexandria a thriving community and a popular vacation destination for decades.
Pequot Lakes and Breezy Point are at the heart of this neighborhood, which is well-known for its many festivals that attract more visitors to the region than year-round residents!