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Minneopa State Park in Mankato MN | Waterfalls, Bison and Prairie

Last updated on April 8th, 2018<p>Did you want to get up close to some Bison? You don’t need to even venture as far as South Dakota to do so. Minneopa …

National Parks

Top 5 Reasons to Visit the MN State Fair | DayTripper

It’s almost time for the MN State Fair! Can you smell the cheese curds yet? I know some that don’t understand the love, or the need to go every …

Dueling Midwest Irish Festivals, Minnesota vs Iowa | DayTripper

Last updated on March 15th, 2018<p>It wasn’t until last year before I realized that there are back to back Midwest Irish Festivals. The Minnesota Irish …

Chateau St. Croix Winery | Wine, Tours, Music and More

Last updated on March 12th, 2018<p>Have you ever wanted to walk into a Chateau in France? For a lot of us, it’s just not in the cards. That’s why I was …

Caribbean

Scenic Spain: Madrid’s Best Nature Escapes

When you imagine a visit to Madrid, you may picture yourself strolling through its cobblestone lanes, sipping wine over a plate of tapas, studying …

Minnesota Road Trip Ideas | 28 Things That Open for Road Trip Season

Last updated on March 5th, 2018<p>Memorial Day marks the official start of summer for most Minnesotans. This is when school lets out, road construction …

Kangaroo Crossing at the MN Zoo | Into the Outback

The Kangaroo Crossing at the Minnesota Zoo it the latest exhibit at the zoo. It is an immersive exhibit like no other. Taking you on a walk through …

Spiro's Taverna: Greek Eats in Vero Beach, Florida - Wherever I May Roam

It is nice that my town, Vero Beach, Florida, offers a wide array of ethnic foods. My latest find was Spiro’s Taverna Greek restaurant in downtown …

Villa Del Palmar Loreto All Inclusive – The Ultimate Spa Destination

I just spent an idyllic week in Loreto, Mexico at the fabulous Villa del Palmar. I was there for dessert week which made the trip extra epic. To be …

Our Carry-On Travel Essentials

We are often asked what are our favorite travel items. In this post, we list out what we consider our carry-on travel essentials. It’s perfect for …

72 Hours in Iceland... Winter Edition

Oh Reykjavik, I had no idea how much I would fall in love with you. It all started when I read something on the internet stating the Northern Lights …

Stories from the past: A visit to little Petra

Everybody has heard of Petra: the Rose City, capital of the Nabatean Kingdom, located in the southern part of Jordan. It is probably the most …

Road Trip Through Kentucky: Destination Louisville

Tickets in hand, gas tank full, bags packed, it was time to go! Louisville, Kentucky was our destination. We were off to see Roger Waters, a show I …

The Brainerd Zipline | Crossing It Off The Bucket List

Last updated on March 16th, 2018<p>We put things on our bucket list for all kinds of reasons. To face fears, to challenge ourselves, for the adrenaline …

MN Landscape Arboretum’s | Amazing Spaces Places and Escapes

Last updated on August 2nd, 2017<p>The newest art installation to appear at the <b>MN Landscape Arboretum</b> is the Amazing Spaces, Places and Escapes exhibit. …

Minnesota Children's Museum | Powerful Play in Action | DayTripper

Last updated on July 1st, 2017<p>As an adult, we have been trained to follow directions. We were taught that in order for you to get the desired …

Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours | A Ride Down the St. Croix River | DayTripper

Last updated on March 13th, 2018<p>Most of us are land dwellers. We have two feet planted on the ground at all times. Having earth beneath us is a great …

Glensheen Mansion | Duluth's Downton Abbey | DayTripper

Last updated on July 25th, 2017<p>The 1910’s era has a special fascination in some. It was a golden age for the elite, met with maids, butlers, cooks, …

MN United FC | All You Need to Know About Your First Pro Soccer Game

Last updated on April 7th, 2018<p>Soccer is often one of the first team sports you play as a child. As you get older, most kids move on to sports of …

Minnesota United FC

Twins Baseball | Saving Money at Target Field

Last updated on April 7th, 2018<p>It’s Twins Season again! I’m so excited. Baseball is always marketed as a family friendly event. And it is. But once …

Personal Finance

Surviving a Minneapolis Comic Con

Last updated on March 15th, 2018<p>To an outsider, Comic Con is an intimidating beast. Throughout the year, video’s show up on YouTube of guest panels. …

Comics

The Best Juicy Lucy in Minneapolis

Last updated on March 21st, 2018<p>Ask any Minnesotan’s and they will tell you who makes the best Juicy Lucy. The debates online can be a little …

French Fries

Finding out what’s in a can of SPAM at the SPAM Museum

Last updated on April 6th, 2018<p>SPAM is a global phenomenon. It is available in 18 different varieties and in 41 different countries. During WWII it …

Spam

Inside the Minnesota State Capitol Renovations - DayTripper

Last updated on March 13th, 2018<p>The Minnesota State Capitol has been on my bucket list for years. Ever since I was a teenager and took a spontaneous …

Washington D.C.

St. Paul Gangsters Looking for a Good Time at the Wabasha Street Caves

Last updated on March 12th, 2018<p>In the heart of St. Paul, down by the river, there are a few party goers that just don’t want to stop the party. In …

Crime

Four Daughters Winery Is More Than Just a Wine

Last updated on March 12th, 2018<p>I took a trip down to southern Minnesota this past weekend and saw we would go right past Four Daughters Winery. …

Wineries

Reaching Top Speeds at Staring Lake Park Sledding Hill

Last updated on April 14th, 2017<p>The Staring Lake Park Sledding Hill is 700 ft long. A day after a snowfall, the hill becomes a smooth surface perfect …

Hiking

11 Wineries and Vineyards Minutes from the Twin Cities

Last updated on May 16th, 2018<p>Did you know that there are 11 wineries located just minutes from the Twin Cities? In some people’s mind, getting to a …

Wineries

Checking off Alexander Ramsey Park from the ExploreMN CheckPoint Challenge

Last updated on May 7th, 2017<p>Whenever there I find a list or a challenge, I’m in the backgrounds trying to figure out how I can manage to complete …

Hiking

Finding the Prince Mural in Chanhassen

Last updated on May 7th, 2017<p>I’m on a mission to hit up at least a few of the Checkpoints from the CheckPoint MN challenge. It would be wrong of me …

Paisley Park