Last minute stays? Yes, they are OK!

Minnesota Owner-Operated Resorts: It’s Not Just Ma and Pa

You’ve maybe heard the term ma and pa resort before and wondered… what?  Ma and Pa?  Sure sounds old-fashioned, maybe a little too rustic?  The term “ma and pa” was historically used to describe local family owned and operated general stores or drugstores. Today, ma-and-pa establishments are synonymous with various different types of businesses, including […]

What’s in a Minnesota lake’s name? More than you know!

What’s in a name A lot of Minnesota’s lakes were named during the days of President Millard Fillmore (1850-1853.)  St. Paul’s Lake Phalen was named after a soldier at nearby Fort Snelling. The Dakota and Ojibwe tribes claim naming rights to many of the state’s lakes.  Lake Bemidji is a shortened version of the Ojibwe […]

Last minute stays? Yes, they are OK!

Sometimes life just gets too busy. We find that planning ahead for a northern Minnesota get away just cannot be done in advance. We understand. It is much better to try to do it last minute then not at all! To answer the question if last minute stays are ok? The answer is a definite […]

Make Vacation Plans, it isn’t too Late

I certainly hope you enjoyed your 4th of July holiday weekend. For most (or maybe all??) of Minnesota, the weather this year was fantastic. For those of you lucky enough to have spent it at a Minnesota Resort, you probably spent some time in the water. The time went by way too quickly. For those […]

Take a Quick Trip North, There is Still Time

Summer is not over. There is still time to take a quick trip up north. School hasn’t started yet in Minnesota and many schools won’t start until after Labor Day. Some neighboring states’ school year starts mid-August. Even if you are coming from out of state, there still is time to take a quick trip […]

 
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