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

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 […]

Unusual Attractions in Minnesota Resort Country

We’ve all driven past that thing that made us ask, “What was that?”  We rarely stop because we’re too busy getting to where we’re going, and odds are, we forget to look it up later. In the spirit of enjoying oddities along Minnesota’s roads, we’ve compiled a list of our 10 favorites, which are scattered […]

A full week-long vacation. What are the pros and cons?

Minnesota is a great place to vacation! Planning a vacation may be a challenge. One of the decisions that needs to be made is the length of the vacation. People may ask… “do I really need a full week long vacation?”  Well… that depends. Below are some pros and cons about a full week long […]

Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener

The Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener has been a state tradition since 1948.  It was initially designed to help improve Minnesota’s economy through the development and promotion of the state’s recreational opportunities—particularly fishing. Traditionally, it is held Mother’s Day weekend, when the ice has gone out and the snow has melted. The first fishing opener was […]

 
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