Why you should take a kid ice fishing

Why you should take a kid ice fishing

There are many reasons that you should take kids ice fishing. But, if you are looking for some reasons, read below. Make memories:. Kids grow up very fast. Spending time with them, teaching them something that not every other kid has done, is what some memories are made of. When the kids grow up, they […]

Villages on Water – Minnesota Ice Fishing

There is a place where the landscape changes each season and when this season turns frozen new towns appear.  Sound magical?  Almost, it’s just a Minnesota winter and people enjoying the sport of ice fishing.  Everyone knows that people have been traveling for +150 years for a Minnesota Vacation to enjoy some summer fishing in […]

Minnesota Resort Amenities Through The Years

The lakeside resorts of yesteryear were simple and rustic. They provided tranquility and an escape from the pressures of life. Each cabin likely came equipped with the bare necessities such as a fire ring and lake access. Maybe the resort had canoes or a swimming dock. They were nothing like Kellerman’s from Dirty Dancing—a glamorous […]

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 […]

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 […]

 
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