Fall in Love with Fall on a Minnesota Vacation

Fall in Love with Fall on a Minnesota Vacation

Well, it’s happening. School shopping is done, maybe that school bell has already rung and summer is on the down swing and poof, GONE! You might think that all of Minnesota is gathering for our winter hibernation or southern migration. But there is more than enough time to enjoy a long or short Minnesota Vacation […]

Fall vacations: A quaint lakeside Minnesota cabin or a hotel room?

There is nothing nicer in the fall than a quaint lakeside cabin, which is exactly what Minnesota lake resorts offer. So when planning your up north getaway this September, why not book a cabin rather than a hotel room? If you love the outdoors and you plan to take a fall getaway this September, DON’T […]

End of summer Minnesota family vacations. No, it isn’t too late.

Wow, August already. It isn’t too late to plan an end of the summer Minnesota family vacation. Once the 4th of July is over, many resorts get a number of calls for reservations because people realize, “Wow, where did summer go? We haven’t made a plan to take our family vacation yet!” Then the panic […]

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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