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Distinctive People, Places and Activities of Minnesota

MN Fall Wine Tasting Events

MN Fall Wine Tasting Events

The grapes are ripe and harvest time is here at Minnesota's vineyards. This fall, head out to a wine tasting event at one of the state's top wineries and vineyards. Many hold harvest events, host live music and offer wine tastings to celebrate the season.

Things to do in Minnesota in the Fall 2015: The List

Things to do in Minnesota in the Fall 2015: The List

Fall in Minnesota is full of festivals, tastings, and events. Head out into the cool air for family fun, MN fall art tours, Halloween events and more. Enjoy Oktoberfest, a giant pumpkin competition, a turkey race, or a grape stomp.

Minnesota Pumpkin Patches Great You Pick Patches

Great Pumpkin: Patches in Minnesota

The best spot to get a pumpkin is straight from the patch. Across Minnesota, farms and orchards offer pick-your-own events all through the fall. Many host a range of fall activities including hay rides, petting zoos and corn mazes for the whole family.

MN Apple Orchards: A Fall Favorite

MN Apple Orchards: A Fall Favorite

When fall arrives it's time to plan an afternoon at an orchard. Minnesota is known for unique cold hardy apples – it's not fall if you don't bite into a Honeycrisp or the new SweeTango. If you're looking for an orchard to visit, here are five to try.

Minnesota Fall Color Destination

Minnesota's Best Fall Color Destinations

Looking for the best locations enjoy the fall colors around the state? Every region of Minnesota offers a unique view of the fall leaves and plenty to do and see along the way. Here are some of the best destinations in each region to see the fall colors across the state.

MN North Shore Lodging

10 Great Stays on the MN North Shore

The North Shore is dotted with cozy lodges, bed and breakfasts, unique inns and cabin rentals. Look for seaside rentals in the summer, or a lodge by the roaring fire in the winter. As you travel Highway 61, consider more than one of these 10 great stays on your next road trip getaway.

MN Fall Art Studio Tours: Art Crawls Across the State

MN Fall Art Studio Tours

When the air cools and the leaves turn, it's time to head out to the picturesque regions of the state and celebrate art. Head to one of these top art shows to see a variety of art, and enjoy local shopping, dining and recreation that will make a great Weekend Away.

North Shore, MN Road Trip on Hwy 61

North Shore Road Trip on Hwy 61: Weekend Away

Acclaimed restaurants, unique galleries, hidden beaches and some of the state's most popular parks line the North Shore's Highway 61. On the North Shore, you don't need to just stay in one spot, travel and explore the sights along Highway 61.

Ely, MN Weekend Away

Ely, MN Weekend Away: Classic BWCA Gateway

On the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA), Ely, MN mixes outdoor adventure with fine shopping and dining. Whether you come for a week-long canoe trek or shopping in one of the local boutiques and galleries, you'll leave this laid back town feeling refreshed.

5 Minnesota Family Weekend Getaways

5 Minnesota Family Weekend Getaways

It can be hard planning a family weekend getaway. Try starting with one of these top Minnesota family vacation ideas. Cave tours and historic sites, train rides and boat tours, waterparks and beach bonfires will fill your weekend and make you want to stay the whole week.

Minnesota: You know it as the Land of 10,000 Lakes. You've been "Up North." And you've walked the famed sculpture garden. But you haven't yet seen it all!

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