Make your winter a little more magical by taking an evening stroll through the Winter in Bloom light display at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
Don’t worry, there’s still time to visit Egypt’s Sunken Cities at the Minneapolis Institute of Art if you haven’t seen it yet! Keep reading for a little more background about the exhibit and a sneak peek at some of the impressive artifacts in the collection. In 2000, underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio and his team discovered […]
I think the last time I visited the Minnesota State Capitol building was for a class field trip in fifth grade. Needless to say, I was due for another visit; plus, I couldn’t wait to check out the results of the extensive four-year, $310 million restoration that returned all of the historic paintings, murals, stenciling […]
The recently renovated Bell Museum now located on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus is definitely worth a visit. The stunning 92,000-sq.-ft. state-of-the-art natural history museum includes impressive wildlife dioramas (including an 11-foot-tall replica of a woolly mammoth), interactive displays, a 120-seat planetarium and an outdoor observation deck where the museum regularly hosts “Star Party” […]
1. Tour the Historic Split Rock Lighthouse Perched on top of a rocky 130-foot-tall cliff overlooking the vast blue waters of Lake Superior, the iconic lighthouse is a must-see for any North Shore visitor. After a massive storm in 1905 destroyed numerous ships, the Split Rock Lighthouse was created to help guide ships carrying iron […]
1. Explore the Lower, Middle & Upper Falls No trip to Gooseberry Falls State Park would be complete without visiting the lower, middle and upper falls along the Gooseberry River. All of the falls are just a short hike from the visitor’s center and are definitely a must see. You can walk out on the […]