How to Experience Prince’s Paisley Park

by Anthony Manzanares on June 19, 2017

Atrium at Prince's Paisley Park

Paisley Park, Prince’s ten million dollar, 65,000 square-foot recording studio and home, is officially open for public for tours and group experiences. Prince’s mythical creative sanctuary was built with state of the art technology and became the backdrop for music recordings, clothing production, artwork and graphic design, music videos, and even full-length films – all […]


8 Natural Wonders in Minnesota

by Anthony Manzanares on August 19, 2016

Minnesota’s natural wonders range from moments of quiet awe to outsize thrills. While crowds fill the parking lots at the nation’s best-known national parks, a growing number of travelers in the know are discovering why Minnesota is one of the best places in the country to enjoy an outdoor vacation. Here are eight Natural Wonders […]


Aurora Borealis Light Up the Great Lakes

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 4, 2015

Aurora Borealis in the Great Lakes region

The Great Lakes Region is more than just stunning vistas and beautiful waters, it’s also a spot where you can see the Northern Lights. That’s right, you don’t need to travel outside the continental U.S. to see the brilliant colors of the Aurora Borealis. The Great Lakes region is the largest expanse of freshwater in the world, and is […]


Minnesota’s Wacky & Wonderful Winter Sports

by Anthony Manzanares on December 2, 2015

Ice fishing in Minnesota

With its plenty of quirky winter sport and outdoor activities, Minnesota is one of the United States’ best-kept secrets as a premier winter vacation destination. Not only is Minnesota the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but it also can boast the Land of 10,000 Sports.  Here are four wacky and wonderful winter sports that you may not have heard […]


Road Trip: Midwest Fun in Fargo and Moorhead

by Guest Contributor on December 2, 2013

Fargo Woodchipper

Straddling the North Dakota and Minnesota border, Fargo and Moorhead partner to make sure visitors have lots to do when they visit the area. Beginning with the visitor’s center and the famous “wood chipper” from the movie Fargo, you’re going to find a fun, free-spirited destination with folks ready to welcome you to their neck […]