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  • 7 Quirky American Winter Festivals

    Got cabin fever? Just because the temperature is dropping doesn't mean the outdoorsy fun has to stop. Take a page from these weird and wacky festivals around the country, and celebrate the snow.

    Posted by Allyson Reedy on December 11, 2013 at 10:42:42 AM EST in Events
  • The Perfect Minnesota Road Trip

    Minnesota, with its gorgeous scenery, charming small towns, and flat terrain, is the perfect place for a road trip. Author Amy Thielen divulges her favorite in-state road trip with stops for everything from candy cigarettes to house-smoked Lake Superior fish.

    Posted by Amy Thielen on September 25, 2013 at 4:27:18 PM EDT in Outdoors, Trip Ideas
  • 5 Reasons to Go to Minneapolis Now

    The best city in the US for parks and the second best for bikes, Minneapolis has that whole quality of life thing down. Go now to ogle the awesome Sculpture Garden and dine like a (Nordic) king.

    Posted by Deb Hopewell on August 06, 2013 at 11:32:56 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Cool Commons Hotel Opens in Minneapolis

    For all the interesting, artsy goings-on in the Twin Cities, there's a surprising lack of independently-owned boutique hotels. Until now, with the recent opening of the chic, new Commons Hotel.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on July 24, 2013 at 8:57:30 AM EDT in News, Hotels
  • Radisson Blu Opens at the Mall of America

    Good news: your teen won't be the only one begging to go to the Mall of America once the Radisson Blu opens on March 15th.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on March 12, 2013 at 1:00:16 PM EDT in News, Hotels
  • Best Lighthouses to See This Fall

    There's something romantic about lighthouses, isn't there? Now's the time of year to voyage to some of the country's most beautiful, from California to Alabama, illuminated by the colors of fall.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on September 18, 2012 at 1:27:25 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Outdoors
  • 7 Best Post-Holiday Winter Festivals

    Festivals and carnivals featuring ice sculptures, sled dog races, sleigh rides, and more, give travelers a chance to join locals in fun, annual traditions. We've rounded up the best of the fests—from Vermont to Alaska—for you to consider while vacationing in your favorite winter wonderland.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on December 30, 2011 at 4:47:29 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Top 10 Reasons to Visit Minneapolis

    To many Americans, Minnesota is just another state in flyover country, somewhere between the East Coast and the Rockies, up there near Canada. But there's much more here than moose, mittens, and snow, and Minnesota's Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul consistently rank as two of the United States' top cities to live in. Minneapolis's thriving art scene, outdoor culture (even in the winter), affordable prices, and friendly atmosphere make this Midwest metropolis a perfect place for a weekend—or longer—escape.

    Posted by Jess Moss on July 07, 2010 at 11:12:37 AM EDT in Trip Ideas Tagged: Christchurch, unitedstates