Tag Archives: Minnesota

Fourth Annual BESTS!

We’re happy to announce our FOURTH annual list of places we most enjoyed during our travels. You’ll see some favorites re-appear and new restaurants pop up. Sometimes you’ll see an entirely new category. Bob is such an excellent cook (how … Continue reading

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If Only….

This past July, as we drove west from International Falls along the top edge of the US, we crossed flooded streams… …waterlogged lowlands…

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The Ice Box

At least that’s what they call International Falls, Minnesota, because of all those abominable snowman temperatures they get in the winter. For us, it was the Melted Ice Box in early July:

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Surprise!

The Mall of America fiasco reminded us why we stick to the backroads and small towns whenever possible. We thank our lucky stars we can choose not to stay where we’re not comfortable — most people are stuck in a … Continue reading

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Malled in America

After leaving Ohio in early July, we were looking forward to wearing ourselves out walking and shopping at the Mall of America in Minnesota. Several hundred miles and a boondock night later, we were on schedule to hit the mall … Continue reading

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It’s an Eco… Eco… EcoWorld!

From towns named Blue Earth… …to seeing how farmers are using every bit of land to harvest what they can, outside the fences… …and inside fences, like growing and harvesting hay at the Sioux Falls, South Dakota, airport… …we’ve seen … Continue reading

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Up the Superior

[Note: This post is a bit out of order… my apologies!] While staying in the Superior, WI – Duluth, MN area last August, we took part of a day to drive up the coast of Lake Superior. We headed north … Continue reading

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Ten Thousand or Twenty?

Lakes… that is. Minnesota. Heading south from Duluth, we soon reconnected to the route we’d taken when we’d come from out West a few months earlier. Back then, Minnesota was struggling (like so many other states) with a budget crisis … Continue reading

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Nothing Dull About Duluth!

So, if you need to escape the torrid August heat, where should you go? Don’t know about you, but we went to Duluth. After our disappointing experience trying to get a site at an RV park in The Dells (see … Continue reading

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