If you are looking for a socially distanced, not too physically taxing, child friendly trip with pleasing views which can be done in half a day, I highly recommend Alma. The views from Buena Vista Park alone are worth it.
Gather with the state of Minnesota at the end of August through Labor Day and enjoy the Great Minnesota Get Together!
I whined and complained about it as we were getting ready but, in the end, my dad simply replied, "You either wear your helmet or we aren't going."
Decorah is a charming small town with options for everyone in the family. Whether you are a shopper, historian, or nature lover, you'll find some fun.
The small town of Blue Earth has so much to show off, and has so much more to offer than just the Giant! Great trails, and many family-friendly activities, all less than 2 hours away from Rochester.
We are so lucky to have an amazing trail system in Rochester MN.  Did you know there are over 85 miles of interconnected trails that are available for pedestrian, bike, in-line skate, wheelchair, and stroller use? Because of the amazing...
Cave exploration, in my opinion, is the perfect family summer adventure-it has natural air conditioning and is void of mosquitos!

Story-Time Round-Up

  **Post updated August 10th, 2021 Due to Covid-19, many story times have been temporarily closed. This post will be updated as more story times resume.  It's raining. The kids are going stir-crazy. You're bored of all the books in your home. Someone else...
Rainy day? Too hot? Too cold? Just need a boredom buster? Check out all the places in Rochester MN for indoor play!
It’s a challenge to concisely write all that awaits you at Minnesota's Largest Candy Store in one post. While we were there for 2 hours, we still missed so much!  Another trip is being planned for "research purposes."

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A Not So Private Sky | ♡ Heart of the City...

"A Not So Private Sky" features a vertical tower of 16 dice-shaped, stainless-steel objects with 12 faces called dodecahedrons. It is the first artwork installed in the Heart of the City, a project of Destination Medical Center in Rochester MN.