Besides the prehistoric animal exhibit, which highlights animals that roamed our state, there are multiple artistic and beautiful dioramas where you can explore Minnesota's diverse landscapes.
None of the escapes ever feel right, except one: nature. Nature is literally the only thing that has consistently felt right this year.
Each year, we camp Whitewater State Park, which is about a 45 minute drive from Rochester. It has nice hiking trails, a bird sanctuary, and good fishing.
Our idea for a mini Thru-Hike on the Douglas Trail from Pine Island to Rochester was born. Nature is my go-to for helping them experience life.
Have I ever been that excited to hike before? Never. Did I know what I was doing? Absolutely not. But we were doing it! The kids were excited. I was excited. Matt was rightfully cautious.
Oxbow should be on everyone's list of summer 'to do's'. It's got entertainment, a play area for kids to burn off energy and places to rest and relax.
The Quarry Hill Nature Center in Rochester MN is set to re-open after a 7 week renovation and we have a sneak peek at all the new and exciting changes!