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.
First, I will be very honest, from Minnesota, this state is far! But once there, we enjoyed our time in Montana. It was like an automatic relaxation mode was turned on.
The striking landscape of geological formations, and the incredible colors that changed depending on the time of day were simply amazing. Pictures do not do it justice.
We got invited to a wedding in Duluth and I immediately thought, “Let’s make a weekend of it!”
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Seeking Discomfort

His goal, following the inspirational lead of The Yes Theory, was to have me seek discomfort by traveling short notice and alone to see my friend.
Lake City is a jewel of a town that is just 40 minutes north of Rochester up Highway 63, and it's a great destination for a day away.
Nestled into the bluffs of the Mississippi River lies a town you need to visit, Red Wing. Known for its beautiful river settings, it's worth a trip.
Here are 13 genius car organization road-trip hacks for whenever you hit the road for your next adventure!
Northfield, you sly little fox, you. Where did you come from, where have you been hiding, and why are you so stinkin' cute?!
At just over an hour from Rochester, Stockholm and Maiden Rock are totally worth a day trip. Wineries and scenery make this a great location for a date.

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Rochester MN’s Best Area Hiking Spots

Looking for some great local hikes? We've got the rundown and a list of essentials to get you and your family enjoying the great outdoors this season!