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Tag: day trips

Field Trip Friday: Pine Island

A stone's throw from Rochester, just 15 miles north on Highway 52, Pine Island is a quiet town with plenty of activities for the adventurer!

Field Trip Friday: Zumbrota

Pockets of culture and distinct spaces can be found in small communities scattered throughout Minnesota. Zumbrota is one of those treasured places. Located about 20-25 minutes north of Rochester on Highway 52, it is just a short drive away.

Rochester MN Guide to Nearby State Parks

Within a short drive of Rochester MN, there are multiple opportunities to make lasting memories at Minnesota State Parks. Here are 10 nearby State Parks for you to visit and enjoy!

Guide to Local Caving Adventures

Cave exploration, in my opinion, is the perfect family summer adventure-it has natural air conditioning and is void of mosquitos!

Field Trip Friday: Stillwater

Welcome to my hometown! Stillwater is the birthplace of Minnesota and a gorgeous historic town right on the St. Croix River.

Field Trip Friday: Adventure Day

This trip is so easy to do as it's a short 45-minute drive from Rochester.  All of the stops are kid and adult-friendly.  Parts are indoors, parts are outdoors.  You can make it as long or short as you want to!  Here's what Adventure Day includes:

Field Trip Friday: The National Eagle Center

The National Eagle Center is definitely worth a trip- at least once. The Eagles are mesmerizing and their passion is contagious.

Field Trip Friday: Berry and Bloom Farm

Berry and Bloom Farm is located just outside of Rochester, MN. This special farm is Minnesota's only u-pick flower and blueberry farm!

Field Trip Friday: Duluth

We got invited to a wedding in Duluth and I immediately thought, “Let’s make a weekend of it!”

Field Trip Friday: Minnesota Zoo

What better place to recharge his batteries than at the Zoo, looking at and learning about animals all day?