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Tag: nature

Meet the Contributor: Kim Friedline

In my freetime, you can almost always find me outside. I spend a lot of time working in my ever-expanding gardens, walking/running, or supervising whatever shenanigans my boys and the neighborhood boys are into that day.

Field Trip Friday: Blue Earth

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.

Meet the Contributor: Tricia Knutson

When she isn't teaching or out on a hiking adventure with her family, you'll find her devouring books, crocheting or knitting, or baking sourdough bread!

Quarry Hill Bug Hunt Bonanza

Jump, hop, fly and buzz your way up to the Oak Savanna with aQuarry Hill naturalist! We’re rounding up adventurers, ages 4-7,and their adult...

Quarry Hill Bug Hunt Bonanza

Jump, hop, fly and buzz your way up to the Oak Savanna with aQuarry Hill naturalist! We’re rounding up adventurers, ages 4-7,and their adult...

Field Trip Friday: Carley State Park

Southeastern Minnesota is FULL of beautiful state parks and hiking trails. When my family wants to hit a local state park, we love taking a trip to Carley State Park near Plainview, MN.

Field Trip Friday: Nerstrand Big Woods

  It was a rainy week, and I knew my kids were antsy because they hadn't been outside all week.  With my kids, I can...

8 Ways to Celebrate the Arrival of Spring in Rochester

If your family is like mine, your hearts ache to just be outside, and to take in the sights, sounds, smells, and feels of Spring.

5 Family Fun Hikes in Rochester MN

Enjoy these 5 family fun hikes in the Rochester MN area!

The Only Thing That Feels Right

None of the escapes ever feel right, except one: nature. Nature is literally the only thing that has consistently felt right this year.