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Tag: take a little trip

Take a Little Trip to 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.

Field Trip Friday: Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota

You know you've found a gem of a place when you buy a membership to a children's museum that's about 1.5 hours from home.

Field Trip Friday: Elba Fire Tower

The Historic Elba Fire Tower is your ticket to touching the clouds. This is the only fire tower available to climb in Southern Minnesota. 

Take a Little Trip: Decorah, Iowa

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.

Kid-Designed Spontaneous Road Trips

Our family goes on spontaneous road trips to keep a thirst for adventure alive. Here are my best tips and a printable to help you enjoy a spontaneous trip.

Take a Little Trip: Stockholm and Maiden Rock, Wisconsin

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.

Take a Little Trip: Northfield, Minnesota

Northfield, you sly little fox, you. Where did you come from, where have you been hiding, and why are you so stinkin' cute?!

Take A Little Trip: Lake City

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.

Take a Little Trip: Red Wing, MN

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.

Take A Little Trip: 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!