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Top Pumpkin Patches in Minnesota

The best pumpkin patches are the ones that have more to offer in the way of activities, than just pumpkin picking. All of these top pumpkin patches in Minnesota do that plus much more!  Center Creek Orchard in Fairmont, MN is filled with activities for fall family fun.  They are open weekends in Sept and Oct and have a u-pick pumpkin patch and u-pick apple orchard.  Visitors can enjoy hayrides, a bounceland, super slide, barrel rides and much, much more.  Visit their website for more information. www.centercreekorchard.com Afton Apple Orchard in Hastings, MN  have a wonderful pumpkin patch that sits on over 200 acres of land.  They also feature u-pick . . . Read more

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Top 7 Nature Trails for the Adventurer Around Lake Crystal, MN

Whether you want to go for a day trip or you are passing through the area, these parks are great for getting out to stretch your legs and exploring the local area. Each of these trails has something unique to offer, whether it be fishing, horseback riding trails, dirt biking paths, wheelchair accessible trails and so much more. We have put together a list of the top 7 parks for bird watching, biking, running, walking, dog-walking and more. Minnesota Valley State Trail   North MInnesota River Trail   Red Jacket Trail   River Bend Trail   Sakatah Singing State Trail   South Route Trail   Straight River Trail   . . . Read more

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KOA Campgrounds in Minnesota

Albert Lea/Austin If you come and stay at this location you will be right by the famous Spam Museum, Mall of AMerica, Diamond Jo Casino, Winnebago Industries and Cabela’s. The campgrounds include a pool, playground tie-dye, crafts and other activities. There are huge spaces for tents, camping cabins and deluxe cabins. For more information, check here. Benmidji Surrounded by acres of pristine forests, 60 shimmering lakes and beautiful wildlife, Benmidji KOA is an getaway oasis. There are water sports, walleye and perch for anglers, soaring bald eagles, hiking trails, bike rentals, a game room, mini golf, swimming and so much more. For more information, check here. Cloquet/Duluth Outdoors-lovers . . . Read more

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Best Places to Watch Fireworks

4th of July Celebration Canhassen This annual celebration is a year-round topic of conversation in the community and is renowned throughout the state. Participation levels top 10,000 people per day.   Activities are scheduled for July 2, 3, and 4.   All events are held in downtown Chanhassen at City Center Park, 7700 Market Boulevard, unless noted otherwise.   The fireworks display will be held at Lake Ann at 10pm. Click here for more information.   4th of July Parade, Concert, and Fireworks - Edina From youth groups marching to seniors dancing, the Edina 4th of July Parade offers excitement for all ages.   Parade begins at 10 am behind Edina City Hall, 4801 W 50th St, . . . Read more

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ROUTE 66 RV NETWORK PROGRAMS

Route 66 RV Network offers many great programs to help make your RV trips safe and fun while saving money. Below are some of the top programs offered to help make your trips the most successful that they can be. Tech 24 Route 66 Tech24 offers over the phone roadside assistance for a do-it-yourself repair. Many times, these types of issues do not require an expert to come out and fix the issue, but rather a bit of guidance to help you make a timely and effective repair. This service is offered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When you call in about an issue, Route 66 immediately puts you in touch with a Certified RV Technician who will share with you their expertise to help solve the problem. A . . . Read more

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Best Lakes to Go RVing in Minnesota

We love to go to the lake for a day (or week) of fishing, kayaking, and just relaxation! Whether you want to go on an adventure, relax, or just get away; we’ve got you covered. Here is a list of our favorite lakes and why! Pokegama Lake A perfect lake for fishing, swimming, and boating. They have a sand bar right in the middle of the lake making it a fun spot to swim around and relax. There is also plenty of fishing to be had and lots of spots to find them. Surrounded by trees makes this a nice, little hideaway from everything else. Nokomis Lake Swimming, fishing, kayak/canoe/paddleboard rentals, an awesome patio/concession stand. This lake is easily accessible and a great spot to just . . . Read more

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Spring Cleaning Tips For Your RV

Spring is in the air, which means camping season is right around the corner! It is time to make sure your RV is clean and organized for your upcoming weekends at the campground. We have gathered a few spring cleaning tips for you below!   Get the outside spick and span Before you get the hose out, you want to make sure you check the exterior of your RV for any cracks or abnormalities. This will ensure that you get everything fixed before hitting the road. After you get done inspecting the outside, you will want to do a quick rinse with water. We suggest using a Lambs Wool Washing Mitt to get rid of the dirt and leave the outside looking shiny and new! You can also invest in a wash brush . . . Read more

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Top 5 National Parks in Minnesota For 2017

With this season being a bit warmer than usual, we've been looking forward to traveling around and visiting our favorite national parks. Here are our top five national parks for you to visit this year! Mississippi National River and Recreation Park Mississippi National River and Recreation Park has a plethora of events for all ages! Located right in the middle of a bustling, urban setting makes this a very interesting park to visit. Boasting a size of 72 miles and numerous visitor centers makes this a great location. You can find such activities as fishing, hiking, museums, bicycling, geocaching, and the list goes on. Mississippi National River and Recreation Park also gives you very good insight . . . Read more

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