Summer fun
Take it outside! Discover the best ways to enjoy
Minnesota's great out-of-doors.
Summer Fun
Take it outside! Discover the best ways to enjoy Minnesota's great out-of-doors.
Zipline photo Provided by Kerfoot Canopy Tours
Variety
May 17

Zipline attractions around Minnesota let you experience the heights of summer

Six unforgettable zipline adventures in Minnesota.
The dinner crowd takes to the patio at 6Smith in Wayzata, next to the docks of Lake Minnetonka.
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Variety
May 17

14 choice spots to eat and drink along the Twin Cities' lakes and rivers this summer

Where to eat and drink along the Twin Cities' lakes, rivers and falls this summer.
Twin Cities Summer Jam organizers Chris Hawkey, left, Lauren MacLeash and Jerry Braam at Canterbury Park.
LEILA NAVIDI ¥ leila.navidi@startribune.com
Variety
May 17

Twin Cities' inaugural Summer Jam festival is a little bit country, rock and pop

Twin Cities Summer Jam brings a three-day blend of rock, pop and country to Canterbury Park.
FILE--In this Wednesday, June 11, 2014, file photo, James Lyons and Florence Reaves, from Kirkwood, Mo., hike to a stone lookout over the Little Misso
Variety
May 17

Hit the road for these National Park sites around the Midwest

These invigorating National Park Service sites are within a day's drive (or so) from the Twin Cities.
Kayakers paddled north of downtown Minneapolis last year via the new Mississippi River Paddle Share program. Courtesy of Mississippi River Paddle Shar
Variety
May 20, 2018

Summer Fun 2018: Kayaking goes mainstream in Minnesota

The St. George Middle Eastern Festival returns to West St. Paul July 20-22.	Provided photo
Variety
May 20, 2018

Summer Fun 2018: Twin Cities heritage fests feature culture, camels, kolacky and more

Gunflint Trail in September
Variety
May 21, 2018

Minnesota's 3 best scenic byways

Ice cream at Pumphouse Creamery.
Variety
May 19, 2017

Summer Fun 2017: Twin Cities ice cream makers' favorite scoops

Kayaking in Door County, Wis.
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Variety
May 25, 2017

Summer Fun 2017: Make these old Midwestern travel destinations new again

Along the portage to Hegman Lake north of Ely, the understory of mature red and white pine is dominated by red maple. ] BWCA BRIAN PETERSON • br
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Variety
May 19, 2016

Summer Fun 2016: Find your favorite road trip

The annual firetruck parade at the Burnsville Fire Muster. Provided photo
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Variety
May 19, 2016

Summer Fun 2016: Small-town festivals abound in Minnesota