The Growler Magazine debuts ‘Land of 10,000 Drinks,’ an interactive map of every Minnesota brewery, winery, cidery, and distillery

New map allows users to search the state’s vast craft beverage landscape by location, filter by various amenities, and more (St. Paul, Minn.) April 21, 2017 — The Growler Magazine, in partnership with Explore Minnesota, this week launched the Land of 10,000 Drinks, an online, mobile-friendly, interactive map of Minnesota’s craft breweries, wineries, cideries, and … [ Read more]

A statewide winter scavenger hunt begins today

Scavenger hunts are fun. An elaborate, statewide scavenger hunt with thousands of dollars in prizes up for grabs is outstanding. Checkpoint MN is a statewide winter scavenger hunt—sponsored by Explore Minnesota and Minneapolis-based Monopoint Media—where 10 checkpoint signs are placed at iconic and Minnesota destinations, such as the Prince mural at Chanhassen Cinema, Fergus Falls’ … [ Read more]

Minnesota’s stunning streams lure trout anglers

Anglers drawn by the lure of stunning streams have plenty of places to fish for trout in Minnesota. Southeast Minnesota, a land of forested hills and shaded valleys, is laced with high-quality streams that harbor brook, brown and rainbow trout. The state’s premier trout fishing destination, the region’s many streams—hundreds of miles of them—are among … [ Read more]

Waterfall season is a thing, and it has arrived

North Shore waterfall season is officially here, according to Cook County’s website. Cook County has the North Shore’s most dramatic waterfalls, including Devil’s Kettle Falls in Judge C.R. Magney State Park, the ephemeral “phantom falls” that pour from the cliffs lining Highway 61, and the High Falls of the Pigeon River in Grand Portage State Park. … [ Read more]

How to cross ‘Dogsled the Boundary Waters’ off your winter bucket list

Minnesota’s million-plus-acre Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), obviously, is best known for wilderness canoeing—many would say the best in the world. But winter transforms this magnificent landscape into a forested cathedral of ice, snow and silence, offering a wilderness experience like no other. Bring a beautiful, hard-working team of Canadian Inuit dogs into the … [ Read more]

Explore the Winter Landscape on Two Wheels

Courtesy of Explore Minnesota Just because the snow is falling doesn’t mean it’s time to put your bike away until spring. In Minnesota, many paved trails and mountain biking areas welcome riders year-round. Here’s what you need to know to keep riding all winter long. [Read the full story on Explore Minnesota’s website]