5 Most Extreme Outdoor Activities to do in the Midwest

This article is a part of The Growler’s Outdoor Guide. Find more tips for outdoor adventure and dining here.  Thrill-seeking has become a traveling sport, with adrenaline junkies posting online from states out west and far-flung destinations across the world. While those places look incredible, why go through the hassle and expense of travel when … [ Read more]

Extreme Duluth: 4 rides perfect for mountain bikers of all levels

Duluth is a bike city. Yes, it has the big lake, and a number of monikers that come along with it. But in recent years the City on a Hill has utilized its topography to become a major biking destination—that is, for those who enjoy riding them down and around hills. Thanks to aggressive trail … [ Read more]

Afton Alps pedaling in the mountain biking season June 3

With summer just around the corner, Afton Alps is inviting Minnesotans to trade in skis for mountain bikes on June 3 when they open a new single track mountain biking course. This is the first time that Afton Alps has opened the property to mountain biking since it discontinued its mountain biking program four years ago. The new course is mainly … [ Read more]