Family Fun at Interstate Rest Stops – I-94 Westbound Hansel Lake Rest Area – Dalton, Minnesota – 07/07/2022

When you travel full time, your stops at Interstate Rest Areas are just as important as your intended destinations!

Just as many family memories can be made!

What family doesn’t have the “No pets allowed? Oh, well, I guess you can’t come!” joke?

Over the years, we’ve found that many rest areas have letterboxes. They can also be great places to find painted rocks.

During open hours, you can find travel information, tourist brochures, and maps. Maybe even some coupons or discount savings.

Snacks and drinks are usually available in vending machines.

And, of course, if you need to rest,


Never drive fatigued!

And that’s a pretty important thing to remember.

So, have some silly fun, learn more about the areas through which you are passing…

And, most importantly, pace yourself, take care of your health, and keep your family safe on the road!

As for us, we’re just passing through for now…

But, Otter Tail County is one of many areas of Minnesota we hope to explore more intimately in the future. There are lots of great Minnesota State Parks; scenic drives, such as the Otter Trail Scenic Byway; and miles and miles of awesome Minnesota hiking, biking, and recreation trails!

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