Aye! It’s Timmies! And Time to Hit the Road! – TimBits and a Latte… To Go! – Tim Horton’s Cafe & Bake Shop – Bemidji, Minnesota – 06/03/2018

Tim Horton’s Coffee Aye! Canadian Love in a Cup! And guess where we are headed now! TimBits and a Latte,…

A Little Northwoods Flavor in the Town of Nisswa – Nisswa, Minnesota – 06/02/2018

Downtown Nisswa, Minnesota One of my favorite elements of roadtripping is the unexpected discovery of small towns with HUGE character….

Strolling the Streets of Downtown Princeton – Princeton, Minnesota – 05/31/2018

Downtown Princeton, Minnesota Shopping, Strolling, Enjoying Ice Cream! CLICK HERE to See all Our Adventures in Princeton, Minnesota! The album…

Shopping Small at Louise’s Basement Vintage Furnishings & Vibrant Decor and Jodie’s Antiques & Treasures – Princeton, Minnesota – 05/31/2018

Louise’s Basement Vintage Furnishings & Vibrant Decor and Jodie’s Antiques & Treasures – Princeton, Minnesota Downtown Princeton offers up LOADS of…

A Double Scoop of Sweet Ice Cream Fun at Santa Lucia’s Ice Cream – Princeton, Minnesota – 05/31/2018

Santa Lucia’s Ice Cream – Princeton, Minnesota Santa Lucia’s has been serving up the sweetest ice cream in Princeton, Minnesota…

Trumpeter Swans and Sandhill Cranes of Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge – Zimmerman, Minnesota – 05/31/2018

Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge – Zimmerman, Minnesota Trumpeter Swans and Sandhill Cranes are two incredibly beautiful avian species that consider…

Random Rural Shots In and Around Zimmerman, Minnesota – 05/31/2018

Zimmerman, Minnesota Just a few random rural Minnesota shots as we spend our last day meandering through Zimmerman. From a…

Then Now Wow: Grainland – A Permanent Gallery at the Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota The Minnesota History Center, located in the Capital City of Saint Paul, Minnesota,…

Then Now Wow: The Prairie – A Permanent Gallery at the Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota The Minnesota History Center, located in the Capital City of Saint Paul, Minnesota,…

Then Now Wow: The Iron Range – A Permanent Gallery at the Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota The Minnesota History Center, located in the Capital City of Saint Paul, Minnesota,…

Then Now Wow: The Fur Trade – A Permanent Gallery at the Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota The Minnesota History Center, located in the Capital City of Saint Paul, Minnesota,…

Then Now Wow: The Cities – A Permanent Gallery at the Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota The Minnesota History Center, located in the Capital City of Saint Paul, Minnesota,…

Then Now Wow: The Bison – A Permanent Gallery at the Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota The Minnesota History Center, located in the Capital City of Saint Paul, Minnesota,…

Weather Permitting – A Permanent Gallery at the Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota The Minnesota History Center, located in the Capital City of Saint Paul, Minnesota,…

Minnesota’s Greatest Generation: The Depression, The War, The Boom – A Permanent Gallery at the Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota The Minnesota History Center, located in the Capital City of Saint Paul, Minnesota,…

A Guide to Exhibits at the Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Minnesota History Center – Saint Paul, Minnesota The Minnesota History Center, located in the Capital City of Saint Paul, Minnesota,…

NPS: Great River Road Visitor Center at Freedom Park – Two National Park Units in One! Mississippi National River and Recreation Area / St. Croix National Scenic Riverway – Prescott, Wisconsin – 05/29/2018

Great River Road Visitor Center at Freedom Park – Prescott, Wisconsin Located at the confluence of the St. Croix River…

Random Shots of Downtown Saint Paul Between Upper Landing Park and the Science Museum of Minnesota – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Upper Landing Park – St. Paul, Minnesota If you are heading to the Science Museum of Minnesota, be sure to…

NPS: Mississippi River Visitor Center – Mississippi National River and Recreation Area – Located Inside the Science Museum of Minnesota – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Mississippi River Visitor Center – Mississippi National River and Recreation Area – St. Paul, Minnesota The Mississippi National River and…

Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks – A Special Exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks at the Science Museum of Minnesota Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks at the…

Bad Science and a Bit of Medical Quackery – Weighing the Evidence – A Special Exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Science Museum of Minnesota – St. Paul, Minnesota Weighing the Evidence – A Special Exhibit at the Science Museum of…

Exploring the Science Museum of Minnesota – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Science Museum of Minnesota – St. Paul, Minnesota Exploring some of the regular permanent exhibits in the Science Museum of…

Garden Safari Gifts – Como Park Zoo & Conservatory – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Garden Safari Gifts – Como Park Zoo & Conservatory – St. Paul, Minnesota Garden Safari Gifts at Como Park Zoo…

Up Close and Personal at the Zoo – Como Park Zoo & Conservatory – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory – St. Paul, Minnesota After a lovely morning in the Como Park Conservatory, we headed…

Fun With Ferns and Tropical Blooms in the Conservatory – Como Park Zoo & Conservatory – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory – St. Paul, Minnesota There are so many GORGEOUS plants and flowers in the beautiful…

A Sherburne Sunset With the Sandhill Cranes – Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge – Zimmerman, Minnesota – 05/27/2018

Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge – Zimmerman, Minnesota An evening cruise along the Prairie’s Edge Wildlife Drive in the Sherburne National…

An Evening Cruise Along the Prairie’s Edge Wildlife Drive – Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge – Zimmerman, Minnesota – 05/27/2018

Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge – Zimmerman, Minnesota An evening cruise along the Prairie’s Edge Wildlife Drive in the Sherburne National…

Summer Peach Tea with Refreshing Aloe at ViVi Bubble Tea – St. Cloud, Minnesota – 05/27/2018

ViVi Bubble Tea – St. Cloud, Minnesota This was our first Bubble Tea purchase without Alysia in tow. And since…

Head in the Clouds – A Little Randomness in St. Cloud – St. Cloud, Minnesota – 05/27/2018

St. Cloud, Minnesota Just a few random shots in St. Cloud, Minnesota Check Out Our SPGFAN St. Cloud, Minnesota QUIKLIST!…

Stopping to Smell ALL the Pretty Flowers – Clemens Gardens – St. Cloud, Minnesota – 05/27/2018

Clemens Gardens – St. Cloud, Minnesota Stopping to Smell ALL the Pretty Flowers – Clemens Gardens Check Out Our SPGFAN…

Mississippi River Rock Star – Munsinger Gardens on the River – St. Cloud, Minnesota – 05/27/2018

Mississippi River at St. Cloud, Minnesota From the Gardens of Munsinger, meander the paths until you find yourself face to…

Telling the Tales of Fairies – Fairy Gardens at Munsinger Gardens – St. Cloud, Minnesota – 05/27/2018

Magical Fairy Gardens of Munsinger – St. Cloud, Minnesota Magic is all around you! Don’t forget to take the time…

What’s in Bloom at Munsinger Gardens – St. Cloud, Minnesota – 05/27/2018

Munsinger Gardens – St. Cloud, Minnesota As the Mississippi River flows through St. Cloud, Minnesota, you can find fields of…

Zimmerman Memorial Day Parade – Zimmerman, Minnesota – 05/26/2018

Zimmerman, Minnesota Memorial Day Parade The Zimmerman Memorial Day Parade features everything from firetrucks and tractors, to the community snowmobile…

Reflections of Minneapolis – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

The Architecture of Minneapolis, Minnesota When cruising through the hearts of cities, I love trying to capture the juxtaposition. New…

Mall of America: Themed Dining Experiences, Exhibits, and Other Hands-On Fun! – Bloomington, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Mall of America – Bloomington, Minnesota From animatronic Rainforest Animals, to Minnesota Twins history, to Jimmy…

Mall of America: A Little Minnesota Twins Baseball History – Bloomington, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

Minnesota Twins A Little Minnesota Twins baseball history right beneath your feet… Somewhere in Mall of America! Can YOU Find…

Mall of America: Rollercoasters in a Mall??!! It’s Nickelodeon Universe! – Bloomington, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America! From the twirling, whirling excitement of Dora the Explorer and the Backyardigans, to the…

Mall of America: Epic Larger-Than-Life LEGO Adventure Awaits at The LEGO Store! – Bloomington, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

The LEGO Store at Mall of America! Floor to ceiling awesomeness starts in the LEGO Store, and epic LEGO character…

Mall of America: Crayola Experience – Bloomington, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

Crayola Experience Mall of America Crayola Experience Mall of America Check Out Our SPGFAN Minneapolis, Minnesota QUIKLIST! For ALL the…

Picnics and Paddlewheelers – Bohemian Flats Park – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

Bohemian Flats Park – Minneapolis, Minnesota The Bohemian Flats Park sits unassuming in its simple, yet lushly green beauty, along…

Mill Musings and River Ramblings – Wandering Along the Mississippi River Through the Historic Mill District of Minneapolis – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

The Historic Mill District of Minneapolis Many locations within the boundaries of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, a…

Upper St. Anthony Falls Visitor Center and Lock and Dam – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

St. Anthony Falls Visitor Center and Lock and Dam St. Anthony Falls Visitor Center and Lock and Dam offers fabulous…

The Song of Hiawatha at Minnehaha Falls Regional Park – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

The Song of Hiawatha at Minnehaha Falls Regional Park Poet extraordinaire, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, gave us ‘The Song of Hiawatha’…

Double Rainbow Minnesota Skies – Zimmerman, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

Double Rainbow Minnesota Skies! An evening rain shower brings a double rainbow just before the sun sets! Check Out Our…

Allen Ruppersberg: Intellectual Property 1968 – 2018 – A Special Exhibit at the Walker Art Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

Allen Ruppersberg: Intellectual Property 1968 – 2018A Special Exhibit at the Walker Art CenterMinneapolis, Minnesota From the late 1960’s onward,…

Jason Moran – A Special Exhibit at the Walker Art Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

Jason MoranA Special Exhibit at the Walker Art CenterMinneapolis, Minnesota Jason Moran is an accomplished artist across many waves.  Musically,…

The Way Things Go – A Special Exhibit at the Walker Art Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

The Way Things GoA Special Exhibit at the Walker Art CenterMinneapolis, Minnesota Scavenged items, where the composition of every day…

Exterior of the Walker Art Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

Walker Art Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota From the whimsical Sculpture Gardens stretching as far as the eye can see, to…

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden at Walker Art Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden | Walker Art Center From the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry, to more thought-provoking pieces such as Rapture…

US Bank Stadium – Home of the Minnesota Vikings NFL Football Team – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

US Bank Stadium – Home of the Minnesota Vikings NFL Football Team – Minneapolis, Minnesota Check Out Our SPGFAN Minneapolis,…

That Minneapolis Vibe – Random Shots of Downtown – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

Some of my favorite albums after the fact are just the random architecture shots from around the cities we explore!…

A Taste of Scandinavia at FIKA Café Inside the American Swedish Institute – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

A Taste of Scandinavia at FIKA Café Inside the American Swedish Institute. After your visit to the American Swedish Institute,…

Ulla’s Bakery – Hands On Fun in the Family Playroom at the American Swedish Institute – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

Visiting the American Swedish Institute is an absolute plethora of educational experiences for everyone in the family! From the opulence…

Arts North – Arts in Harmony International Juried Art Show at the American Swedish Institute – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

Arts North – Arts in Harmony International Juried Art Show at the American Swedish Institute See ALL Our Photos from…

The Swedish Hospital School of Nursing Exhibit at the American Swedish Institute – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

The Swedish Hospital School of Nursing Exhibit at the American Swedish Institute See ALL Our Photos from the American Swedish…

The Fabric of Life – A Special Collections Exhibit at the American Swedish Institute – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

Throughout the Turnblad Mansion at the American Swedish Institute, you will find several Special Exhibits that rotate throughout the year….

Inside the Turnblad Mansion at the American Swedish Institute – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

The Turnblad Mansion, at the American Swedish Institute, is one of the few remaining early 20th century structures from Minneapolis’…

Kim Simonsson Exhibits Throughout the Turnblad Mansion at the American Swedish Institute – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

The exquisite details of Swedish craftsmanship inside the Turnblad Mansion take on an entirely new depth of meaning when the…

Tales of the Moss People – An Exhibition by Kim Simonsson at the American Swedish Institute – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

Of all the art and sculpture exhibits with which we have engaged along our travels, this collection stands out the…

Minnesota Fallen Firefighters Memorial – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/23/2018

Since 1881, over 220 Firefighters have lost their lives in the line of duty in the State of Minnesota. The…

The Sights and Sounds of Downtown Saint Paul – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/23/2018

After a day exploring the Minnesota State Capitol Building and Grounds, and the Cathedral of Saint Paul, we spent some…

Inside the Breathtakingly Gorgeous Cathedral of Saint Paul – National Shrine of the Apostle Paul – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/23/2018

The Cathedral of Saint Paul in Saint Paul, Minnesota is the National Shrine of the Apostle Paul. It is the mother church of the Roman…

Exterior Shots of the Cathedral of Saint Paul – National Shrine of the Apostle Paul – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/23/2018

The Cathedral of Saint Paul in Saint Paul, Minnesota is the National Shrine of the Apostle Paul. It is the…

“Spiral for Justice” Roy Wilkins Memorial – Minnesota State Capitol Grounds – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/23/2018

Roy Wilkins was a prominent American Civil Rights Activist from the 1930’s to the 1970’s, and his legacy beyond that…