Posts Categorized: gunflint trail

Where to see a moose? Drive until you lose your cell signal.

If you want to spot a moose, drive north until your phone signal stops working. Seriously. That seems to be the trick. You have to get out there on the edge of wilderness. A bit of luck helps, too. We’ve now had two moose sightings this year. The first one was in January on Minnesota’s… Read more »

“Narnia” wonderland on Minnesota sleigh ride

Mark Patten with Duke and Captain at Okontoe’s sleigh rides. Photos by Lisa Meyers McClintick. Take a winter ride through lantern-lit forest By Lisa Meyers McClintick Remember the magic of “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe” movie as Lucy steps into the hushed winter wonderland of Narnia? We’ve found it here in Minnesota, where… Read more »

Best places to eat wild rice

Since it’s wild rice season in Minnesota, here are a few of our favorite places to enjoy this nutty grain also known as Mahnomin: Clearwater Travel Plaza’s fritter French Toast and wild rice sausage. Savory wild rice sausageClearwater Travel Plaza, Clearwater, Minn.This bustling, impressive pit stop on I-94 south of St. Cloud built a huge… Read more »