Monthly Archives: March 15, 2011

Minnesota travel app makes planning lake vacations easy

Spin through entries with the filter wheel page. Minnesota tips from an expertMelting snow means means it’s time to plan summer lake vacations in Minnesota. Why here? This is the place to do it. With more than 11,000 lakes, Minnesota boasts most coastline than California. Are you a fanatic angler? Happy camper? Or more into… Read more »

Watch bald eagles soar above the Mississippi River

Photos by Lisa Meyers McClintick. If you’ve ever wanted to get nose-to-beak with bald eagles and also watch them in the wild, now is the time to hit the Great River Road. The Mississippi River, between Red Wing and down to Winona is one of the best parts of the United States to see this… Read more »

“The Tonight Show” visits Minnesota’s Eelpout Festival

Watch “Tonight Show” clips NBC sent an Aussie to the Eelpout Festival in Walker, Minnesota, last month. At the end–after he jumped into frigid Leech Lake–he gasped “You owe me, Jay Leno.” Indeed. I’m guessing taking that polar plunge in a kangaroo costume soaks up extra icy water. He should have gone for the offer… Read more »

Ultimate Egypt field trip: King Tut’s Treasures

Psusennes at the Minnesota Science Museum Photos & text by Lisa Meyers McClintick With Egypt in the news this past month and kids talking about it at school, it’s perfect timing for spring break field trips to “Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharoahs” at the Minnesota Science Museum. Put more simply, it’s King… Read more »