Tag archives for Minnesota

Huckleberry Finn and Jim had their raft. Modern adventurers have their cars and the Great River Road. Now in its 75th year, this national scenic byway follows the Mississippi for 2,069 miles and ten states.

Marco Polo observed early versions of dogsledding during his travels through Asia in the 13th century. Today, the activity endures as an ideal way to experience untouched winter landscapes. Start planning your first dogsledding–or skijoring–adventure with these quick tips from National Geographic Young Explorer Sarah McNair-Landry.

In 2007 Gary Arndt packed up and set off to travel around the world. He hasn’t stopped since, visiting over 100 countries and launching his popular Everything is Everywhere blog. But before he began life as an intrepid world traveler, Gary had roots in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Today, city lovers, he gives you an insider’s tour…

Hey there, city-lovers! Cynthia Farrell writes to us from chilly Minneapolis, Minnesota, and tells us why her city is much more than just a frozen tundra. Want to see your city on IT? Just complete our list of fill-in-the-blank questions then copy and paste the list into an e-mail, fill in your answers, and send…

Minnesota Greenroutes

Writer and  National Geographic Green Guide “Ecopolitan” blogger Jay Walljasper often contributes to Traveler’s Destination Watch Department, and today he sends along a dispatch from the wilds of Minnesota. While Lake Wobegon is a figment of humorist Garrison Keillor’s imagination, the small towns he celebrates each week on his show A Prairie Home Companion are…