Category Archive: Minnesota

A Tale of Two Forks, pt. 2 – East Grand Forks, MN


The Red River is one of the few major rivers that flow north.  It originates at Lake Traverse in Minnesota and flows northward to Lake Winnipeg in Canada, forming the state border between Minnesota and North… Continue reading

Exploring the Headwaters of the Mississippi – Lake Itasca, MN


I have always wondered where some of America’s largest rivers originate.  We’ve hung out around many rivers – big and small – yet we’ve never seen the actual place where any of them originate.… Continue reading

A glimpse of the City of Lakes – Minneapolis, MN


With Betsy’s family reunion out of the way, we trekked up north to the land of 10,000 lakes and a billion+ mosquitoes, Minnesota.  Our home base for this stop was at River Terrace Park… Continue reading