Brainerd Lakes Area, Minnesota, Summer

Up North Summer Fun | Let’s Celebrate Paul Bunyan Day!

Paul Bunyan is one of the best-known heroes in American folklore. He is also a highly recognizable legend in the Land of Up North. This legendary lumberjack (and his faithful companion Babe the Blue Ox) starred in many of the “tall tales” told in the Midwest during the 1800s. According to the stories, Bunyan was… Read More Up North Summer Fun | Let’s Celebrate Paul Bunyan Day!

Road Trips, South Dakota, Summer

Summer Road Trip Hacks | Simple Ways to Ease the Squeeze on your Pocketbook

*This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy for more information.*  Summer equals fun; there’s no disputing that. But in our house “summer fun” does not typically mean beach visits and backyard BBQs. Our version of family summer fun is: Road Trips! Over the last dozen years we’ve concentrated our travels on the fine… Read More Summer Road Trip Hacks | Simple Ways to Ease the Squeeze on your Pocketbook