From tree-lined avenues with late Victorian charm to clusters of homey cafes and artsy boutiques, Minnesota claims its share of classic American main streets. Visit these charming downtowns ideal for leisurely strolls, unique shopping, and wrapping your hands around warm cups of coffee or chilled microbrews while taking in the local vibe. Excelsior Check out […]

Spread from east to west and north to south, state parks are among Minnesota’s crown jewels. Each year they provide millions of visitors alike with a wide variety of opportunities to learn about the state’s ecosystems, recreate in the outdoors or simply commune with nature. The state park system, which includes 66 parks that range […]

There are some great things happening in The Great Lakes USA region in 2018, from the Super Bowl in Minnesota to the opening of the world’s largest loop roller coaster and the 115th anniversary of Harley Davidson:   Wisconsin Harley Davidson motorcycle company in Milwaukee celebrates its 115th anniversary August 29-September 22nd. The celebrations culminate […]

The Great Lakes region in the USA is a ‘great’ place to honeymoon in an under-the radar destination that offers you privacy and romance in a stunningly beautiful setting. Located in North America, the Great Lakes is made up of the states of Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin, all with their own individual charm. […]

World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and it’s a celebration of reading. In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the world.   To celebrate, Great Lakes USA […]

Secluded lighthouses, romantic sleigh rides through the snow and rock ‘n’ roll. For a Valentine’s Day with a difference, head to the Great Lakes USA where the romantic experiences beat chocolates and flowers hands down!

Following a successful opening to the general public last month, Prince’s home and recording studio, Paisley Park in Minnesota has announced that it is expanding and enhancing its tour of the legendary production complex by offering new, themed fan experience packages, starting 1st December, in addition to the current General Admission and VIP tours. These […]

Fans of the pop star Prince will be able to pay homage to their idol from next month when his home, Paisley Park in Minnesota, opens to the general public following his untimely death earlier this year.   The flamboyant showman and consummate performer was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and sold more than 100 million […]