A Vermonter’s fall guide to scenic foliage and things to do in Minnesota

A Minnesota fall foliage guide and top things to do this autumn: from the North Shore of Lake Superior to the scenic byways of the St. Croix and Mississippi Rivers to stunning views at state parks to apple picking and corn mazes, Minnesota is a perfect destination for leaf peepers chasing fall colors this autumn. Updated 10.16.21

Minnesota state parks staycation challenge series: Top things to do at Frontenac State Park

If you’re looking for a beautiful hike in lush forests with spectacular water views of Lake Pepin and the Mississippi River from scenic bluffs, then head to Frontenac State Park. A perfect day trip from the Twin Cities or Rochester, Minn.

Most scenic road trip in Minnesota: North Shore on Lake Superior

A local’s guide to the most scenic drive in Minnesota: Lake Superior’s North Shore. Perfect Minnesota vacation or staycation itinerary with recommended stops for those who love hiking, chasing waterfalls and driving along Lake Superior. Update: 04.28.23. Original post: 05.17.21