Holiday Weekend at Itasca State Park

Over the 4th of July holiday weekend, the hubby and I took a spontaneous trip to Itasca State Park. Now, we have been to MANY state parks, but Itasca is by far the best we've ever experienced. Located in northwestern Minnesota, this park is the oldest in the state. Founded in 1891, the park offers [...]

Ft. Snelling State Park

Most people think I am a city girl, and they are right. But there is a small part of me that is a bonafide outdoors girl. I come by it naturally-my dad was the ultimate dapper woodsman after all. While most of my days are spent in the city, I am lucky enough to live [...]