Our readers—through our annual Best Restaurants ballot—voted for their six favorite places to watch the big game. (And then we visited them all, because someone’s got to do the dirty work.)
Over the course of a single week, the seven courtrooms of Olmsted County District Court may see anywhere from 400 to 500 individual cases–ranging from parking violations to first-degree murder.
We asked the staff of Minnesota Motorcycle Monthly
The Drive: The 100-mile run from Faribault to New Ulm. The Overview: This ride—bordered by the Minnesota River to the west and I-35 in the east—carves through the Southern Minnesota Lakes Region, previously known as the Big Woods. Your route will take you between farmland, across the meandering Cannon River, and past numerous lakes, parks, […]
The Drive: From Westby (just east of LaCrosse) to Wildcat Mountain State Park (and through Wisconsin’s Amish country) to Wisconsin’s Great River Road. The Overview: “This ride could be called ‘the ride of all rides’ and is one of my personal favorites,” says Dave Keene, author of Cruisin’ The Back Roads (which focuses on motorcycling […]
The Drive: From West Salem, Wis. (just east of LaCrosse) to the Mindoro Cut to the Mississippi River to Merrick State Park to Arcadia. The Overview: At 120 miles, this drive includes everything from Mississippi River overlooks to the Mindoro Cut (great motorcycle photo op) to Merrick State Park to a giant rock lodged in […]
The Drive: Winona Co. 1 from La Crescent to Winona Co. 12 to Dakota. The Overview: This route was designated the Apple Blossom Scenic Byway by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation in 1995. Although the apple orchards are not as numerous as they once were, the remaining orchards put on a spectacular display on both […]