Tag: outdoor adventure

nearby state parks

Rochester MN Guide to Nearby State Parks

Within a short drive of Rochester MN, there are multiple opportunities to make lasting memories at Minnesota State Parks. Here are 10 nearby State Parks for you to visit and enjoy!

Rochester MN’s Best Area Hiking Spots

Looking for some great local hikes? We've got the rundown and a list of essentials to get you and your family enjoying the great outdoors this season!

Small Town Festivals & Live Outdoor Music in the Rochester MN...

A round-up of the festivals, and celebrations in the Rochester MN area this summer! There is something nearly every weekend just a short drive away.
oxbow park

Day Trip: Oxbow Park & Zollman Zoo

Oxbow Park & Zollman Zoo are such treasures for our region. Nestled in a valley just northwest of Rochester on the Zumbro River, the scenery is peaceful and therapeutic.
strawberry picking

Rochester MN Guide to Strawberry Picking

Rochester MN Guide to Strawberry Picking Don’t put it off, as berry picking is a short season!  You don't want to miss out on freshly...
free minnesota state parks day

June 11th is FREE Park Day at MN State Parks and...

June 11th is National Get Outdoors Day and all 75 Minnesota State Parks are free admission!
dog-friendly patios

Rochester MN Guide to Dog-Friendly Patios and Businesses

We've rounded up Rochester's dog-friendly patios and stores where your fur baby is welcome to come along for the ride!
rochester farmers market

Guide to the Rochester MN Farmers Market

If you're new to the Rochester MN Farmers Market, we've put together a fun and handy guide for you to make the best out of your experience!
Chester Woods

Good News for Rochester MN: Chester Woods is Now Free!

The commissioners voted to approve the proposal and permanently remove the entrance fees to Chester Woods Park!
spring robnins eggs in nest

Spring Nature Scavenger Hunt

Here's a simple spring scavenger hunt that I've compiled.  Our contributor Kelly has created a printable for you, to make it easy and enjoyable.