Superior Places near Superior, Wisconsin

Superior, Wisconsin, across the bay from Duluth, Minnesota, was where we were staying. In conversation with some very friendly local residents, they recommended that we check out a couple of state parks south of town. One afternoon, we set out for these two parks. Amnicon Falls State Park The first state park that we came … Continue reading Superior Places near Superior, Wisconsin

Navigating Minnesota’s North Shore

Lake Superior appears to be as large as an ocean when you look out over its waters. The largest of all of the Great Lakes, it is 350 miles long and 160 miles wide. Located in the southwestern point of the lake are the cities of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin. These two cities are … Continue reading Navigating Minnesota’s North Shore

Things are Blooming in Minneapolis

Celia and I discovered that the Arb was near where we were staying and decided to visit one day while we were in the Minneapolis area. The Arb is the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. It was founded in 1958 by several groups in partnership with the University of Minnesota. This place is huge. It is over … Continue reading Things are Blooming in Minneapolis

The Twin Cities – Minneapolis, MN

We decided to visit Minneapolis not because we have family there, nor because of some particular bucket list item, nor because it was on the route to someplace else but rather because Celia and I had never spent any time exploring this area. A good friend of ours is from Minnesota and had encouraged us … Continue reading The Twin Cities – Minneapolis, MN