Step back into time in Harmony, Minnesota, and travel through this beautiful rolling countryside, Amish farmers may be seen working in the fields with horses and horse-drawn equipment, and their buggies may be seen tied to hitching posts in town. You will be fascinated by the Amish way of dress and by the children swinging their lunch baskets as they stroll home from school.
North West Company Fur Post @12551 Voyageur Lane, Pine City, MN. Open: Year-Round This site is devoted to the business and the peoples of the fur trade, which was key in Minnesota history. Highlights: • Reconstructed 1804-era fur post & Ojibwe encampment • Museum exhibits on the fur trade • Demonstrations about hide preparation, birch bark, cattails & wild rice processing • Shop with gifts related to the fur trade, Ojibwe history & natural history. #ONLYinMN exploreminnesota.com
Forestville State Park needs to be your next outdoor adventure trip. If you're looking for things to do then put it on your Minnesota bucket list. Spring, Fall and winter activities abound with plenty of wildlife, hiking and even camper cabins for camping. It's the perfect destination for a short weekend or a pitstop during a long midwest road trip
Mississippi Headwaters - The Mississippi River gets its start in Minnesota, and its headwaters at Itasca State Park are a must-see destination. This route follows the Great River Road north from the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, tracing the Mississippi as it arcs across northern Minnesota. There are lots of interesting historic sites and scenic parks along the way. more info at: http://exploreminnesota.com/travel-ideas/itineraries/a-trip-north-to-the-mississippi-headwaters/index.aspx