If you’re visiting Minneapolis and want to search beyond the urban concrete paths; specifically, the southwestern region, here’s your sign! Whether you’re one or a hundred and one, its certain you’ll find cool places to satisfy your craving for adventure. Here’s our compilation of our 8 fun things to do in Southwest Minneapolis!
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Having been on the road since 2014, we’ve tried really hard to eat right. Sure, it takes a little more research and engaging with the locals in finding the freshest local produce and provisions but that comes with great benefits! Keep reading to see how we accomplish our search for healthy food…
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So, you want to go try out camping but you don’t have an RV, camper or tent? Either you don’t have the storage space for any of those or you just don’t want to spend all that money getting all the camping gear necessary for a comfortable camping experience. Well, you still can enjoy the camping experience!
It’s called GLAMPING!
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Its been 35 years since I’ve been to the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Back when I was in my late teens and a fresh green Coastie, I drove down from my duty station in Washington D.C. to visit a shipmate. Dan has never been there so this was a real treat for both of us.
Boy, has it changed!!
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There’s nothing like feeling the pages of a good book! While we can get most books on Kindle, we still love to open them to vividly colored pages, map pull-outs, etc. By having these books and guides, we don’t have to rely on internet connection to plan our trips, do research or just dream. We don’t have to recharge or plug any electronics devices in. We just reach for the book, grab our reading glasses and open it.
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When’s the last time you visited a National Park?
Did you know there’s 60 of National Parks; at least one in every state? That’s ‘just’ the National Parks since 1916! There’s also countless National Monuments, Historic Landmarks, Battlefields, Military Parks, Seashores, Lakes and Rivers. They’ve grown to epic numbers of visitors. It’s fairly inexpensive, fun and a great way to get in touch with nature and the wild. At the same time, it’s a great way to learn about our Country’s history, geography and geology. Are you ready for your amazing experience?
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During our travels, we’ve visited and toured some remarkable exhibits that have ached our hearts. Our Country’s history is not without sadness, shame and embarrassment. We were educated by visiting these places and exhibits in ways we’ve never thought possible. If any good comes out of visiting these places, its to create an understanding of the progress our Nation’s made over the years.
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