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Twin Cities Overview

St. Paul and Minneapolis—the Twin Cities—form the center of a dynamic metropolitan area of some 3.5 million outdoor-loving, cold-tolerant people. In spite of what the nickname implies, the two cities are more like fraternal twins, nurtured by the same mother–the Mississippi River–but growing independently. St. Paul is the quiet, responsible older sister, while Minneapolis is […]

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Getting the Most from the Great River Road

The Mississippi River Parkway Commission, the folks responsible for marketing the Great River Road, are celebrating their 75th birthday this month, and they don’t look a day over 25! The Great River Road is the realization of an idea that is almost as old as the horseless carriage, the dream of creating a national highway […]

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Road Tripping on the Great River Road

A few tips to make your road trip on the Great River Road more fun.

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