Where Beauty & Nature intersect

Plan your visit to beautiful Park Rapids, Minnesota!

2010.10.05    No Comments

October 2010 Carve Out Some Time to Relax

2010.10.04    No Comments

October 2010 Carve out some time to relax “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like falling leaves.” – John Muir No mountains here, but […]

September in Lake Country

2010.09.07    No Comments

September 2010 Bring on September If you polled area residents and asked “What’s your favorite time of the year?”, most would say “fall.” The pace of life slows a bit, the scenery is spectacular and the mosquitoes are gone. Because rain was plentiful in August, the trees and landscape are still green and fresh as […]

Festivals Fill August Weekends

2010.08.01    No Comments

August 2010 Festivals fill August weekends We have enjoyed some of the most spectacular evenings ever this summer as the day’s heat melts away, dragonflies swoop in on a meal of mosquitoes, a breeze washes the air and the setting sun paints clouds with pastel colors. August promises more of the same as the landscape […]

July 2010 Summer Fun & Happenings in the Park Rapids Lakes Area

2010.07.02    1 Comment

July 2010 Fantastic fireworks, festivals, the county fair, theater and more fill the July calendar. You could say July begins and ends with a dazzling array of fun events. The PBR Challenger Tour Bull Ride kicks off the 4th of July weekend in Park Rapids. July 1, 2 and 3 arena action abounds, followed by […]

Warm Days & Refreshing Night Breezes

2010.06.01    No Comments

June Northern nights promise a cool escape If you live in southern Minnesota or other Midwestern states and endure the heat of the day that blankets the night air and hangs on until a storm passes, an escape to the north woods and naturally air-conditioned nights bring welcome relief. Northern nights offer possibilities for a […]

May in the Land of Lakes, Loons and Legends

2010.05.03    No Comments

May brings fishing opener and so much more Heading west into Park Rapids, a patch of golden flowers – marsh marigolds, also known as cowslips – thrives on the side of a hill sloping down to Mud Lake. Every spring, as the snow melts, anyone driving on State Highway 34 can watch the slope turn […]

April , Spring in Vacationland

2010.03.29    No Comments

Spring comes early The ice has pulled away from the shore, pussy willows are ready to burst from their shells, daffodils are sprouting, geese are returning and eagles soar. Signs of spring inhabit the north woods, but require patience. There’s still ice in the bird bath each morning and it’s too soon to take the […]

Vacation Plans start here

2010.03.01    No Comments

March 2010 Vacation plans start here Winter’s winding down, but usually Mother Nature doesn’t get the memo and delivers snow, snow and more snow and with it the opportunity to ride or ski groomed trails through the frozen forest. At least during the first part of March and maybe longer, the ice is still safe […]

This Snow’s for YOU

2010.02.01    No Comments

This snow’s for you February is for snow lovers. The days are getting longer, the average temps are rising and more than 500 miles of snowmobile trails are groomed and ready to ride. Our forest and lake trails connect directly to restaurants, gas stations and lodging where you can put your feet up by the […]

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