What is the right age to bring a child into the BWCA? Short answer: Any age. Long answer: Read about it here.
Don’t shy away from the cold this winter. Embrace it with these 6 Minnesota State Parks that will have you out enjoying the beauty all winter long!
Keep your winter adventures going with a quick fix to your babies outdoor mobility. DIY Ski attachments added to your stroller is a cost effective way to add to your winter experience.
“Can we go to Gooseberry? How about Gooseberry? Gooseberry? I think Gooseberry sounds good. Lets do Gooseberry!” These are the things that came out of my 10 year old daughter’s, Sandy’s, mouth this morning when I asked where she’d like to go on our annual winter trip. I tried suggesting places we haven’t been toContinue reading “Winter at Gooseberry Falls”
It’s a winter wonderland with skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and ice fishing! Why think about the that summer trip that’s far off in the future? I’d love for everyone to learn from my mistakes and get on their summer plans before it’s too late your left with tough decisions on alternate plans. Read on and learn from my mistakes.
The importance of “getting away from it all” as a couple is immense. It’s a really difficult thing to do in the go-go-go world we live in. Scott and I have been together for 13 years. Our first trip together to the Boundary Waters was when we were 16 years old, just babies! We’ve goneContinue reading “Bower Trout to Swan Lake: A weekend In-and-Out”
It’s adventure time! Grab your kids, make a plan and go! One of my favorite things to do is hike with my kids. I didn’t start hiking frequently with my daughter until she was a bit older, about 3 years old. That wait was unnecessary, my son was about a month old on his firstContinue reading “8 Tips for Day Hike Success with Little Adventurers”
Winding waterways, beaver dams, tight turns, and a chance to see a moose. This is just a small portion of what Hog Creek has to offer. Some use Hog Creek as an entry or exit for a route through the BWCA, we used it as a way to get to our destination of Perent Lake.Continue reading “Hog Creek to Perent Lake: A Destination Lake”
This park is located out just outside of New London Minnesota. It’s not a highly trafficked park. We hiked on a Wednesday and were at the park for about 2 hours before seeing anyone else on the trail. A great place to hike if you are gearing up/training for a longer more rigorous hike, whichContinue reading “Sibley State Park: More than Expected”
August of 2020, we embarked on an adventure of great mystery. We had no idea what to expect, BWCA with a baby? Were we crazy? No… just ambitious. But ambition did not get the better of us. Through careful planning and thorough packing, we managed to have a very successful trek. Here’s how… Why Kawishiwi?Continue reading “Camping on Kawishiwi: Baby’s First BWCA Trip”