Tag Archives: Minnesota

Are You Ready for a Snowbird Tax?

The governor of a northern state is proposing a snowbird tax on residents who live 60 days to just under six months in the state. Spend most of the year in Florida, Texas, Arizona, or another Sunbelt state, and a snowbird smack down could be your new reality. Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota is proposing
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Minnesota’s Prairie Waters

By Tom Watson Prairie Waters is a small, five-county area that you have to intentionally leave the interstates to experience. It’s a landscape that at first seems endlessly mundane but reveals itself as tree-lined rivers to canoe and kayak upon to rocky outcroppings to hike through or scramble over. Its waters offer walleye, crappies, northerns
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Gr8LakesCamper: Ludington State Park

As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of my most favorite magazines is Midwest Living. Every month, the editors do a fantastic job of covering all the great things about the Midwest — with a heavy dose of all things travel-related (lodging, dining, attractions, etc.). The articles are both informative and enjoyable and the
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Gr8LakesCamper: Ground Rules

Midwest Living magazine, one of my very favorite magazines, came out with their picks for the best state parks in the Midwest. The magazine’s May/June 2010 issue features 36 of the best state parks in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas. I plan on highlighting some
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