• Tips For Writing a Vacation Journal
    You can find many how to journal articles online. This article gives great tips that will help you enjoy your vacagtion long after you've returned to your day to day life. Key Takeaways: Use phone app - Article suggests Day One Document your Intinerary if you have one All entries do not have to be brilliant Take notes of what makes you smile during the day Make sure to write the details Sketch what you saw Journal gratitue - what…
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  • Beginner’s Guide To Snowshoeing
    REI gives great detail in this snowshoeing guide. People say if you can walk you can snowshoe, that is true, but it's much more fun when you have the right gear and know basic techniques. Read the entire article here: https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/snowshoeing-first-steps.html Key Takeaways: Learn how to choose snowshoes and what to wear to stay comfortable Trail etiquette - Yes! How-to maunuver uphill, downhill and side-hilling Choosing poles and how to use them Getting up after a fall Video tips on how…
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  • Winter Fun With Our Feathered Friends
    Sunday February 11, 2018 2pm-4pm at Rainy Lake Visitors Center Find Details about the event. Learn to identify winter birds common to the park. Learn how to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count February 16th-19th Key Takeaways: Educator is local naturalist, Noelle Grunwald Identify area birds Make a bird treat to take home Read the entire article here - http://voyageurs.org/event/winter-fun-feathered-friends/
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  • Top 10 Winter Experiences at Voyageurs National Park
    Cross country skiing in wood This is a must read article for all those who love our Minnesota winters and want to experience an outdoor adventure. Key Takeaways: Find best places for Cross Country skiing Best way to explore the park on snowshoes Snowmobiling in the frozen lakes and safe portages Explore the Ice Road-check ice conditions by contacting visitors center http://voyageurs.org/2018/01/24/top-10-winter-experiences-voyageurs-national-park/
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  • The Crane Lake Challenge
    March 3rd and 4th, 2018 Snowmobile Racing at its Best! This overhead photo was taken in 2016 when hundreds of spectators got to witness an amazing speed of 178.2 miles per hour on our 1,000 feet of shaved ice. On March 4th, 2017, the top speed was 177.4 mph! This is a great event for the whole family! Bring your machines and see just how fast they can go. There are classes for all ages and all types of machines!…
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  • Fishing for Whitefish
    Article by Gord Pyzer There is a possibility that you could hook a nice Whitefish while fishing the Crane Lake Area. People who have eaten Whitefish say it tastes like Walleye, there are even some who prefer it. This article has detailed information on how to catch Whitefish averaging 5 to 10 pounds and possibly even 12 to 15 pounds. Key Takeaways Record Whitefish is 42-pounds off of Isle Royale White fish hang in the same waters that lake trout…
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  • International Falls/ Fort Frances
    This is a good article for those guests that want to take a day trip into Canada. The Fort Frances crossing into Canada is the busiest crossing in Minnesota and is used by local residents and vacationers. May through June is the busiest time due to fishing traffic. Holidays can also be a busy time at the boarder crossing. Key Takeaways: Find Bridge Toll rates Duty Free Shop on the American side Fort Duty Free shop on the Canada side…
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