Food & Drink

B & B Cafe

The B & B Cafe in Albert Lea is the kind of place you mention to friends when they ask where your go-to breakfast spot in the area is. I know this because when I asked for recommendations, B & B was on the top of everyone’s list. Tucked off Sibley Street, the 50’s style […]

Parks & Geology

Brookside Boathouse

Have you ever tried kayaking or canoeing? How about stand up paddle boarding or hamboarding? What about rock climbing? If not, why? What if I told you, you could try all those things without the added expense of buying equipment, having the means to store it, or paying for an expert to show you. Well, […]

Food & Drink

The Elbow Room

If you are in the Albert Lea area and looking for a great burger, keep an eye out for a tiny yellow building on the corner of East 8th Street and James Ave, just off SE Broadway Ave with a red neon sign that reads, “The ELBOW ROOM.” Don’t let the small exterior fool you. From […]

Parks & Geology

Myre-Big Island State Park

The next stop during the #MNGFO2019 was Myre-Big Island State Park in Albert Lea. Just a stone’s throw from the Downtown area, the park has 8 miles of shoreline on Albert Lea Lake making it a great place to rent a canoe and head out on the water. I myself am more into hiking so […]

Food & Drink

Interchange

For the past few years, I have been lucky enough to be part of the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener. It is always a blast to check out the lesser explored parts of Minnesota and, this year, follow Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan as they competed with one another to hook the biggest […]

Food & Drink

Jake’s Pizza

I love cheesy. Romance, jokes, garlic bread, you name it. I’m pretty sure “Cheese” would have been my rap name. It’s then of no surprise that when I went searching for cheesy pizza at the #MNGFO2019, Jake’s Pizza in downtown Albert Lea hit the mark. The perfect place for late night eats, Jake’s has been […]

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By City

Minnesota is made up of 853 incorporated cities. See below for which ones we’ve visited so far. How many have you checked off? A Ada Adams Adrian Afton Aitkin Akeley Albany Albert Lea Alberta Albertville Alden Aldrich Alexandria Alpha Altura Alvarado Amboy Andover Annandale Anoka Apple Valley Appleton Arco Arden Hills Argyle Arlington Ashby Askov […]