Coffee Pot Water Tower / Frostop Rootbeer

Historical & Museum

Since these two are some of Minnesota’s most unique roadside attractions, and being that they are about 10 miles apart, I will do them together. The first being the most iconic, Lindstrom’s Swedish Coffee Pot watertower that reads “Välkommen till Lindström” which is “Welcome to Lindstrom” in Swedish since nearly half the town’s descendants are […]

February 11, 2015

Interstate State Park

Parks & Geology

  History: Interstate Park comprises two adjacent state parks on the Minnesota–Wisconsin border, both named Interstate State Park.They straddle the Dalles of the St. Croix River, a deep basalt gorge with glacial potholes and other rock formations. The Wisconsin park is 1,330 acres (538 ha) and the Minnesota park is 298 acres (121 ha). The […]

September 13, 2013