Category Archives: Boat tour

St. Anthony Falls Lock & Dam/Mississippi Queen Riverboat Cruise

July 31, 2018 In 1680 Father Louis Hennepin was the first European to see the falls and named them for St. Anthony. The village of St. Anthony, later part of Minneapolis, was founded on the east bank of the river … Continue reading

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Itasca State Park

July 25-28, 2018 We decided that since we were “Up North” that it would be a good time to check out the headwaters of the Mississippi River so we booked into Itasca State Park. Just listing all that Itasca has … Continue reading

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Voyageurs Rainy Lake Visitor Center and Heritage Garden

July 23, 2018 One Visitor Center down, two to go. We headed to International Falls and the Rainy Lake Visitor Center. This is Voyageur’s largest, fanciest visitor center. It is the only one open year round. They cut ice roads … Continue reading

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Voyageurs National Park – Kabetogama Visitor Center

July 22, 2018 We were back at the Kab Visitor Center early the next morning to finish our exploration and check in for our boat tour. Like I mentioned, there is a waiting list so if you booked but arrive … Continue reading

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

July 10, 2018 We headed out to the pretty little town of Bayfield where the main National Park Visitor Center for the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is located. It is housed in a beautiful old courthouse and has a movie … Continue reading

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