Recreation in Spearfish, South Dakota

Some of the best recreation in the Black Hills is concentrated along the Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway. Laural A. Bidwell recommends the area’s best trails for hiking and biking enthusiasts, the best place to tee up for golfers, and more.

Moon Spotlight Lake Superior’s North Shore & the Boundary Waters

Moon Spotlight Lake Superior’s North Shore & the Boundary Waters is an 80-page compact guide covering the best of this rustic region. Travel writer and Minnesota resident Tricia Cornell offers her firsthand advice on must-see attractions, as well as maps with sightseeing highlights, so you can make the most of your time. This lightweight guide […]

Moon Minnesota

Minnesotan Tricia Cornell brings years of traveling experience to the table in Moon Minnesota. Cornell spotlights a great list of travel strategies, such as “Best of Minnesota,” “A Long Weekend in the Twin Cities,” and “Wacky Minnesota.” She covers the Twin Cities’ thriving nightlife as well as the recaptured Victorian allure found in Duluth’s historic […]

Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills

South Dakota resident Laural A. Bidwell offers her firsthand experience and advice on Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills–including the Southern Hills, the Badlands, and Keystone. Bidwell provides unique travel strategies such as Best Hiking Trails, Viewing Wildlife, and Fossil Collecting in the Parks, Grasslands, & National Forest. With expert tips on the best dining, […]

Moon Minneapolis & St. Paul

Travel writer and Minneapolis local Tricia Cornell reveals the best things the Twin Cities have to offer, from the lakes, theaters, and 70-block sky walkways in Minneapolis to the farmer’s market, Broadway shows, and artistic district of St. Paul. Tricia provides travel strategies including A Frosty Day in the Twin Cities, Twin Cities for Next […]

Celebrating the Marvel of Hot Air Ballooning

Throughout the year and around the world, spectators can watch vibrant hot air balloons take flight at a wide assortment of annual festivals and events. Laura suggests some festivals across America and resources for balloon enthusiasts worldwide.

America’s Best Small Towns for Travelers, Part 3

While it’s never easy to pick one’s favorite small towns in a country as multifaceted as the United States, in her ongoing series of American’s Best Small Towns, Laura Martone chooses three more travel-friendly destinations in the Western and Midwestern regions of the country.