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Hygge in the St. Croix Valley

Winter Weekend Itineraries That Will Warm Your Soul Hygge in the St. Croix Valley Like many Scandinavian terms, the Danish word hygge (pronounced hoo-guh) cannot be boiled down to a simple translation, and because it means something a little different to each of us, it can be as difficult to describe as love. The essence…
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Gear Up for a Wild Winter!

We don't stop. We just dress warmer. [caption id="attachment_3683" align="alignnone" width="4288"] Photo courtesy of Hashtag Photography.[/caption]       Adventure Sports Thrill in the St. Croix Valley   Snow sports lovers rejoice. Your season is here. Historically, over 50 inches of snow makes its way to Taylors Falls, MN and St. Croix Falls, WI during…
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What’s HOT!? Taylors Falls Lighting Festival 2016

Taylors Falls Lighting Festival-2016 November 25, 26, 27 The Friday after Thanksgiving marks the day when the picturesque town of Taylors Falls, MN becomes a “Christmas Card Village” The Taylors Falls Lighting Festival began in 1985. The quaintness of the downtown, nestled between the Dalles of the scenic St. Croix River and a wooded hill,…
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The St. Croix River Valley Dressed in Fall Finery

A Kaleidoscope of Colors Less Than an Hour Away From the Twin Cities [caption id="attachment_3603" align="alignnone" width="604"] The fall colors are vibrant along the St. Croix River. © MN DNR[/caption] As the scorching heat of summer gives way to the temperate coolness of autumn, the St. Croix River Valley covers itself in an amazing Technicolor…
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