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Road Biking Minnesota: A Guide to the Greatest Bike Rides in Minnesota
Road Biking Minnesota
A Guide to the Greatest Bike Rides in Minnesota
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0762738014
Details 41 routes from short easy rambles for beginners to multi-day classics for touring cyclists.
Minnesota, Land of 10,000 Lakes
Minnesota, Land of 10,000 Lakes
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 088150954x
"A classy series with encyclopedic coverage."—National Geographic Explorer
True North: Alternate and Off-Beat Destinations in and Around Duluth Superior and Shores of Lake Superior
True North
Alternate and Off-Beat Destinations in and Around Duluth Superior and Shores of Lake Superior
Paperback      ISBN: 1887317201
Falcon Minnesota II: An Atlas of Minnesota's Greatest Hiking Adventures
Falcon Minnesota II
An Atlas of Minnesota's Greatest Hiking Adventures
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0762723483
Describes over 40 great hikes, highlighting the history and geography of each route. The book includes exhaustively detailed trail descriptions, mile-by-mile directional cues, trail contacts, elevation profiles, and GPS-quality maps. AHS
Walking Minnesota
Walking Minnesota
Paperback      ISBN: 0896581470
Discusses the health benefits and risks of walking, and describes the highlights of more than a hundred routes and trails
25 Great Bike Rides of the Twin Cities
25 Great Bike Rides of the Twin Cities
Paperback      ISBN: 159193298x
The Twin Cities offers hundreds of miles of bicycle trails. Biking enthusiast Jon Poppele presents his favorites, including unique routes that piece together rail-trails, parks and local trails. See the sites and enjoy the Twin Cities bike scene.
Boundary Waters Canoe Area: Western Region
Boundary Waters Canoe Area
Western Region
Paperback      ISBN: 0899974600
With thousands of lakes and streams, over 1200 miles of canoe routes, 160 miles of portage trails, and 2000 campsites, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is a true paddler's paradise. Extending nearly 150 miles in northern Minnesota along the Canadian border, the wilderness area encompasses more than 1 million acres. This classic two-volume guide has been fully updated by area journalist Louis Dzierzak, with full coverage of 50-plus entry points and routes. Trip descriptions include day-by-day paddling distances, portage tips, and difficulty ratings, and identify the appropriate water-resistant, topographic maps W.A. Fisher maps for each trip. Together, these books deliver everything a visitor needs for the experience of a lifetime.
Minnesota Marvels: Roadside Attractions in the Land of Lakes
Minnesota Marvels
Roadside Attractions in the Land of Lakes
Paperback      ISBN: 081663632x
Only in Minnesota can you snap a Polaroid of a fifty-five-foot-tall grinning green man with a size seventy-eight shoe or marvel at the spunk of a Swede who dedicated his life to spinning a gigantic ball of twine. The world’s largest hockey stick, as well as the biggest pelican, prairie chicken, turkey, fish, otter, fox, and loon also make Minnesota their home. Where else can you ponder the mysterious "miracle meat" of Spam in a museum dedicated to pork products or have your head examined by the phrenology machines at the Museum of Questionable Medical Devices? Minnesota Marvels is a tour of the inspired, bizarre, brilliant, scandalous, and funny sites around the state. Look up in wonder at the several Paul Bunyan statues, including the original (Bemidji), the tallest (Akeley), and the largest talking version (Brainerd). Ease on down the road to visit the first home of the heel-tapping native of Grand Rapids, Judy Garland, or walk the "main street" of Sauk Centre immortalized by native son Sinclair Lewis. See the birthplaces of Charles Lindbergh, the Mayo brothers, the Greyhound bus, the snowmobile, and the ice-cream sandwich. Minnesota is also the home of such attractions as the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and the world’s largest aerial lift bridge in Duluth, and architectural wonders such as Frank Lloyd Wright’s modernist gas station in Cloquet and Frank Gehry’s arresting Weisman Art Museum. Stunning mansions with histories of ghost sightings, the hangouts and lairs of infamous gangsters, and old-fashioned breweries dot the state. Conveniently organized by town name and illustrated throughout, Minnesota Marvels is the perfect light-hearted guide for entertaining road trips all over the state.
Biking Vikingland's Rail & Trails
Biking Vikingland's Rail & Trails
Paperback      ISBN: 188506120x
The Best Hikes of the Twin Cities
The Best Hikes of the Twin Cities
Paperback      ISBN: 1591930898
There are some spectacular hikes throughout the Twin Citiesí lakeshores and parks. Kate Havelin has found the best of the best and collected them into one convenient book. As an added feature, she has included a few great trails for night hikes too!