SWIMMING IN A WATERFALL – WILLOW RIVER STATE PARK

SWIMMING IN A WATERFALL – WILLOW RIVER STATE PARK

Weekends are for exploring and this past weekend I not only commandeered but also third-wheeled my roommates hiking date with her boyfriend.  It was a beautiful Sunday, and we were off to Willow River State Park in Hudson, Wisconsin.  For anyone who lives in the Twin Cities area, it is the PERFECT day trip, especially [...]

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Earning PADI Scuba Certification

Earning PADI Scuba Certification

There is something so incredible about being able to breathe underwater. I think anyone with an interest in our oceans and exploring deeper on their travels needs to earn their PADI scuba certification. I completed my Open Water diver in 2014, and since then I've done over 50 dives on multiple continents. Learning SCUBA and [...]

Summer Things to Do in Minnesota

Summer Things to Do in Minnesota

Summer in Minnesota is the best time to be in the State. It's the perfect place to go boating, take beach trips and everyone is on a serious quest for outdoor activities. Here are a few things I've enjoyed in my home state over the years, in case you're looking for some adrenaline in the [...]

Best Swimming Spots in Minnesota – The Quarries in Waite Park

Best Swimming Spots in Minnesota – The Quarries in Waite Park

Today is one of those annoying, frigid cold Minnesota days that make me miss Summer more than anything.  As I was looking through pictures on my computer, I came across several pictures of a trip my friends and I took last July (and have taken several times since attaining our driver's license) to the Quarry [...]