Tag Archives: Minnesota

Ice Fishing From the Comfort of an RV

Montevideo, Minnesota-based American Surplus offers an eclectic array of wares from cheap sunglasses to refrigerator magnets. This warehouse-like building is also the epicenter of a revolution in ice-fishing houses. About 80 workers are building Ice Castle ice-fishing houses, the brand … Continue reading

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Iowa Hides RV Registration Fee Tax Grab in Catch-All Bill

In recent stories I reported that the governor of two northern states have declared war on the so-called rich. Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota proposed a snowbird tax on residents who live 60 days to just under six months in the state. … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for a Snowbird Tax?

The governor of a northern state is proposing a snowbird tax on residents who live 60 days to just under six months in the state. Spend most of the year in Florida, Texas, Arizona, or another Sunbelt state, and a … Continue reading

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Geocaching Avian Adventure

A new geocaching program offers modern-day treasure hunters an exciting adventure filled with a variety of challenges, rewards, and bird-brained fun! The Minnesota State Parks and Trails Geocaching Avian Adventure will take you across Minnesota—discovering the hidden gems of the … Continue reading

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Camping Opportunities in National Forests & Grasslands

As summer camping season approaches many families will rely on ForestCamping.com for camping opportunities in national forests and grasslands. Old man winter may have made a late arrival in your area but summer and the family camping season is just … Continue reading

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RVs That Double as Ice Fishing Cabins

Long a sport for the winter-hardy, ice fishing—which has begun for the season in far northern Minnesota—might soon also attract those who insist on warmth and (relative) luxury with their cold-weather walleyes. What began not many years ago as an … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: December 16

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Minnesota State Park Reservation System Upgrade The Minnesota state parks reservation system is being upgraded and will be temporarily unavailable … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: November 18

This is Post Number 500! This is an anniversary of sorts. I have been posting articles on the RVing Lifestyle since August 2010. I started not knowing if RVers and wannabes would read my articles. Now 400 to 1,000 read … Continue reading

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2011 Top 10 Great Public Spaces in America

Great Places! You know them when you see them—but how do they become great? All the decisions we make influence the quality of our neighborhoods, streets, and public spaces. The Great Public Space designation is part of the American Planning … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: October 7

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Thank You, Steve Jobs We were shocked and saddened by Steve Jobs’ sudden passing Wednesday (October 5) at the young … Continue reading

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