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One of the most fun things to do in Rochester, MN is our beloved WinterFest! WinterFest is an annual celebration of the Bold North and its high-spirited citizens. Whatever the temperatures during this month-long series of entertaining events and activities, WinterFest attendees will feel the warmth of a city known for its caring culture and good cheer. “WinterFest is a great way to break up winter with some fun family activities, both indoor and outdoor, that help nonprofit groups in Continue Reading »
When winter arrives in Minnesota, it’s time to bundle up and think like a Minnesotan. Embrace the beauty and diversity of the snow during this magical time of year. Try some outdoor activities at one of the best spots in Rochester, MN for some good old-fashioned winter fun : Quarry Hill Nature Center .  Designated as a “Park and Trail of Regional Significance” by the Greater Minnesota Parks and Trails Commission, Quarry Hill boasts miles of trails, a limestone fossil Continue Reading »

Five Ways to Chill Out on a Hot Day

Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:00 PM by Megan Malugani

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In Rochester, Minnesota, we savor every precious second of summer. When the sun shines and the flowers bloom, it’s time to get out and play. While the opportunities for summer fun and relaxation in Rochester are infinite, these five recommendations can help you narrow your options. 1.     Take to the water. Summer recreation in Minnesota revolves around water, whether we’re gliding over it, splashing in it, or casting a fishing pole  into it.  For a Continue Reading »