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Treat Yourself! Our Guide to the Best Pastries in Minneapolis Northwest and Beyond


Minneapolis Northwest and the surrounding area is your go-to destination for a pastry-filled adventure! From donuts as big as your head to unicorn poop cupcakes, and from French pastries to German Beehives, you’ll find something to satisfy your sweet tooth! Here’s a list to get you started on a tour of the best pastries, donuts and treats, so dive in and treat yourself!

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Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice: Girlfriends’ Getaway Guide to Minneapolis Northwest in Autumn


Don’t let the year end without taking some personal time to enjoy the beauty of fall with a girlfriends’ getaway to Minneapolis Northwest! We’ve gathered some of our favorite ways to experience this wonderful season, to help you plan the perfect fall trip with your gal pals! From apple picking and rock climbing to wineries and spas, here are our top recommendations for a fun weekend getaway with the girls.

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Making the Grade: Commemorate a New School Year


Parents, the time has come. Backpacks are loaded with new supplies, lunches are packed and class schedules are in hand. Whether school has already started for your kids or it is just about to, commemorate their special milestone by treating them to a getaway of pure fun! A new school year is its own adventure, but we’ve got some ideas that will help YOU create an adventure around the Minneapolis Northwest area for some much-needed bonding time.

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Moms Weekend Away: Reinvigorate the Mind, Body and Soul


Moms, take a deep breath. You’ve made it through the busy holiday season, so it’s time to treat yourself to some blissful relaxation by blocking off your calendar and unwinding with a weekend away in Minneapolis Northwest. From salons to spas, we’ve got you covered for a zen-tastic experience that will leave you feeling rejuvenated.

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Rising Temperatures Call for Cool Solutions


Summertime in Minnesota is defined by soaking up the sun on sandy beaches, water skiing and kayaking across the lake or zooming down the waterpark slide. Minneapolis Northwest wants to help you beat the heat all summer long by highlighting a few “cool” spots around the area.

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Ten “Sneaky” Educational Opportunities for Kids This Summer


With summer in full force, it can be a challenge balancing vacations and the relaxed mood of the season with the urge to keep kids learning all summer long! Parents, you may appreciate this! Minneapolis Northwest has compiled a list of fun, “sneaky” educational opportunities your kids can participate in between July and back-to-school season. Whether you’re a visitor to the area or a resident, we’ve covered adventure to arts, to science and everything in between. Check out these options, which are sure to please everyone...including your child’s teachers!

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Do Sweat Techno Details in Your Next Corporate Meetings and Events


Obviously finding the right venue for your meetings and events is the most important priority as a corporate planner. However, the importance of technology in the corporate meetings and events world cannot be denied these days. Providing high speed internet and free WIFI is ubiquitous, of course, but there are many other aspects of technology that can be and should be deployed for your meetings and events.

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