Back when we were in Texas, Anna asked if we wanted to go to Paul Bunyan Land in August. We picked a weekend that worked for both of us and decided to stay a night at Crow Wing State Park. We were supposed to meet her and her friend Lauren at Paul Bunyan Land on Saturday morning. We figured it would be easier if we were already up that way. So we drove up on Friday.
We left early in the afternoon and headed towards Mille Lacs. On the way just so happened to be a historic site that we could visit. The Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post, which also just happened to be across from a casino buffet. After lunch we headed over. Meadow and I read about foods found in the woods that can be used for food and medicine.
When my parents came to visit back in February and we tried to go on a tour of US Bank Stadium, we noticed on the screens that Coldplay was coming this summer. Of course my dad had to get tickets and the weekend of the show finally arrived.
My parents arrived around dinnertime. After we fed them, the night was still young, so we decided to take them for a walk along the Mississippi. Isn't this what folks do when their parents are in town?
We walked all the way from the North Loop to the old ruins below the Mill City Museum. When we got down there it was swarming with gnats. It was still a nice walk.
I knew my mom would love seeing all the old ruins.
The next morning I woke up to my dad and Meadow doing puzzles.
Since they were here, we had to use my Minnesota Historical Society Membership.
After all they bought it for her for Christmas.
With the concert tonight we decided to do something that would be quick and not a ton of walking around. We chose the Alexander Ramsey …
We hadn't been up to Duluth since my birthday weekend, which doesn't really count since we only drove through the city. It was time for us to visit our favorite Minnesota city. Brooke's got that awesome Minnesota Historical Society membership, which means we had to go on another adventure. This time we met with Blake at Northwest Company Fur Post.
I've always seen billboards for it and wondered what it was.