See Voyageurs National Park History in a Houseboat

While many people look forward to their trips to Voyageurs National Park, it’s worth looking back at the area’s storied history. Even the park’s name evokes stories of boundless exploration and discovery on this northern frontier. Although people have lived here longer than recorded history, the area has maintained its sense of remoteness and rustic […]

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Viewing Minnesota Bird Migration from a Houseboat

If you’re a bird lover, you’re sure to be a Voyageurs National Park lover as well. The reason? Rainy Lake and the surrounding area make the perfect pit stop or home for aviary life of all kinds. During the early spring in particular, it’s easy to spot birds of prey, small songbirds and everything in […]

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Make a New Year’s Resolution Worth Keeping

There’s something about New Year’s Day that reinvigorates the people of Northern Minnesota. Although this holiday falls smack dab in the middle of winter, the people near Rainy Lake don’t act cold around January 1st. After all, months of bone-chilling temperatures mean that a warm smile and a sense of optimism go a long way. […]

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