In this hectic thing we call life, it is always nice to find a little time to do some short, free activities that will make it easy to hang out with the family.

1 - Biking

It is always the first thing that comes to my mind whenever thinking about Southeast Minnesota. The Root River Trail runs right through southeast Minnesota, and gives riders ample opportunity to see everything Southeast Minnesota has to offer!

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2 - Backyard Fire

Is there anything better than the smell of a bonfire burning? Next to some s'mores and some appropriate beverages. It really doesn't get any better. Plus, there are always different ways to make those s'mores. Chocolate, Reese's, Rolo's. Yes, the opportunities are endless!

3 - Fishing

Have you ever dipped into the trout streams that are right here in Southeast Minnesota? They are fantastic, plus there are plenty of lakes and rivers to dive into for any type of fishing!

If you are not up for any of those activities, there is always floating down the Root River with a full cooler, camping at some of the amazing state parks, and a whole lot more. Take the adventure, you won't regret it!

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