Recent Posts by Kathy Moore

Cross Country Ski Trails

The Lakes Area offers a scenic 240 miles of groomed and non-groomed cross-country ski trails. Thousands of skiers enjoy these trails every winter. There are even lighted trails for night skiing, which means you won't need to quit just when your skis get warmed up! The All Trails Map will assist you in finding the trails near your vacation…
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Ice Fishing Tips

When winter's ice seals waters, the puzzle of finding fish does not change. Unfortunately, the approach used by many ice fishermen often does little to solve that puzzle. Sitting in a shanty or watching the same tip-ups all day, waiting for the action to start, leads to a long winter. Pioneering ice fishermen like Dave…
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Try A Classic Minnesota Resort Family Reunion

A successful family reunion begins with picking the right place for your family. If you are looking for a classic Minnesota resort you will have to start planning early. Offseason bookings may save money if you can take advantage of spring and fall rates. Most Minnesota resorts offer great swimming and water sports opportunities. Family resorts…
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Should You Take Your Pet On Vacation?

When it's time to take a family vacation, you need to decide what to do with your pets. There are several choices. You can board them, have someone come to your house to take care of their needs, or take them with you. All of these choices have pros and cons, so before you make your decision,…
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Grab A Map And Try One Of These Area Fishing Spots

1) There’s a couple of mid-lake humps on Cross that will hold walleyes in the early morning and evening/late night hours. They are fairly small, top off around 10 feet or so, and are just a little north of the island. 2) Foley’s bar on Whitefish. It runs across the whole lake between lower and middle Whitefish.…
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If You’ve Never Gone Ice Fishing – Here Is How It’s Done

“If you’re cold, you’ll think only of the cold,” says Dmitry Eliseev, Russia’s top ice fisherman and the winner of last year’s World Ice Fishing Championship. You must dress warmly, in layers, and take along a hot, nonalcoholic beverage in an insulated thermos. Before stepping out onto the ice, consider your safety. “Never go alone,”…
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Plan A Mystery Girlfriends Getaway

Do you miss your friends? The ones you never see? The ones you met in college, or camp, or nursery school, and still cherish beyond measure even though adult life precludes you from getting together pretty much ever? It may be time for a Mystery Trip. In a nutshell, a Mystery Trip is when a…
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Now Is The Best Time To Plan Your 2019 Vacation

It's a busy time of year and planning a vacation for next year is probably not on your to-do list—but it should be.  Today we're talking about why you should plan your 2019 vacation now and how it benefits you to do so. It's time to get in a vacation state of mind. First dibs on…
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The Impact of 50% of American Workers Not Taking Vacation Time

Have you heard what happens when you lead a life of “all work and no play?” Beyond becoming dull, a life without a healthy work-life balance can lead to a wide array of negative outcomes—both mental and physical. It’s true, the most effective employees aren’t the ones who work nonstop like robots; individuals who work…
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Your Vacation – Printed, Framed and Delivered To Your Door

I explored a few companies (including one that had just been founded when I was testing all those printing services) that allow you to upload a digital photo, have it matted, framed and delivered to your door in a matter of days. After the first framed photo arrived in the mail, I knew I’d never…
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