I have lived in Minnesota almost all of my life.  And the surprising thing is that I haven't done some of these things on this list.  For instance- I have never been ice fishing.  When I tell people that they look at me like I have two heads.

But, it's not that I'm against any of these things... and if you are from Minnesota, or you are now living here... or if someone is visiting, they should do several if not all of these things on this list.  And also go to these events.  I know there are other Ren Fests around the country... but this one I think is one of the better ones.

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I am surprised that I haven't gone to the big spoon bridge with the cherry on it at the Walker Art Center.  I even have an art degree and I haven't done that.  Something is wrong.

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Another thing on the list is the Glensheen Mansion in Duluth.. .very cool and has a bunch of history.  Even a murder.  I've been there!  It's worth it.

Here are some of the things that you should be doing....a Minnesota bucket list: