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Our Local Favorites

Nearby Restaurants and Activities

Parks and Gardens

Quarry Park and Nature Reserve

A series of former granite quarries converted into a nature reserve.  Beautiful nature walks and swimming areas.  Waite Park, MN


Munsinger Gardens

Beautiful gardens just 20 minutes away. Lower gardens run along the Mississippi River.  The Upper gardens are more formal and broken up by color, perenials, or species (the Clemens Rose Garden).  

St. Cloud, MN

Lake Maria State Park

One of the last remaining of the "Big Woods" Forests that used to cover much of the state.  Great hiking, horseback riding, and cross country skiing.  Monticello, MN

Mille Lacs Kathio State Park

More than 9000 years of human and archaeological history make Kathio State Park a National Historic Landmark.  Onamia, MN

Cafes and Restaurants

Dining in & near St. Cloud

Cafe Renaissance


Coyote Moon

Star of India

Jules Bistro 

Rock Creek Coffee House

Fuji Teppanyaki Steakhouse

Hajimi Sushi

Brickhouse Irish Pub

Whitehorse Saloon

7 West Taphouse

Capital Grille

Dining in Foley

Jack and Jim's food and liquor

Goodfella's bar and grill

Wonton Chinese food

Casey's Pizza

Danny B's 



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