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Cafe in Bemidji & Chippewa National Forest

Minnesota Nice Cafe

What better place than Bemidji, purported birthplace of Paul Bunyan, to fork into a lumberjack breakfast (eggs, hash brown casserole, sausage and pancakes)? Berry crepes, caramel apple French toast, wild rice omelet…
State Park in Bemidji & Chippewa National Forest

Itasca State Park

Itasca State Park is an area highlight. You can walk across the tiny headwaters of the mighty Mississippi River, which is pretty wild. Wade in the knee-deep flow and hop over a couple of stepping stones, then boast …