Sustainable Travel Products

Sustainable Travel Products
Linda Snyder from the AAA Minneapolis Travel Store shared sustainable travel products, including backpacks made from water bottles that would normally go in landfills. Thru February 29th, bring your gently used roller bag to any AAA Minneapolis location and receive $50 off a new Briggs and Riley suitcase. Bags will be donated to the...

Spring Break Airfare Deals

Spring Break Airfare Deals
Although it's February, it's not too late to book a spring break vacation at a great rate! Kirsten Wenker from Sun Country Airlines stopped by with deals to Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and other warm-weather destinations. Deals featured can be purchased on Sun Country Airlines website. Featured destinations with one-way...

Award-Winning Date Ideas

Award-Winning Date Ideas
Angela Johnson, the Managing Editor at Twin Cities Live partner, Tiger Oak Media, shares date night spots worth checking out. Tiger Oak Media publishes over 25 magazines, including many covering suburbs in the Twin Cities. To see which one covers your community, click here. Featured spots: Lake Elmo Inn Red's Savoy Pizza ...

2020 Winter Carnival Events

2020 Winter Carnival Events
Every year the Saint Paul Winter Carnival attracts more than 250,000 people. It's an event that’s been embracing winter since 1886. Their 2020 run ends on Sunday, February 2nd, but that doesn't mean they're wrapping up all the fun just yet. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson was live in Saint Paul will all of the event details! Click...

Hotel Ivy

Hotel Ivy
With less than three weeks until Valentine’s Day, we are helping you make some plans for you and your partner.  We head to downtown Minneapolis to the Hotel Ivy. Click here to get a 2-night stay in a standard room at Hotel Ivy for half price!

Sheraton Bloomington Hotel

With less than three weeks until Valentine’s Day, we are helping you make some plans for you and your partner.  We start with a staycation idea in the heart of downtown Minneapolis at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel. Click here to get a 2-night stay in a standard room at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel for half price!

Marquette Hotel

Marquette Hotel
With less than three weeks until Valentine’s Day, we are helping you make some plans for you and your partner.  We start with a staycation idea in the heart of downtown Minneapolis at the Marquette Hotel. Click here to get a 2-night stay in a standard room at the Marquette Hotel for half price!

Lora Hotel

Lora Hotel
With less than three weeks until Valentine’s Day, we are helping you make some plans for you and your partner.  We start with a staycation idea right along the St. Croix River in Stillwater at the Lora Hotel. Click here to get a Deluxe Room at the Lora Hotel for half price!

TCL in Your Town: Kelli Learns to Speedskate

Twin Cities Live’s Kelli Hanson admits she could do better in a pair of skates. A couple of years ago she got her very own lesson from Olympian Scott Hamilton. Still, she's a bit uneasy on the ice. So she's turned to another Olympian, speedskater Nick Pearson. He's competed at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City and then again in 2010...

Short Term Rentals

Short Term Rentals
Companies like Airbnb and Vrbo allow you to rent out houses and dream properties when you vacation. They give you the chance to have privacy, cook your own meals, and immerse yourself in the community in which you're staying. Brad and Heather Fox are experts with short term rentals. They stopped by with advice on picking the property that's...

Cabela’s

Cabela’s
Anytime Twin Cities Live takes its show on the road, it provides members of the staff an opportunity to explore a place they otherwise might have missed.  Believe it or not, that was the case for host Steve Patterson.  He had never explored a Cabela’s.  Crazy, right?  But true.  So we set Steve loose inside Cabela’s to find out what...

Guided Tour to Greece with AAA Minneapolis

Guided Tour to Greece with AAA Minneapolis
This fall, head on a guided tour to Greece with AAA Minneapolis and Insight Vacations. And a tour to mainland Greece may not be as expensive as you may think. Linda Snyder from AAA Minneapolis recently went on the excursion and stops by share the highlights. The featured Glories of Greece tour from AAA Minneapolis is October 27th - November...

Outdoor Ice Skating Rink Roundup

Outdoor Ice Skating Rink Roundup
For the first time since 2005 the Wells Fargo WinterSkate has moved from the Landmark Plaza and is now on the infield at CHS Field, home of the Saint Paul Saints. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson laced up her ice skates to take us there and tell us about other outdoor rinks worth checking out. Destination Winter at CHS Field Access to...

Sea Life Minnesota

Sea Life Minnesota
Sea Life Minnesota is a 1.2 million gallon aquarium underneath the rotunda at Mall of America.  It’s home to a large collection of sharks, sea turtles, stingrays and other sea life.  Steve puts on a wet suit and gets inside the aquarium for a little snorkeling. If you're looking to keep your family entertained over the holiday break, Sea...

Stocking Stuffers from AAA Minneapolis

Stocking Stuffers from AAA Minneapolis
From hats with rechargeable lights to plug in for curling irons, Linda Snyder from AAA Minneapolis stopped by with great stocking stuffers to get the person who loves to travel. Now through December 21st, 2019, everything at the the AAA Minneapolis Travel Store is 15% off with the exception of Briggs and Riley luggage. You will find the...

Minnesota Monthly’s Best of Minnesota Party

Minnesota Monthly’s Best of Minnesota Party
On Wednesday, December 4th, Minnesota Monthly will host their Best of Minnesota Party at Aria in Minneapolis. It showcases the best of food, drink and businesses that call Minnesota home. Jerrod Sumner, the Aesthetic Director for Minnesota Monthly, stopped by to share the stories of some businesses you will find at the Best of Minnesota...

Best Bets Down 169

Best Bets Down 169
Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery is located in Kasota – about one hour and fifteen minutes southwest of Minneapolis.  It’s a simple drive down highway 169.  On your way down, there are plenty of great spots to visit.  Local guy about town, Mike Marcotte, gives us his best bets. Pablo’s Mexican Restaurant, Shakopee Mystic lake...