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This Travel Tuesday start thinking about your next bike adventure.

Bike Pic Dec 13, Travel to New Places with Your Bicycle

As the holidays are approaching quickly people are traveling for the holidays. This Travel Tuesday picture may help you get started thinking about your #nextbikeadventure. Have you ever thought about taking a trip just for biking? There are tons of places to bike here in Minnesota and probably tons of trails you never even thought about.  This photo was taken next to the Leech Lake B & B, north of Walker, off the Paul Bunyan Trail.

See all the places to explore and travel to in the new Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide

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Now rolling into our 10th year as a bike tourism media, our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike and have fun. While highlighting all the unforgettable places for you to ride. As we continue to showcase more place to have fun we hope the photos we shoot are worth a grin. As you scroll through the information and stories we have posted, enjoy.

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you may know that we should post? If so, please send your picture(s) to: [email protected]. Include a brief caption (for each), of who is in the photo (if you know?) and where the picture was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 1,000 pixels wide or larger to be considered. If we do use your photo, you will receive photo credit and acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As we continues to encourage more people to bike, please view our Destination section at HaveFunBiking.com for your next bike adventure – Also, check out the MN Bike Guide, now mobile friendly, as we enter into our 8th year of producing the guide.

So bookmark HaveFunBiking.com and find your next adventure. Please share all our picks with your friends and don’t forget to smile. We may be around the next corner with one of our camera’s ready to document your next move while you are riding and having fun. We may capture you in one of our next Pic of the Day posts.

Have a great day!

Winner announced for the Stillwater Bike Get-Away Package

Recently the HaveFunBiking, Bike Getaway Contest randomly pulled a  name from its e-Mag reader database for the Stillwater prize package – Congratulations goes to Nancy Shultz, from Faribault, MN!

This Bike Getaway highlights a prize package that Nancy and her guest can build on for a trip to Stillwater this Fall or next year. The package begins with a complimentary one-night stay for two, at Water Street Inn, located in the historic downtown Stillwater area, on the river near the remarkable Lift Bridge and bike trail.

Riders enjoying the Browns Creek Trail as they roll into Stillwater,         MN,

Riders enjoying the Browns Creek Trail as they roll into Stillwater, MN,

Also included in this package for two:

  • St. Croix River Cruise on the St. Croix Boat & Packet, lunch included
  • Dining at The Dock Cafe, recently voted the Twin Cities Best Restaurant on the Water
  • Stillwater was the site of Minnesota’s first prison. Enjoy a free tour, for two, of the original 1800s home of the Prison Warden, by the Washington County Historical Society, and Warden’s House Museum, right at the start of the bike trail
  • Then quench your thirst at the newest craft beer brewery in town, also near the bike trail, on Main Street. Here enjoy a Rock Star Flight (every beer on tap) and two Maple Island Brewing pint glasses to take home.
Map of the Browns Creek and Gateway Way Trails.

Map of the Browns Creek and Gateway Way Trails.

Other fun opportunities to check out while staying in Stillwater:

  • Take a walking tour along the communities hillside streets and view the many historic homes, churches and the Stillwater Library
  • Shop the many unique boutiques and antique shops in the downtown district
  • Checkout the wineries and other breweries in the area
  • And, stop at the Chilkoot Cafe & Cyclery, on the hill at the corner of Fourth Street S. and Churchill Street W.

Winners of our HaveFunBiking Destination Bike Getaway Packages are selected randomly from our  e-Database throughout the summer. If you haven’t subscribed already, please register now for our weekly drawings throughout the year b clicking here.

About Stillwater and the St Croix River Valley

The City of Stillwater is a popular spot for active individual’s using the new Brown’s Creek paved trail system when visiting in all four seasons. A charming historic town built from its early lumber and river e-commerce days, this bike friendly community is a half hour drive from the St. Paul, located on the St Croix River, bordering Wisconsin.

The bike trail here gradually follows the Brown’s Creek Valley out of town and intersect with the Gateway Trail that you can ride all the way into St Paul. Staying in Stillwater, enjoy the historic downtown area where it’s easy to find a delicious place to eat or stop after a ride to enjoy an ice cream treat. If water sports (fishing or paddling) are also your thing, extend your stay for more fun on the water. With more than 15 lodging properties (B & B’s, Historic Inn’s, Hotels and House/Lodge rentals it’s easy to make Stillwater your vacation headquarters and waking up to the relaxing sounds of an occasional riverboat whistle. For more information about Stillwater and its many options, see: DiscoverStillwater.com.