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Posts tagged ‘Mississippi’

Minneapolis-St. Paul off-leash dog parks: Look for ones that don’t require a permit

Minneapolis has five off-leash dog parks, but you can only use them if your dog has a special permit. Permits last for a year and cost $35 for the first dog and $25 for each additional dog; if you live outside Minneapolis (say, for example, in St. Paul), permits cost $60 for the first dog and $30 for each additional dog. Tourists can either run the risk of incurring a fine or seek alternatives.

One alternative is St. Paul’s off-leash dog  … Read more

The Covington Inn: A tugboat B&B on the Mississippi

Captain Chloe in the wheel house

We spent several days in St. Paul, MN with my brother and sister-in-law — and since a little family goes a long way (especially when the family includes a dog and her gear), we stayed on the Mississippi River at The Covington Inn. When I say “on the Mississippi,” I mean literally on the river — the Covington is a converted historic tugboat moored across from downtown St. Paul.

The innkeeper, Liz Miller, has  … Read more