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Hmongtown Marketplace: SE Asia in Minnesota

Minnesota’s Diversity Minneapolis and St. Paul are much more diverse than we imagined. When we visited a couple of years ago, we learned that Minneapolis has the largest Somali population…

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Destination USA: Minnesota’s Largest Candy Store

Minnesota's Largest Candy Store By TurtlesTravel Jim's Apple Farm in Jordan, MN Pumpkins, Gourds and Squash By TurtlesTravel Gourds By TurtlesTravel Everyone Loves Bacon By TurtlesTravel Loads of Licorice! By…

Fair crowd on record breaking day.  Over 252,000 people!

Destination USA: Minnesota State Fair

Gallery of Minnesota State Fair Highlights Minnesota State Fair By TurtlesTravel A photo collection from a weekend at the Minnesota State Fair 2014 Fair Rides By TurtlesTravel State Fair Taffy…

Destination USA NASCAR

Destination USA: NASCAR

Since our work involves constant travel, we have had the unique opportunity to spend extended periods of time in different parts of the United States. Since that same work involves…

March: Caribbean, Virgin Islands

Inside TurtlesTravel: 2013 Highlights

2013 was a year of replenishment and renewal. Having returned from a year-long, extended trip in 2012, it was time to build up some funds again. Short trips early in…

White Sands, NM

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument The world’s largest field of gypsum sand dunes fills 275 square miles of the Tularosa Basin at the northern end of the Chihuahuan Desert in New Mexico…

Dateland, Arizona

Dateland, Arizona

Driving through the desert between Yuma and Phoenix on Interstate 8, just north of the border with Mexico, travelers pass Dateland, Arizona, population 416 (2010).  From the 1920s, the Dateland…

Bejeweled Armadillo

Destination USA: Offbeat Houston

Houston has plenty of attractions: visit the Johnson Space Center or the Museum District, catch an Astros Game, or shop at the largest mall in Texas. The annual Houston Livestock…

Savannah

Destination USA: Savannah

 Savannah Roadtrip What better way to celebrate a birthday than a roadtrip? Our destination? Savannah, GA. It was my first visit to this historic city, so we wanted to hit…

Destination USA: Kiawah Island

Visiting Kiawah Island Off-Season February may not seem like the most logical time to visit one of South Carolina’s barrier islands, but it turned out to be perfect timing. Located…