Oct 26 - Oct 27
Breathing in the crisp, clean air at Rice Lake National Refuge is a fantastic way to tame your harried nerves.
It's situated in McGregor, which is approximately 110 miles (177 kilometers) from the state capital, St. Paul.
Hotels are few and far between in the area around Rice Lake National Refuge, but you can find them if you're prepared to travel a bit farther. Many visitors have had good experiences at the Whitefish Lodge and Suites, the Days Inn Moose Lake and the Rodeway Inn Baxter, located 40 miles (64 kilometers), 30 miles (48 kilometers) and 45 miles (72 kilometers) away, respectively.