Talking Tourism with Linda Jurek – Hygge and the DMO Life

Talking Tourism with Linda Jurek – Hygge and the DMO Life I love traveling.  It doesn’t matter if I’m driving a local backroad that I’ve never encountered before or if I’m in Duluth waiting for my plane to taxi down the runway and take me away.  I’m writing this blog from Chicago’s O’Hare.  I just… Read more »

Finding your inner warmth – Hygge Season

Finding your inner warmth – Hygge Season The Thrillist recently ranked Minnesota #1 in its list of every state, ranked by how miserable its winters are. Please, not to name names, but I think we can think of several worse places. With almost 6 million Minnesota proud residents, we know it’s not all bad. Sure,… Read more »

Talking Tourism with Linda Jurek: Holiday Celebrations, Education and Growth.

Happy Holidays from Visit Cook County! We’re having a party! Stop by and say hello to the Visit Cook County team TODAY Wednesday, December 14 between 3:30-5:30pm. We’d love to celebrate another year of great success and holiday cheer with you! We decided to put together a little photo from the team and of course, we all… Read more »

5 reasons why you must go cross country skiing this winter

5 reasons why you must go cross country skiing this winter There are several reasons cross country skiing is an excellent winter activity, most notably it gets you outside in the winter. But also, cross country skiing is very versatile, you can do it anywhere there is snow and it is a fantastic cardio workout… Read more »

6 Fun Facts About The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is just over one week away. Let us give you a few good reasons why you should venture up to Cook County, MN for the event! 6 things you may not know about the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon 1) How the marathon began. Northeastern Minnesota is an unexpected hotbed for… Read more »