Dazzling Downtown Shopping Spree in St. Cloud, MN

Does the thought of driving from store to store, getting in and out of your vehicle 100 times shopping for the holidays give you the chills? Do you wish that life were like the movies, when all your holiday gift shopping could be done on one cozy stretch of main street, as you walk from […]

Meet the CVB: Emily Bertram

When asked what one thing she couldn’t live without, Emily said her cell phone – for the camera and pictures, the news and updates, the entertainment, and most of all the connections with others.  As the Social Media & Marketing Specialist at the St. Cloud Area CVB, this is definitely fitting. On a daily basis, […]

Meet the CVB: Dana Randt

“Ships don’t sink because of the water around them; ships sink because of the water that gets in them. Don’t let what’s happening around you get inside you and weigh you down.” Dana Randt personifies this (her favorite) saying every day in her role as the Sports and Special Events Manager at the St. Cloud […]

Meet the CVB: Julie Lunning

Meet the CVB: Julie Lunning

As Mr. Rogers said, “There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind.” This quote (Julie’s favorite) is true of not only the way Julie runs the CVB office, but is evident in everything Julie does […]

Autumn Trail Adventures in Greater St. Cloud

It’s that perfect time of year – a time when the evenings are cool, and the days light and breezy. A time when hot cider fills your mug and whistles of football games can be heard in the distance. A time when outdoor recreation requires a light sweater, and when the landscape begins her transition […]

Feel Something Real in Greater St Cloud

Feel Something Real in Greater St. Cloud

It’s not just about the attractions. It’s not just about the locations. Summer in Greater St. Cloud is all about feeling something real. About really appreciating the experiences, and capturing the memories for years to come. It’s about pushing your limits, testing your abilities, expanding your boundaries and having the best time possible. Here are […]

Freshwater Fun in Central MN

It’s officially feeling like summer in Central Minnesota which means 2 things: it’s hot, and it’s humid. And it also probably means that you’re looking for the best way to keep cool on these steamy days. Fortunately, we live in the land of 10,000+ lakes, so there are many places to take a dip. Here […]

Meet the CVB: Rachel Thompson

When asked what animal she is most like, Rachel Thompson says “I would be a duck. When ducks are swimming they appear calm on the surface, but under the water they are working really hard.” Rachel was formerly in the Sales and Services Coordinator position, but she now she’s a Sales Manager, and works on […]

Meet the CVB: Nikki Fisher

“Knock knock.” “Who’s there?” “Orange.” “Orange who?” “Orange you glad you got to see me?!” If you’ve met Nikki Fisher before, the answer to this (her favorite cheesy joke) is absolutely yes. Nikki is a bubbly ray of sunshine in the CVB office, and in her role as the Convention and Meetings Sales Manager, she […]