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 […]

Summer Solstice in Greater St. Cloud

Summer Solstice in Greater St. Cloud

The Summer Solstice is often viewed as the start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and it provides us with the longest day of the year in terms of daylight. This year’s Summer Solstice falls on June 20th in the Central time zone, and on this day the sun will shine from 5:26am to 9:03pm – […]

Top 10 Instagrammable Locations in Greater St. Cloud

Traveling to new places often drives us to discover something special about that new place, whether it’s the most well-known attraction in town, or a large landmark that is geographically recognizable. In the Greater St. Cloud area, there are many locations that are specific to Central MN, and that make for really breathtaking photos. Aside […]

Come one, come all: Fishing in Greater St. Cloud

When it comes to fishing in Central, MN, the name of the game is variety. From kayak fishing for small-mouth bass in the Mississippi River to trout fishing in the cool depths of Lake Watab to trolling for northern pike (and walleye) in one of the many other area lakes, there is something here for […]