Greater St. Cloud Greenhouses & Floral Shops

Whether your looking for some flowers to brighten up your outdoor space at home, or in need of some indoor greenery to brighten up your space, Greater St. Cloud has plenty of plants (and places to purchase them). Check out this list of area greenhouses, garden centers, and floral shops to bring some beauty into […]

Best Apps for Traveling in Greater St. Cloud

We all use apps every day in some way, whether it’s to check our social media sites or get the weather report for the day. They often help us stay entertained and to pass the time, but the main reason we use apps is because they are helpful to us in some way. Traveling is […]

So Long, 2020: A Look Back at an Unforgettable Year

We would be lying if we said we have never been so happy to say goodbye to another year. We don’t need to belabor the trials that 2020 presented to the world, and to our tourism industry. So we won’t. Instead, we will look back on the bright spots that were sprinkled throughout the year, […]

Experience Gift Guide

Sometimes the best gifts come in tiny (gift card sized) packages. Giving the gift of an experience is like giving the gift of memories for years to come. We love our local retail community and encourage you to shop locally this holiday season and all year. However, sometimes you’re looking for something different – and […]

St. Cloud, the Granite City

You may know that St. Cloud is also known as the Granite City. Our annual festival is called Granite City Days, Granite City Food & Brew was founded here, many other companies have names like Granite City XYZ, and even our tourism brand used to be called visit Granite Country. But do you really know […]

Last Minute Mother’s Day Ideas

Happy Mother’s Day! So maybe time got away from you this year. We’re in a pandemic, things a crazy, a Mother’s Day gift just… slipped your mind! Now you’re in need a last-minute idea of how to treat your mom to something special today. You’re in luck! We’ll just say You’re Welcome in advance for […]

Greater St. Cloud Virtual Backgrounds

With the outbreak of the coronavirus and workers being told to work from home, Zoom calls have quickly become the standard form of communication between coworkers, clients, and even family and friends. Zoom includes a fun feature where users can insert a virtual background, which give you the appearance of being anywhere you can find a […]

Books by Greater St. Cloud, MN Authors

Greater is St. Cloud home to many fantastic chefs, musicians, artists, business owners, and even book authors! Check out this list of local reads by St. Cloud area authors, plus some that take place right here! Three Cups of Tea Author: Greg Mortenson of St. Cloud, MN Synopsis from Amazon: Anyone who despairs of the […]