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Backroads & Byways of Minnesota

Amy C. Rea
Book cover for Backroads & Byways of Minnesota by Amy C. Rea
Drives and tours in Minnesota for every season

Travel from the Twin Cities into the northernmost reaches of the state— the North Shore, Boundary Waters, and Canadian border— then explore the scenic byways that follow the Mississippi, Minnesota, and St. Croix rivers, wander the southern prairies, and meander through the lake districts.

Included are details of lesser- traveled roads and regions, sites to see, tours, parks and trails, and historical information. Each and every drive also comes with a detailed map and itinerary, pricing and contact information for places to eat and sleep, as well as gorgeous color photography.

Drives include:
• Minnesota River Valley
• River Bluffs and Amish Country
• The Canadian Border: West to Roseau
• America’s Little Sweden

April 2019
978-1-68268-297-5
6 x 9 | 256pp | Paperback |
100 color photographs, 15 maps
$21.95 (US)
$28.95 (CA)
About the Author
Amy C. Rea was born and raised in Minnesota and has spent (almost) her whole life there. She writes about Minnesota for the CBS website wcco.com and for her own blog, A Closer Look at Flyover Land. She spends much of her free time exploring her home state, looking for the next hidden gem. Her books include Explorer's Guide Minnesota and Backroads & Byways of Minnesota. Rea lives in Eden Prairie, MN.