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The Soul of Pond Hockey Is in Minnesota

Forget stadiums and manicured ice—the humble roots of hockey belong to frozen backyard ponds. From beer leagues to ex-pros, hockey players from across the country head to the Midwest every year for the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships.

Madeleine LaPlante-Dube
Jan 25, 2020

How to Spend 24 Hours in Minneapolis

With thousands of acres of parkland, 13 lakes, and hundreds of miles of biking and hiking trails that can be found all across town, it's no wonder the Twin Cities is active year-round.

Stephanie Pearson
Jun 12, 2017

The 10 Best Big Cities for Active Families

What kinds of cities make families happy? That was our starting point. The answer, of course, is complicated. Our first assumption: kids like being around other kids. So we looked for cities where a high percentage of the population is under age 18. Next we looked at affordability...

Emily H. Bratcher and The Editors
Apr 16, 2014