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As Minnesota s tourism expanded beyond the hotels along the Mississippi and early railroad lines, small family resorts emerged They catered to the simple pleasures of an outdoor enthusiast a good fishing lake, a passable road, and a lodge with a cabin or two As the demands of tourists shifted throughout the twentieth century, the state s resorts were dramatically altered The Early Resorts of Minnesota Tourism in the Land of 10,000 Lakes explains how resorts evolved, their prime locations, owners, amenities, and the rustic elegance that made Minnesota s resorts national icons This book provides images from early tourism, with a website to help you further explore the history of Minnesota s treasures....

Title : The Early Resorts of Minnesota - Tourism in the Land of 10,000 Lakes
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ISBN : 1592984371
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Beaver s Pond Press September 11, 2012
Number of Pages : 480 pages
File Size : 683 KB
Status : Available For Download
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The Early Resorts of Minnesota - Tourism in the Land of 10,000 Lakes Reviews

  • T. Kadrie
    2018-11-14 05:06

    What an excellent book on Minnesota Resort Culture! Incredible photos and history of this long-lost piece of our history.

  • Kurt D. Brown
    2018-11-19 04:59

    The pictures were so good. It was like a trip down memory lane for me to read about the resorts on Leech Lake. I found the other lakes and pictures just as interesting. I would love to time travel back to those days in the 30's, 40's, 50's, and 60's to see what those resorts and lakes looked like back then. This book is the next best thing!

  • S. Muckala
    2018-12-02 05:51

    An excellent history of resort life in early 20th century Minnesota. Lots of research went into this. Seems to me to have been a very difficult subject to research. Great job, Ren!

  • James H. Larson
    2018-11-25 00:52

    There are few systematic in-depth reviews of Minnesota resort joys. This is the BEST! Anyone who seeks to find out