Greyhound buses and vintage suitcases, whitewashed cottages and wildlife souvenirs, fishing camps and bathing beauties adorn the pages ofMinnesota Vacation Days:An Illustrated History. Here the authors of the wildly popularMinnesota Eats Outreturn to take readers across the state, through the seasons, and into the getaways of decades past. From primitive camping facilities at Minnehaha Falls to mom-and-pop tourist courts like the Kum-Bak Camp in Duluth to spectacular grand lodges like Burntside in Ely, this lavishly illustrated history showcases the North Star State’s most memorable holiday haunts.
Burma Shave rhymes, cabin games, Arctic Cat snowmobiles, White Bear water skis, and classic fishing lures will entice collectors and the and kitsch-happy alike. Learn the secrets of dishes from such destinations as Ruttger’s and Madden’s. Try camp fare like Midnight Fudge and Bayonet Bread, and discover specially marked kid-friendly recipes in every chapter.
Through an astonishing variety of vintage photographs and artifacts, recipes and family fun,Minnesota Vacation Daysoffers a one-of-a-kind venture into the best of the good times.
Kathryn Strand Koutsky is an award-winning designer and a collector of antique postcards and drawings of Minnesota scenes. Linda Koutsky is a collector of restaurant china and flatware as well as antiques and ephemera. She is the author of the Minneapolis Skyway News column The Lunchtime Tourist. Together they are the authors of Minnesota Eats Out: An Illustrated History.
From the authors ofMinnesota Eats Out, this lavishly illustrated and jam-packed book brings readers 150 years of vacation getaways in the Land of 10,000 Lakes