10 Fun Places to Fly: Minnesota Tourist Destinations

Minnesota is home to gorgeous lakes, pristine forests, bustling urban environments, small-town oddities and other great tourist attractions, making this great northern state a fun place to fly to. Here are 10 Minnesota tourist destinations that you should set your sights on – let’s get started! 1) Wabasha Street Caves St. Paul, MN Nearest Airport: Downtown […]

7 Natural Wonders You can Fly Over

One of the greatest pleasures of being a certified pilot is exploring the many natural wonders in the United States. Flying over these amazing sites—from vast canyons to colorful lakes to expansive national parks and more—will leave you speechless as you take in a unique birds-eye view. So, if you’re looking for a new place […]

Top General Aviation Airports Near Minneapolis/St. Paul

For those pilots with their coordinates pinpointed on the Twin Cities, there are plenty of general aviation airports that make landing hassle-free and easy, especially compared to landing at busy Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Here are the top general aviation airports in and around the Twin Cities. Flying Cloud (KFCM) Location & Contact Information Flying […]

8 Best Luxury Vacation Destinations in Minnesota

While places like Malibu, Aspen and the Hamptons may first come to mind when thinking of luxury vacation destinations, for those looking for an escape in the Midwest, Minnesota can rival the best of them. Whether traveling in winter, spring, summer or fall, there are plenty of ritzy spots for those looking to get away […]

10 Fun Places to Fly: Minnesota State (and National) Parks

Minnesota is known for its extensive outdoor recreation, offering some of the best in the Midwest. With over 60 state parks alone, wilderness lovers of all types can find enjoyment no matter which part of the state you’re in.   Those people with their pilot license have the ability to take to the skies to […]

7 Best Foodie Destinations, Perfect for Private Pilots

Those private pilots that also love exciting culinary creations are in for a treat with today’s post, as we’re exploring seven of the best foodie destinations. From the cozy comfort food of the Midwest to the world-renowned seafood of the Northwest to the spicy Cajun dishes of the South and beyond, you’re bound to find […]

8 Fun Places to Fly in Minnesota this Spring

Winter in the Midwest can be a challenging time. Even hardened Minnesotans who appreciate the ice and snow can feel a little defeated by the cold weather come March. But you don’t have to book a sunny beach trip to feel like you’re on a unique getaway. Forget the crowded beaches of Florida or the […]

10 Best Biking Destinations in the U.S.

Warriors of the road know that the U.S. is bustling with plenty of scenic, challenging rides for those spinning the pedals. You’re sure to have a memorable experience when you explore a new place on two wheels.   If you have a private pilot’s certificate (and a little extra room for cargo), just throw your […]