Travel Blogs from Blue Earth, United States

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Jolly Green Giant, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Jolly Green Giant

A travel blog entry by clarnerd

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This Jolly Green Giant was huge! I don't really know why he was put here of all places... especially since there was a Dairy Queen right next door. Ironic isn't it? I thought there would've been a Farmers' Market nearby or something... and we all thought ...

Ho, Ho, Ho, Green Giant, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Ho, Ho, Ho, Green Giant

A travel blog entry by boyers

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Yes it is the Jolly Green Giant. Off of I-90 in Blue Earth, MN is a 55 foot stall statue of the Jolly Green Giant. It is in a little park and there is a museum downtown for everything Jolly (it was closed on Sunday). We did stop and snap a couple of ...

Day 4 Friday 9th July- Blue Earth, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Day 4 Friday 9th July- Blue Earth

A travel blog entry by travelfreaks

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Finally, we have managed to get a decent amount of sleep. We slept nearly 7 hours but this might have had something to do with the wine and beer we drank with the meal we shared at Jason and Robyn's the night before. Egg in bread for breakfast...yum yum! ...

Day 5 Saturday 10th July- Blue Earth, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Day 5 Saturday 10th July- Blue Earth

A travel blog entry by travelfreaks

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... , sunburned and jet lagged - Diane couldn't stay awake and went back to bed. After we both had a nap we wandered into town. Blue Earth is a very quaint farming town with a strong community focus.today there is a small event on Main Street with many of the ...

Day 7 Monday 12th July- Blue Earth, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Day 7 Monday 12th July- Blue Earth

A travel blog entry by travelfreaks

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... about the first world war, the Somme and the colonisation and history of Minnesota. I had done a little research about Minnesota, Blue Earth history and the Lakota Indian tribe and tried to get more information from  Mike about about them.I ...

Green Giant and free camping, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Green Giant and free camping

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... $20 a night. So we made dinner and then got back on the road to the I-90 and travelled half an hour to a place called Blue Earth which has a free campsite for the first 48hrs and also has electrical hook-ups, showers and toilets. Once we'd settled in, we ...

Day 8 Tuesday 13th July- Blue Earth, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Day 8 Tuesday 13th July- Blue Earth

A travel blog entry by travelfreaks

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... taken up by kids playing on-line games so I ended up looking at some of the local history books while we waited. Blue Earth people are proud of their history. It was originally colonised by Germans, Scottish, Welsh and Norwegians. The Dakota Indians ...

Day 9 Wednesday 14th July, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Day 9 Wednesday 14th July

A travel blog entry by travelfreaks

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... around his ankle attached to a bag from his bladder.  Andy also told me that he owns a cafe/restaurant on Main Street, Blue Earth- but it's closed at the moment due to he and his wife having to attend hospital appointments. Now here is an ...

Ho, ho, ho... Green Giant!, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Ho, ho, ho... Green Giant!

A travel blog entry by munchkinettes

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... the 3 1/2 hour detour to see the world's largest ball of twine and opted for the 1 mile detour - a 5 story Green Giant in Blue Earth, Minnesota. He was pretty impressive. And it was very nice to get outside, stretch our legs and play some soccer around ...

man, this is some FLAT land!, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

man, this is some FLAT land!

A travel blog entry by shaffer

Well, we landed in Blue Earth, MN...that wasn't the plan though...12 hours in the van and 613 miles on the first day. The land here is beautiful - you can see for MILES.  But that also means there is NOTHING for MILES! Original plan was to stop in ...

Day 2 Wednesday 7th July- Blue Earth, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Day 2 Wednesday 7th July- Blue Earth

A travel blog entry by travelfreaks

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Day 2 Wednesday 7th July- Blue Earth I think we managed to sleep solidly for about three hours before the freight train rolled into town sounding its horns across the many crossings through town. We had coffee and cereal for breakfast and walked around to ...

Day 3 Thursday 8th July- Blue Earth, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Day 3 Thursday 8th July- Blue Earth

A travel blog entry by travelfreaks

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... in the wrong direction. Not to worry, at least we got to have a look at the town on the main highway that passes through. Blue Earth is small but very spread out allowing a feeling of openness. I like it. The locals seem to own 2 modes of transport, ...

Day 11...finally a good free site!, Blue Earth Minnesota, United States travel blog

Day 11...finally a good free site!

A travel blog entry by sammy85430

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Ok landed at a county fairgrounds in Blue Earth Minnesota and get this its FREE!!!! Finall found one of those spots on freecampsites dot com lol! So its clean and nice and even has a shower house thats open. Now heres the big kicker lol...a carnival is ...

Ho Ho Ho!, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Ho Ho Ho!

A travel blog entry by malinda65

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I woke her up as we entered Blue Earth, MN. Blue Earth is the home to the Jolly Green Giant statue which symbolizes Green Giant/Seneca Foods Co.'s longevity in town.  When I took my camera out of the dashboard cubby, it fogged up so bad once ...

Mar 18, 2013, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Mar 18, 2013

A travel blog entry by kobussod

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Green Giant Statue/Museum, Blue Earth, United States travel blog

Green Giant Statue/Museum

A travel blog entry by ctackett13

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Stopped and looked at a 60' Green Giant Statue in Blue Earth, MN. It was wearing a huge Harley Davidson ...

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