Grand Marais, MN

“I am looking for the people who have always been there, and belong to the places they live. The others I do not wish to see.” – Norman Lewis For more videos like this, please visit the Jim Kallinen Vimeo Read More …

Alexandria, MN

“But he who dares not grasp the thorn should never crave the rose.” – Anne Brontë Alexandria, MN – In case you’re wondering “How’d this happen?” all we can say is – don’t look so surprised; We’ve said it before Read More …

America’s Hidden Fishing Spots

First of all, no need to wave your head in disbelief; we know you’re surprised to see an article about fishing written by your all-out testified nature preservationists. Hurting nature is definitely not something we want to do, and we’ll Read More …

Guidelines For Planning The Perfect Holiday

To answer your first question – NO, we don’t consider you to be incapable of planning your own holiday, not in the least. You might be wondering – “then why am I sitting here, reading an article that’s supposed to Read More …

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minnesota

Rushing Into Things Is Never Smart Yes, sir – we thought about that too, here at HopAmerica.com. How does someone name a place the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness? First of all – it’s not very short; second – its Read More …

Top 8 Venomous Snakes In The U.S.

Snakes – disgusting to some, fascinating to others, these predators can be said to have evolved into the perfect hunters. Animals like no other on the planet, snakes exist in countless shapes and forms; some are venomous, others aren’t, but Read More …

POISON IVY —DANGER ON THE TRAIL —

    POISON IVY —TOXICODENDRON RADICANS   — IS A POISONOUS NORTH AMERICAN PLANT THAT CAN GROW ALMOST ANYWHERE .     THE LIQUID COMPOUND FOUND IN THE SAP OF THIS PLANT CAN CAUSE A SERIOUS RASH THAT CAN BE VERY Read More …