How to escape to the tropics in Minnesota

As winter's wrath sweeps across Minnesota, an escape to the tropics maybe closer than you think! Warmth, lush tropical foliage, exotic blooms, birds and rare creatures await us, wind-chilled Minnesotans.

Looking for a tropical escape close to home and without the hefty airfare? Join Garden Guy Dale K. for a tour of the tropics right here in Minnesota -- at the Minnesota Zoo 'Tropics Trail'

Learn more about the tropics trail at