State boundaries: October 10, 11, 12, 13.
First impression: Gather round, it’s pumpkin-weighing time, or “even this town has a Chipotle?”
Weather: Sun and a moment of rain.
Strange: Polite drivers, the hipsters are also devout Christians.
Lodging: Crossings by Grandstay
Vegan restaurants: Nearby, in the Twin Cities, plus at pit stop in Madison, WI.
Highlights: Farmland, mediocre vegan pizza at Pizza Luce in St. Paul, antique shops.
Lowlights: Mall of America.
More photos after the jump. Bold dates indicate full days, all others are mixed with traveling to and from. All entries include photos en route to, and including that destination.