Archive for the ‘Seasonal’ Category

Get Your Perfect Holiday Tree in North Central Minnesota

Friday, November 30th, 2018
child embracing a Christmas tree

The days are turning colder, and nights are getting longer. That means it’s the perfect time to find your Christmas tree before the holidays are upon us! While winter days can be spent in fun activities like snowmobiling, there’s nothing quite as cozy as curling up with some hot chocolate and seeing the lights flicker on a beautiful tree. So where are the best Christmas tree farms near Brainerd MN? We have a list of some top choices below! (more…)

Things to Do Near Brainerd MN Labor Day Weekend 2018

Friday, August 17th, 2018
Labor Day Weekend near Brainerd MN

The close of summer is rapidly approaching, so how are you going to celebrate the last few days before fall? With our list of things to do near Brainerd MN Labor Day weekend 2018, everyone can find something cool for the long weekend. Explore our selection below. (more…)

What Are the Best Places to Snowmobile near Brainerd MN?

Thursday, January 4th, 2018
many snowmobiling past snow-covered trees

Cold weather and snow means that we have the opportunity to get out and enjoy all the winter activities we have been looking forward to all year round. Whether that means ice fishing, snowmobiling, or making snowmen, Minnesota is a great state for all things winter. If you are wondering “What are the best places to snowmobile near Brainerd MN?” or what you need to do to have the most fun, then just check out the rest of this blog. (more…)

How Should You Prepare Your Truck For Winter?

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
red Ford F-150 driving through snow equipped with a Boss snow plow

Truck Winterization Service near Brainerd MN

Winter is officially upon us, which means it’s the time of the year to prepare your vehicle for the season. While many models like the Ford F-150 can handle confidently in the snow, it’s always good to know that your engine and tires are in top condition for ice and snow. How should you prepare your truck for winter? We have a few basic tips and tricks that should apply to any truck owner. And, if you want to take advantage of truck winterization service near Brainerd MN, we can help your vehicle stay in top shape. (more…)

Things to Do for Memorial Day Weekend 2017 near Brainerd MN

Friday, May 5th, 2017
Diagonal American Flags - 2017 Memorial Day Weekend Events Pine River MN

2017 Memorial Day Weekend Events Pine River MN

A long weekend full of good events and celebration is on its way again. That’s right, Memorial Day weekend isn’t as far away as it may seem. While the classic cookout and quiet time are always good, there are a couple of 2017 Memorial Day weekend events near Pine River, MN that you may want to check out! (more…)

UPDATE: Used car sale near Brainerd, MN coming to Houston Ford

Thursday, January 19th, 2017
February used car sale near Brainerd, MN

February Used Car Sale near Brainerd, MN

At this point of a cold Minnesota winter, a 40-degree day is as close to beach weather as we can realistically expect. If the winter has been wearing on your nerves, Houston Ford as an easy solution coming up. On Feb. 4, we’ll be running an indoor tent sale featuring our whole pre-owned inventory. Qualified buyers taking advantage of the February used car sale near Brainerd, MN will be able to take advantage of special financing terms offered by a local bank. Approximately 60 pre-owned cars will be available for people to choose from. Better yet, the showroom will be heated to a comparatively toasty 65 degrees and we will be providing lunch. (more…)

Prepping your car for winter

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
winter driving

How to prep your car for winter

When it comes to safe driving, it’s never too early to start prepping your car for winter. And here in the great state of Minnesota, we know that the first big snowstorm could be lurking around any corner. That’s why we here at Houston Ford of Pine River have put together some tips and tricks for drivers looking to get their vehicle ready for the winter months. (more…)

Enjoy the beauty of Minnesota this spring and summer

Thursday, April 28th, 2016
campfire on lake in Minnesota

Places to camp in Minnesota

Spring is in full swing, and summer is right around the corner, believe it or not! As Minnesotans, we are fortunate to live in an area with endless beauty and landscapes which invite the outdoor enthusiast to enjoy just about any activity that comes to mind. Hiking, fishing, and good old fashioned sightseeing are among the outdoor options for us around here. Now that the weather is turning around for the better, we thought it might be fun to share a few places to camp in Minnesota which may be of interest. (more…)