Centuries of Advice and Entertainment.
About fifteen years later, a trip of 240 miles in a day was a major adventure for a pair of farm girls. My mother was raised in Goodhue County, Minnesota. Each summer one of her aunts offered to drive mom and her sister "up to the lake" in northern Minnesota. The trip, to Kabekona Bay on the west side of Leech Lake in Cass County, could be completed in one day:
Nowadays, of course, you could drive up, fish all day, and be back home before dark.