Visit Minnesota - Beautiful & Diverse
Minnesota is a state of beauty and diversity — with so many amazing things to do and see. In Northwest Minnesota, you'll enjoy the largest lakes in the state. This of course lends itself to all kinds of leisure activities such as boating, fishing, kayaking, hiking through scenic trails and so much more. There are gorgeous bike trails, golf courses, great spots for bird watchers and so much more.
If you travel to the Northeast area of Minnesota, you'll get to see the majestic North Shore of Lake Superior and enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities you'd expect from such a land of unspoiled beauty. However, this area is also home to Duluth, where you can enjoy fine dining, sizzling nightlife, great shopping and interesting museums.
For ski enthusiasts, there's no better travel spot in Minnesota than the central region. Here you can experience world-class skiing along with golfing, fishing, boating, biking and more. This region is rich in history, with sites dedicated to aviator Charles Lindbergh and author Sinclair Lewis. In addition, you'll learn about 19th century farm life and the Ojibwe Indians. Theaters, art galleries, shopping, dining and nightlife round out your central Minnesota travel experience.
If you want a shopping experience you'll never forget, head to the Mall of America in Minneapolis. This is the biggest mall in the United States, boasting over 400 stores and attractions like an aquarium and Nickelodeon Universe. Minneapolis also has lots of museums, other places to shop, fine dining establishments, nightlife and so much more.
An interesting place to go sightseeing is the southern region of Minnesota. This area boasts the Minnesota Marine Art Museum, National Eagle Center, the Pipestone National Monument and even the SPAM Museum. Learn about the history and heritage of the Dakota Indians, and take part in the many festivals and celebrations held in this area.
Minnesota is also home to many parks and forest for nature enthusiasts to enjoy. You'll find the Superior National Forest in Duluth, a must-visit if you're going to be in the area. A handful of other parks and forests include Big Stone Lake State Park, Whitewater State Park and the fascinating Forestville Mystery Cave State Park. And that's just for starters — you'll never run out of natural wonders to behold when you visit Minnesota!