If this is your first time to visit Minnesota, or you just want some travel tips about specific types of vacations, start by checking out what most visitors and residents believe to be our 10 best vacations spots.
For the adventure of a lifetime, paddle into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
We wrote the book on Minnesota State Parks! Follow the link to download a copy to your computer or get it for your Kindle or Nook.
Cheap family vacation packages can help you plan the vacation of your dreams while staying within your budget. For lots of ideas about a location for your family vacation, check out our "votes" for the top 10 ten family vacations.
Any time of year is a good time to enjoy one of our many water parks.
Romantic Minnesota vacations might take you to one of our charming river towns, to the energetic Twin Cities, or to a remote wilderness cabin. Treat yourself to the pampering of a romantic spa getaway at one of our most romantic hotels.
Romantic Lanesboro, the "bed & breakfast capital of Minnesota" is just one of the beautiful choices for romantic getaways.
Visit Minnesota vineyards and taste the wines at our unique wineries.
Duluth is a smaller city and offers a totally unique vacation experience with it's seaport and access to the Lake Superior North Shore.
Cities in Minnesota come in all sizes. You will find the widest variety of things to do in the big cities however some of our smallest towns offer some of the most unique experiences.
We Love the Twin Cities!
Enjoy Minnesota vacations in all four seasons of the year.
Winter Vacation Ideas
Be sure to visit Minnesota in winter.
By late October the state is often covered with a blanket of snow and is one of the top winter vacation destinations in the world.
We don't hide from winter! We get out and play in the snow. We love our Minnesota winter sports.
While we don't have mountains, we do have wonderful ski resorts.
Trails across the state, including in our state parks, are groomed for cross-country skiing. You can find places to take a dog sled tour, to skijour with your dog, and go on a sleigh ride. Attend winter festivals in many towns and cities all across the state.
We've lived in Minnesota all our lives and have favorite vacation spots like this cabin on the North Shore where we go time after time. You will discover your own special places of beauty and joy. Our hope is that you will take some time to explore the website and discover the state's best vacation destinations, fun things to do and travel tips.
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