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The most well known, and most visited cities in Minnesota, are the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The vacation opportunities in this area are unmatched anywhere...a historic city exuding European charm and a bustling entertainment-loving city just across the river.

Duluth is the next "most visited" city in our state. As the gateway to the North Shore of Lake Superior, this cool city is a hotspot for tourists.

Populations in cities in Minnesota range from more than half a million in the combined Twin Cities to just five in the tiny town of Funkley.

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Our listings below include highlights of many Minnesota cities and towns...from the largest to the smallest. We give you just one reason to visit each of these Minnesota vacation destinations: a major attraction, an unusual place to stay, a quirky curiosity, or a "not-to-be-missed" place to eat. Follow the links to learn more about each.

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Cities in Minnesota From A to C

Afton Minnesota Attractions Quaint Village of 19th Century Homes

Alexandria Minnesota Vacations "The Birthplace of America"

Anoka Minnesota Attractions "Halloween Capital of the World"

Apple Valley Minnesota Attractions Visit the Minnesota Zoo

Austin, MN The SPAM Museum

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Battle Lake, MN Stay on Xanadu Island

Baudette, MN Fish the Rainy River and Lake of the Woods

Beaver Bay, MN Stay at Cove Point Lodge

Becker, MN Play Pebble Creek Golf Course

Belle Plaine, MN See the "Two Story Outhouse"

Bemidji Minnesota Vacations Home of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox

Biwabik, MN The Lodge at Giant's Ridge

Blaine, MN National Sports Center

Bloomington Minnesota Attractions Mall of America

Blue Earth Minnesota Attractions Home of The Jolly Green Giant

Brainerd Minnesota Vacations Premier Golfing Destination With 32 Courses

Breezy Point, MN Breezy Point Resort

Brooklyn Center, MN The 50's Grill

Brooklyn Park, MN Wagner's Drive In

Burnsville, MN Buck Hill Ski Area


Caledonia, MN Visit Beaver Creek Valley State Park

Cannon Falls, MN Bike the Cannon Valley Trail

Carlton, MN Visit Black Bear Casino

Cass Lake Minnesota  Chippewa National Forest Headquarters

Chanhassen, MN Cruise on the Lady of The Lake Paddlewheeler 

Chaska, MN Lets Go Fishing Program on Lake Minnetonka.

Cloquet Minnesota Attractions Lindholm Gas Station Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Cold Spring, MN Pillar Inn Bed & Breakfast

Columbia Heights, MN See a Movie at The Heights Theater

Cook, Minnesota Stop in on your way to Lake Vermilion State Park

Coon Rapids Minnesota Attractions Bunker Beach Water Park

Cottage Grove, MN Mississippi Dunes Golf Course

Crookston, MN Canoe the Red Lake River

Crosslake Minnesota Attractions Relax at Boyd Lodge

Crystal, MN Play at the Crystal Cove Aquatic Center

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Cities in Minnesota From D to J


Deer River, MN Visit Schoolcraft State Park

Deerwood, MN Ruttgers Bay Lake Lodge

Detroit Lakes Minnesota Vacations The Mile Long City Beach

Duluth Minnesota Vacations Our Inland Seaport...One of the Busiest in the World


Eagan, MN Puffy Cream Donuts!

Eden Prairie, MN The Original Pancake House

Edina, MN Centennial Lakes Park

Elk River, MN Wild Woods Water Park

Ely Minnesota Vacations International Wolf Center

Eveleth, MN U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

Excelsior, MN See a Play at The Old Log Theater


Fairmont, MN Visit the Pioneer Museum

Faribault, MN Tour the Faribault Woolen Mills

Fergus Falls Minnesota Attractions Prairie Wetlands Learning Center

Fridley, MN Grandpa's Ice Cream!


Golden Valley, MN Nong's Thai Cuisine

Grand Marais Minnesota Vacations Grand Marais Art Colony

Grand Rapids, MN The Forest History Center

Granite Falls, MN Upper Sioux Agency State Park


Harmony Minnesota Amish Tours

Hibbing, MN Bob Dylan Exhibits

Hinckley Minnesota Hinckley Fire Museum

Hopkins, MN Main Street Shops and Theater

Hutchinson, MN Zella's Restaurant


Inver Grove Heights, MN Old World Pizza

International Falls - Minnesota's Icebox - farthest north of the cities in Minnesota


Jackson, MN Burnham House Bed & Breakfast Inn

Jordan, MN Nicolin Mansion Bed & Breakfast Inn

Cities in Minnesota From K to P


Knife River Minnesota Russ Kendall's Smokehouse


Lake City, MN Ride the Pearl of The Lake Paddlewheeler

Lanesboro Minnesota Vacations Bed and Breakfast Capital of Minnesota

Litchfield, MN Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area

Little Falls, MN Charles A. Lindbergh State Park

Long Lake, MN The Country Cake Cupboard

Long Prairie, MN Geno's Restaurant

Loretto, MN Choo Choo Bar & Restaurant

Lutsen Minnesota Vacations Lutsen Mountains


Mankato, MN Minneopa State Park

Maplewood, MN Gulden's 61 Restaurant & Bar

Marshall, MN Arbor Inn Bed & Breakfast

Minneapolis Tourism Nicollet Mall

Minneapolis, MN The "City of Lakes"

Minnetonka, MN Minnetonka Center For The Arts

Montevideo, MN Lagoon Park

Monticello, MN Riverwood Inn and Conference Center

Moorhead, MN Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center


Nevis, MN Muskie Waters Coffee Shop

New Prague, MN Creeks Bend Golf Course

New Ulm, MN August Schell Museum of Brewing

Nisswa Minnesota Attractions Grand View Lodge

Northfield, MN The Magic Door Bed & Breakfast Inn


Oak Park Heights, MN Outing Lodge at Pine Point

Oakdale, MN Sgt Peppers Restaurant and Bar

Onamia, MN Mille Lacs Indian Museum

Orr, MN Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary

Ottertail Minnesota Attractions Thumper Pond Resort and Golf Course

Owatonna, MN Reptile Amphibian Discovery Zoo


Park Rapids Minnesota  Heartland Trail Bed and Breakfast

Paynesville, MN Bug-Bee Hive Resort

Pelican Rapids, MN Maplewood State Park

Pequot Lakes Minnesota Attractions Black Pine Beach Resort

Pipestone, MN Pipestone National Monument

Plymouth Minnesota Attractions Plymouth Playhouse

Preston, MN Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park

Prior Lake, MN Mystic Lake Casino and Hotel

Cities in Minnesota From Q to Z



Red Wing Minnesota Vacations Most Charming Mississippi River Town

Redwood Falls, MN Alexander Ramsey Park

Richfield, MN Patrick's French Bakery & Cafe

Rochester Minnesota Vacations Tour the Mayo Clinic and Mayowood Mansion

Rogers, MN Ellington Car Museum

Roseau, MN  Hayes Lake State Park

Roseville, MN Rosedale Mall

Rushford, MN Meadows Inn Bed and Breakfast


Sauk Centre, MN Lake Wobegon Trail

Savage, MN Murphy-Hanrahan Park Reserve

Shakopee, MN Valleyfair

Shoreview, MN Red Ginger China Bistro

Silver Bay, MN Tettegouche State Park

Spicer, MN Dickerson's Lake Florida Resort

St.Cloud Munsinger and Clemens Gardens

St. Louis Park, MN Mill Valley Kitchen

Saint Paul Minnesota Vacations Old World European Charm

St. Peter, MN River Rock Coffee Shop

Stillwater Minnesota Vacations Elephant Walk Bed & Breakfast Inn


Taylors Falls Minnesota Vacations Interstate State Park

Thief River Falls, MN Seven Clans Casino, Hotel & Waterpark

Tofte, MN Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior

Tower, MN Soudan Underground Mine State Park

Two Harbors, MN Gooseberry Falls State Park Split Rock Lighthouse State Park



Villard, MN Canary Beach Resort 

Virginia, MN Lookout Mountain Trails


Wabasha Minnesota  National Eagle Center

Waconia, MN Terra Waconia

Wadena, MN Harvest Thyme Bistro

Waite Park, MN Quarry Park and Nature Preserve

Walker Minnesota Vacations Leech Lake

Walnut Grove, MN Laura Ingalls Wilder House & Museum

Warroad, MN William S Marvin Visitor Center

Waseca, MN The Boathouse Grill & Bar

Wayzata, MN Noerenberg Memorial Gardens

White Bear Lake, MN Tamarack Nature Center

Willmar, MN Glacial Lakes Trail

Winona, Minnesota  Great River Bluffs State Park

Woodbury Minnesota Attractions Prestwick Golf Club

Worthington, MN Prairie View Golf Links

Wykoff, MN Ed's Museum


Zimmerman Minnesota Attractions Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge

Zumbrota, MN Barteau House Bed & Breakfast

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