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Explore our Minnesota tourism guide that offers "insider" tips on the best things to see and do in the best family vacation destinations in the state.

The Visit Minnesota travel site is an independent vacation guide informed by our knowledge and exploration of our state with family and friends.

We want to help you plan your best vacation in Minnesota.

We are lifelong Minnesota residents who spend much of our free time exploring Minnesota's attractions. What we discover, we continue to share with you!


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Our online vacation planning page offers many resources for planning a trip to Minnesota. There is a form that allows you to ask questions about Minnesota tourism and get answers from the Visit Minnesota webmaster or others who contribute to the site.

Minnesota Vacation Spots: get ideas about vacation destinations in all unique regions in Minnesota.

Our Minnesota forums page is where you can share your tips about what to see and do in Minnesota. Read valuable tips and reviews by other visitors about the best that Minnesota has to offer. 

Among the cities in Minnesota, the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are the most frequent Minnesota vacation destinations. Duluth, on the North Shore of Lake Superior is also among the most popular Minnesota tourist spots.

Read comments and ratings by other visitors to Minnesota to help you find the best deal, compare prices, and decide what you want to do on your Minnesota vacation.

If you would love to discover some of the more quirky Minnesota roadside attractions and some out-of-the-way little known Minnesota hidden gems, we show you where to find them.

As a popular destination in all four seasons of the year you will discover that some of our best Minnesota tourist attractions are in what would be the "off season" in other places.

Minnesota Tourism Tips

Prepare to travel to Minnesota by checking out the best deals on airfare and lodging. We've linked to all of the most well known travel companies so you can compare offers and be sure to get the best Minnesota vacation as well as the least expensive vacation. We have lots of Minnesota travel tips about getting to Minnesota and getting around Minnesota once you are here. Don't overlook the Minnesota Deals page if you want to know ways you can save big on your Minnesota vacation.

And, you can order lots of free Minnesota vacation brochures to help you plan your trip

Minnesota Maps > available for every region of the state and for specific activities like fishing, hiking, biking and finding the best roadside attractions.


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Top Things to Do in Minnesota Every area of Minnesota has unique attractions and activities. This is the best interactive list of the fun to be found everywhere in the state.


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