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You can find, on this page and others that we link to, details about family vacation fun all across the state.

There are ideas about specific things kids, and their families, will love to do and family-friendly places to stay in each area.

Do you want a week at one of our legendary resorts? There are dozens. If the great outdoors attracts you, camping in one of our state parks is just the thing. 

25 Best Minnesota Family Resorts: Choose the one that's right for your family.

The details of planning a vacation can be stressful; an all-inclusive resort allows you to just pack your bags, show up, and let them do the rest. data-custom-mark="true"Check out the links to some of our all-inclusive resorts.

Need more ideas? Take a few minutes to read reviews of what others say are the best Minnesota Vacations

Top Family VacationsLarsmont Cottages on the North Shore

Family Vacation Resorts: Explore what these beautiful resorts offer. They are all located in top family vacations spots. Each offers special activities for the whole family and all are situated on one of our famous lakes.


Top Family Vacations Spots

10 Best Vacation Spots in Minnesota: There is a bit of overlap on this page with the top family vacations page however you will find quite a few new tips and details about vacation spots families will love. Plan a once in a lifetime wilderness adventure; camp along our famous North Shore; play in our largest family-friendly cities.  Our Cities & Towns page is a detailed guide to "the one best thing to do in each of these cities and towns."

Top Family VacationsBoundary Waters Family Adventure

A family trip into the Boundary Waters is an unforgettable adventure. It is not recommended for very young children however children of elementary school age and up will love it. An easier trip into the wilderness is to explore Voyageurs National Park. You can stay in a cabin or take the family on a houseboat vacation. Outdoor activities, camping, hiking and wildlife watching is what we do in all of our beautiful Minnesota State Parks. Learn the details of what you can enjoy with our Minnesota State Parks E-Book.

Top Family VacationsFun On Minnesota Beaches

Family Summer Vacations will almost always include lakeside lodging, and all the water sports, fishing, sun and sand you could imagine. Family Fun Ideas are described in detail through our website as well as many delightful...and often free... summer activities for kids.

Top Family VacationsHiking with Dad in a Minnesota State Park

Best Family Vacation Destinations: We share a few photos on this page of our family on vacation in our best family vacation spots. Again, there is some repetition of what we share on other pages however we hope something will catch your eye and help as you make your vacation plans.


Winter Family Vacations

Winter family vacation destinations are really the same vacation spots you visit during the rest of the year. All of Minnesota gears up for winter fun and invites you to join us. If you need ideas for what the kids will enjoy, take a look at our long list of winter sports. We revel in our winter festivals  Lodging is never a problem in winter. All of our best vacation destinations are ready to host you including our beautiful resorts and lodges.

Top Family Vacations WinterBentleyville Overlooking the Duluth Harbor

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