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Most family vacation destinations in Minnesota include beautiful family vacation resorts, cabins, and dozens of state parks and many other top family vacations spots.

Best Family Vacation Destinations

The best family vacation destinations in Minnesota can be enjoyed in all four seasons of the year.

If you are looking for family fun, you can't do better than Minnesota family vacations in the beautiful settings our state offers. Most Minnesota resorts, and many hotels and vacation rentals are located lakeside 

You will find a wide choice of family friendly lodging from small cabins to elaborate resorts and hotels. Minnesota Hotel Deals and Vacation Packages will save on your vacation spending.

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We've chosen these as the top family vacation spots because they are located in areas where there are fun activities and attractions that kids and adults alike will enjoy.

Family summer vacations, when the kids are out of school, give you the best opportunity to enjoy what attracts the most visitors out into our beautiful vacation spots.

Minnesota Hotel Deals and Vacation Packages in every region of the state can save on everything you want to see and do.

You might pick your perfect family vacation from our Top 10 Family Vacations list.

These are, in our opinion, the "must see" Minnesota family vacation spots.

Family Vacation Resorts are located in all of the best family vacation destination spots around the state. Resorts are an ideal getaway destination for several reasons. They are almost always located beside a lake and in areas where there are lots of family fun activities. Your resort reservation often includes the use of a boat or pontoon and lots of outdoor sports equipment.

Whether on vacation or just looking for a way to spend some wonderful family time, here are some tips for Minnesota family fun. In summer, when the kids need more to do check out our ideas for summer activities for kids.

If your family loves adventure, check out our page about Minnesota's best adventure travel destinations.

Brainerd Minnesota resorts are legendary for their family activities and relaxing atmosphere.

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With more than 10,000 lakes, beach vacations in Minnesota are a sure winner! The central lakes area is often called "Minnesota's Playground" and there are certainly lots of beaches in that area. Many Twin Cities lakes have wonderful beaches as do lakes all around the state. Some of these Minnesota beaches are well-known and are among the most popular family resort locations. Other Minnesota beaches are more secluded and known mostly to "the locals." Minnesota lakes and rivers are some of the world's best family vacation destinations.

Experience Minnesota's "indoor beaches" as well by visiting Minnesota water parks.

Explorer's Guide Minnesota, Land of 10,000 Lakes will show you and your family the routes to everything you want to see and do in Minnesota.
Campgrounds in Minnesota are high on the list of best family vacation destinations in Minnesota. There are 66 Minnesota state parks and, as well, our Minnesota National parks and forests,

Minnesota campgrounds are some of the best family vacation destinations for cheap family vacations.

Save on all Minnesota vacations with vacation packages, discounts and deals on our Discount Family Vacations and Minnesota Deals pages.

Best Family Vacation Lodging

Minnesota Vacation Rentals  -  A vacation rental will give you the feel of your own cabin or chalet in Minnesota. Choose a vacation rental in a specific area or get ideas about some of the best Minnesota vacation destinations before you decide. There are  fantastic rental properties and amazing locations that will be perfect for your group of any size.

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Best Family Vacations Destinations in Winter
Minnesota is a family vacation destination in all four seasons of the year and a wonderful winter vacation destination. As we've said in other places on this site, we don't hide from winter; we go out to play! Plan a winter vacation in Minnesota and choose from a long list of winter sports to enjoy. If you are new to snow and ice, you can take some ski lessons at one of our many Minnesota ski resorts, learn to ice skate, or to cross country ski. Other winter sports we love in Minnesota include: Minnesota Vacations at TripAdvisor

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