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.
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
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
Cannon Falls, MN Bike the Cannon Valley Trail
Carlton, MN Visit Black Bear Casino
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
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
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
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
Long Lake, MN The Country Cake Cupboard
Long Prairie, MN Geno's Restaurant
Loretto, MN Choo Choo Bar & Restaurant
Lutsen Minnesota Vacations Lutsen Mountains
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
Pequot Lakes Minnesota Attractions Black Pine Beach Resort
Pipestone, MN Pipestone National Monument
Plymouth Minnesota Attractions Plymouth Playhouse
Prior Lake, MN Mystic Lake Casino and Hotel
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
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
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
Thief River Falls, MN Seven Clans Casino, Hotel & Waterpark
Tofte, MN Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior
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
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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Groomed cross country ski trails abound in Minnesota. Learn some cross country skiing basics, buy some cross country equiment and enjoy a wonderful Minnesota winter activity.
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Fishing Minnesota lakes and rivers is a great year-round sport. Minnesota fishing offers a wonderful family vacation experience. Cast a line into one of the thousands of Minnesota fishing lakes.
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Beautiful Minnesota campgrounds include hundreds of scenic camping spots in our lovely Minnesota State Parks and National Forest campgrounds.