10 Best Places to Visit in Minnesota


The largest city in Minnesota, Minneapolis offers a vibrant cultural scene, including the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Guthrie Theater, and Walker Art Center.



The capital city of Minnesota, Saint Paul is known for its historic architecture, including the magnificent State Capitol building.


Saint Paul

Experience the breathtaking beauty of Lake Superior's North Shore with a scenic drive along Highway 61.


North Shore Scenic Drive

Embark on a wilderness adventure in this pristine area of lakes and forests. Enjoy canoeing, kayaking, fishing, camping, and wildlife watching in one of the most pristine wilderness areas in the United States.


Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Shop 'til you drop at the largest shopping mall in the United States, located in Bloomington, a suburb of Minneapolis.


Mall of America

Visit the headwaters of the Mississippi River at Itasca State Park, Minnesota's oldest state park. Explore over 32,000 acres of pristine wilderness, hike through old-growth forests, and walk across the iconic Mississippi Headwaters.


Itasca State Park

Enjoy boating, fishing, and water sports on this picturesque lake located just west of Minneapolis.


Lake Minnetonka

Learn about the history of the fur trade at this historic site located on the North Shore of Lake Superior.


Grand Portage National Monument

Discover beautiful gardens, woodlands, and prairies at this 1,200-acre arboretum located in Chanhassen.


Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Learn about Native American culture and history at this sacred site located in southwestern Minnesota.


Pipestone National Monument

10 Best Places to Visit in Australia

Next Story