Walk, run or bike the Central Minnesota Trails for beautiful gardens, local sweet treats, museums, turtle races, and water ski shows.
If you look closely, your beautiful blue lake is a living system full of mysteries.
Experience freedom, unplugged adventure, and peace while vacationing on a houseboat in Voyageurs National Park.
Northeast Minnesota has much to offer, from the historic Grand Portage National Monument to the uniquely water-based Voyageurs National. Park. These two national parks are perfect for your next camping, canoeing, or sight-seeing trip!
All you could ever want in a mountain biking trail network is right here in the heart of northern Minnesota, with entry level, experienced and extreme trails.
The trails of the Northeast have a lot to offer for your next outdoor outing, from Great Lake views to old mining pits to boat tours.
Hike 70% of the soon-to-be longest continuous hiking trail in the United States right here in north central Minnesota.
Catch views of iconic statues, historic landmarks, rivers, and lakes as you trek along the miles of Northwest Minnesota's picturesque trails.
St. Croix National Scenic Riverway & Mississippi National River and Recreation Area.
The metro area offers miles of paved trails along abundant lakes and the Mississippi River.
Pipestone National Monument | Home to 56 active quarry pits, native tallgass prairie, quartzite rock formations and Winnewissa Falls.
Incredible views, rolling hills, and unique amenities make the southern trails of Minnesota a great addition to your next adventure!
MN - one of the best states in the lower 48 to view the northern lights.
76 State Parks | 200,000 acres | 6 National Parks | 2 National Forests.
As the only region of the state where active iron mining still exists, the mesabi has long drawn those interested in state and national history to its mine overlooks and museums. But woven into these rugged minelands are lakes, forests and trails that set the stage for experiences you won't find anywhere else in the country.
All seasons along the North Shore are breathtaking but one season that really stands out is fall. There's just nothing like the warm sunshine, crisp air, and colored leaves that illuminate the shoreline. Fall is a great season to get outside, be active, and really take in all of those colors that decorate the shore. Bottom line: the North Shore is the definition of the perfect fall foliage. Whether it's a quick trip to Duluth to get a piece of it or a longer venture up the shore, there is something for everyone looking to get their fall fix.
We'll take you down 937 miles of highways and backroads... a journey full of notable highlights. So, let's start at that beginning - Mile 0.0 - at the Pigeon River and Grand Portage State Park, at the furthest northeast point of Minnesota.