Some popular destinations in Minnesota include...
Cities - Minneapolis and St. Paul
Made up of the large metro areas of St. Paul
and Minneapolis, the Twin Cities bustle with
entertainment, cultural events, and professional sporting events. The scenery
of this attractive metropolis includes contemporary skylines, historic architecture,
and greenways of parks, lakes and the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers. The
Twin Cities Metro Area offers a great variety of entertainment for everyone.
Duluth is located at the westernmost tip of Lake Superior, halfway between Minneapolis/St.
Paul and the Canadian border. With its lakeside setting and an incredible array
of things to see and do, Duluth has become a popular
place to get away for a few days of fun. Enjoy the numerous trails, rivers,
lakes and more than one hundred city parks -- all within the city limits.
Itasca State Park
Established in 1891, Itasca is Minnesota's oldest state park. Today, the park
totals more than 32,000 acres and includes more than 100 lakes. Explore Wilderness
Drive past the 2,000-acre Wilderness Sanctuary, one of Minnesota's seven National
Natural Landmarks. Located in the North Central-West region of Minnesota, by
Park Rapids, Itasca State Park offers some of the finest scenery to be found
Surrounded by rolling farmlands in the Zumbro River Valley, scenic Rochester
has been named one of the top three liveable U.S. cities by Money magazine five
years running. Located in the southeast corner of Minnesota, Rochester is situated
about 80 miles southeast of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Rochester
is a company town built around the world famous Mayo Clinic. The city is also
home to one of IBM's largest facilities.
Ely is the central gateway to the unspoiled voyageur country of the Boundary
Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The Ely area offers all the fishing and outdoor
activities the angler, adventurer, or outdoors-person might be looking for.
Saint Cloud is located 50 miles northwest of
the Minneapolis / St. Paul metropolitan area and serves as the gateway to Central
Minnesota. St. Cloud offers a diversity of culture, accommodations, a historic
downtown and plenty of activities.