Minnesota Offers Adventure, Culture & Curiosity
From your home base in Minnesota’s Healthy Heartland, you can discover everything else Minnesota has to offer. Excitement is just around the corner. From great lakes to hot sport takes, Minnesota is a place to experience and fall in love with. Music, food, amazing outdoor places and unforgettable indoor spaces. Curious? You should be. Take Minnesota for a spin; there’s no other place like it!
Southern Minnesota Highlights
Step outside the back door and you’re in beautiful Southern Minnesota. Find historic sites, scenic river valleys, and endless outdoor activities, along with quaint shops, small towns and hidden gems. Celebrate authentic German heritage in New Ulm, float down the Minnesota River or explore amazing views from the bluffs near Rochester. Museums, music, food and fun? Yeah it’s all here too. There’s so much to see and so much to do in Southern Minnesota.
Adventures in Greater Minnesota
Minnesota is diverse. From the majesty and beauty of the North shore to the bright lights and bounty of Minnesota’s Twin Cities, Minnesota is truly a one-of-a-kind place that appeals to the adventurer in everyone. Find the source of the Mississippi River, hike the Gun Flint Trail, fish on a frozen lake or see 9,000-year-old petroglyphs in person. And that’s just for starters. There are four seasons in Minnesota and there are adventures to be had in every one of them.
Festivals & Food Throughout the State
If you want to talk about Minnesota, food and festivals in the same sentence, you must be talking about the most incredible, unbelievable, have-to-see-it, have to be there state fair in the country! But the fun doesn’t end there, Minnesota’s awash with festivals, fairs and fun. Countless celebrations take place throughout the State all year long, from big cities to small towns, heritage to historical and some just for fun!
What’s your favorite sport? Chances are you’ll be able to enjoy it in Minnesota. Professional, amateur and club sports abound in Minnesota. The State boasts professional teams in every major sport from football to soccer. There’s never a lack of top-notch college sports either from nationally revered major universities to regional private college athletics. And high school sports… you can’t miss the State’s high school hockey tournament. There’s nothing like it anywhere!
Family Fun Minnesota Style
The fun never ends in Minnesota. And there’s always something to do as a family. There are countless parks and camping opportunities. Water sports? Come on, it is the Land of 10,000 Lakes! And waterparks for that matter. Looking for something educational? Try a children’s theater or museum. Don’t forget the zoo, there are several to choose from. Just want a relaxing road trip? Travel one of Minnesota’s beautiful Scenic Byways.
Arts & Culture in Every Corner
The arts thrive in Minnesota. From small town art guilds to one of the best music scenes in the country, Minnesota attracts artists and art lovers alike. How about culture you say? Minnesota’s rich Native American history is woven into the fabric of everyday life. And new and exciting ethnic cultures are making their mark in food, music and art around the State. Minnesota is a celebration of people, tradition and heritage.
Drink & Eat Your Way Across MN
Minnesota’s food scene is happening! Take time to enjoy some local favorites, (it’s called a hotdish here, not casserole) or experience fine dining. You’ll find global cuisines and good old-fashioned home cookin’. Craft beers? Of course! Minnesota’s craft beer scene is one of the most vibrant in the country. Along with some great distilleries and wineries. Taste bud tempting treats can be found throughout Minnesota!