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Minnesota is a Midwestern state of the United States.

Regions in Minnesota : Minneapolis / St. Paul metropolitan area, Northwest Angle, Iron Range, Arrowhead, Pipestone, Central Minnesota and Southeast Minnesota

Cities Minnesota : Bloomington, Duluth, Minneapolis, Rochester, Saint Cloud, Saint Paul, and more....

State Capital Minnesota : Saint Paul.


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Camping / Campgrounds / RV Parks

  Go Camping America   -   National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC)
  Koa   -   Campgrounds of America
  National Park Service Campground and Tour Reservation Site
  Funroads   -   Get Outta Town!

Car Rentals Minnesota

Car rental

Car Rental USA  Sixt   -    

Holiday Homes Minnesota / Apartments

  VRBO vacation rentals
  GreatRentals.com    -   USA Vacation Rentals


Hotels in Minnesota

  Booking.com   -   Hotel Guide Minnesota
Most Popular cities Minnesota : Bloomington, Minneapolis, Burnsville, Shakopee, Eagan, Minnetonka, Brooklyn Center, Maplewood, Plymouth, Rogers, Saint Paul, Coon Rapids.

 
Centrally located hotels ranging from small family run budget accommodation to world-class five star hotels.

   -   Motel 6 and Red Roof

  Hotels.com   -    

  Brainerd Resorts Minnesota MN Conference Golf Resort Craguns
Year-round resort getaway destination offering more of everything for your vacation - at the best value of any Minnesota resort! You'll enjoy all the water sports, including boating, skiing, fishing and sunbathing on the mile-long sandy beach. Our full-service marina has complete rentals and fishing guide service. Want more fun ? There are hiking, biking and X-C ski trails, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, indoor Sports Centre, bonfires on the beach and more.
  Breezy Point Resort
Located on Pelican Lake near Brainerd Minnesota it offesr families one of the most beautiful vacation experiences or golf vacations available in the northwoods of Minnesota.

National Parks / State Parks

  National Park Service
The NPS works with communities to preserve and care for neighborhood treasures. They also work with teachers to create unique opportunities for students to learn about history at the real places where events unfolded.

Travel Agents / Tour Operators

   -   Create your perfect trip to Minnesota
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Local Travel Organizations / Tour Operators :

  Detroit Lakes   -   Visit Detroit Lakes
More than 400 lakes within 25 miles of Detroit Lakes in west central Minnesota. Whether you are looking for a nature getaway, an active family vacation, a memorable convention or a pampered rest, we have something for you.
  Explore Minnesota   -   Discover New Territory
Think you know Minnesota pretty well? Chances are there are large parts of it you've never explored. For instance, the Northwest Angle at the top of the state, or the sights in scenic Bluff Country. Or a gorgeous waterfall in the southwest corner of the state, at Pipestone National Monument, where you can also learn about Minnesota's Indian heritage and crafts and a special stone quarry.
Part of the fun is sharing the trip with someone special. A Minnesota getaway is a great chance to escape the bustle and demands of everyday life, relax and enjoy each other's company. Reconnect with your spouse or kids, extended family and friends. Discover new territory together.
  Saint Paul Tourism
Saint Paul ... home to fabulous events throughout the spring, like the Spring Flower Show at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park. Whether you're planning to visit for a convention or meeting, visiting friends and family or spending some time vacationing, we know you'll enjoy a capital time in Saint Paul.

Travel Guides Minnesota /  Travel Related Books

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Transportation / How do I get to Minnesota

 
Minneapolis Airport   -   Located just 8-1/2 miles from downtown Saint Paul
  Bemidji Regional Airport
  Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport   -   218-828-0572
  Chisholm-Hibbing Airport
Location in northern Minnesota has a lot to offer the people in the area along with customers that fly into the Chisholm-Hibbing Airport. Close to the airport are many outdoor treasures including top golf courses, fishing, hunting, skiing and many other outdoor activities.
  Duluth International Airport
Car rental  International Falls Airport   -   218-283-4461
Car rental  Thief River Falls Regional Airport   -   218-681-7680
  Rochester International Airport
  St. Cloud Regional Airport

   

 
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  Airline Tickets Minnesota / Bargain Flights

  Northwest Airlink / Mesaba Airlines [ St. Cloud ]

  Amtrak   -   American Railways
An Amtrak train route runs along the Mississippi river in Minnesota, with stops in Minneapolis, Red Wing, and Winona, among others.

  Greyhound Lines   -   Coach Line

  Minnesota Department of Transportation [ Mn/DOT ]
  Metro Transit [ Minneapolis / St. Paul ]


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  Explore Minnesota   -  Discover New Territory
Think you know Minnesota pretty well? Chances are there are large parts of it you've never explored. For instance, the Northwest Angle at the top of the state, or the sights in scenic Bluff Country. Or a gorgeous waterfall in the southwest corner of the state, at Pipestone National Monument, where you can also learn about Minnesota's Indian heritage and crafts and a special stone quarry.
Part of the fun is sharing the trip with someone special. A Minnesota getaway is a great chance to escape the bustle and demands of everyday life, relax and enjoy each other's company. Reconnect with your spouse or kids, extended family and friends. Discover new territory together.

  State of Minnesota [ government ]

  Saint Paul Tourism
Saint Paul ... home to fabulous events throughout the spring, like the Spring Flower Show at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park. Whether you're planning to visit for a convention or meeting, visiting friends and family or spending some time vacationing, we know you'll enjoy a capital time in Saint Paul.
  City of Saint Paul   -   State Capital Minnesota
St. Paul sits on the Mississippi River next to Minnesota's largest city, Minneapolis. Together [ and with surrounding suburbs ], they are known as the Twin Cities.

  Arrowhead Region
The Arrowhead Region is quite rugged and dotted with hundreds of lakes, and is home to Voyageurs National Park, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and the Superior Hiking Trail, which lie amidst the Superior National Forest.
Comprises Carlton, Cook, Lake and St. Louis Counties. Aitkin, Itasca, and Koochiching Counties are also sometimes considered as part of the region.
  Arrowhead   -   Heart of the Arrowhead Association   -   Lake Superior's North Shore.
From the time of the early settlers, till present day, the area has drawn people to the natural beauty of the area. Moose, deer, black bear and grouse wander the forest freely. Sit by a campfire on a starry night and you may see the spectacular view of the Northern Lights or hear the lonesome cry of the loon. Gamefish and panfish can be found on any of the area lakes and streams.
Spend a relaxing day looking for agates along Lake Superior or the numerous rivers and then treat yourself to a truly memorable dinner of local cuisine at one of the areas fine restaurants.
The Heart of the Arrowhead offers some of the most scenic snowmobile and hiking trails to be found. The Superior Hiking Trail and the North Shore Ski Trail offer miles of unsurpassed beauty.
  Iron Range   -   northeastern section of Minnesota
"The Range", as it is known by locals, is a region with multiple distinct bands of iron ore.
The area includes hundreds of small lakes, and is home to the Chippewa National Forest and Superior National Forest.
The area consists of seven counties: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis.
  Central Minnesota and Southeast Minnesota
Central Minnesota [ Alexandria, Bemidji, Brainerd, Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Grand Rapids, Little Falls, Saint Cloud and Wadena ]. Southeastern Minnesota [ area of Southeastern Minnesota which is outside of the Twin Cities Metro Area. The largest city of Southeast Minnesota is Rochester. Other major cities include Winona, Owatonna, Faribault, Northfield, Austin and Red Wing ].
  Minneapolis / St. Paul metropolitan area
The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul and the surrounding area is the most highly populated area in Minnesota and the 15th-largest metropolitan area in the United States.
  Northwest Angle   -   see North West Angle Chamber Of Commerce
A small part of northern Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota that is the only part of the United States outside of Alaska that is north of the 49th parallel.
The area offers much to do including: world class fishing, outstanding birding, hiking, golfing, boating, snowmobiling, sight seeing, and many other activities including touring historical sites.
  Pipestone   -   see Piipestoneminnesota.com   -   home of the Peacepipe
Area in southwestern Minnesota. The area was named for its supply of pipestone a type of limestone which local Indians carved into pipes. The area is also noted for quartzite quarries.

  Detroit Lakes   -   Visit Detroit Lakes
More than 400 lakes within 25 miles of Detroit Lakes in west central Minnesota. Whether you are looking for a nature getaway, an active family vacation, a memorable convention or a pampered rest, we have something for you.
  Granite Country
Home to the popular St. Cloud and Central Lakes area, this inviting Minnesota destination will provide you with a warm and memorable experience.
Destinations : City of Cold Spring, City of Princeton, City of St. Augusta, City of St. Cloud, City of St. Joseph
  Lake of the Woods
65,000 miles of shoreline, 14,582 islands, 90 miles long, 55 miles wide and some of the best fishing anywhere!
  Lake Superior
  Leech Lake Area [ Walker ]
The Leech Lake Area offers memorable year round vacation adventures, with a variety of recreational activities including world-class fishing, hunting, great golfing, hiking, biking, skiing, and snowmobiling on hundreds of miles of woodland trails.
The Walker Lakes Area is home to an array of unique festivals celebrating every season. There are accommodations to meet every need from quiet campgrounds and family resorts to elegant hotels, quaint Bed & Breakfasts and adventurous houseboats.
Hunt waterfowl on our thousands of acres of lakes and rivers. Search the Chippewa National Forest for white tail deer. The Leech Lake Area offers diverse fishing with a variety of species. Experience the thrill and excitement when the last cast snags the big one. Walleye, Northern Pike, Muskie, Bass, Panfish, we have it all.
  Mille Lacs
The Mille Lacs Lake area is Cool in Summer! Hot in Winter! But to really appreciate our area, stay awhile, because most of our secrets are shared only with those who take the time to get to know us. Visit us during any season and discover our good nature from a fairway, a snowmobile trail, a bike path, a lawn chair on a sandy beach or the porch of a cozy resort cabin.
Communities Mille Lacs : Cove, Garrison, Isle, Malmo, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Onamia, Wahkon, Wealthwood.
  Minnesota Northwoods
Vacationing in the Minnesota Northwoods offers unique opportunities for families, fishermen, outdoor enthusiasts and those who simply want to get away from the stresses of everyday life.
Destinations : Bemidji, Blackduck, Cass Lake, Leech Lake/Walker, Park Rapids, Grand Rapids
  Northcentral-West Minnesota
  North Shore State Trail
Connecting St. Louis County with Cook County, and the numerous spur trails.
  Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
Park Rapids is the Gateway to Itasca State Park and home of the historically famous Heartland Trail.
Minnesota's Park Rapids Lakes Area offers a high quality of life. Whether you choose to vacation, work or move to the land of lakes, loons and legends, you will be happy you did. The Park Rapids Lakes Area has hundreds of lakes, surrounded by five state forests. Shopping, indoor and outdoor recreation and restaurant choices abound.
Towns : Akeley, Dorset, Lake George, Menahga, Nevis, Park Rapids
Sawtooth Mountains   -   Minnesota's only 'mountains"

  Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
Alexandria is located in West Central Minnesota, where the prairie meets the forest and over 375 glacier formed, pristine lakes are nestled in the trees & rolling hills just waiting for you!
  Baudette   -   City of Baudette [ Lake of the Woods ]
Baudette, the Walleye Capital of the World, is located just south of Lake of the Woods on State Highways 11 and 172. It is also located near Zippel Bay State Park and Beltrami Island State Forest. Baudette is an attractive community in an area known for its year round fishing and many outdoor activities. Baudette is home to many fine businesses, Specialty shops, restaurants, motels and resorts with facilities to serve you when you are in the region. One attraction in Baudette is Willie the Walleye. He turned 40 years old in 1999 and each June the City of Baudette celebrates his birthday.
  Bemidji   -   Visit Bemidji   -   The First City on the Mississippi
In northern Minnesota, Bemidji is near Itasca State Park, Lake Bemidji State Park, state forest areas, the Chippewa National Forest, and has 400 fishing lakes within 25 miles.
  Bloomington   -   Bloomington
  Crookston Convention & Visitors Bureau
Crookston, Minnesota is a warm and friendly community with just over 8,000 people. Located in the heart of the Red River Valley, it lies on the banks of the Red Lake River.
Crookston provides several recreational opportunities. These include, golfing, birding, bowling, summer and ice fishing on the Red Lake River, swimming, snowmobiling, browsing our beautiful public library, taking a stroll on one of our walking and biking paths, or relaxing in one of the city's seventeen parks.
  Duluth   -   Duluth
  East Grand Forks   -   Visit Grand Forks
Get away to the Red River Valley where the great outdoors meet the friendly towns of Grand Forks, ND and East Grand Forks, MN.
Your two-state adventure will span both banks of the Red River as you enjoy grand dining, shopping, the great outdoors, UND and the heritage of the upper Midwest.
  Fergus Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau
Fergus Falls has wonderful museums, historic buildings, a performing arts center that brings a wide range of programs, shopping - from national chain stores to boutiques and antiques, a nature learning center, world -class horse arena and fabulous biking/walking/snowmobiling trails. Our location as an anchor to the Pine to Prairie Birding Trail and Otter Trail Scenic Byway have people flocking to see what the buzz is about. Don't forget about our lakes. Over 1,000 lakes in the area call people to fish, boat, ski and relax.
  Little Falls   -   Where the Mississippi pauses... discovery begins
Overflowing with history and tradition, Little Falls is a place where young and old alike immerse themselves in the many attractions and events that speak of life along the banks of the mighty Mississippi. Here, where memories have been made, we invite you to come and make your own.
  Minneapolis   -   Minneapolis
  Moorhead   -   Fargo-Moorhead Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Fargo-Moorhead Convention & Visitors Bureau exists to promote Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota as a destination for visitors, tour groups, business travel, conventions, sporting events and trade shows. We promote and market all our community has to offer: excellent, affordable lodging, over 200 restaurants, shopping, great golf, unique attractions, year-round festivals, concerts, theatre and entertainment.
  Park Rapids   -   Itasca Area Lakes Tourism Association
Our Resorts, Campgrounds, and Lodging Facilities are located in the Dorset, Nevis, and Park Rapids Minnesota Area. We are only a short drive from Itasca State Park, "Home of the Mississippi Headwaters".
The area offers pristine northwood pines, exceptionally clean lakes and waters, always good fishing (fishing skills may vary), swimming, excellent golf courses, biking, hiking, planned children and adult activities, restaurants and shopping.
  Rochester   -   Rochester
  Saint Cloud   -   St Cloud

  Magazine   -   Minnesota Monthly Magazine
Minnesota Monthly is the region's most widely circulated lifestyle magazine, catering to a well-educated, affluent audience. Key topics—mainly with a strong focus on Minnesota—include politics, education and healthcare. Minnesota Monthly is also a popular resource for local entertainment, travel, arts and dining opportunities.
  News   -   StarTribune
  Radio   -   Minnesota Public Radio
Minnesota Public Radio® is one of the nation's premier public radio organizations. With headquarters in the heart of downtown St. Paul, Minnesota Public Radio operates a regional network of 37 stations, covering Minnesota and parts of Wisconsin, the Dakotas, Michigan, Iowa and Idaho.
  TV   -   KSTP
  TV   -   WCCO
  University   -   St. Cloud State University
  University   -   University of Minnesota

Cuisine  -  Minnesota Recipes

  Pride of the Prairy   -   food from the farms of Upper Minnesota Valley
  Northern Plains Potato Growers Association   -   see Consumer / Great Potatoe Recipes
  Wild Rice  -  Authentic Minnesota Wild Rice Recipes
Wild rice is native to the United States and grows in fresh water and in brackish swamps from New England to Texas to North Dakota. But, its greatest abundance has always been in the State of Minnesota.
  Herald Journal Recipes
Herald Journal : newspaper serving Howard Lake, Lester Prairie, Mayer, Montrose, New Germany, Waverly, and Winsted, Minnesota.

History of Minnesota

  Minnesota Historical Society
The Minnesota Historical Society is a private, non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849 to preserve and share Minnesota history. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota's past through interactive and engaging museum exhibits, extensive libraries and collections, 25 historic sites, educational programs and book publishing.
  Minnesota History Timeline
  History of Minnesota [ Wikipedia ]


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