Information for Travelers
Minnesota is a midwestern US state bordering Canada
and Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes.
The state contains more than 10,000 other lakes, including Lake Itasca, the main source of the Mississippi River.
From the lake-filled North Country to the marble exterior of the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minnesota is filled with natural and cultural beauty.
Plan to explore Minnesota's wilderness, including the Superior National Forest and Lake Superior's North Shore.
Whether it's wandering the trails, paddling the canals, skiing down the slopes or shopping at the Mall of America, Minnesota is a state with limitless things to do.
The Superior National Forest, with crystal clear lakes and rivers, covers large areas of northeastern Minnesota.
The city of Ely, home of the International Wolf Center, is an excellent base for exploring the unspoiled landscape.
It is located on the border between the two countries and is a great area for canoe and kayak trips, as well as fishing.
This area is remote and is home to a lot of wildlife, including bears, moose and wolves.
The best cultural attractions are the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the amazing Munsinger Clemens Gardens in St. Cloud.
The “Twin Cities” of Minneapolis and the state capital of Saint Paul are filled with cultural landmarks such as the Minnesota Science Museum and the Walker Art Center, a museum of modern art.
Read about Minnesota in Wikipedia