Welcome to the Land of 10,000 Lakes, the home of tater tot hot-dish and the possibility of up to 9 moths of winter! Yes, the bold north, they call us and they also talk about our “Minnesota Nice”, which does exist, but may be slightly different than you were expecting. “What is Minnesota Nice?”, you ask. Well, it means we are very accepting of everyone, but we also aren’t going to sugar-coat things or baby you. We’ll invite you to dinner, but if you don’t like our hot-dish, you can just take yourself on to Perkins, then! Anywho, as a Minnesotan (born and raised), I thought I should show you some of the fun places to visit and activities to try when you travel to my home state!
Welcome to Minnesota
We may be the land of 10,000 lakes and yes, one of them is the biggest lake in the US, but there is a lot more to Minnesota than water! We also have the Spam Museum and snow! I kid, I kid! I mean, we do have those, but we also have art, amusements, food, music and different activities for EVERYONE to enjoy!
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Where to stay:
There are tons of places to stay in the Twin Cities! You will find all kinds of hotels. If you venture out a bit, you will find wonderful state parks that offer everything from tent camping to cabins and yurts! You can also head up north for amazing views off of Lake Superior!
Places to eat:
Everyone is going to tell you, when you visit Minnesota, you have to eat a Juicy Lucy. So, I am going to skip over that one and go right to something even better! How about local Farm-to-Table and Cupcakes! YUM!
Places to see and Activities to do:
There are plenty of things to see and do, year round, in Minnesota. Indoor, Outdoor, We’ve got it all! Amusement parks, Sculpture gardens, Museums, America’s LARGEST Mall, oh yeah, that’s here too and there is an amusement park INSIDE of it!
Certain times of the year there are special things all over Minnesota for you to enjoy! Here are a few of them!