Map of places to visit in Minnesota
The "Land of 10,000 Lakes" is a famous holiday getaway offering complete family fun. There are numerous water parks, zoos, amusement parks, art, history and science museums that attract many tourists. The state has fine fishing waters, lakes, winding rivers, dense forests, rolling farmland, golf opportunities, scenic canoe and kayak routes, ski and snowmobile trails, and some of the best paved bike trails in the country. Also there are a number of summer theatres in the state.
Banning State Park: Located on the beautiful Kettle River, the Banning State Park is a beautiful park offering ample of opportunities for camping, biking, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and cross country skiing. Impressive rock formations and the historic ruins of the sandstone quarry make it is a great place to study natural history.
Lake Superior Zoo: Located in the beautiful lakeside city of Duluth in Fairmont Park, Lake Superior Zoo is one of the well known holiday destination. There are hundreds of native animals in the zoo. Besides the exotic animal species, the area is known for the majestic pine trees and the lush growth of beautiful wild flowers.
Great Lakes Aquarium: The Great Lakes Aquarium is located in Duluth, Minnesota on the shores of Lake Superior. The aquarium exhibits a number of species and habitats. Baptism River, St. Louis River, Isle Royale, Amazing Amazon, Wow of Water and Freshwater Forest are the major habitats. The Aviary, Critter Corner and Otter Cove are the other attractions.
|State Parks||Banning State Park, Blue Mounds State Park, Itasca State Park, Buffalo River State Park, Carley State Park, Flandrau State Park|
|Beaches||Paradise Beach, Tettegouche State Park Beach, Centerville Beach, Bunker Beach Water Park, Sugarloaf Cove Beach|
|Museums||Afton Historical Museum, Andrew John Volstead House, Bakken Library and Museum, Redwood County Museum, Minnesota Marine Art Museum|
|Historical Landmarks||LeDuc Historic Estate, Historic Forestville, Phelps Mill, Duluth Depot, Wanda Gag House, Fort Snelling, Kathi Historic District|
|Other Places||Voyageurs National Park, Nickelodeon Universe, Lake Superior Zoo, Minnesota Zoo, Cannon Valley Trail, Ellingson Car Museum|
Voyageurs National Park: Established in 1975, Voyageurs National Park is a United States Park located in northern Minnesota near the town of International Falls. The park is known for its outstanding water resources and offers ample opportunities for canoeing, kayaking, and fishing.
Mall of America: The largest shopping and entertainment destination in the United States, the Mall of America is located in Bloomington, Minnesota. The mall features over 520 stores, 50 restaurants and the largest indoor Nickelodeon theme park- Nickelodeon Universe. Other attractions inside the mall include the SeaLife Aquarium, LEGO Imagination Center, and the American Girl Store.