The state has 87 counties. The state capital is Saint Paul while Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota. Minneapolis’ broadway scene and Saint Paul’s laid-back charm make these Twin cities a major cultural and economical center in the Midwestern US. The Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights is the among the largest state fairs in the US.
Lapped by the Lake Superior, the city of Duluth bills itself as “The San Francisco of the North.” Globally renowned Mayo Clinic is headquartered in Rochester. Bloomington houses the largest shopping mall in the country, Mall of America. A bedroom community, Brooklyn Park features the Edinburgh USA Golf Course.
Plymouth, Maple Grove, Woodbury, and St. Cloud are other major cities in Minnesota.
Getting In and Around
Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Duluth International Airport (DLH) serve the state.
Amtrak’s Empire Builder passenger train passes through the state.
Interstate Highways I-35, I-90, and I-94 and U.S. highways traverse the state.
List of Cities in Minnesota