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When it comes to popular travel destinations, Minnesota may not be an obvious choice. Few Americans realize, however, that this Midwestern state, which borders Canada and Lake Superior, boasts numerous natural, historical, and cultural landmarks that are well worth seeing.
For starters, Minnesota is home to more than 10,000 lakes, including Lake Superior (the largest of the North American Great Lakes), making it an ideal vacation choice for boating and fishing enthusiasts. It is also home to Lake Itasca, the primary source of the Mississippi River.
But Minnesota also has its fair share of cosmopolitanism. The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul teem with unique shopping and dining opportunities and are both known for their exciting nightlife.
In fact, Minneapolis has been described as the ‘coolest city in the Midwest.’ And thanks to its vibrant artistic community (which produced both Bob Dylan and Prince), the city has also actually come to be known as the ‘Star of the North.’
Minnesota has a rich history in sports, with professional and semi-professional teams for almost every popular sport - football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer and more! It has participated in so many competitions, and dominated the field, especially in the Winter Olympics.
When visiting Minnesota, one cannot get the full experience without engaging in some sort of sport activity. Whether it is going to a football game to support Minnesota Vikings, or watching a game in a pub with locals and placing bets online, to feel a true spirit of “Star of the North”, sport has to be a part of adventure.
This blog is designed for anyone considering a trip to Minnesota, whether for business or pleasure. Readers will find article after article about all things pertaining to this great state and advice for potential visitors.
Anyone with questions about Minnesota or the Twin Cities will find answers here, from advice on the best places to stay and eat to exhaustive lists and descriptions of must-see attractions.
Interested readers are urged to use this blog as their ultimate go-to resource for all things Minnesota.