Tools & Training
Explore Minnesota Tourism offers numerous tools, tips and training opportunities to assist you in marketing your business, organization or community. Follow the links below for more information.
Logos & Images
Logos and suggested language for linking to exploreminnesota.com, as well as access to images and ad helper resources.
Explore Minnesota Travel Widget
Explore Minnesota's free Travel Widget Builder allows Minnesota tourism businesses and organizations to easily add to their websites custom-built Minnesota travel information features.
Explore Minnesota Tourism keeps you on top of industry events throughout the year. See below for listings of upcoming events.
Vacation Home Rentals
Information for owners of vacation home rental property in Minnesota.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) directly affects places of lodging. New rules took effect on March 15, 2011, with new requirements, including the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards).
Explore Minnesota Tourism works with the tourism industry, legislators and media to increase awareness of the economic contributions of travel and tourism. The Tourism Council plays a critical role in the development of Minnesota tourism, in addition to promoting tourism awareness.
2015 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference
The 2015 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference will be held Feb. 3-4, 2015 at RiverCentre in St. Paul.
2014 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference
The 2014 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference was held February 4-5 at the DECC in Duluth. Many of the speaker presentations are posted on this page.
2014 MN State Water Trails Tourism Summit
The 2014 MN State Water Trails Tourism Summit was held Sept. 29 & 30, 2014. This first-ever event focused on how paddlesports can increase outdoor recreation tourism, foster economic development, build a sense of community, and provide a better quality of life.
2013 PedalMN Bicycle Summit
The 2013 PedalMN Bicycle Summit was held Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at Cragun's Resort in Brainerd. Many of the speaker presentations and the Summit Resource materials are posted on this page.
Firewood Alert -Help Stop the Spread of Emerald Ash Borer Infestation
Minnesota's neighborhoods and forests are under attack now that the emerald ash borer beetle is in Minnesota. Here's how you can protect your trees and forests, and help stop the spread of emerald ash borer infestation.
Explore Minnesota publishes all of their latest news releases and Story Ideas in our Media Room.
To get more information about news in Minnesota, the state of tourism in Minnesota or looking for photos or video contact one of our media representatives.