Welcome to the Explore Minnesota Tourism Website
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Discover historic sites and attractions in northeast Minnesota, ranging from lofty lighthouses to underground mines.
A life-size version of Barbie's Dreamhouse is making every little girl's dream come true at Mall of America.
"Ultimate Dinosaurs" features 20 dinosaur specimens from South America, Africa and Madagascar, plus an accompanying IMAX film.
Festival season never ends in Minnesota. Bundle up and celebrate this special time of year at a winter festival.
The craft beer scene continues to heat up in Minnesota, making it one of the top 10 craft beer states according to the Brewers Association.
Zagat's annual dining guide puts 10 Minneapolis-St. Paul-area restaurants in the spotlight.
The corner coffee shop has a way of making anyone who visits feel at home. Find your new favorite hangout in cities and towns across the state.
Even if you don’t ice fish, you can still celebrate this Minnesota tradition at one of many festivals around the state.
Professional sports, intercollegiate play and club teams have fans cheering in venues throughout Minnesota.
In its third year, the Caravan du Nord concert series celebrates independent, Minnesota-based musicians.
With dozens of wineries scattered throughout the state, there's no need to fly to California to taste award-winning wines.
Minnesota welcomes same-sex couples to plan a wedding, honeymoon or other getaway in our friendly state.
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Home, at 599 Summit Ave., is just one of many fascinating literary sites in Minnesota, in addition to several literary-themed events and attractions.
“Retro” is the most popular vintage style today, and shops with a mid-century focus have sprung up in the Twin Cities.
The Moose Lake area thrives with charming towns, interesting history and challenging golf courses—and is a great gateway to northeast Minnesota.
More than 3,000 Amish call Minnesota home, and many communities welcome visitors with guided tours and shops selling handmade goods.
Guided Segway tours offer the fun of learning to ride these stand-up, two-wheel scooters while exploring scenic areas and learning about their history.
Over the years, Minnesota’s music marvels have played a major role in shaping popular music history with the sounds of artists such as Bob Dylan, Prince, The Replacements and Atmosphere.
The 2014 Minnesota State Fair will feature old favorites like the CHS Miracle of Birth Center, plus new attractions including the West End Market and Extreme Canines Stunt Dog Show.
Minnesota boasts more than 90 county fairs, each with their own distinct flavor and personality.