Explore All Northwest Minnesota
Where the Prairie Meets the North Woods
Discover some of Minnesota’s largest lakes and the headwaters of the Mississippi River. Forests and lakes offer fishing and boating, biking miles of scenic trails, hiking in state parks, playing golf on beautiful courses and bird-watching. For more fast-paced adventure, check out forested ATV trails. With snowmobiling, ice fishing and skiing, there's no hibernating in winter.
The region's charming small towns offer specialty shops, art galleries and dining of all kinds. Many towns are surrounded by clusters of lakes, with family-friendly resorts and campgrounds along their shores. Music festivals, heritage experiences and theaters draw lots of applause.
Spectacular Trails to Tackle
Motorized recreation opportunities abound in Northwest Minnesota. Riders of all skill levels can explore hundreds of miles of trails for ATVs and off-road motorcycles in state forests and other stellar spots.Read More
Northernmost Part of the Contiguous U.S.
Find out how to reach this iconic location, where you can fish, play a nine-hole golf course and mail postcards.Read more
Place Your Bets on Northwest Minnesota
Try your luck at these casinos on a weekend getaway. While you’re in the area, you can also checkout the ATV trails and a taproom or two.Read more
Paved Trails Await Cyclists in Walker
The ultimate bike trip starts in Walker, where two lovely and lengthy paved trails intersect.Read more
Summer on the Shore
Find a charming downtown, delicious dining, outdoor fun and great shopping.Read More
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