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Known as the ‘Land of 10,000 Lakes’, Minnesota is one of the most geographically striking locations in the United States. This northern state is largely comprised of luxurious prairies and water plains, making it a popular destination with nature lovers and water sports enthusiasts. In the state’s twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul there is also a world-class arts and cultural scene. Book a hotel in Minnesota today.
Minneapolis — Home to world-class arts, music and literary scenes, as well as award-winning cuisine, Minneapolis is famous for its diversity and creativity. Amid the city’s other cultural gems, head to Minneapolis Institute of Art to see Minnesota’s very own Rembrandt. With a hotel in Minneapolis, you’ll also be sure to gape in wonder at the illusory design of the Walker Art Centre.
St. Paul — A historic centre of trade, Minnesota’s capital Saint Paul is one of the most thriving cities in the state. Packed with distinct architecture, such as the gargantuan Marjorie McNeely Conservatory or the grand dome and ostentatious statuary of Minnesota State Capitol, with a hotel in St Paul, you’ll have a destination that perfectly balances heritage and contemporary attractions.
Rochester — Book a hotel in Rochester for some natural beauty blended with the steel girders of the city’s skyline. Well-developed but very green, Rochester is home to 100+ parks. It also has numerous heritage sites such as the Chateau Theatre, once a Vaudeville house, and now of the city’s most unique historic buildings.
Bloomington — A city bursting with art galleries, several nature reserves and even its own a Nordic ski jump, Bloomington is a small but quirky place, packed with charm. Film buffs may be interested to learn that scenes from the Coen brothers film, A Serious Man, were filmed in one of the city’s urban ranch house neighbourhoods.
The jewel in Minnesota’s crown has to be Lake Superior. As the name suggests, Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes and covers over 30,000 square miles. With 10,000 other lakes, many of Minnesota’s smaller ones provide a more peaceful but no less dramatic view. For city sightseeing, Minneapolis and Saint Paul have the most to offer. From the natural wonders of Minnehaha Park and the stunning waterfall at its heart, to architectural delights like the Cathedral of Saint Paul, you’ll not be short on things to see.
Saint Paul is not just the capital of Minnesota but also its central retail hub. Shop until you drop with a Getaway Package at the Mall of America, which has over 500 stores. Want a feel of local life? Head to one of the award-winning restaurants located in the foodie hub of Minneapolis, which is popular with the locals as well as tourists. Take the kids to Como Zoo in Saint Paul or go hiking in the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area. Wherever your travels take you, the attractions in the Great Lakes state of Minnesota are guaranteed to make your holiday as unforgettable as the view.