The Travel Guide to Minnesota

MNTrips is the trusted source for travel throughout Minnesota. Find travel tips and itineraries for Minnesota, including weekend getaways, road trips, lake resort holidays and family vacations. MNTrips guides you to Minnesota towns and cities, with top things to do and places to stay. For each region, find detailed information about Minnesota’s State Parks and nearby nature areas.

Plan things to do in the metro Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, including the Mall of America. Or explore destination ideas in greater Minnesota: where to fish, hike, bike, canoe or camp. Across the state, from the North Shore of Lake Superior to the Mississippi River valley, discover the towns, local neighborhoods, and restaurants that make up Minnesota’s community spirit.

MNTrips encourages travel in summer, winter and fall. Read our travel tips and packing tips to enjoy fun and easy city walks, park hikes, bike trails, day trips, or road trips – year round. Get our top recommendations on where to stay and where to eat.

Written by Minnesotans, MNTrips is the insider guide to all sorts of Minnesota destinations and vacations.

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What to do in Grand Marais

The charming old town of Grand Marais, with its many unique Minnesota characteristics, makes a great base for exploring the North Shore of Lake Superior, the Gunflint Trail, and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Great Restaurants in Duluth

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When we think of Duluth, we admit out thoughts go more to scenery and big ships, not big plates of delicious food. We’ve changed our thinking. We love the variety and quality of eats found in Duluth, Minnesota. Here are a few suggestions to find the best restaurants in Duluth.

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A Walk in Blue Mounds State Park

The Blue Mounds State Park in the far southwest corner of the state can be at once one of the less difficult yet most rewarding of the Minnesota State Parks trails.

Blue Mounds and Minneopa State Park, near Mankato, are the two parks where bison have been reintroduced, so there’s an obvious added attraction–if you’re lucky enough to get close enough to get a good look.