5 Places you must visit in Minnesota

Minnesota is one of the most spectacular states in the USA for a weekend getaway and for a peaceful vacation.  It is home to natural scenery and breathtaking beauty. It is also known as the “Land of 10,000 Lakes” due to the presence of 10,000 lakes in the state. Here’s a list of 5 places you must visit while in Minnesota.

1. Minnehaha Falls Regional Park

This city park in Minneapolis which is also home to Minnehaha Falls and the lower reaches of Minnehaha Creek was designed by landscape architect Horace W.S. Cleveland in 1883. It is an incredible site, surrounded by various gardens, hiking and biking trails, historical landmarks, and a disc golf course which makes it a place you must visit.

2. North Shore Scenic Drive

To see the shoreline of Lake Superior in all its glory, get behind the wheel and find the North Shore Scenic Drive which is just over 140 miles. In total, the drive. From deep forests to waterfalls, colorful beaches, and superb views of Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes, the North Shore Scenic Drive will overload your senses.

3. Duluth

Duluth captivates by panoramic vistas, an expansive public park system, sophisticated dining, shopping, and museums, and opportunities to enjoy the water. Canal Park has the Lakewalk, which takes you along attractions with Lake Superior as a backdrop, such as the Rose Garden and Leif Erikson Park as well as Lake Superior Maritime Museum. You can also buy some bird food there and enjoy yourself with birds surrounding you.

4. Maple Grove

Maple Grove is an amazing city to visit for sure. Places like Elm Creek Park Reserve offers a great day not only for kids of all ages but for a family outing and fun too. It’s a good place for a walk too other than natural beauty, swim, and a picnic. Hindu Temple of Minnesota is also in Maple Grove which offers a beautiful religious getaway. Enigma Adventures is a story-driven escape room game where you can spend about 1-2 hrs.

5. Shakopee 

Shakopee City is not just a good place to visit but also considered as one of the best places to live in Minnesota. The city offers amusement parks, casinos, natural sites, and a lot more. The Canterbury Park offers a horse racing venue and a big casino too. Wild Thing is yet another amusement park with roller coaster rides.