Uniquely Minnesota®

Distinctive People, Places and Activities of Minnesota

Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs National Park in MN is a top destination for boating, fishing, and wildlife spotting. A Minnesota gem, the park allows visitors to explore voyageur history and the site of a MN gold rush. Tour by motorboat, houseboat, kayak or canoe.

Summer 2014 Weekend Getaway Planning Guide

Summer 2014 MN Getaway Planning Guide

Starting to get a little cabin fever? Plan your MN spring or summer getaway now – enjoy a local festival, live music, wine or beer tasting, or an art fair. Celebrate the agate or potato, paddle a dragon boat or join an international tug-of-war.

Macy's Spring Flower Show: Minneapolis, MN

Macy's Spring Flower Show: Minneapolis, MN

Spring is in the air and it's time to get out of the house and see the first blooms of the season at spring flower shows. Macy's Spring Flower Show and the Como Conservatory are annual favorites to enjoy the brilliant colors and scents of the season.

Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum: Alexandria, MN

Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum: Alexandria, MN

The turn of the century marked the beginning of lakeside retreats, when vacationers cruised MN lakes by wooden boat. Today, the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum, in Alexandria, MN celebrates that history with classic wooden boats like Chris Craft, Gar Wood and Larson.

Minnesota Waterfalls: The North Shore

Minnesota Waterfalls: The North Shore

The North Shore of MN offers some of the state's most spectacular state parks. And those parks offer the largest concentration of waterfalls in the state, each with its own unique look.


Minnesota: You know it as the Land of 10,000 Lakes. You've been "Up North." And you've walked the famed sculpture garden. But you haven't yet seen it all!

Uniquely Minnesota® tells the stories of the people, places and activities that make Minnesota distinct. From the North Shore to Minnesota's lakes, from resorts to getaways, and from shopping to dining.

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