Pack the suitcases, stop the mail, turn off the iron – your Minnesota vacation is about to start!
Before you head to fun by the lake (or in the snow) check out these sites that provide travel resources.
Activities and Attractions
|How big is the lake? How deep? What kind of fish are there? Has the fishing been good? Check out these sites to find the answers to your questions.|
Data for more than 4,500 Minnesota lakes and rivers – maintained by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
|Did you know that there are more than 480 Minnesota golf courses, and more golfers per capita than any other state? Beautiful golf courses for every skill level scatter across the Minnesota landscape. Click on the links below to visit sites dedicated to Minnesota golfing – then pack your clubs!|
Golf course reviews
Minnesota Golf Association
Maps and details on all the Minnesota State Trails – maintained by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
|Downhill Ski Areas
Enjoy a natural winter wonderland among a wide variety of Minnesota ski areas. Downhill ski or snowboard at any of these great locations to maximize your winter fun!
Country ski areas
Visit one of Minnesota’s beautiful cross country ski trails.
Snowmobile and Ski trail report
Re-live rich and fascinating history at Minnesota's History Center. From Civil War and artifacts, to hands on exhibits, to a wealth of art, the people places and things that have shaped what Minnesota is today with the Minnesota Historical Society.
Searchable listings of orchards and vendors of fresh produce, straight from the farmer - maintained by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Explore one of Minnesota’s 66 state parks. Waterfalls, lakes, and forests abound throughout the state. Enjoy Minnesota’s beautiful outdoors. Click Here to find a state park to visit.
Performing arts are a Minnesota specialty. Museums, theater, art, dance, and symphony concerts can be found throughout the state. Click Here to find the arts near you.
|Hunting and Trapping
With almost 1/5th of the entire state’s land open for public hunting, hunt everything from deer, bear, and elk, to grouse, pheasants and waterfowl. Learn more about Minnesota Hunting seasons!
|Road maps and more!
Navigate your way throughout the state with this downloadable Minnesota maps.
Relax and enjoy Minnesota’s diverse and gorgeous sites. Drive along one of the state’s many scenic drives and take it all in!
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511 Traffic and Road Conditions
Before you get in the car, check this site for road construction, delays and detours – maintained by the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Car trip + kids = Fun or Frantic?
Will your family arrive at the resort happy and ready to play? Read these tips on keeping kids busy and happy in the car.
Visit the Explore Minnesota Tourism site.