Take In The Beauty Of Minnesota Year-Round With These 12 Scenic Drives

Minnesota is truly a state for all seasons, and there’s no better way to see what the Land of 10,000 Lakes has to offer than to get out and explore – and we’ve got just the way to help you do it. We picked a dozen scenic drives in Minnesota that showcase different parts of the state at different times of the year, so you can take one each month.

Any of these drives are beautiful any time of the year – we just think that certain seasons highlight their beauty even more. Have you explored any of these scenic routes? Do you have a favorite seasonal drive? Let us know in the comments.

Address: Historic Bluff Country Scenic Byway, Historic Bluff Country Scenic Bywy, Houston, MN, USA
Address: Lady Slipper Scenic Byway Interpretive and Rest Areas, Scenic Hwy NE, Blackduck, MN 56630, USA
Address: Waters of the Dancing Sky Scenic Byway, MN-11, Warroad, MN 56763, USA
Address: 75 King of Trails, Pipestone, MN 56164, USA
Address: State Highway 46, State Hwy 46, Minnesota, USA
Address: North Shore Scenic Drive, N Shore Scenic Dr, Two Harbors, MN 55616, USA
Address: U.S. 61, Wabasha, MN, USA
Address: Superior National Forest Scenic Byway, Superior Nat'l Forest Scenic Bywy, Hoyt Lakes, MN, USA
Address: Otter Trail Scenic Byway, Fergus Falls, MN, USA
Address: Minnesota 169, MN-169, Ely, MN, USA
Address: Gunflint Trail National Scenic Byway, 116 W Hwy 61 #205, Grand Marais, MN 55604, USA
Address: St Croix Scenic Byway, 25156 St Croix Trail N, Shafer, MN 55074, USA

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