Now that winter has fully set in, it’s time for all of us to come to grips with the fact that we really are going to have to deal with the cold and snow for the next few months. It’s a beautiful time in Minnesota, but it can be challenging for those who have a long commute or get cold easily. But as Minnesotans, we’ve done this before – plenty of times. These 11 reasons that Minnesotans do winter better than anyone else will remind you that you can make it through the winter again.

If you’re ready to get outside and enjoy what winter has to offer, check out these 16 unforgettable places to visit this winter.

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