The Scenic Road Trip That Will Make You Fall In Love With The Beauty of Minnesota All Over Again
Minnesota doesn’t get enough credit for its beauty. Most out-of-towners associate our state with Minneapolis and St. Paul. It is true that the Twin Cities are lovely and full of things to do. But there’s much more to Minnesota than the metro. And even when you cut out the state’s other popular destination – the North Shore – Minnesota still has plenty of beauty on offer.
Today, we want to remind you of some of it. Below, you’ll find a scenic road trip through southern Minnesota that will make you fall in love with our state all over again. It will guide you to beautiful lakes, waterfalls, prairies, and more. Read about the route below, then start planning your trip!
There you have it! What would you add to this road trip? Are there any other beautiful spots in Minnesota that you’re itching to visit? Let us know in the comments! And if you’d like to follow another beautiful journey, check out our waterfall road trip through Minnesota.
Address: Frontenac State Park, 29223 County 28 Blvd, Frontenac, MN 55026, USA
Address: Nerstrand Big Woods State Park, 9700 170th St E, Nerstrand, MN 55053, USA
Address: Minneopa State Park, 54497 Gadwall Rd, Mankato, MN 56001, USA
Address: Lake Shetek State Park, 163 State Park Rd, Currie, MN 56123, USA
Address: Pipestone National Monument, 36 Reservation Ave, Pipestone, MN 56164, USA
Address: Blue Mounds State Park, 1410 161st St, Luverne, MN 56156, USA
Address: Touch the Sky Prairie, Hardwick, MN 56134, USA
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Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 20 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at email@example.com or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.