A Haunting Road Trip Through Minnesota Ghost Towns To Take If You Dare

Most of us know that there are more than a few abandoned towns in Minnesota. The Arrowhead region is full of them, remnants of the Iron Range mining boom. But Minnesota is dotted with ghost towns, from the furthest southern stretches of the state to within a few miles of the the Canadian border. Each of these towns offers not only eerie emptiness, but also insight into Minnesota’s past. This haunting road trip through eight Minnesota ghost towns will give you a first-hand look at history.

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Would you ever go on a ghost town road trip? Let us know what you think! If you’re itching to hit the road, check out this road trip to Minnesota’s most abandoned places.