The One Spot In Minnesota That’s Basically Heaven On Earth

Southern Minnesota is full of lovely natural attractions, from grasslands in the west to the Mississippi River along the eastern border. But there are more than a few great sights in between. One example? Whitewater State Park in the small town of Altura, about 30 minutes west of Winona. Whitewater is one of Minnesota’s most popular state parks, and for good reason. It’s a beautiful natural area with great water access and phenomenal views. Take a look:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Whitewater State Park is truly gorgeous at any time of year. Have you ever been there? Also be sure to check out The Hidden Park That Will Make You Feel Like You’ve Discovered Minnesota’s Best Kept Secret.