Take A Drive Down One Of Minnesota’s Oldest Roads For A Picture Perfect Day
Minnesota is home to many major highways and scenic roads, but few compare to Highway 61. This road travels north for 165 miles before coming to a stop and even changing names. Along this road you’ll find a plethora of charming towns, beautiful scenery, historic landmarks and even plenty of shopping. Jump in your car and enjoy the ride!
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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
We know you’ll love a weekend drive up — or down — Highway 61, where you’ll enjoy beautiful scenery, charming towns, and plenty of delicious food choices. Let us know about your favorite Highway 61 stop!
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
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