Head To This Minnesota Island For Your Own Private Beach Oasis

Most of Minnesota’s population is concentrated in the southern half of the state. This region holds many interesting and beautiful attractions that are well worth visiting no matter which region you live in. But southern Minnesota isn’t the only beautiful part of the state. The north holds hundreds of fascinating places that will bring you closer to Minnesota history, culture, or nature. There are also a few places that will take you far from everything. One of the most interesting is a remote island that offers visitors their own private beach oasis. 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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For more information about how to visit Garden Island State Recreation Area, check out the page on the Minnesota DNR website. Also be sure to read our article about the most remote, isolated spot in Minnesota.