Roll The Windows Down And Take A Drive Down Saint Croix Scenic Byway In Minnesota
Here in Minnesota, there are countless ways to enjoy our state’s beautiful nature areas. Whether you want to go swimming, hiking, camping, or canoeing, you’ll never run out of things to do. But what about those times when you want to enjoy Mother Nature without getting out of the car? The best solution is to go on a road trip! Minnesota has nearly two dozen scenic byways that will satisfy your nature craving no matter when you visit. One of our favorites is the Saint Croix Scenic Byway. This eastern Minnesota journey follows the path of the Saint Croix River. You’ll see some of Minnesota’s prettiest nature areas, and you won’t ever have to leave your car! Here’s what you need to know about this lovely byway:
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Have you ever driven the Saint Croix Scenic Byway? Do you have any other favorite drives in the state? Let us know in the comments! Also be sure to check out our list of the 10 best scenic drives in Minnesota.
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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