With so many lakes, forests, and state parks, it’s easy to find something to do outdoors in Minnesota. Even in the Twin Cities, there is plenty of green space to enjoy some time in the sun. But instead of heading to one of the most popular spots, like Lake Calhoun or Minnehaha Falls, why not try something a little off the beaten track? The Normandale Japanese Garden in Bloomington is the perfect place to get some fresh air without running into too many crowds. Better yet, this secret garden is seriously beautiful.

Ever been to this secret garden? If you love spending time in gardens, check out the garden that is Minnesota’s top outdoor attraction.

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