Take This Road Trip Through Minnesota’s Most Picturesque Small Towns For A Charming Experience

There are hundreds of charming small towns across Minnesota. Most offer delicious restaurants, gorgeous landscapes, and friendly people, but they’re often overlooked because of larger cities with more flash and louder voices. That’s why we created this road trip through some of the most beautiful small towns in Minnesota. In each town, you’ll have a unique experience that will give you a real taste of small-town life in our great state. Ready to start exploring? Let’s go!

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What do you think? Would you add any other beautiful small towns in Minnesota to this list? If you’re interested in more road trips, check out this gorgeous Minnesota natural wonders road trip.

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September 14, 2021

What are the most beautiful places in Minnesota?

Now that you’ve explored some of the most beautiful small towns in Minnesota, we’ve got some other destinations to show you. The truth is, Minnesota is positively breathtaking, and you could easily spend a lifetime exploring the forested trails, breathtaking waterfalls, rushing rivers, and stunning vistas that make up the Land Of 10,000 Lakes. One of the most beautiful places to explore is known as Devil’s Kettle. This mysterious and breathtaking natural wonder is where half of the Brule River seemingly disappears. If you’ve never seen this spectacle before, we can assure you that it’s nothing short of astonishing. Some other bucket-list-worthy places to explore include Itasca State Park, Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Jeffers Petroglyphs, Canal Park, Voyageurs National Park, Superior Hiking Trail, and the St. Croix River Dalles. One thing’s for sure — you’ll want to bring your camera with you when you explore these stunning sites! Learn more about these must-see places in Minnesota.