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"The Land Between the Lakes" located on I-35 and I-90 Interstates, is nestled between Fountain Lake and Albert Lea Lake providing year-round activities. Enjoy breathtaking wildlife and beauty along the Blazing Star Bike Trail, Myre Big Island State Park, Danish Park Fountains and Edgewater Park. Scenic tours of Albert Lea Lake abouard teh Pelican Breeze II cruise boat is a must. Shopping enthusiasts will love the unique specialty, craft, gift and antique shops in Historic Downtown Albert Lea.
Austin is a great place to live, work and visit! It’s ideally located at the junction of interstate 90 and U.S. 218, easily accessible from Interstate 35, with 7 entrances into the city. Austin is just 12 miles north of the Iowa border and 95 miles south of Minneapolis-St. Paul. The county seat of Mower, Austin was founded in 1858, and is now best-known as the home of the Hormel Foods Corporation, the only Fortune 500 company in MN located outside the metro area. The city has claimed the title of “SPAM®Town USA” in honor of one of the Hormel company’s renowned products. Plan on visiting the interactive SPAM museum during your stay. The community offers excellent lodging facilities, great dining opportunities, as well as shopping, sports and innumerable other amenities. Here you can visit an alpaca farm, a historic theatre, or watch animal training at the Cedar River Horse Logging operation.
Bloomington, MN is Home of Mall of America. Located just minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul, Bloomington is centrally located as the third largest city in Minnesota. Bloomington offers more than 36 hotels with free parking conveniently located minutes from many popular Twin Cities attractions, and most hotels offer FREE shuttles to Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport and Mall of America. Visit www.bloomingtonmn.org/touroperators for Bloomington's Group Tour web site, otherwise check out the great packages on our Deals and Promotions section of our web site.
Enjoy affordable, comfortable and uncomplicated lodging options in a forward-thinking city where you’ll discover unique specialty shops, diverse lodging, the new Burnsville Performing Arts Center and much more. Call for your FREE Visitor Guide.
Check out the web site today to create you Minnesota experiences! Walk across the headwaters of the great Mississippi River. Gaze out over shimmering Lake Superior in search of cargo ships. Drive, hike or bike on numerous trails along lush river bluffs, valleys, native and restored prairies, tall pine forests and 20+ Scenic Byways. Pick a festival! We celebrate year round with music, food and fun! City of country side, you'll discover professional theaters, star-studded concerts and pro-sporting events. Minnesota's central location makes it a convenient destination by plane, train, car or motorcoach. Come, Explore Minnesota!
Welcome to White Bear, just 20 short minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul. White Bear is a community filled with small-town charm and big-city attractions. Summer celebrations such as Manitou Days, Marketfest and Farmers' Market add to the excitement in White Bear Lake. Relive the fun of days past by watching the Manitou Days Parade, strutting your stuff at the Beach Dance or building the world's greatest sandcastle at Ramsey Beach.
If you prefer a more relaxing pace, you can pick your own strawberries at Pine Tree Apple Orchard, stroll the cobblestone streets of our charming downtown, listen to live music at a variety of restaurants and pubs, or walk the woodchip trails of Tamarack Nature Center. Indoor activities are equally entertaining. White Bear Lake features a wide variety of excellent restaurants, specialty shops, art galleries, sport venues, and theaters.
When the day is over, visitors can choose from several lodging accommodations within five minutes of attractions. Come visit White Bear Lake. We'd love to see you.
Fairmont the “City of Lakes” awaits your arrival. Located in southern Minnesota at the intersection of Highway 15 and Interstate 90, Fairmont’s great location is easily accessible.
With our five lakes and open prairies we offer a little something for everyone no matter what time of the year. There are several walking and biking trails you can use year round for numerous activities. With almost twenty parks in the area there’s a lot of open space to relax and enjoy.
Fairmont’s rich history and abundant arts and cultural venues add to the uniqueness of our community. With a restaurant for every taste bud and lodging for every budget you’ll be surprised at what you find in Fairmont!
Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN are conveniently located on the crossroads off I-94 and I-29. We offer DMO travel trade services, including itinerary assistance, accommodations and FAMiliarization tours. Savor dishes from all over the world along with authentic prairie cuisine of every style. Bask in entertainment options for every mood, from sophisticated drama and world-renowned performances to progressive mystery dinners. Experience colorful history, still very much alive. Splash or just relax at a wide array of lodging options from cozy to luxurious.
Faribault is set along the beautiful Lake Country of southern Minnesota. The Faribault area serves as a perfect backdrop for a refreshing vacation or group visit. The balance of historic buildings, new retail shops and world renowned businesses draw many people to Faribault. There are so many things to see and do in Faribault, we know the experience that awaits you will be a memorable one.
Inver Grove Heights...Closer than you think! Conveniently located off I-494 & Hwy 52, we're closer to exciting attractions, shopping, sports and more! Free parking, breakfast and hotel shuttle service from participating IGH hotels to/from the MSP International Airport, Minnesota Zoo and Mall of America! Call for a free visitor's guide, go online to register to win a "FREE Weekend Get-Away Package" or check out our Great Stay Packages at www.visitigh.com to save on your trip to the Twin Cities!
Minneapolis is a flourishing urban center overflowing with dining, recreation, entertainment culture & attractions. World-class shopping, 5 major sports teams and an active downtown that makes Minneapolis a must-visit destination for everyone.
Whether you enjoy the arts, history or nature, you’ll find multiple outlets for your educational curiosities in Northfield. And when you are ready to wine, dine and relax, you’ll find one-of-a-kind restaurants, live music and theater, and a variety of comfortable lodging options.
For generations, visitors to Northfield have found a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere with so much to do. Both St. Olaf and Carleton liberal arts colleges are based here, and their presence creates an active open atmosphere few other small communities can offer.
We invite you to spend a day or an overnight and find out for yourself what we have to offer. For a memorable experience and a relaxing getaway, there are few destinations as satisfying as Northfield.
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Discover Our Faces & Places! Where history & attractions make it worth the trip! Enjoy Owatonna’s great location off I-35 just one hour south of the Twin Cities Metro Area. With over 575 hotel rooms and various meeting facilities, Owatonna can accommodate a small group meeting to a large convention. Enjoy shopping at Cabela’s World’s Foremost Outfitters & Preferred Outlets of Medford, visit the only Orphanage Museum in Minnesota and our other famous historical sites & attractions! Shop, dine, & stay in Owatonna!
The North American Farm and Power Show returns to Owatonna March 15 - March 17! The expo features a vast array of indoor and outdoor agricultural and ag-related exhibits. In addition, there will be educational seminars on a wide range of farm-related topics. Admission and parking are free.
Owatonna’s annual KOWZ Home and Recreation Show is March 23 - 25! Everything you think of, under on rood: decorating, heating & cooling, carpeting, landscaping, siding, cabinets, water conditioning, electrical, decks, wall covering, realtors, cars, boats, lawnmowers & much more! Admission and parking are free.
Coming in early April: The Steele County Historical Society starts their spring lecture series, “Hats: The Finishing Touch” (April 3 ) and “Civil Ware Sesquicentennial: 1862 – the Worst Year in MN History” (April 10th) at the NEW History Center!
Spring Sales will begin at the Medford Outlet Center!
You can always stock up on your outdoor supplies at Cabela’s too.
Whether you’re looking for a shopping adventure, sports excitement or broadway entertainment, you’ll find it all in and around Roseville. The vibrant downtowns of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are at our doorstep, making us the ideal location to sites and experiences offered by the Twin Cities.Start your shopping adventure at Rosedale Center, one of the area’s premier shopping destinations. Rosedale Center offers 160 stores plus the Plaza, a lifestyle component center which offers new stores, fabulous restaurants and AMC movie theaters. Roseville, perfectly positioned to Minneapolis and Saint Paul. For hotel discounts, log onto www.visitroseville.com and request a Free Visitor’s Guide.
Visitors to the St. Cloud area continue to comment on the exceptional number of attractions and activities they discover in the region. Munsinger and Clemens Gardens is a summer time favorite. Art and theatre from local to professional talent along with our rich history of granite offer a variety of things to do. Located along the Mississippi River, there are restaurants, shopping, biking, golfing all right here in Granite Country.
Duluth - an international port city, and home to the world’s largest inland port, welcomes visitors with intriguing attractions surrounded by gorgeous scenery – 2 ½ hours from Minneapolis/St. Paul – on the shore of “great” Lake Superior and the gateway to the scenic North Shore Drive. Restaurants, shopping and world class attractions. We offer unsurpassed service to motorcoach groups – contact us for our Group Tour Planner, School/Youth Guide and Duluth Visitor Guide.
For people seeking truly unique urban experiences, Saint Paul is Minnesota’s must-see capital, a Mississippi River landmark where adventure and inspiration meet unparalleled innovation, transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary.