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Garvin Heights Vineyards
Garvin Heights Vineyards Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Rochester, MN
Winery in Winona, MN USA

Scenic winery in the bluffs with tastings and sales Enjoy the vine to glass experience at Garvin Heights Vineyards while looking over the vineyards and the beautiful rolling blufflands of southeast Minnesota here in Winona.

Winona County History Center
Winona County History Center Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Rochester, MN
Museum in Winona, MN USA

Historical artifacts, displays and special programs. Time-line of Winona County. New Laird/Norton addition with exhibits, and museum shop. Founded in 1935, the Winona County Historical Society is Minnesota’s largest county historical society. It is located in downtown Winona at 160 Johnson Street in the historic former National Guard Armory (1915), and the recently opened modern Laird Norton Addition.

Chippewa National Forest
Chippewa National Forest Top Attraction!
Recreation in Cass Lake, MN USA

Designated a National Park in 1908, the boundary encompasses over a million acres. Home to the largest nesting population of Bald Eagles in the lower 48 states. Abundant water oriented recreation such as fishing, canoeing, swimming and water-skiing.

Headwaters of The Mississippi River
Headwaters of The Mississippi River Top Attraction!
Scenic in Park Rapids, MN USA

Step across the humble beginning of fourth longest river in the world. The Mississippi River begins its 2552 mile journey from Lake Itasca in Itasca State Park to the Gulf of Mexico. Legend has it that those who step across the Mississippi River at its source will live a long and fruitful life. Experience the pristine beauty of the Mississippi River as it winds from its source at Itasca State Park to Bemidji, the First City on the Mississippi.

Willard Munger Trail
Willard Munger Trail Top Attraction!
Recreation in Hinckley, MN USA

Hiking, Biking, Snowmobiling, In-line Skating Trail The Willard Munger Trail is a paved trail from Hinckley to Duluth, the longest paved trail in the nation and one of the great recreational resources in Minnesota.

Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Grand Casino Mille Lacs Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Minnesota
Casino in Onamia, MN USA

Slots, table games, pull tabs, big name entertainment & more Grand Casino Mille Lacs in Onamia, MN offers slots, game tables, pull tabs, big name entertainment, hotel rooms, events & convention center and more.

Grand Casino Hinckley
Grand Casino Hinckley Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Minnesota
Casino in Hinckley, MN USA

Gaming , Entertainment, Dining Over 560 luxurious Guest rooms. Five delicious dining options. Over 2,400 of the hottest slots and 28 fast-paced tables, including blackjack and poker. A bar & lounge filled with fun and live entertainment.

St. Croix State Park
St. Croix State Park Top Attraction!
Fishing in Hinckley, MN USA

Camping, Fishing, Canoeing, Skiing, Swimming, Hiking St Croix State Park is 15 miles East of Hinckley on State 48. It is Minnesota's largest state park, with over 33,000 acres of forests, meadows, marshes and streams.

225 Water Street Creative Arts
225 Water Street Creative Arts things to do on a rainy day in Minnesota
Recreation in Jordan, MN USA

225 Water Street, Inc. 225 Water Street Creative Arts. Mosaic tile supplies, mosaic tile classes, mosaic tile parties and unique gifts.

Afton Apple Orchard
Afton Apple Orchard
Recreation in Hastings, MN USA

U pick apples, fall raspberries, pumpkins, strawberries Come pick your own apples, fall raspberries, pumpkins and strawberries. Located on South 90th St. between County Road 21 and Mn 95, 2 miles south of Afton Alps in the scenic St Croix River Valley. Strawberries, June - July. Call for picking conditions.

Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum
Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum things to do on a rainy day in Minnesota
Museum in Little Falls, MN USA

The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum features the history of Morrison County, Minnesota. Situated on the bank overlooking the Mississippi River, the Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum offers a stunning view of its surroundings. It also houses the history of Morrison County, Minnesota.

Elko Speedway
Elko Speedway
Recreation in Elko, MN USA

NASCAR Sanctioned Race Track Elko Speedway is a NASCAR sanctioned 3/8 mile high banked oval race track competing within the NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series. We are located just 30 minutes south of downtown Minneapolis.

Grand Portage National Monument
Grand Portage National Monument
National Park in Grand Portage, MN USA

National Monument

Great River Shakespeare Festival
Great River Shakespeare Festival things to do on a rainy day in Rochester, MN
Theatre in Winona, MN USA

Nonprofit, professional theatre in WInona, MN Great River Shakespeare Festival is a nonprofit, professional Equity theater company in Winona, MN, dedicated to dynamic productions of Shakespeare’s plays, extensive education and community outreach programs, and comprehensive theater training.

Heart of the Artichoke
Heart of the Artichoke things to do on a rainy day in Minnesota
Shopping in Albert Lea, MN USA

Antiques, collectibles, gifts, vintage, furniture

International Owl Center
International Owl Center things to do on a rainy day in Minnesota
Nature in Houston, MN USA

The only all-owl education center in the United States. Few people are lucky enough to see an owl in the wild, but everyone can see live owls at the International Owl Center.

JC's Guide Service
JC's Guide Service
Fishing in Inver Grove Heights, MN USA


Judy Garland Museum and Children's Discovery Museum
Judy Garland Museum and Children's Discovery Museum things to do on a rainy day in Minnesota
Childrens Museum in Grand Rapids, MN USA

Judy Garland's Historic House, Gallery and Children's Museum 2727 US Hwy 169 S., PO Box 724 Grand Rapids, MN 55744 800-664-JUDY • 866 CDM-Kids • Email: Email: Enjoy several dynamic attractions at one campus.

Little Falls Visitor Center
Little Falls Visitor Center things to do on a rainy day in Minnesota
Attraction Packages in Little Falls, MN USA

Find all your information on what is fun in Little Falls, MN Just north of the Twin Cities sits a historic city waiting to be discovered. Little Falls, MN is known for its location along the Mississippi and the history that happened along its banks.

Minnesota Sword Play! teaches Olympic Fencing Classes
Minnesota Sword Play! teaches Olympic Fencing Classes
Sport in Saint Paul, MN USA

The emphasis is on a fun, active learning environment We presently have class openings designed as an introduction to the sport that is appropriately geared towards children and adults with no prior fencing experience.

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Best Time to Visit Minnesota

The best time to visit Minnesota is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 30's and highs in the upper 40's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the low 30's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Minnesota

Month Low Avg High
January 3.4 12.3 21.2
February 10.1 19.0 27.8
March 21.6 30.3 39.1
April 33.8 44.0 54.2
May 44.9 56.0 66.9
June 54.3 65.1 75.9
July 60.1 70.3 80.4
August 58.6 68.4 78.1
September 49.1 59.4 69.6
October 37.8 47.6 57.3
November 24.1 31.8 39.4
December 10.0 17.9 25.7

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