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

Scenic winery located above the city of Winona in the bluff lands of southeast Minnesota, offers tasting and sales of a variety of wine styles. Established in 2006, the winery at Garvin Heights Vineyards, LLC evokes the taste and beauty of the Upper Mississippi River Valley. Visit our scenic winery located above the city of Winona in the bluff lands of southeast Minnesota.


Minnesota Marine Art Museum
Minnesota Marine Art Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Rochester, MN
Art Museum in Winona, MN USA

Experience "great art inspired by water through four galleri Winona is home to one of the most substantial, dynamic and unique art museums in the Midwest--The Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM).

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.

Minnesota Fishing Museum
Minnesota Fishing Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Minnesota
Museum in Little Falls, MN USA
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Proud to display over 10,000 artifacts related to the sport of fishing, our museum is dedicated to preserving the heritage and history of freshwater fishing in Minnesota. The Minnesota Fishing Museum (MFM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the heritage and history of freshwater fishing in Minnesota. The MFM features over 10,000 artifacts in three large display rooms, plus the O'FISH-L Gift Shop and tourism information.

Minnesota Military Museum
Minnesota Military Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Minnesota
Military Museum in Little Falls, MN USA

Discover the stories and contributions of Minnesota citizens who have served and sacrificed, from our state's earliest years to the present, in all branches of service and on the home front. One of Minnesota's most unusual history museums. Nowhere in Minnesota are the experiences of military men and women so vividly captured and interpreted for the public as at the Minnesota Military Museum.


Pine Grove Zoo
Pine Grove Zoo Top Attraction!
Zoo in Little Falls, MN USA

Nestled among one of the last standing grove of white pines in Minnesota, Pine Grove Zoo offers a variety of exotic, native and domestic animals at home in their natural habitats. Meander down paved paths and view a variety of exotic, native and domestic animals at home in their spacious natural habitats. Interactive signs and a petting stable provide educational encounters that will enhance your zoo visit and create long lasting memories.

United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum
United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Minnesota
Hall of Fame Museum in Eveleth, MN USA

The United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum is the National Shrine of historical significance dedicated to honoring hockey by showcasing all levels of the sport.

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.

Paul Bunyan State Trail
Paul Bunyan State Trail Top Attraction!
Recreation in Bemidji, MN USA

The 110 mile, paved, Paul Bunyan State Trail connects Bemidji and Brainerd, Minnesota. As a multi-use recreational system, the summer season provides short and long distance options for biking, rollerblading and walking. Winter use offers groomed trail snowmobiling.


Art Walk
Art Walk Top Attraction!
Tour in Bemidji, MN USA

Over 20 sculptures and murals on public display Sculptures and murals on public display throughout the downtown business area. Begin walking tour at Tourist Information Center.

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.

Paul Bunyan And Babe The Blue Ox
Paul Bunyan And Babe The Blue Ox Top Attraction!
Historic Site in Bemidji, MN USA

Built in 1937, Paul & Babe are recognized as the second most photographed roadside attraction in the nation. Paul Bunyan and his Blue Ox Babe stand on the west shore of Lake Bemidji near the Tourist Information Center. Built in 1937, Eastman Kodak recognized the statues Paul & Babe as the second most photographed icon in the nation.

Red Wing Shoe Store & Museum
Red Wing Shoe Store & Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Museum in Red Wing, MN USA

For a huge selection of premium work-outdoor-casual footwear, distinct leather bags and accessories, visit the Red Wing Shoe Company Factory store and new casual footwear store in Downtown Red Wing. Home to the World's Largest Boot.

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.

Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia)
Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Museum in Minneapolis, MN USA

Inspiring wonder through the power of art. Art in the heart of Minneapolis. Mia is free. Every day. Mia inspires wonder with extraordinary exhibitions and one of the finest wide-ranging art collections in the country.

Mineview In The Sky Overlook
Mineview In The Sky Overlook Top Attraction!
Scenic in Virginia, MN USA

From the overlook at Mineview In The Sky Visitors Center, one can survey the beautiful panorama created by the Rouchleau Group of mines. The open pit expanse stretches nearly three miles long, a half-mile wide and 450 feet deep.

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.

Walker Art Center/Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Walker Art Center/Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Art Museum in Minneapolis, MN USA

Contemporary art museum and outdoor sculpture garden. The Walker is considered one of the nation's big five museums for modern art along with the Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum and the Hirshhorn.

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.

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Best Places to Stay in Minnesota


Americinn North Branch
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From $100 / night.


Comfort Suites Ramsey
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From $79 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Embassy Suites Minneapolis - Brooklyn Center
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From $107 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Minneapolis Eden Prairie
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From $79 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Towneplace Suites By Marriott Minneapolis Mall Of America
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From $107 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

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.

Spring Visit Minnesota in the summerSummer Visit Minnesota in the fallFall Winter


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

Destinations in and around Minnesota to Visit



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