The Best of Minnesota in One Week

Since Minnesota is a big state, this seven-day tour is necessarily limited (even with all the driving involved), but it combines history, culture, technology, nature, arts, and world-class kitsch and highlights the variety that makes Minnesota such a wonderful place.

Live Music and Nightlife in St. Paul, Minnesota

There is no truth to the rumor that St. Paul has no nightlife, though this is one case where the capital envies Minneapolis. Here are some top spots to catch live music or simply while away the hours with a drink in hand.

The Chippewa National Forest

Encompassing three of Minnesota’s largest lakes, plus the infant Mississippi River and thousands of acres of forest and wetland, the Chippewa National Forest is absolutely packed with recreational opportunities. Here’s an overview of what the park has to offer for outdoors and camping enthusiasts.