19 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Minnesota

Minnesota, nicknamed “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, “North Star State”, “The Gopher State”, “The State of Hockey”, offers some of the most beautiful and spectacular sights and places to visit! Just browse through these awesome pictures and be amazed by it’s beauty.

Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock Lighthouse - Southwest of Silver Bay, Minnesota

Source: Flickr

Split Rock Lighthouse – Southwest of Silver Bay, Minnesota

Split Rock Lighthouse is often described as one of the most picturesque lighthouses in the United States – and it is easy to see why. Just over 100 years old, the building, found south-west of Silver Bay, is a National Historic Landmark. After being retired in 1969, the lighthouse became the focal point for the Split Rock Lighthouse State Park. It has featured on stamps and in the 2013 adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Guided tours of the lighthouse are also available.

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19 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Minnesota:

Lake Itasca, Minnesota

  • Split Rock Lighthouse: Flickr
  • Lake Itasca, Minnesota: Flickr
  • Behind the frozen Minnehaha Falls, a 53-foot waterfall located in Minnehaha Park, Hennepin County, Minnesota: Flickr
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota: Flickr
  • Minnehaha Falls: roadtrippers
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral – St Paul, MN: Flickr
  • Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, St. Paul, Minnesota: Flickr
  • Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota: Flickr
  • Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness – Minnesota: livedan330
  • Gooseberry Falls State Park: Flickr
  • Mississippi River: Flickr
  • Falls at Gooseberry Falls State Park: Flickr
  • The Minnesota shores of Lake Superior: Flickr
  • Headwaters of the Mississippi at Itasca State Park: Flickr
  • The Temperance river into Lake Superior: Flickr
  • The Gooseberry River: Flickr
  • Minnesota 210: Flickr
  • Silver Bay: Flickr
  • Port Of Duluth: flickr