Welcome to our selection of holiday rentals in Minnesota.
Is it possible to live, eat, work and shop without ever going outside? Well, in Minnesota you can. The famed skyway system that connects 52 blocks ensures you are high above land all the time!
The famous Minnesota Orchestra performs more than 200 concerts every year and offers you an exhilarating experience. The Chanhassen Dinner Theatre has been hailed as one of the best dinner theatres in the world! Talking of the best, how about a visit to the Mall of America, the nation’s largest retail and entertainment complex? It even has an amusement park within the mall. There is a section dedicated to Dinosaurs, an indoor stock car racing besides an underwater aquarium to give you a break from shopping from a choice of 500 stores. The aquarium has a three hundred foot long tunnel for you to walk and view all the fish and has among the best shark collection found anywhere. The Amusement Park inside the mall has a Ferris wheel and a roller coaster and is among the largest in the nation. You can play, look and shop all in one place!
Those desirous of outdoor entertainment can head to the Taylors Falls recreation to enjoy the Water Park, Alpine Slides, Ski and Snowboard arena with boat tours, campgrounds and more. Whether you want to get wet or stay dry depends on what you go in for!
If you are curious about the lifestyle of people more than a century ago, step into The Landing, where history comes alive right before your eyes with costumed interpreters and authentic buildings recreating that period!
If you are the questionable type, head to the Museum of Questionable Medical Devices to see how the human mind has rewired to cure itself without the aid of scientific methods or common sense. Beat that! While you are getting perplexed, send the children to pull, push, crawl and splash through it all in six galleries packed with some hands-on adventures in the Children’s’ Museum. You can round it off with a visit to the Minnesota Zoo that has about 23 animals with 15 species that are on the endangered list.
There is also a Theatre In The Round that features productions staged around the year with over 300 volunteer artists. If you aren’t overwhelmed with it all, head to Underwater Adventures that exhibits over 3000 living sea creatures in seven amazing displays in 1.2 million gallons of water!
Minnesota offers a fantastic time to shop, play and generally have a good time with family.
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Things to do
Valleyfair Amusement Park
The Valleyfair Amusement Park offers a variety of thrillrides, family rides, rides for children and a waterpark. The waterpark has everything a good waterpark should, from a Wave Pool to rapids and thrilling slides. The Challenge Park area offers other amusement park attractions to enjoy including Mini Golf and Karting.
Nickelodeon Universe is the largest indoor family amusement park in the United States and filled with rides and events featuring some well-known children’s favourite characters. The Flying Dutchman Ghostly Gangplank Ropes Adventure Course is the worlds tallest Sky Trail® ropes course.
Sea Life Minnesota
The Minnesota Sea Life centre offers an enjoyable experience for all the family. The centre is home to various creatures including Green Sea Turtles, Giant Octopus and Sand Tiger Sharks. There is also an interactive pool where visitors can touch some of the sea creatures that can be found in rockpools.
The Minnesota Zoo is home to over 500 species of animals, which includes several endangered species such as the Amur Leopard and Tiger. The Zoo like many in the US displays the Bald Eagle, national symbol of the United States as well as other bird species. Visitors can also see reptiles like the Komodo Dragon, the world’s largest lizard and fish tanks that recreate reefs with a range of fish species including sharks.
Munsinger Clemens Botanical Gardens
Munsinger Clemens is a voluntary society that has worked to create a pair of stunning gardens which host art fairs, music and other events during the year. The gardens themselves are situated on the banks of the Mississippi River and date back to the 1930s. The second collection of gardens was added in the 1990s together offering over 21 acres of beauty.
End-O-Line Railroad Park and Museum
The End-O-Line Railroad Museum offers a collection of rail travel artifacts including a steam locomotive from the late 1800s. The museum also has a manually operated turntable, a restored depot and a Section foreman’s house as well nature trails and historic buildings such as the county’s first church and school.
Science Museum of Minnesota
The Science Museum of Minnesota offers a range of exhibits to enjoy. The Experiment exhibit allows visitors to see a tornado created, a wave tank, a steam power plant and a hybrid car, which was built by a local high school. There are also fossils from dinosaurs to admire and the chance to operate the mighty jaws of one of the most fearsome creatures ever to have lived, the T-Rex.
Minnesota’s primary Airport is the St. Paul International Airport. There are some smaller airports focused on regional travel located around the state.
Minnesota’s state capital is Saint Paul though its largest city is Minneapolis. Other notable cities include Rochester, Duluth and St. Cloud.
The climate in Minnesota is varied throughout the year with hot summers and cold winters. Summer temperatures average in the mid 20s°C and winters average a low as –16°C. The state does experience snowstorms where as much as 4 metres of snow can fall and in the summer month’s tornadoes are also possible.
Minnesota is located on the northern boarder of the United States in a region known as the American Midwest. The states located is more central in the country than west and borders Ontario and Manitoba Canada to the north with the great lakes to the east across the lake is the state of Michigan. The state also shares land borders with the states of Wisconsin, Iowa, North and South Dakota.