Explore Minnesota’s 5 Unique Regions – An Infographic

Where can you see Super Bowl 52, visit the northernmost point in the continental U.S. and explore the Spam Museum? Only in Minnesota. From cityscapes and small towns to prairie and wilderness, Minnesota’s diverse destinations and experiences attract more than 71 million visitors each year. Explore Minnesota released its 2017 infographic providing a snapshot of the state’s five unique regions.

Starting in the northwest, where prairie meets northwoods, visitors can bike the Paul Bunyan Trail spanning 120 miles and cross the headwaters of the Mississippi River.

In the northeast, water meets wilderness, from Voyageurs National Park to the Superior Hiking Trail and 1,200-plus lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Adventure meets serenity in the central region. Here, see the World’s Largest Ball of Twine or tee up on one of more than 70 golf courses.

The Minneapolis-St. Paul area is where cosmopolitan meets small town, and city meets nature.

Prairie meets bluff in southern Minnesota. Here, nature lovers will find more than 20 of Minnesota’s 75 state parks. The world-famous Mayo Clinic is also headquartered here.

To plan your next Minnesota vacation, visit www.exploreminnesota.com