The Mall of America® in Minnesota boasts over 520 stores and 50 restaurants, including four major department stores including Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Nordstrom and Sears. With ample free parking, complimentary shuttles from Bloomington hotels and Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport plus with no tax on clothing and shoes, it is easy to enjoy all that the Mall of America has to offer.. . .
Over 445,000 acres or 695 square miles of the forest is surface water. In addition, more than 1,300 miles of cold water streams and 950 miles of warm water streams flow within the boundaries of the Superior. Fish species such as walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass, lake trout, brook trout, rainbow trout, and brown trout can be found in abundance in these waters. The northern forest community thrives with its pine, fir and spruce trees and is home to numerouse wildlife species including deer, moose, the gray wolf, and black bear. Northern Minnesota is the last stronghold of the gray wolf in. . .
This, the fourth Cathedral of Saint Paul, was the dream of Archbishop John Ireland, who secured the site in 1904. The Archdiocese was growing and Ireland saw the need for a "great Cathedral" to replace the third Cathedral, which was 46 years old at the time and too small for the growing congregation. One of the finest examples of Beaux Arts architecture, the Cathedral was designed by E. L. Masqueray.. . .
These are two distinct but adjacent gardens on the banks of the Mississippi River.
Munsinger Gardens dates from the 30s; the WPA-constructed paths and garden areas are still here, refurbished and expanded in the 80s. This is an informal garden of 14 acres with winding flower-bordered paths under tall pines. The grass flows between the organic shapes of island beds much like the river beside it.
The Clemens Gardens, developed primarily in the 90s, provide 7 acres of considerable contrast. A collection of six gardens characterized by a formal style, they are situated on the sunny hill ab. . .
22 runs, 700' vertical drop, longest run 5400', 5 chair lifts, 3 surface lifts. Ski and Snowboard lessons, family rates, largest terrain park and half-pipe in the Midwest. Fabulous views of Lake Superior from all runs. 22km of groomed Cross-country ski trails (classic tracks and skating) are mostly intermediate and run through dense hardwood forest.
When you play at Spirit Mountain this winter, your ski trip will be so much more than skiing! You'll have all that Duluth has to offer as well...
No matter where you long to curl up after a long day on the slopes, Duluth has all the room yo. . .
In 1883, twenty-five citizens of Minneapolis founded the Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts, committing them to bringing the arts into the life of their community. More than century late, the museum they created, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, stands as a monument to a remarkable history of civic and cultural involvement.
Today the MIA is Minnesota's largest art educator. More than half a million people visit the museum each year. The museum's free general-admission policy, public programs, classes for children and adults, and award-winning interactive media programs have helped to broade. . .
Our famous crook's tour! Explore with us the sites of nightclubs, kidnappings, and gun battles associated with the 1930's gangsters like John Dillinger, Ma Barker and Babyface Nelson. See the sights where the gangsters lived it up as they planned and executed some of the most notorious crimes ever perpetrated in the upper Midwest. Your guide takes you past the most infamous gangster hideouts and the famous nightclubs where many gangsters spent time socializing with the public.
Come hear and see the history of these sandstone caves. You will explore the original mined caves and see the fini. . .
Nearly 200 years ago voyageurs paddled birch bark canoes full of animal pelts and trade goods through this area on their way to Lake Athabaska, Canada.
Today, people explore the park by houseboat, motorboat, canoe and kayak.
Voyageurs is a water-based park where you must leave your car and take to the water to fully experience the lakes, islands and shorelines of the park.
Whether you are here for a day, a week or longer, the lakes and land of Voyageurs National Park offers plenty of opportunities for exploration, fun, relaxation, and learning.. . .
As a public building, the Guthrie Theater is open to everyone, with or without a ticket for a performance. We have always valued the strong bond between the Guthrie and our community. Our new building provides us greater opportunities to bring people together both within the three theaters and also throughout the public spaces.
When you step into our gorgeous theater, designed by Pritzker Award-winning French architect Jean Nouvel, you'll realize you're in for something dramatically different. Your experience at the Guthrie can include extraordinary theater, seen on one of our three state-. . .
Enjoy the refreshing experience of cruising on Lake Superior and the Duluth-Superior Harbor in Minnesota and Wisconsin, while discovering what makes it America's great inland world port.
From family fun pizza tours to elegant sunset dinner cruises catered by Duluth's best, Savories Catering; discover the natural beauty of the big Lake while on board the Vista Star.
Weddings & Private Charters
Our staff skillfully helps you host a Great Lakes private party or special event. The sky and the lake are the only limits.. . .
Split Rock Lighthouse www.mnhs.org/places/sites/srl/index.htm A historic site worth the time to go see is the Split Rock Lighthouse. Everyone needs to be guided at one point in their lives including those who need to steer the ships safely into port. Before the equipment was invented such as GDS, boats needed to see the large, brillant light coming from a true standing lighthouse. The Split Rock Lighthouse was completed in 1910 by the U.S. Lighthouse Service under the direction of Ralph Russell Tinkham. The construction is amazing with the remote location that the lighthouse needed to be place. . .
Situated on 160 acres of rolling terrain, the golf course at Midland Hills Country Club seems spacious in this urban setting. The variety of beautiful trees located in and around provides a barrier for the course from neighboring areas, giving the golfer a great feeling of serenity. Our course provides convenient and well-maintained practice areas for perfecting your game including two putting greens, a large driving range and two short-game practice areas. Our driving range consists of rolling fairways with target flags making it an enjoyable place to work on your game. High-quality range b. . .
Hillcrest Golf Club is known for providing members and their guests an exceptionally maintained and manicured golf course.
With rolling hills and mature trees, this Par 72 course will challenge and satisfy players of every skill level. Our club house and family atmosphere provide members the opportunity to participate in a variety of golf events, junior programs, social and dining opportunities. Our spacious deck, patio and pool area offer a comfortable environment for the "non golfer" of the family to relax and enjoy themselves.. . .
Encompassing 18 holes of championship golf interwoven with the natural beauty of the St. Croix Valley, Sawmill Golf Club provides a thoroughly enjoyable golfing experience. Avid golfers will appreciate the strategic demands of accuracy in both distance and direction while the same challenge is presented to golfers of all levels.
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Oak Summit Golf Course is a 18 hole public golf course located 5 miles south of Rochester MN and 1/4 mile West of the Rochester Municipal Airport. Located in the country, Oak Summit resides on 240 acres of scenic land. If you like golfing in the country you will enjoy Oak Summit Golf Course. Call us today for your tee time. . . .