25 Famous Landmarks in Minnesota You Should Visit Story

By Gabrielle T


25 Famous Landmarks in Minnesota You Should Visit Story

You can find dozens of famous landmarks in Minnesota, from state parks to museums and...

Landmark 1

William A Irvin Museum

During the first half of the 1930s, a new fleet of freighter ships sailed through...

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Landmark 2

The Historic Congdon Estate

The Glensheen Mansion, also known as the Historic Congdon Estate, was once the home of...

Landmark 3

The Plummer Building

The Mayo Clinic is one of the most prestigious medical centers in the United States...

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Landmark 4

Tettegouche State Park

Geological events, like volcanic eruptions and glacial activity, initially created Tettegouche State Park thousands of...

Landmark 5

Saint Anthony Falls

Surprisingly, the Mighty Mississippi River has a primarily flat trajectory. There aren't any significant dips...

Landmark 6

Mall of America

The Mall of America has been an iconic landmark since 1992. It is the largest...

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Landmark 7

St. Croix Boom Site

Minnesota's history is steeped in timber, thanks to the natural forest landscape in much of...

Landmark 8

Pipestone National Monument

The Pipestone National Monument may seem like any other clay-based stone you can find in...

Landmark 9

Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home

Sinclair Lewis didn't know what the future had in store for him when he was...

Landmark 10

Voyageurs National Park

As one of the largest areas of land in the state, Voyageurs National Park is...

Landmark 11

St. Croix State Park

As the largest state park in Minnesota, St. Croix State Park, or St. Croix Recreation...

Landmark 12

Stone Arch Bridge

Once an essential route for trains crossing the Mississippi, the Stone Arch Bridge symbolizes industrialization...

Landmark 13

Mississippi River

Spanning over 2,000 miles from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi is the...

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Landmark 14

Mississippi National River & Recreation Area

While Minneapolis and Saint Paul feature many bustling city areas, that doesn't mean there aren't...

Landmark 15

Split Rock Lighthouse

One of the most photographed famous landmarks of Minnesota is Split Rock Lighthouse. The lighthouse's...

Landmark 16

Mill City Museum

Once the home of the largest flour mill in Minnesota, Mill City Museum offers you...

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Landmark 17

Minnesota State Capitol

If you find yourself in Saint Paul, you must see the Minnesota State Capitol on...

Landmark 18

Peavey–Haglin Experimental Concrete Grain Elevator

Though Minnesota has plenty of natural landmarks to attract tourists, you can't forget about another...

Landmark 19

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Visitors looking for a little reprieve from the bustle of the city have to plan...

Landmark 20

Interstate State Park

When you are close to the border of two states, it is not always easy...

Landmark 21

James J. Hill House

When construction was completed in 1891, the James J. Hill House was the largest mansion...

Landmark 22

Lake Superior

The Great Lakes of the United States are famous worldwide. However, only one of them...

Landmark 23

Historic Fort Snelling

Saint Paul might be a big city now, but it wasn't always. Building the jewel...

Landmark 24

Grand Portage National Monument

Of all the National Historic Landmarks in Minnesota, Grand Portage National Monument is the best...

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Landmark 25

Gooseberry Falls State Park

If you're looking for adventure in the great outdoors, Gooseberry Falls State Park is the...


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