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Cheap flights to Minnesota

Minnesota is a state in the Midwestern United States. Its northern tip protrudes into Lake of the Woods, which is located at the northernmost point in the lower 48 states of the country. It was created from the Minnesota Territory’s eastern half and part of Wisconsin Territory, officially admitted as the United States’ 32nd state on May 11, 1958. Known as “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” (technically 11,843) Minnesota’s lakes also span 10 acres and more. Its Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, also known as "Twin Cities," is the centre of business, education, government, industry, and transportation. It is also home to an arts community recognised worldwide.

The Twin Cities alone is a hub of tourist attractions. You can go visit the Walker Art Center downtown, the interactive Minnesota Children's Museum, Science Museum of Minnesota, Guthrie Theater, Valley Fair theme park, and the Canterbury Park horse race track and card club casino. There’s also the 11-acre Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, featuring contemporary works and home to the Cowles Conservatory; Weisman Art Museum, especially its highlight piece, a silver structure by architect Frank Gehr; Walker Art Center, which features 20th-century art and photography; Chain of Lakes, where you can rent a canoe, kayak, or paddleboat and is also a great swimming spot; celebrated author F Scott Fitzgerald’s birthplace and residence along F Scott Fitzgerald Sights and Summit Ave; Schubert Club Museum, which houses a priceless collection of old pianos and harpsichords, some of which were used by the world’s music geniuses like Mozart and Beethoven; Mall of America, USA’s largest shopping centre; Itasca State Park, northwest of Parker, where you can walk across the headwaters of the Mississippi River and rent canoes or bikes, hike, and camp; ski and snowboard on Spirit Mountain during winter; houseboat via Ebel’s or Voyagaire Houseboats; and play winter sports at St Paul Curling Club. See the World’s Largest Ball of Twine in Darwin, which is located 62 miles west of Minneapolis.

How to get around within Minnesota

To navigate around Minnesota, you can take the bus or light rail, which are both run by Metro Transit to the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs. The Duluth Transit authority also offers bus and trolley service bound to the Twin Ports. The newer light rail service, however, links the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, the Mall of America, the Warehouse District, and downtown Minneapolis. If you prefer to drive around, you can go through the newly rebuilt I-35W bridge. It’s also recommended to use E85 instead of gas since it is more cost-effective and is available in more than 350 stations state-wide.

How to get there

If you are getting in by plane, you’ll most likely arrive at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, which serves as a major hub for Delta Air Lines. Other smaller international airports are located in Duluth and Rochester while there are a number of regional airports in Bemidji, Brainerd, Hibbing, International Falls, Saint Cloud, and Thief River Falls. It’s also possible to drive into the state via three interstate highways: I-90 and I-94 east to west, and I-35, which travels north to south. Amtrak and Empire Builder operate rail services from other states including Wisconsin, North Dakota, Chicago, Washington, and Oregon. Meanwhile, interstate bus services are operated by Greyhound, Jefferson Lines, and Megabus.  

Flights to Minnesota

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