Do you love to cruise the country in a recreational vehicle? Are you contemplating RV rental from Cruise America to tour around the great state of Minnesota? A motorhome rental is an adventurous, cost-effective way to explore the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
The state of Minnesota was formed by glaciers, which left many depressions in the land. Now, these depressions are filled with water, creating numerous lakes, streams and rivers. Those who love water recreation, love Minnesota. Learn why you should rent an RV in Minnesota from Cruise America and discover the wonderful things to do in this state!
A few of the top rated sights to visit in an RV in Minnesota are:
Itasca State Park - is the source of the mighty Mississippi River. Minnesota has a well-established state park system. You can fish for walleye, bass, muskie and perch in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Bring your fishing pole and there are many fish and tackle shops that can answer questions about the best places to fish and what bait to use. You have numerous waterways to choose from. After a day of fishing, you can relax by the fire admiring the beautiful Great Plains skies.
Festivals and Events - During the summer, there are many indoor and outdoor concerts, festivals and great food events around the state to enjoy. Park your RV rental and head out to enjoy one of the many events. For example in May, there is the Preston Trout Days and the Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds. In June there is The Wizard of OZ Festival in Judy Garland’s home town of Grand Rapids, and the Scandinavian Folk Music Festival at the Nisswa Pioneer Village. In July there is the Sinclair Lewis Days in Sauk Centre and the Blueberry Art Festival in Ely. And in August, it is time for the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul. Also in August the Renaissance Festival begins and continues for 7 weekends from August through September. That’s just to name a few. You can also find free outdoor concerts and live music events so make sure to check the state and town tourism websites to find out what is happening during your RV rental vacation. Not only in summer, year round there are festivals and events to enjoy when recreating in Minnesota.
Duluth Lift Bridge - is the only transporter bridge in the world. This is a high-rise, vertical lift bridge that can reach the height of 135 feet. It is raised 5,000 times each year. You might want to listen to the “Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald” song as you cruise through the town, since this is where this tragic event started from.
Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) - This is a very popular destination for fishers, hunters, canoers, and outdoorsmen. Deer, falcons, turkeys, bears and skunks make their home in the BWCA. With over 1 million acres in size, this national forest is an outdoor paradise. There are over 2000 designated campsites, reserve a spot for your motorhome rental early if you are visiting during high season. By renting an RV in Minnesota, you get to really experience the outdoor lifestyle so championed by this state.
Lake Mille Lacs - is the largest lake completely within the State of Minnesota boundaries. Autumn might be the best time to visit due to all of the changing leaves. Minnesota has numerous bike trails (renovated railroad tracks). You can toss bicycles onto your RV rental and make great memories for the entire family.
Fort Snelling State Park - has tours showing you what life used to be like back in 1820. Actors recreate what life was like back then. There are 2,931 acres of trails, meadows and wildlife to roam.
Mall of America - is a popular stop for those shoppers in the family. People from all around the world visit one of the largest malls in the world, located in Bloomington.
Minnesota Vikings Museum - is brand new, allowing you to celebrate your favorite moments following the purple and gold. The Minnesota Vikings have a new stadium; they hosted the Super Bowl in 2018. You can collect memorabilia from the Purple People Eaters, Randy Moss and Fran Tarkenton. You haven’t lived until you have talgated in your RV at a game!
This great state has a number of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Rent an RV in Minnesota for your next vacation and experience the great outdoors as well as great culture. It is a state not to be missed!