Welcome to Southern Minnesota

Head south of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area into Southern Minnesota, for a whole lot to see and do in this area steeped in unparalleled scenic beauty! Journey along the Mississippi River and stop along the way at cities like Red Wing, which offers an amazing view of the valleys surrounding the river from atop of Sorin’s or Barn’s Bluffs. Stop in Wabasha and see the National Eagle Center and learn about the USA’s national bird as well as the Native American people of the region! Journey southwest to Rochester and tour the world famous Mayo Clinic or experience the city’s thriving theater and arts scene! For the ultimate roadside attraction, stop in Darwin to see the World’s Largest Ball of Twine! Southern Minnesota is huge, so take your time to see as much as possible!




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