The land of 10,000 lakes isn’t an exaggeration.
Apparently there are actually over 11,000 of them, and whether you choose to brave the rocky waters of Lake Superior or find a smaller body of water to float away your day, Minnesota’s lakes and forests are some of the most gorgeous you’ll find in the Midwest, if not the entire Eastern United States. The progressive Minneapolis-St. Paul “Twin Cities” anchor the state, but for our money it’s the relatively empty expanses of hardwood forests to the north that are most worth exploring.
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