Road trips are more about the journey than the final destination, and the Land of 10,000 Lakes offers memorable adventures like none other with some of the most captivating drives in the country.

From dense forests and rolling prairies to dramatic cliffs and tranquil shorelines, a road trip through Minnesota promises some pretty spectacular landscapes, views, and activities.

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Scroll through Minnesota Now's list of the best scenic drives and trails below and get ready to explore Minnesota like never before.

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10 Best Scenic Drives in Minnesota

Buckle up! We're going on a road trip!

Minnesota Now has compiled a list of the best scenic drives in Minnesota. Trust us, you won't want to miss these stunning routes!

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10 Highest-Rated Minnesota State Parks

Visiting every state park in Minnesota is an excellent bucket list goal, but with 65 of them spread across the state, where do you start? Trip Advisor has curated a list of the best Minnesota state parks based on the rankings given by visitors who have come before you. Scroll through the list of the 10 highest-rated state parks in Minnesota and start exploring!

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