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Minneapolis Skyway System
Get Happily Lost. The Minneapolis Skyway System is the largest, contiguous system of enclosed, second level bridges in the world, composed of 9.5 miles of pathways connecting 80 city blocks.
Minneapolis skway.
Giants Ridge Skier
Giants Ridge is located northwest of Duluth, Minnesota in a town called Biwabik. The name “Biwabik” is an Ojibwa Indian word that means “valuable.” It is also derived from “Biwabiko-nabik-wan,” which means “iron”. That is no surprise. This area, known as the “Iron Range,” has long been valued for its rich ore deposits, the largest in the country.
Giants Ridge Skier
Ice Fishing Minnetonka
Lake Minnetonka is an inland lake located approximately 15 miles (24 km) west-southwest of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The lake lies within Hennepin County and Carver County and is surrounded by 13 municipalities. At 14,528 acres (59 km2), it is Minnesota's ninth largest lake and is popular among boaters, sailors, and fishermen. It is also one of Minnesota's most affluent residential areas.
Ice Fishing Minnetonka
Rice Park
Rice Park is a public park in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States. Features of the park include a fountain, a bandstand, sculptures of characters from the Peanuts cartoons and an ice-rink during the winter months.
Rice Park
St. Paul Cathedral
The Cathedral of Saint Paul is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the city of St. Paul, Minnesota. It is the Co-Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis; the other Co-Cathedral is the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. One of the most distinctive cathedrals in the United States, it sits on Cathedral Hill overlooking downtown St. Paul and features a distinctive copper-clad dome. It is the third largest completed church in the United States, and the fourth tallest.
St. Paul Cathedral
Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fish Extravaganza
Known as the “Largest Charitable Ice Fishing Contest on Earth”, the Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fish Extravaganza attract contestants from all-around the globe. Over 11,000 people participate to see who can catch the biggest fish and all proceeds are donated to area charities.
Over hundreds of people ice fishing on a lake.
Ice Palace St. Paul Winter Carnival
The St. Paul Winter Carnival Ice Palace is an internationally known feature of the annual festival. The historical Ice Palace was conceived in 1885 when a smallpox epidemic broke out in Montreal and St. Paul leaders built the attraction to grow tourism in St. Paul. The Ice Palace is considered a community-driven project where blocks of ice can be purchased to raise funds for the community.
Ice Palace St. Paul Winter Carnival
Paul Bunyan & Babe
Bemidji is home to the world famous statues of lumberjack legend Paul Bunyan and his companion Babe the Blue Ox. Built as tribute to the lumber industry, these colossal sized figures draw visitors from all over the world looking for a photo opportunity with the two northern woods heroes. Legend has it that Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes were created from Paul Bunyan’s gigantic foot prints as he explored the great north. (Cold Paul & Babe: Winter Portrait / Photo by Weston Holland)
Paul Bunyan & Babe
Sandstone Ice Climbing Festival
Winter adventure sports are celebrated with the annual Sandstone Ice Festival. Visitors from the Midwest and Canada gather for ice climbing, skinny skiing, winter camping, and snow shoeing. The local ice climbing festival was established in the spring of 2005 when a group of climbers approached the city of Sandstone and found the beauty and potential for climbing in Robinson Quarry Ice Park.
Sandstone Ice Climbing Festival - Person Climbing in the Quarry
Ice Castles in Eden Prairie
Four million gallons of water are used to grow the icicles that form the Ice Castles in Eden Prairie, MN. Spread out just over one acre, visitors can explore the glacial wonderland full of ice caves, waterfalls, and caverns by day or night. The experience also includes photo opportunities with an Ice Princess and an amazing and unique fire show.
Blue illuminating ice caverns at night.
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