Best Scenic Drives in Minnesota

This list represents the most popular scenic drives in Minnesota. Use this list to plan your next Minnesota scenic drives trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

Lake Minnetonka, the largest lake in the Twin Cities, is beloved of wealthy residents, ...
Hugging the rugged shoreline of Lake Superior for 150 miles, U.S. Highway 61 serves up ...
A National Scenic Riverway, the lower St. Croix River winds along the Minnesota-Wisconsin ...
A 72-mile roller coaster ride on asphalt and gravel through the untrammeled wilderness ...
A 39-mile paved highway through extensive forests of red pine; past northern lakes, broad ...
General description: Rising rapidly from the Lake Superior shore into the Laurentian Highlands, ...
An 85-mile circle route from Brainerd into the popular, rolling lake country of central ...
A 58-mile route between the shores of Lake Superior and the rocky inland hills. Lake Superior ...
This 70-mile excursion down a river gorge in the bluff country of southeast Minnesota ...
A 77-mile ramble through the wooded hills and intimate hollows of southeast Minnesota’s ...
Squeezed between the Mississippi River and towering, forested bluffs, the Great River ...
A 20-mile promenade of parklands and historic neighborhoods in Minneapolis and St. Paul. ...
A 70-mile roller coaster ride shadowing the Minnesota River from Chaska to Mankato. Lightly ...
A 120-mile trek along the broad, lush valley of the Minnesota from New Ulm to Laq Qui ...
A 28-mile paved route through country rich in wetlands, forests, farms, and lakes. Scenic ...
A 130-mile circuit between Park Rapids and Walker, traversing quintessential Paul Bunyan ...
Manmade lakes and hills that are slowly being reclaimed by nature give way to ancient, ...
A 150-mile, zig-zagging tour of lake-studded farmland, woods, and prairie between Alexandria ...
Water is omnipresent on this two-part drive along Minnesota’s wild, sparsely populated ...
Bisecting the rugged, heavily forested Arrowhead region, Minnesota Highway 1 runs for ...
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