Book flights to Minnesota and let your inner child run wild around this glorious part of the USA...
The state of Minnesota is an area of great contrast. The Land of 10,000 Lakes, as it is known, boasts stunning natural scenery, such as can be found at Voyageurs National Park, while the twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are a feast for the senses with world-class entertainment, dining and shopping.
Located in the Midwestern United States, Minnesota is a haven for those who enjoy the outdoor life. Part of the Great Lakes Region, the state has within its borders the majority of the largest, most spectacular of the Great Lakes, namely Lake Superior. The unspoilt natural wilderness of much of Minnesota attracts thousands of visitors every year, with many traversing the numerous hiking and biking trails that take in the beauty of the sparkling lakes and dense woodland. For a real adventure, Spirit Mountain in Duluth is one of the finest ski resorts in the United States, offering thrilling, nerve-shredding slopes and astounding scenery.
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Minneapolis enjoys non-stop flights from the UK with daily departures from Heathrow...
Delta has long flown the route, taking a little over nine hours to reach the city.
There are also many connecting services from London and the UK regions, with American Airlines flying via Chicago, United via Chicago and New York and Air Canada via Toronto.
You can also fly with KLM and Delta via their Amsterdam hub, allowing for many UK connections.
Whatever your final destination on a flight to Minnesota, getting to your hotel is easy...
Direct flights are available to the state's main airport of Minneapolis Saint Paul (MSP) from London Heathrow (LHR). Located just 10 miles from the Twin Cities, MSP offers a number of public transport options. A rail service runs every 10 minutes, connecting the airport with Minneapolis and Saint Paul as well as the Mall of America. A bus service also transfers passengers to the city areas but only runs from Terminal 1. Taxis and car hire are other options, whilst some hotels in Minneapolis and Saint Paul run private shuttle services.
For those wishing to fly to Duluth (DSH) for the ski resort of Spirit Mountain, indirect flights from the UK, stopping in Chicago, are required. Other airports in the area that can be reached via other US cities include Rochester International (RST), St Cloud Regional (STC), International Falls (INL) and Morris Municipal (MOX).
Car hire in Minnesota is another option. Book your vehicle in advance and arrange to pick it up on arrival at the airport. Driving is straightforward and good value in the US, and the freedom of the open road will lure you on to world-class attractions.
Urban or rural, modern or historic, large or small – there’s a hotel in Minnesota to suit your requirements...
The entertainment hub of Minnesota lies in the twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Straddling the mighty Mississippi River, these are the largest cities in the state and offer culture and art on a grand scale. Known for its thriving theatre scene, the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area has the largest density of theatre seats outside of New York.
Shoppers are also spoilt in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, with a vast number of world-famous stores residing here. The Bloomington region of the area is where the Mall of America can be found. One of the largest shopping malls not just in the United States, but also in the entire world, this amazing shopping paradise has to be seen to be believed.
You’ll find many mid-range and luxury hotels in downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul, including big brands such as Hyatt, Hilton and Radisson Blu. Budget hotels and motels are concentrated around the outskirts of the cities and by major highways throughout the state. Standards are good in the US, so even cheaper rooms are generally clean, comfortable and equipped with all the necessities.
There are inns, B&Bs and lovely waterside retreats on the edge of Lake Superior. In the forested areas of Minnesota, you’ll find country lodges and family resorts.
Whether you book flights to Minneapolis or any of the other airports in Minnesota, you can find hotels to suit your holiday plans by using the TravelSupermarket search tool.