Cheap flights to Minnesota

Minnesota is a state found in the North-Midwestern United States. It was the 32nd state admitted to the union on May 11, 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory and part of the Wisconsin territory. Its name comes from the Dakota word for “clear blue water”, owing to its large number of lakes peaking at 10,000. The state is the 12th largest in area and the 21st most populous of the US states. Minnesota’s capital is Saint Paul, and the largest city is Minneapolis.

What to see & do

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden – The 11-acre garden is studded with contemporary works that simply tickles the fancy of all the visitors. Popular works like the Spoonbridge and Cherry created by Claes Oldenburg sits beside the Walker Art Centre, while the Cowles Conservatory can also be found on the grounds, nurturing and housing exotic hothouse flowers. The garden connects to attractive Loring Park by a sculptural pedestrian bridge over I-94.

Mall of America – Located in Bloomington, the Mall of America is the biggest shopping mall based on annual number of visitors. It is a complete family destination, with an amusement park (Nickelodeon Universe), an aquarium (Sea Life Minnesota), exhibits, Barbie's Dreamhouse, Selfie Stations, Entertainment World, and many others.

Minneapolis-Saint Paul Twin City – The twin cities of Minneapolis-Saint Paul is a cosmopolitan city that has set a rather high standard in balancing work and play. Although not as picturesque as other skylines, these twins bolster the economic stability of the state, serving as the financial centre of the region. Popular destinations include the Minneapolis Institute of Arts which boasts one of the best art collections in the country. It has works from multitude of artists, and features an extraordinary Asian collection. Other interesting activities here include the Holidazzle Parade – which is held in Downtown Minneapolis several times a week between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the May Day Parade, and of course, watching some performances in Downtown, the West Bank, and Uptown.

Lakes – As per the state's marketing “Land of 10,000 lakes”, Minnesota is proud of its beautiful and pristine lakes often visited by tourists may it be the summer or the winter seasons. Popular lakes include Cedar Lake, Lake of the Isles, Lake Nokomis, Lake Harriet, and many others. Activities such as canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and sometimes, swimming, are allowed in the lakes.

How to get around within Minnesota

The most popular mode of transport in Minnesota is the buses. Buses come in forms of city buses and inter-city buses. Fares are relatively cheap, and buses run almost 24 hours a day, depending on the destination. A new light rail service also offers visitor-friendly routes that connect the Minneapolis-St. Paul International to destinations like the Mall of America, the Warehouse district, and many others. Driving is also okay, although in the city centres, traffic jams are to be expected during rush hours. Moreover, taxis are widely available in the city.

How to get there

The Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is the major air hub for Minnesota, so if planning on a trip to the state, make sure to land here. Airlines that fly to Minnesota-Saint Paul International Airport include Delta Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Qantas, Virgin Australia, and Air Canada.

Flights to Minnesota

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.