Map of Minnesota, USA

Map of Minnesota, USA

Minnesota is located in the North Central (or Midwest Region) of the United States of America – a part of North America – Minnesota is bordered by the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin, the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Ontario, and by Lake Superior.

Capital City: Saint Paul
Location: 44º 57′ N, 93º 06′ W

Largest City: Minneapolis
Location: 44º 59′ N, 93º 16′ W

Minnesota geographical area and extent:
The total area of Minnesota is 84,402 sq mi (218,601 sq km), of which land accounts for 79,548 sq mi (206,029 sq km) and inland water 4,854 sq mi (12,572 sq km). Minnesota extends 406 mi (653 km) N-S; its extreme E-W extension is 358 mi (576 km).

Minnesota is bordered on the N by the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Ontario (with the line passing through the Lake of the Woods, Rainy River, Rainy Lake, a succession of smaller lakes, the Pigeon River, and Lake Superior); on the E by Michigan and Wisconsin (with the line passing through Lake Superior and the St. Croix and Mississippi rivers); on the S by Iowa; and on the W by South Dakota and North Dakota (with the line passing through Big Stone Lake, Lake Traverse, the Bois de Sioux River, and the Red River of the North).

The length of Minnesota’s boundaries totals 1,783 mi (2,870 km). The state’s geographic center is in Crow Wing County, 10 mi (16 km) SW of Brainerd.

Groupon Getaways

Groupon Getaways

Groupon website advertises air and hotel fares for everyone depending on when you plan to travel and your destination as such. The prices are competitive to other online marketers such as TravelVelocity.com which carries similar packages.

Some of their destinations takes you to remote areas where you can have a great time, spend family vacation or carryout business meetings with fellow team members. Most hotels are equip with internet outlets and promote free connectivity to online services.

Minnesota – Mill City Museum located downtown Minneapolis

This touristic site has a bridge connecting the East and West frontage roads from Mill city to West Island Rd. where cafés, gift shops and night live entertainment are located. The area is full with guests, students and tourists throughout the week, especially during weekends.

The Guthrie theater is located on the same street as the City Mill with a packing ramp on the opposite side of the street, two bocks from S. Washington Ave. 

MN Downtown - City Mill Museum
What a magnificent look of the Mill City Museum from W. Island Rd. over the Mississippi river! Great attraction for children, family and tourists. The Stone Arch Bridge is a landmark span for pedestrians, cyclists and two-wheelers stand-up electric scooters. Restaurants, cafés and boutiqués or gift shops are located in the building and close nearby streets. 

During Summer and Fall, there is an open farmer’s market on this district during the weekend, attracting celebrities, entertainers, and popular crowd to shop fresh produce.

If you are lucky, you can catch some of them just leaving performances and comic theaters dropping by to pick up fresh flowers, mints and fruits for the week. The popular woven craft men and women bring in their tools and gargets to demonstrate their creativity and sell finish products to buyers.    

2013 Fall Fashion trends


This fall we are experiencing a mixture of spring and summer weather and it’s having an impact on fall fashion. Light career vests and suits for both ladies and men are a hit during this time of the year. We are still seeing flats worn by ladies, coordinating their colors with similar colored outfits. These trendy outfits are found in malls and plaza stores like The Limited, Eddie Bauer, Target, Lands End, Polo and Gap

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