Interstate Highway 35 stretches from the US border with Mexico at Laredo, Texas, all the way to Duluth, Minnesota.
Made famous by Minnesota native Bob Dylan's album Highway 61 Revisited, US Highway 61 offers breathtakingly stunning views of lakes, forests, bluffs, rivers, and wildlife.
In the Twin Cities, Interstate Highway 94 crosses the picturesque Mississippi River gorge, and carries some of the heaviest traffic flow in the state. I-94 serves as the main link between downtown St. Paul, and downtown Minneapolis.
Ask many Minnesotans about their favorite summer place and they'll say, ""You take Highway 10..."" This workhorse highway grew in part from oxcart trails in the 1800s that carried bison pelts and meat.
In the middle of the state, Interstate Highway 90 passes through Austin, Minnesota, home of Hormel Foods and the famous Spam Museum.
Minnesota's US Highway 169 travels from the edge of the north woods' Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness through the Iron Range, skirts lake Mille Lacs, cuts through Minneapolis' western suburbs, and then heads southwest.
|Publisher:||North Star Press of Saint Cloud|
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About the Author
Patty Overson's inquisitive nature leads her on adventures around the world and throughout her beloved home state of Minnesota. She travels the two-lane highways and four-lane freeways in search of interesting, quirky, and little-known places in order to gather tidbits to share with others interested in Minnesota, resulting in her books Minnesota Minutia, Tasty Foods Along Minnesota's Highways, and Staycation in Minnesota: Up North. The mother of two grown children, Patty lives in a Minneapolis suburb with her husband, John. They often go exploring together.