If you enjoy water, Minnesota is a wonderful place for you to consider. The twin cities are Minneapolis and St. Paul, which form your typical large city in America. While hardly a visual masterpiece, the twin cities have low crime, a traditional American attitude and, of course, the Mall of America. Professional sports teams exists for baseball, football and basketball.
Minnesota is a contrast because of the changing seasons. If you prefer to experience each season of the year in their full glory, Minnesota is the place. Winters are cold with snow and ice a constant.
Summers are warm with outdoor activities available by the bushel, especially activities related to water such as fishing, boating and so on. Spring is a site to see as plants burst into life as ice melts into water. Fall covers the turning of the leaves and a definite feeling that the end of the calendar year is coming.
A home in Minnesota will set you back in the $210,00 range, while you’ll pay in the $380,000 range in the twin cities. Minnesota real estate appreciated at a rate of a little over nine percent in 2005.
Also home to the world famous Mayo Clinic, Minnesota is a large suburbia area populated with white collar professionals. The town is not overwhelming, but does offer a relaxing lifestyle with shops and cafes.
Minnesota is an amazing place to live and visit because of its activities and physical beauty. Its surrounding areas include Minnesota’s twin cities and Duluth. Duluth is the gem of Minnesota and people are beginning to find out.
Magazines have started rating it in the top ten locations for outdoor enthusiasts. A bit of a college town, you will find art galleries, natural food stores and rock climbing gyms next to each other. Sitting on the shores of Lake Superior, Duluth is a town with lots of open green space. In winter, ice skating, cross country skiing, and downhill skiing are just a hop and a jump away.