Saint Paul is known as the more "laid back" of the Twin Cities. You will love the beauty and culture here. Saint Paul Minnesota tourist attractions and vacations in the Minnesota State Capitol city. Experience "Old World" European charm along the banks of the Mississippi River.

About Saint Paul, Minnesota:

  • A vacation in Saint Paul, Minnesota should include a sightseeing tour on a Mississippi riverboat. 
  • The beach at Phalen Park is one of the Top 10 Minnesota Beaches.
  • Learn more about the river at the Mississippi River Center located at the state's most famous museum, the Science Museum of Minnesota. 
  • The Minnesota History Center is a "must do" for the exhibits, library, food court and more. 
  • The Children's Museum is "hands on" fun and the Model Railroad Museum is great fun for "kids of all ages." 
  • Celebrate winter with the St. Paul Winter Carnival.
  • Saint Paul was originally named for a bootlegger - Pig's Eye.
  • During the depression era it was popular with gangsters, including John Dillinger and "Ma" Barker.
  • "Peanuts" creator, Charles M. Schultz, grew up here.
  • The Fitzgerald Theater is named for author F. Scott Fitzgerald who also grew up in Saint Paul. 
  • Take in a performance on the Minnesota Centennial Showboat docked on the bank of the Mississippi River in downtown St. Paul. The showboat offers old time theatre and vaudevillian entertainment in a turn-of-the-century setting.

 

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