Minnesota's Best Vacation Ideas

About Us


Minnesota Getaways was founded by Steve Markuson, former Director of the Minnesota Office of Tourism, and Mary Shellum, 25-year veteran in executive marketing, to provide a starting point to plan your Minnesota Experience.  Focused on the non-resident visitor who drives to their travel destination, these featured areas and spotlighted attractions are located throughout Minnesota - giving you a rich variety from dynamic cityscape to spectacular landscape.