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Cathedral of Saint Paul
Welcome to Minnesota's Capital City - Saint Paul
Take the energy and sophistication of Dallas or Chicago, add a vibrant spirit and tidy, uncongested streets, and you have the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota. Known as the less crowded, more laidback older brother of the Twin Cities, this capital city overlooks the Mississippi River – with plenty of draws for chic urban types and rugged outdoor adventurers alike. Come to Saint Paul and experience fascinating history, striking architecture and cosmopolitan culture, cuisine, and nightlife, along with splendid outdoorrecreation and friendly locals proud to share their city with you.
Poke around this helpful resource, which is the next best thing to having a Saint Paul native as your very own private tour guide. Find insider’s information on the best places to stay, what to do, how to do it, and where to eat - from the most famousrestaurants and tourist sites to a few of our favorite secret spots.
To get started, browse the links below to learn more about a city that’s been named, among other superlatives, the “#1 Cleanest Metro Area” by Travel + Leisure , the “Third Least Stressed City” by the American Psychological Association, and the “Fourth Greenest City in America” by National Geographic .
Saint Paul boasts more miles of Mississippi Riverfront, 26, than any other city from the headwaters to the Gulf of Mexico.
Saint Paul is known as the “City of Neighborhoods,” each offering a celebration of the city’s long-cherished heritage and diversity.
From romantic river rides to first class cuisine, Saint Paul is a beautiful place to fall in love all over again.
Find out about Broadway shows, art exhibits, concerts, and stage performances taking place while you’re in town.
Saint Paul is one of the most bicycle friendly cities in the United States.
There are numerous ways to get to and around Saint Paul no matter what type of transportation you prefer.
Immerse yourself in the colorful legends, interesting sites, and fascinating events that define the history of Saint Paul.
No matter what time of year you visit, Saint Paul’s vibrant spirit and energy are on display at colorful festivals, carnivals, and cultural events taking place in every corner of the city.
As with most cities, there are the places you'll read about that draw in many, many tourists--major museums, massive malls and exclusive restaurants. But some travelers want to go where the visitor's guide won't take you.
Saint Paul’s history as a Prohibition-era hotbed for gangsters, gals and whiskey runners is well known.
Located in the Upper Midwest, Saint Paul, Minnesota features some of the most diverse seasons in the country.
Visit Saint Paul is the Official Convention and Visitors Bureau of Saint Paul, Minnesota. Our Visitor Information Center (VIC), located in the historic Landmark Center, is full of information on the latest and greatest happenings in and around Saint Paul.