Browse apartments for rent in Minnesota, the “Land of 10,000 Lakes.” Water is a source of industry and recreation in the state that boasts 11,842 lakes and 6,564 rivers and streams. The mighty Mississippi River’s source is in Lake Itasca in northwestern part of the state. The vast natural riches, over a hundred state parks, and hundreds of golf courses make the people of Minnesota some of the healthiest in the country, ranked highest for frequency of outdoor exercise.
Prairies and farms stretch south of the North Woods, producing the country’s highest number of sugar beets, sweet corn, green peas, and turkeys. Although many rural towns and cities are spread throughout the state, 60% of Minnesota’s residents live in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul metropolitan area, a center of business, industry, education, and the arts.
Minnesota apartments for rent are located in a state known for its many Scandinavian residents, made famous by Garrison Keillor’s radio show, “A Prairie Home Companion.” Minnesotans have the chance to pursue higher education at 32 institutions in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, five campuses of the University of Minnesota, and more than 20 private colleges and universities.