WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO MINNESOTA    

HISTORY & CULTURE

Minnesota is known as the state with 10,000 lakes. The North Star state is rich in culture brought by original German and Scandinavian settlers.

FORTUNE 500'S

Minnesota is proud to be the state with the lowest unemployment record in the whole country, due in part to the 19 Fortune 500 companies operating in the state.

CLIMATE

Minnesota has a continental climate with cold winters and hot summers. The temperatures shift dramatically as winters in Minnesota are harsh, with minus 60 degree temperatures!

DRIVERS LICENSE

You have 60 days to update your vehicle’s registration and driver's license. Failure to do so means that you will have to pay a penalty fee.

REAL ESTATE

Average list price is $253,761 with the median sales hovering at just above $196,812. For more information, visit the Minnesota Association of Realtors.

MOVING & STORAGE

A key to successful relocation is working with a reputable company. Before you move, check with the DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

112 Fun Things to Do in Minnesota

There are so many cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in Minnesota, but we only had room for 112! Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun things to do

2018 Best Places to Live in Minnesota

Explore the best towns and cities to live in Minnesota based on factors such as crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities.

Visit the Mall of America

The Mall of America offers more than 400 free annual events, including celebrity appearances, book signings, music performances and more.