30 Things You Need To Know About Minnesota Before You Move There


You’ll learn to love the lakes, the snow, and maybe even get an accent.

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1. You will never need to go to the beach because there are so many lakes.

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2. You will hate Packers fans.

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3. You will hear a Minnesotan accent everywhere because Minnesotans have a really distinct way of speaking.

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4. You will be able to drive anywhere after living in Minnesota.

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5. Caribou Coffee is the only coffee shop you will get your coffee from.

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6. You will try more fried foods than you think existed at the State Fair.

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7. Instead of getting ice cream, you will go to Culver’s for some custard.

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8. If you live downtown Minneapolis, you will never have to go outside in the winter because of the skywalks that connect all the buildings.

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9. You will get used to piles of snow still being around in May.

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10. You will love going to the Mall of America, the biggest mall in America.

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11. You will be living in the birthplace of Target.

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12. You will become addicted to the Juicy Lucy burger, a paddy filled with cheese.

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13. You will be able to visit the the start of the Mississippi River.

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14. You will realize that the only things that are grown in Minnesota are corn and soybeans.

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15. You will learn that making a fire while ice fishing is perfectly acceptable.

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16. So is driving your truck out on the lake.

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17. You will find that everything is wilderness as soon as you get out of the city.

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18. You will get used to the smell of cow manure while you are driving.

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19. You will learn that “Minnesota nice” doesn’t necessarily mean nice.

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20. You will go to the State Fair every year, maybe even a couple time a year.

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21. You will never say “Minneapolis and Saint Paul” you will only say “Minneapolis Saint Paul”.

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22. You will go to one of the many theaters in Minneapolis.

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23. You will realize that winter actually lasts for six months and the rest of the seasons share the other six months.

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24. You will either get into cross country skiing or road biking, Minnesota is super great for both sports.

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25. The honeycrisp apple, the best apple ever, was developed in Minnesota.

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26. You will have to avoid suffocating in huge snow drifts.

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27. You will learn how to build the best sledding tracks ever, with ramps preferably.

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28. Everyone and their mother owns a boat and they will let you use it if you ask.

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29 You will transition into short sleeves once the temperature rises to about 40 degrees.

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30. You will be used to people snowmobiling through your yard.

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