Rochester is the third-largest city in Minnesota. It is perhaps best-known for the Mayo Clinic, which was founded in 1864 and today is considered one of the best hospitals in the world. The Mayo Clinic also heavily influences the local economy, and recent revitalization efforts have been directly tied to expansion at the Mayo Clinic. Rochester is also well-known for its green spaces such as Soldiers Field right in the center of the city, and is notably one of the few places in Minnesota to lack a natural lake. It's the birthplace of renowned healthcare organization the Mayo Clinic. The complex includes the landmark 1928 Plummer Building. On the outskirts, Mayowood is the 1911 estate of clinic co-founder Dr. Charles Mayo.
This self-drive, independent vacation package will introduce you to these beautiful cities through Minnesota and Illinois. Combine Minneapolis (a major city in Minnesota that forms "Twin Cities" with the neighboring state capital of St. Paul. Bisected by the Mississippi River), Rochester (it is Minnesota's third-largest city and the largest city, and home of the Mayo Clinic (famous wellness center) and a major IBM facility, one of the company's largest at its peak) and Great River Road North (The Great River Road is arguably the longest and most important scenic byway in America. You'll experience scenic vistas and tranquil landscapes as you drive the route); with a Rental Car. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.418059 Minneapolis_-_Rochester_-_North_Great_River_Road_(Self_Drive)-vac In-stock
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