Monticello is a city located in Wright County, Minnesota, United States. Founded in 1856, Monticello is now a great place for spending vacations. Its name comes from Italian, meaning "Little Mountain". Located also on the Mississippi River, in Monticello are fabulous places and landscapes.
Top Attractions within Monticello
The Great American Smokeout Day takes place in Monticello every year, on the third Thursday of November. The event is an interesting engineering experiment. Its main mission is to help and convince people to give up smoking. It will be an interesting experience to participate in such an event, no matter if you are a smoker or not due to the fascinating events that are held.
Riverwood National Golf Course is one of the largest and best places in Monticello to play this wonderful sport. Those who do not know to play it, will have the possibility to learn here for the first time with the help of the trainers. Quality equipment can be rented and for those who want to have even more fun, they can rent areas to play family golf tournaments. Enjoy the green grass and the tall trees, but also be ready to be part of amazing golf competitions.
Little Mountain Settlement Museum is located in Monticello and is also one of the most interesting places in this area. Pay a visit to this museum and will discover interesting things about the past of this place and its evolution in time. The exhibits that are housed here will not disappoint you, but will take you step by step back in time. All visitors will enrich their knowledge and will get to know better this place, having a better view upon how people used to live once in Monticello.
Lake Maria State Park in Monticello is a wonderful place ideal for walking, relaxing and having fun. All those that want peaceful moments, but they cannot find the right place, this is where they have to come. This scenic park is home to the Blandings turtles, an endangered species, so it will also be an unique opportunity to admire these rare and wonderful animals.