MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesotans love showing off their state, and plenty of people have come to Minnesota recently to see all we have to offer.

It’s been a good summer for Minnesota’s $15.3 billion tourism industry.

Explore Minnesota surveyed 300 Minnesota businesses — including hotels, home rentals and campgrounds. It found business grew for 80 percent of them.

Explore Minnesota credited the state’s affordable getaways that include both urban and natural attractions.