There are many things to do in Minneapolis and St Paul, and lots to see too; we should know as we see a lot of the Twin Cities and the surrounding areas as we visit our customers.
Here, in no particular order are 10 things to do in Minneapolis.
1. Minneapolis institute of Art
The Minneapolis Institute of Art is reckoned by many to be the best museum in Minneapolis, and there’s plenty for everyone no matter how young or old, or interest in art.
2. Target Field
Target Field is the home of the Minnesota Twins baseball team, and so if you like your sport, you’ll definitely want to come here and watch a game.
3. Lake Harriet
Lake Harriet offers plenty to do for people of all ages and interests, from walking and biking, to a beach and fishing pier. If you love the great outdoors you’ll love Lake Harriet.
A visit to Lake Harriet is one of the most popular things to do in Minneapolis.
4. Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden at the Walker Art Center is an 11-acre site showcasing from than 40 works and unites green space with cultural life.
5. Minneapolis Skyway system
The Minneapolis Skyway System is a pedestrian walkway located on the second floor of buildings in Minneapolis, and over 7 miles long. If you enjoy shopping, you’ll love the Skyway.
6. St Anthony Falls
St Anthony Falls on the Mississippi river was the main source of power for the many regional flour and lumber mills, and played a huge role in the commercial development of the Midwest.
The Stone Arch Bridge, and Water Power Park will give you the best views.
Minneapolis has an impressive number of theaters and the second highest number of theater seats per capita in the USA.
This means that you’ll always be able to find something going on on stage in the city.
8. Global Market
The Minnesota Global Market offers a combination of farmers markets, shops, fresh produce as well as impressive social and cultural sights too, making it well worth a visit.
9. Minneapolis City Tours
To get the most out of your visit to Minneapolis, why not take one of the many Minneapolis city tours, and let a professional show you around.
You can get around on foot, by bike and even on a Segway as well as bus.
If you like your beer, why not take one of the Minneapolis Brewery Tours? You’ll learn lots, and more importantly, get to sample some of the local craft beers in the best breweries and taprooms around.
Whether you’ve never been to Minnesota before and are looking for things to do in Minneapolis, or you call the Twin Cities home and are looking for something different and exciting this weekend, there’s bound to be something on this list you haven’t done yet.
Perhaps you’ve got friends or relatives coming over and want to do something different for a change, or you’re bored of doing the same things in the same places, then there’s plenty to keep you busy.
Why not make time to explore the incredible cities of Minneapolis and St Paul, and see what you can learn, see and do here?
If you do decide to move here, or live here already, we’d love to help you with any home maintenance or repair jobs you need doing.