Aerial view of Minneapolis and St. Anthony Falls at dusk

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Minneapolis is the biggest and artsiest town on the prairie, with all the trimmings of progressive prosperity – swank art museums, rowdy rock clubs, organic and ethnic eateries, and edgy theaters. It's always happenin', even in winter. And here's the bonus: folks are attitude-free and the embodiment of 'Minnesota Nice.' Count how many times they tell you to 'Have a great day,' come rain, shine or snow.


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Best Neighborhoods

It's easy to hop around Minneapolis’ distinct districts, picking out your favorite spots in each. Here's a guide to the best neighborhoods in Minneapolis.

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Day Trips

From the headwaters of the Mississippi to the birthplace of Bob Dylan, there's a lot you can see within three hours of Minneapolis - even in the winter.

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Money and Costs

More affordable than coastal cities but with the same metropolitan joys, visiting Minneapolis on a budget doesn’t hinder your experience at all.

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Navigate Minneapolis on foot, bicycle, car, rideshare or via public transportation. This city’s easy-to-learn infrastructure makes it quick to get around.

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Free Things to Do

Minneapolis is a fiercely creative, passionate city, and there's plenty to enjoy for free, from parks to top-class museums. Here are our top picks.

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