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Art Museum
“This is a really cool spot, but in the summer you can find many walking through the Sculpture Gardens that are right next to the Walker Art Center, which has the Iconic Cherry that Minneapolis is known for!”
  • 227 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Free--just a suggested donation. Great Asian Art collection. Don't miss it.”
  • 198 locals recommend
Waterfall
“Great trip for an afternoon free. Beautiful waterfall and park! Local eatery and ice cream shop on sight.”
  • 251 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The Mall has everything: shopping galore; lots for the kids; movies; restaurants and more.”
  • 151 locals recommend
Theatre
“Arrive early to park in the garage and have time to walk around the beautiful facility and have a drink before the show. ”
  • 156 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Minnesota Twins baseball. If you like good baseball - sit on the third baseline and see the city of Minneapolis framed by this fantastic outdoor stadium.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Bridge
“Great walking and sightseeing downtown Minneapolis and The Mississippi River. ”
  • 118 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“This is a fantastic place to walk around the lakes, and also a wonderful place to just go to watch a sunset. You can rent out paddle boards, canoes, and additional rentals to go on the lakes, which is a nice perk in the summer!”
  • 145 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“This is the first downtown Minneapolis stop and also where you can choose to ride the Green Line into St Paul or the Blue Line into Bloomington for the airport or MOA. Plenty of room to wait in comfort for whatever train you need. Usually it's very clean and well maintained.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Because it's the Mall of America! You can also hop on the light rail here for a few bucks ($2-6 avg.) and head to downtown Minneapolis (60 min ride) or downtown Saint Paul (2 hour ride). Or you can stop along the way and check out some fun places to Downtown, like Minnehaha Falls for hiking, sushi, and ice cream (and beer for those friends), or Target Field for a Twins Game or a concert. ”
  • 117 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Free. A voluntary donation of $3 for an adult and $2 for a child to help us care for our plants and animals is appreciated. You are always welcome whether or not you choose to make a donation. ”
  • 106 locals recommend
Brewery
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“One of the biggest craft breweries in Minneapolis. Great outdoor space and used as a venue for local music/art. Excellent food too. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“One of the original venues of Prince, Suburbs and many other iconic Mpls artists. ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“A beautiful place to walk, sit on a park bench or have a picnic and just take in the sculptures and the skyline.”
  • 96 locals recommend
History Museum
“This National Historic Landmark has an entertaining museum for both adults & kids. The museum store has something for history buffs, cooking connoisseurs, and everyone in between. Explore the Mississippi river front, dine at Bushel & Peck, and check out the observation deck for some of the best views in the city!”
  • 93 locals recommend
Bar
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“Home of the famous Juicy Lucy. Just down the block from the Cedar House, Matt's is a nationally acclaimed, family-friendly dive bar that offers one of the best burgers you'll find! Serving until 11 p. m. this is a good place for a bite to eat after a late arrival at the airport. ”
  • 94 locals recommend