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Twin Cities Tourism and Sightseeing
Minneapolis is the City by Nature, with fabulous shopping, dining and entertainment next to lakes, parks and a mighty river that brought the city to being.

Experience the city at its best as you walk or bike on 50+ miles of trails along the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway as they pass the Chain of Lakes or enjoy paths winding along the Mississippi River. With over 80 miles of on street and over 80 miles of off-street pathways through scenic parks, downtown and the neighborhoods, this active, lush, green city will impress and urge you outdoors. You can rent bikes April - November from Nice Ride Minnesota at kiosks.

Getting around is a snap using light rail transit, with stops in downtown, at the airport and Mall of America. No matter what the weather, easily travel between many hotels and attractions using the skyway system in downtown.

Diverse ethnic options line Nicollet Avenue’s “Eat Street” and the Warehouse District is the center of downtown’s nightlife; bursting with restaurants and nightclubs. Fine dining options abound at restaurants owned by James Beard Award-winning chefs.

Art, science and history are on display at more than 55 museums in the area and well-known places such as Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Weisman Art Museum that have made their mark nationally.

Visit the historic Riverfront and Mill District, where Minneapolis got its start in the flour milling industry. You’ll know you’re in a true urban melting pot as you try diverse ethnic dining options that line Nicollet Avenue’s “Eat Street.” The Warehouse District is the center of downtown’s nightlife; bursting with restaurants and nightclubs right outside the gleaming, LEED Silver-Certified Target Field ballpark.

There are outdoor activities for every season and Minneapolitans are active year-round. Bike, boat, water ski, run, cross-country ski, fish (or ice fish!), play and watch team sports from one of our five professional teams. You can be an active participant or spectator in Minneapolis!

No trip to Minneapolis would be complete without souvenirs! Shop along the 13-blocks of pedestrian-friendly Nicollet Mall at Macy’s and the flagship Target store or visit the largest mall in the country, Mall of America – a short ride via the METRO Blue Line train. Plus, there’s no sales tax on apparel and shoes, so bring an extra bag!

There is literally something for everyone here and you will feel right at home with the friendly residents, clean and beautiful downtown and the many amenities that make a trip worth taking!
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Afton Apple Orchard
Afton Apple Orchard
Recreation in Hastings, MN USA

U pick apples, fall raspberries, pumpkins, strawberries Come pick your own apples, fall raspberries, pumpkins and strawberries. Located on South 90th St. between County Road 21 and Mn 95, 2 miles south of Afton Alps in the scenic St Croix River Valley. Strawberries, June - July. Call for picking conditions.


Big Dog Fishing Guide Service
Big Dog Fishing Guide Service
Fishing in Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, MN USA

Central Minnesota Fishing Trips Big Dog Fishing Guide Service offers guided fishing trips for muskie, bass, northern pike, walleye and crappie in the Minneapolis, St. Paul & Central Minnesota areas. We can provide something special for everyone.

Elko Speedway
Elko Speedway
Recreation in Elko, MN USA

NASCAR Sanctioned Race Track Elko Speedway is a NASCAR sanctioned 3/8 mile high banked oval race track competing within the NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series. We are located just 30 minutes south of downtown Minneapolis.

JC's Guide Service
JC's Guide Service
Fishing in Inver Grove Heights, MN USA

Guided Fishing Adventures Tailored Just For You CAPTAIN JOSEPH CONLEY III HAS OVER 30 YEARS OF FRESHWATER ANGLING EXPERIENCE AND HAS LED THOUSANDS OF GUIDED FISHING TRIPS. "JC" AS WE CALL HIM SPECIALIZES IN WALLEYE, PANFISH, NORTHERN PIKE, CATFISH AND SMALL MOUTH BASS.

Live Music Saturdays!
Live Music Saturdays!
Recreation in Stillwater, MN USA

Live music every Saturday in June, July & August! Enjoy live music every Saturday all summer long at Saint Croix Vineyards! During the months of June, July and August we will have live music from a variety of local musicians every Saturday from 1pm-4pm.


Mississippi National River & Recreation Area
Mississippi National River & Recreation Area
National Park in Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, MN USA

National River and Recreation Area Used by Native Americans for trade, food, and water long before Europeans visited the "New World,ö the Mississippi River and its watershed is a major contributor to the ecology, culture, politics and economy of the North American continent.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Theatre in Twin Cities, MN USA

Interactive Murder-Mystery & 3 Course Meal! The Murder Mystery Company is the nation's most popular, interactive murder mystery group! We're New York and L.A.'s smash hit! We perform our 2 1/2 hour, interactive murder mystery show at venues across the U.S.

Segway Tours
Segway Tours
Segway PT Tour in Minneapolis, MN USA

Historical Guided Segway Tours of Minneapolis Take a Magical History Tour and experience the magic of the Segway while learning about the rich history of the Minneapolis mills. Cruise along as a human on a stick™ over the historic Stone Arch Bridge viewing St.

Segway Tours
Segway Tours
Segway PT Tour in Minneapolis, MN USA

Guided Historical Segway Tours of Minneapolis Take a Magical History Tour and experience the magic of the Segway while learning about the rich history of Minneapolis. Cruise along as a human on a stick™ over the historic Stone Arch Bridge viewing St.


Unique handcrafted jewelry made of Swarovski Crystals Pearls
Unique handcrafted jewelry made of Swarovski Crystals Pearls things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Shopping in Minneapolis, MN USA

Handcrafted jewelry made for you per your need FashionJewelryForEveryone.

¡SUPER NOCHE CON KANALES E IMPOSTORES! at EME Antro Bar
¡SUPER NOCHE CON KANALES E IMPOSTORES! at EME Antro Bar things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Father's Day Weekend, Jun 18, 2022 (Saturday) Concert event in Minneapolis, MN USA

¡SUPER NOCHE CON KANALES E IMPOSTORES! June 18, 2022 at EME Antro Bar in Minneapolis, MN 9:00PM

3m Open Friday at TPC Twin Cities
3m Open Friday at TPC Twin Cities things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Jul 22, 2022 (Friday) Sports event in Blaine, MN USA

3m Open Friday July 22, 2022 at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, MN 12:00AM

3m Open Saturday at TPC Twin Cities
3m Open Saturday at TPC Twin Cities things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Jul 23, 2022 (Saturday) Sports event in Blaine, MN USA

3m Open Saturday July 23, 2022 at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, MN 12:00AM

3m Open Sunday at TPC Twin Cities
3m Open Sunday at TPC Twin Cities things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Jul 24, 2022 (Sunday) Sports event in Blaine, MN USA

3m Open Sunday July 24, 2022 at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, MN 12:00AM

3m Open Thursday at TPC Twin Cities
3m Open Thursday at TPC Twin Cities things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Jul 21, 2022 (Thursday) Sports event in Blaine, MN USA

3m Open Thursday July 21, 2022 at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, MN 12:00AM

3m Open Tuesday Practice at TPC Twin Cities
3m Open Tuesday Practice at TPC Twin Cities things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Jul 19, 2022 (Tuesday) Sports event in Blaine, MN USA

3m Open Tuesday Practice July 19, 2022 at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, MN 12:00AM

3M Open Wednesday Pro-Am and Compass Challenge
3M Open Wednesday Pro-Am and Compass Challenge things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Jul 20, 2022 (Wednesday) Sports event in Blaine, MN USA

3M Open Wednesday Pro-Am and Compass Challenge July 20, 2022 at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, MN 12:00AM

5 Seconds of Summer - Soundcheck Upgrade at Armory
5 Seconds of Summer - Soundcheck Upgrade at Armory things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Jul 23, 2022 (Saturday) Concert event in Minneapolis, MN USA

5 Seconds of Summer - Soundcheck Upgrade July 23, 2022 at Armory in Minneapolis, MN 7:00PM

A Place To Bury Strangers at 7th Street Entry
A Place To Bury Strangers at 7th Street Entry things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Memorial Day Weekend, May 28, 2022 (Saturday) Concert event in Minneapolis, MN USA

A Place To Bury Strangers May 28, 2022 at 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis, MN 8:00PM

A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun things to do on a rainy day in Twin Cities, MN
Next Week, May 24, 2022 (Tuesday) Theater event in Minneapolis, MN USA

A Raisin in the Sun May 24, 2022 at Guthrie Theater - McGuire Proscenium Stage in Minneapolis, MN 7:30PM

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Best Time to Visit Twin Cities


The best time to visit Twin Cities, Minnesota is in the summer and fall for the lakes, festivals and fun! If you like winter, St. Paul's Winter Festival in January and February might be just the ticket. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the 70s and 80s. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the 40s. Fall nights are cold with lows in the low 30s. Winter averages are in the 20s.

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Monthly Temperatures in Twin Cities


Month Low Avg High
January 6.2 14.5 22.8
February 13.0 21.4 29.7
March 23.9 32.8 41.7
April 36.2 47.2 58.2
May 48.5 59.9 71.2
June 57.6 68.4 79.1
July 62.7 73.0 83.2
August 60.7 70.8 80.8
September 51.7 61.8 71.8
October 40.1 49.8 59.4
November 26.1 33.3 40.5
December 12.3 19.5 26.7

Twin Cities Visitor Bureau


Minneapolis, City by Nature

Minneapolis, City by Nature


Free Twin Cities Visitor Guide


Minneapolis Saint Paul Official Visitors Guide

Minneapolis Saint Paul Official Visitors Guide



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