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Minneapolis-St. Paul

Downtown Minneapolis and North Loop
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Morning sun reflects off the downtown Minneapolis skyline / Groveland Media

A Vibrant Urban Center

Minnesota's capital city, St. Paul, and its biggest city, Minneapolis, stand side by side along the Mississippi River, and together, they teem with culture, unique cuisine and cosmopolitan fun. Visit major cultural institutions, savor the thriving food scene, explore some of the best parks in the nation, and play at world-class family-friendly attractions in both of these Twin Cities.

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Owamni  / Heidi Ehalt, Courtesy of Meet Minneapolis

Plan the Ultimate Twin Cities Trip

Minneapolis and St. Paul boast some of the Midwest's best cultural institutions, restaurants and sprawling green spaces 

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Try the Vietnamese street foods at Hai Hai restaurant and bar in Minneapolis / Matt Lien courtesy of Meet Minneapolis

Must-Visit Restaurants in Minneapolis

From the nation's best Somali cuisine to classic diner fare and authentic birria tacos, here are 45 incredible Minneapolis restaurants to check out the next time you're in town.

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Get up close and personal with grizzly bears at the Minnesota Zoo / Minnesota Zoo

Kid-Friendly Faves

You’ll find plenty of fun things to do with the little ones in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Inspire wonder at a museum, splash around at an indoor waterpark, and come eye to eye with native and exotic animals at the Twin Cities' zoos and aquariums.

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Keg and Case Forest to Fork

Located at Keg and Case in St. Paul, Forest to Fork is Minnesota's first wild food store / Darin Kamnetz

Twin Cities Food Halls

Minneapolis-St. Paul’s imaginative, diverse culinary scene shines at an array of food halls, from Keg and Case and the Hmongtown Marketplace in St. Paul to Midtown Global Market and Mercado Central in Minneapolis.

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