Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
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Explore the Twin Cities
The state capital, St. Paul, and neighboring Minneapolis make up the Twin Cities, an incredibly rich and diverse area with dramatic skylines, exciting pro sports, award-winning theater, renowned restaurants and a booming craft beer scene.
Revel in the natural beauty of dozens of trails, parks and waterways, such as the Chain of Lakes and the Mississippi River. You can also shop ’til you drop at local boutiques and the nation’s largest mall, Mall of America, with no tax on clothing or shoes. Or, attend one of the hundreds of annual events in the region, from small-town celebrations to one of the largest state fairs in the country.
The Twin Cities for Families
Kids and kids-at-heart will love exploring these top 10 kid-approved stops in the Twin Cities. From larger-than-life dinosaurs and indoor water parks to roller coasters and four-story indoor play areas, there’s no shortage of family fun.Read More
Explore the Minnesota Zoo
Visitors to the state's largest zoo will encounter animals and habitats from around the globe in exciting exhibits.Read More
Must-Visit Minneapolis Restaurants
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.Read More
In Prince’s Footsteps
One of Minnesota’s most iconic celebrities, Prince’s impact on the music world can be traced back to countless Minnesota landmarks, from the Sound 80 recording studio to the Minneapolis nightclub immortalized in “Purple Rain.”Read More
Hot Spots to Shop
From indie shops to outlet malls to the sprawling Mall of America in Bloomington, you’ll discover unparalleled shopping experiences in the Twin Cities area.Read More
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