132. Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

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Why

No one really says, I’m going to visit Minneapolis, Minnesota USA, but they should. In the summer its actually quite beautiful not to mention the Fall. Plus it also has the Mall of America and the home of Prince.

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA - Mall of America

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA – Mall of America

 

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA – Green Line

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA - Green Line

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA – Green Line

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Where

Minneapolis is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. It’s  very close to the Wisconsin border and is twinned with the city of St. Paul, just a train ride away.

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How To Get Here

By Train

Amtrak serves the city. Plus there is Light Rail service that takes you around the surrounding areas.

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA - MetroBy Plane

The closest airport to is Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) with Delta Air Lines as the host carrier.

The following airlines has service to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP):

Alaska Airlines (AS), Air France (AF), Air Choice One (3E), American Airlines (AA), Condor (DE), Delta Air Lines (DL), Frontier Airlines (F9), Icelandair (FI), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Sun Country Airlines (SY), Southwest Airlines (WN), Spirit Airlines (NK) and United Airlines (UA).

By Bus

The area is served by GreyhoundMegabus and Trailways.

By Car

If you are already in the area you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

By Ferry

No.

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Where To Stay

You can stay downtown Minneapolis or at the airport. I stayed at the Crowne Plaza and it worked well as there is a train from the airport directly to the hotel. The same train also takes you to the Mall of America.

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA - Crowne Plaza Airport

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA – Crowne Plaza Airport

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

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Where To Eat

There are lots of places to eat in the downtown area as well as at the Mall of America.

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA - American Breakfast

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA – American Breakfast

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

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What To Do

The major attraction is the Mall of America. You can actually live in that Mall literally as there is a hotel directly in the Mall; the Radisson Blu. You can do a brewery tour as well as visit Target Field for a baseball game.

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA - First Avenue

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA – First Avenue

 

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA - Mall of America Ferris Wheel

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA – Mall of America Ferris Wheel

 

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA - First Avenue 7th St. Entrance

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA – First Avenue 7th St. Entrance

 

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA - Target Field Stadium

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA – Target Field Stadium

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.

==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.

==>> Trip.com has some additional information.

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Additional Information

Language: English

Currency: United States Dollar (USD)

Minneapolis – Tourism

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Minneapolis, Minnesota USA - Downtown View

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA – Downtown View

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