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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“Walk out into the gardens any time of the year and see the city from the West side. Great views of the sky and the city scape.”
  • 230 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Fantastic Asian art, modern art, and walking space; also see views of the city out the windows”
  • 201 locals recommend
Waterfall
“Nature paths and the falls make this a great place for a quick visit, or a longer event. ”
  • 256 locals recommend
Theatre
“Park behind the Guthrie (bring quarters or a Credit Card), go into the building and walk out on the walkway that hangs out over the road; see the river from above. Go to the next floor and look out at the city and see the US Stadium from above: FREE!!!”
  • 160 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
Football Stadium
“Winterfest 2020, the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild’s most elevated beer festival. January 17th from 7pm - 10pm at the Polaris Club of US Bank Stadium. General admission is $80 per ticket, for more information go to mncraftbrew.org.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Lake Calhoun is in a lively neighborhood near downtown and worth a visit. You can walk around the lake and enjoy nature and city atmosphere. People do all sorts of summer and winter activities in Lake Calhoun. It is very happening and you can see people there all year round. It is a favorite urban lake for Minnesotans. ”
  • 147 locals recommend
Bridge
“Great walking and sightseeing downtown Minneapolis and The Mississippi River. ”
  • 119 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“One of the original venues of Prince, Suburbs and many other iconic Mpls artists. ”
  • 86 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“many beautiful sculptures and very close to uptown and loring park neighborhood ”
  • 98 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
Brewery
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“Great beer, food & a great view of the city & Mill Ruins from the Upper Deck”
  • 78 locals recommend
Food Court
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“One of the most eclectic food scenes and shopping in Minneapolis. It's all indoors and offers a large food court with many different ethnic food options. Food court has live entertainment from time to time.”
  • 88 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Target Center is across the street from First Avenue, the birthplace of many of the great musicians from Minnesota; including Prince, Jimmy Jam, Shiela E, Morris Davis; Janet Jackson came here to capture the sound she made famous with Terrie Lewis and Jimmy Jam.”
  • 51 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. ”
  • 95 locals recommend
Lake
“Neighborhood restaurants The kenwood Birch The Lowry Nightingales Common roots Red cow Origami Nicollet diner Savoys pizza ”
  • 58 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“Great beer, food & a great view of the city & Mill Ruins from the Upper Deck”
  • 78 locals recommend
Food Court
“One of the most eclectic food scenes and shopping in Minneapolis. It's all indoors and offers a large food court with many different ethnic food options. Food court has live entertainment from time to time.”
  • 88 locals recommend
Bar
“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. ”
  • 95 locals recommend
Theme Restaurant
“Kitschy & retro tiki lounge with signature cocktails, they’ve got a great patio that overlooks the Mississippi River.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Arepa Restaurant
“Popular place with a South American-inspired menu. Good cocktails. Good brunch.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Theme Restaurant
“Take a Ferris wheel ride with the best views of downtown while sipping on one of their signature cocktails! Or play a round of mini golf if the weather permits. ”
  • 71 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“What doesn't Icehouse have? With live music on the weekends, to delicious food, and also great drinks and a fantastic atmosphere, you can't beat this fantastic place to go for a night on a date or just enjoying an evening close by the Airbnb.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Open seasonally, delicious eats to enjoy with your visit to Minnehaha Falls. Expect long lines in the summer!”
  • 63 locals recommend

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