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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
“Free--just a suggested donation. Great Asian Art collection. Don't miss it.”
  • 197 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Contemporary Art Museum with an outdoor sculpture garden (with the iconic cherry and spoon)”
  • 225 locals recommend
Waterfall
“The photo of Sea Salt Eatery. What this does not show is that there is a waterfall right in the city of Minneapolis. And a very nice park. On the light rail.”
  • 248 locals recommend
Theater
“Great place to visit while in downtown Minneapolis, even if you aren't seeing a show. The building offers cool features to enjoy, such as the endless walkway and amber room. With fun outlooks and murals you can easily spend an hour just looking at the architecture and taking pictures. Gold medal park is right next door and in the warmer months it's fun to get ice cream and relax after a show. You'll always have fun seeing a play here while enjoying the before and after. ”
  • 155 locals recommend
Bridge
“Great walking and sightseeing downtown Minneapolis and The Mississippi River. ”
  • 119 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Great lake for tanning, hanging out, and enjoying Minneapolis' beauty. You can rent a canoe or paddle board and there are places to eat all around. ”
  • 146 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.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“This is the first downtown Minneapolis stop and also where you can choose to ride the Green Line into St Paul or the Blue Line into Bloomington for the airport or MOA. Plenty of room to wait in comfort for whatever train you need. Usually it's very clean and well maintained.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“A beautiful place to walk, sit on a park bench or have a picnic and just take in the sculptures and the skyline.”
  • 96 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!”
  • 94 locals recommend
Food Court
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“International cuisine, craft beer, shopping, green grocer, craft cheese, gelato, music and dancing in a festive community atmosphere. Walking distance from The Cedar House, visit Powderhorn Park or the world's only Somali Museum en route. ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“One of the original venues of Prince, Suburbs and many other iconic Mpls artists. ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Brewery
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“One of the biggest craft breweries in Minneapolis. Great outdoor space and used as a venue for local music/art. Excellent food too. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“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.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Bar
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“Just down the block from the Cedar House, is an acclaimed, family-friendly dive bar that offers the best burgers in the City! Serving until 11 p. m. this is a good place for a bite to eat after a late arrival at the airport. ”
  • 94 locals recommend
Lake
“A really fun lake to walk around because of the beautiful architecture of the surrounding homes. A little quieter than Lake Calhoun.”
  • 58 locals recommend