Minneapolis…the Perfect Blend of Natural Beauty and Urban Sophistication

Minneapolis, or “The Mini Apple” as some like to call it, is known for its beautiful parks and lakes. The city forms the “Twin Cities” with the state capital of St. Paul. Minneapolis is home to many cultural landmarks and contemporary art museums. The city is truly breathtaking with its gorgeous views. A visit to Minneapolis is not complete until you experience everything the city has to offer. The streets of Nicollet Mall (host hotel location) and Hennepin Avenue are where you will encounter an abundance of food, wine, shopping and more! Experience the “Most Bikeable City,” go biking around the area and on the beautiful Stone Arch Bridge, take a riverboat tour or visit the Mall of America, the largest mall in the United States!

Take a look at the video posted by Meet Minneapolis at https://youtu.be/JYNFKeFf8Qo

Twin Cities Highlights Tour

You can’t travel all the way to Minneapolis and not see the gorgeous sights of the city! Minneapolis is filled with exciting attractions, culture, recreation and entertainment. During this three-hour tour, you will explore Minnesota’s charming capital city of St. Paul, see Minnehaha falls, drive along Summit Avenue, catch a glimpse of the beautiful Minneapolis skyline and more!

Be sure to reserve your spot today for the Twin Cities Highlights tour on Sunday, June 24 from
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Please indicate whether you will need an Assistive Listening Device when you book your tour online.

Experience Prince’s Minneapolis

Fun fact about Minneapolis: it’s home to the American musician Prince! His journey started in Minneapolis, where the city helped shape him into the man and artist he became.

Prince left his mark on Minneapolis and now visitors can experience the city through his eyes by embarking on a self-guided tour of places including his childhood home, clubs and bars where he used to perform, Purple Rain sites and more!

Explore the City at Your Own Leisure

Consider visiting some of the following attractions on your own for an unforgettable experience:

Waterfall at Minnehaha State Park
Minnehaha State Park

 

 

Minnehaha Falls Regional Park

Minnehaha Falls is a stunning 53 foot waterfall that
runs out to the Mississippi River. Take the trail down
the gorge past the beautiful views of stone bridges
to a sandy beach.

 

 

Exterior of Mill City Museum
Mill City Museum

 

Mill City Museum

This is for all of you history lovers out there!
Built into the ruins of what was once the world’s
largest flour mill, Mill City Museum is located on the
historic Mississippi Riverfront. Visit the museum and
learn about the intertwined histories of the flour industry, the river, and the city of Minneapolis.

 

 

Exterior of the Mall of America
Mall of America

 

Mall of America

Visit the nation’s largest shopping and entertainment destination, featuring more than 520 stores, 50 restaurants, an aquarium and the largest indoor theme park – Nikelodeon Universe! Not only will
you get to indulge in delicious food, fun and shopping, but you will also get the exercise in this enormous mall!

 

Accessibility at Museums

Here are a few suggestions for wonderful museums in the area that offer ALD’s: The Minnesota Institute of Art, the Mill City Museum (pictured above), and the Walker Art Center. Here’s some more information about what these museums have to offer.