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Minneapolis Saint Paul and the surrounding areas are populated with fun and
unique things to see and experience, from museums, landmarks and theaters
to lakes for boating, trails for biking and hills for skiing.
Minneapolis and Saint Paul exude culture, housing world-renowned museums and seeing standout productions across their many stages. Explore the
exhibits of the Walker Art Center and American Swedish Institute, or catch
a show at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis. Explore capital city destinations like Saint Paul’s Minnesota Children’s Museum, the Science Museum
of Minnesota, or spend an evening with A Prairie Home Companion at the
Fitzgerald Theater. With restaurants and shops on nearly every block, the cities
keep lively day and night.
Bloomington is home to the nation’s largest mall, Mall of America, which
attracts visitors to its 520 shops, restaurants, and attractions like SEA LIFE
Minnesota Aquarium, Nickelodeon Universe, and new this year, Barbie
Shoppers in Minnesota enjoy no sales tax on clothes and shoes, including
at places like the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove, Shops at Lyndale
in Richfield, Rosedale Center in Roseville, the Shops at West End in St. Louis
Park, or at Twin Cities Premium Outlets, opening in Eagan in August 2014.
In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, there’s plenty to do outside, no matter the time
of year. Rent a Nice Ride bike and pedal around Minneapolis Saint Paul, hit
the greens at Inver Wood Golf Course in Inver Grove Heights or at StoneRidge
Golf Club in Stillwater, ski Afton Alps in Hastings, Wild Mountain in Taylors Falls
or Buck Hill in Burnsville, or visit the animals that live at the Minnesota Zoo in
Apple Valley. Plus, the National Sports Center in Blaine and the Guidant John
Rose MN OVAL in Roseville are both hubs of sports activity.
Get a taste of our local life at one of the many celebrations held across the
metro year round, including Summer Tuesdays in Stillwater, Rivertown Days in
Hastings, Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Maze in Brooklyn Park, Saint Paul’s
Winter Carnival and Minneapolis’ Aquatennial.
The greater metro area of Minneapolis Saint Paul truly offers something for
everyone in all seasons.