Can you believe summer is almost over? Before we know it, snow will be here, so let’s get out and enjoy! We’ve got our top 5 favorite outdoor activities in Minneapolis to share with you:
Stone Arch Bridge- A former railroad bridge connecting St. Anthony Falls and Downtown Minneapolis, and the second oldest bridge crossing the Mississippi river, Stone Arch bridge is a must see! It stands high with its’ 23 unique arches, overlooking the stunning Minneapolis skyline and St. Anthony Lock and Dam.
Minnehaha Falls- Grab your picnic basket and visit a little oasis within a big city! The Minnehaha Falls are 53 feet tall and descend into the Mississippi river. The park provides winding trails to the falls, past wading pools and picture-perfect stone bridges to a sandy beach at the confluence of Minnehaha Creek and the Mississippi river. This is the perfect way to enjoy nature and a warm summer day!
Lake Bde Maka Ska- As the largest lake in Minneapolis, lake Bde Maka Ska is perfect for a date night or adventure with the family. There are trails around the lake where city goers’ bike, jog, or walk while enjoying the serenity of the lake. For those wanting to dip their toes in the water, there are beaches to swim at. You can even rent paddle boats, paddle boards, or kayaks to take for a spin!
Walker Art Center Sculpture Garden- Ahh.. the famous cherry and spoon! As an icon of Minneapolis, the sculpture garden unites greenspace and culture. The garden showcases more than 40 works of art from the Walker collection. Check out one of Minneapolis’ crown jewels, you won’t regret it!
Guthrie Theater- The structure of the Guthrie Theater is enough to turn heads. This Minneapolis gem was founded in 1962 and is dedicated to cultivating the Minneapolis music, theatre and art scene. The innovative building design located right on the river is a great place to see a show, grab a cup of coffee or enjoy dinner.
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Land of 10,000 Lakes, Where to Start?
Minnesota, where the people are friendly, and the lakes are plentiful! While you’re in Minnesota, make sure you enjoy the great outdoors and visit a few of our favorite lakes!
3 for 1! Located in the charming uptown Minneapolis, Lake Harriet, Lake Bde Maka Ska, and Lake of the Isles are a triple threat. With beautiful paths that wind around all three, you can watch the sailors on the shore, or get out there and try it for yourself.
Lake Minnetonka: located 30 minutes from Minneapolis, Lake Minnetonka is frequented by boaters, sailors and fisherman. It’s also great for spotting beautiful real estate!
Lake Superior: if you’re up for a little drive, Lake Superior is a must see! It is the largest Great Lake of North America, and the world’s largest freshwater lake by surface area. Make sure you enjoy many of the beautiful hikes around Duluth to soak up the view!
Brews and Views:
Are you up for a frosty pint while exploring the city? The craft brewery scene has flourished in Minneapolis over the last decade, not only providing craft beers, but dog friendly patios, games, and food trucks. If you want a taste of Minneapolis, head to Northeast and check out our customized brewery tour!
Fulton Brewery- 414 6thAve N
Dangerous Man Brewing Co- 1300 2nd NE
Indeed Brewing Company- 711 NE 15thAve
Inbound Brewco- 701 N 5th
612 Brew- 945 Broadway St. NE