As the leaves turn from green to gold, Minneapolis transforms into an exciting and fresh atmosphere. We're fanatics about fall, and it shows in the way the city goes about having some fun.

As the leaves turn from green to gold, Minneapolis transforms into an exciting and fresh atmosphere. We're fanatics about fall, and it shows in the way the city goes about having some fun. Festivals wind through Minneapolis City by Nature, and activities like kayaking the Mississippi River and renting Nice Ride bikes to explore the natural scenery let you get up close and personal with some of the most captivating fall scenes in the nation.

Speaking of scenes, the sports scene roars to life as football gets underway for the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium. The Minnesota Twins wind down their season at Target Field, and the Minnesota Lynx make their playoff push at Target Center. Fall harvests in Minnesota mean bountiful troves of homegrown, organic foods. Savor the tastes of fall, as the ingredients used to make your favorite cuisine are a direct reflection of the thriving farmers markets throughout the city.

Take advantage of tax-free shopping on all apparel by re-tooling that wardrobe to look your best this fall, and when it's all said and done let our world-class hotels offer you a place to kick back, relax and unwind. No matter what street your adventure takes you down, in Minneapolis, you're bound to find yourself in the middle of an event. The beauty of fall is a spectacle best observed through participation, so come be a little fanatical with us this fall in Minneapolis.

4 Things for the Sports Fan to Do in Minneapolis This Fall

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy professional and collegiate sports this fall, head to Minneapolis. The city was ranked one of the top 25 best cities for sports fans by Bleacher Report “Minneapolis is likely one of America's most underrated sports cities,” the story notes. “There are top-notch venues for a wide variety of teams, including beautiful Target Field and the consistently rocking Xcel Energy Center. The Vikings' new stadium is now on the horizon, as well. Thanks to major facility upgrades, Minneapolis has attracted huge events, such as the MLB All-Star Game and the 2018 Super Bowl.”

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6 Ways the Intellectual Can Enjoy Minneapolis This Fall

Travel and Leisure recently ranked Minneapolis the eighth most cultured city in America, and it’s easy to see why. Loaded with world-class museums, theaters and historic buildings, Minneapolis is a haven for the sophisticated traveler. If you want to experience one of the country’s best up-and-coming arts and culture destinations, head to Minneapolis. Here are some of the top things to do in the fall in Minneapolis for the intellectual traveler.

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Urban Adventure Travel: Top 5 Things to Do in Minneapolis in the Fall

Named one of the top 10 big cities for active families by Outside magazine, Minneapolis is without a doubt one of the nation’s top destinations for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. During fall, the area turns into a golden oasis for adventurers to spend their days outside riding, biking and paddling their way in and around the city. Roughly 20 percent of the city’s total land mass is park space, ready for you to explore this fall. Here are five top things to do in Minneapolis this fall if you’re looking for a little adventure.

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Fall Itineraries


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Put down that pumpkin spice latte and get ready for fun in Minneapolis this fall – we’re going beyond #basic with sophisticated itineraries that will jump start your plans and give you Instagram-ready opportunities at every turn. But that may be too #basic, so choose another social medium and go for it.

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Fall Events

Whether you're on a leisurely tour of the city and its beautiful scenery, or embarking on an action-packed weekend, Minneapolis has an absolute plethora of theatre, sporting and artistic events to keep you coming back time and time again.

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Halloween Happenings

Fall in Minneapolis is when the leaves change, football season starts, and the city is full of zombies. Experience pumpkin-flavored drinks and corn mazes or the Zombie Pub crawl and haunted hay run. From spooky Haunted Houses to pumpkin patches, make the most of this season by doing all things halloween!

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