Top 8 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Miss Your Event in Minneapolis
In Minneapolis, we have tried for years to find that “one thing” that makes us a don’t-miss-event-destination. Is it our compact, easy to get around downtown? Is it because we have so much going on that Prince chose to stay in his hometown? Is it our beautiful urban City By Nature setting surrounded by lakes and waterfalls - fun to explore in all four seasons? Since we couldn’t agree - we have narrowed it down to the Top 8 Reasons (and hundreds of ideas) why you should make those travel plans to attend your event in Minneapolis ASAP!
DELTA HUB, COMPACT CITY – EASY TO EXPLORE
MSP Airport is a Delta hub, located within a 3-hour flight from almost everywhere in the U.S. and the Light rail connects attendees straight to our compact, walkable downtown with dozens of entertainment options. OurSkyways— enclosed, second-level walkways connecting buildings in 80 blocks — keep people comfortable and dry, year-round. Find all your transportation information here.
Pictured Above: Nice Ride Bike Rental, Metro Blue Line at Hennepin Ave, MSP International Airport, Stone Arch Bridge
Pictured Above: Minneapolis Institute of Art, Target Field, Paisley Park, Amber Room at Guthrie Theater
CITY BY NATURE: TOP PARKS, 22 LAKES & THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI
A concrete jungle we are not. In the city with a top ranked park system in the nation, our Chain of Lakes, the mighty Mississippi River, two waterfalls, and more than 200 miles of biking and hiking trails just steps from the urban action, we can guarantee you’ll have endless options to enjoy a day of outdoor adventure regardless of the season.
Pictured Above: Theodore Wirth Park, Mississippi River, Minnehaha Falls, Gold Medal Park
A COMMUNITY LEADING THE PATH FORWARD
As the catalyst city for a nationwide movement in 2020, Meet Minneapolis stands in solidarity with our leaders from all backgrounds in recognizing the need to transform our city from the inside out – to ensure Minneapolis is both a safe and equitable place for everyone to live, work and visit.
Pictured Above: Nicollet, Sammy's Avenue Eatery, Nicollet Farmer's Market, Phelps Field Park