Tips & Insider Info from Minneapolis Locals

We've curated some need-to-know Minneapolis facts to make sure you don't make a midwestern faux pas.

Minneapolis routinely ranks high on livability lists and while the term “Minnesota Nice,” might be a little over-used, we’re known for being particularly friendly, curious, and helpful. While most of your questions will happily be answered by asking someone on the street (really!) here are a few things to keep you in the know.

  • Before marching out for a full day of sight seeing and activities, stop in at the Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center, on the corner of 5th Street and Nicollet, directly in front of the Nicollet Metro Transit light rail station. They have maps, all manner of visitor information, and an especially alluring selection of locally-made crafts, gifts, and souvenirs.