Our Favorite Minneapolis Hot Spots to Beat the Winter Blues

Let’s face it—as much as we love a good Minnesota snowstorm, cross-country skiing across powder-dusted frozen lakes, and bundling up by an outdoor fire with a locally brewed pint, sometimes winter in Minneapolis is, well, challenging. When the winter blahs start creeping up (especially once the sparkle of the holidays has come and gone) locals know to hunker down in one of these tropical, lush, sunny restaurants, plant shops, and places to play and explore. Sure, a destination beach vacation in February is nice, too, but these hot spots will warm you up and give your spirits a boost without leaving the city.

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