Stop at family-owned scoop shop Sebastian Joe's in Linden Hills—a local favorite since 1984—to grab a double cone of Nicollet Pothole (chocolate ice cream loaded with caramel, Heath Bar chunks, fudge truffles, a fudge swirl, and sea salt). Then stroll the few blocks to Lake Harriet for a leisurely ice cream-powered walk.
10. Segway along the river
Experience Minneapolis on a Segway! Learn about the Mill City Museum, St. Anthony Falls, the Stone Arch Bridge and more, all while cruising along on a Segway. (This is one of the most unique ways to see the city, and the tour is incredibly popular.)
11. Grab beer & pizza to-go from Pryes Brewery
Grab one of the best IPAs in town and some wild boar BBQ pizza from the on-site Cason Italian Eatery, then enjoy your pint and slice on the a stone's throw from the river. The outdoor beer garden is dog-friendly!
Found at various lakes and parks throughout the city, Wheel Fun Rentals provides pedal boats, kayaks, paddleboards, canoes, and bikes to rent so you can enjoy your favorite outdoor activities at any time.
This new 3-acre public space features a welcoming plaza with fire pits, Nature Play Lab and children's garden, tree-sheltered lawns, terraced benches, and countless native plants, all above an innovative 68,000-gallon rainwater reuse system. The park is home to the much-anticipated Owamni restaurant by The Sioux Chef, a team of Anishinaabe, Mdewakanton Dakota, Navajo, Northern Cheyenne, Oglala Lakota, and Wahpeton-Sisseton Dakota food lovers committed to revitalizing Native American Cuisine.