Step into the nostalgic 1950s era at Hi-Lo Diner. Here, they are famous for their unique concoction of sweet and savory toppings atop warm, glazed fried dough, which makes it the perfect spot to start out your day. They also have a fantastic from-scratch breakfast menu.
Later, experience the magical views winter has to offer by heading over to Minnehaha Regional Park and seeing the frozen Minnehaha Falls. Make sure to take plenty of pictures, this is a scene not to be missed! Outdoor enthusiasts can also take advantage of the crisp fresh air by enjoying the many walking and biking trails at the park.
For lunch head back towards downtown into the Mill City District. There you'll find Zen Box Izakaya, where they pride themselves in creating a menu full of authentic Japanese comfort food. What better way to keep warm than with a steaming bowl of ramen?
Afterwards, walk around the Mill City District area to take in some more iconic Minneapolis sights. Even if you've seen these spots a million times before, there's something to be said about seeing them during the winter. The Stone Arch Bridge, with the backdrop view of downtown Minneapolis, sets the scene of your winter adventures perfectly. The Guthrie Theater's Amber Box and Endless Bridge give you a picturesque look at snow-covered rooftops and the icy glare of the frozen river. You'll be compelled to take tons of photos and fill up your friend's Instagram feeds, then check out these other Instagrammable places in Minneapolis.
Since you're in the neighborhood a great way to end the day is to enjoy a production at the famous Guthrie Theater. Local artists, spectators and actors come together at the Guthrie to
re-create classic masterpieces as well as modern works. It's a must visit for anyone coming to Minneapolis. Connected to the Guthrie is the Ovation restaurant, which is a great choice if you're looking for something more upscale for dinner. Or go across the street to Farmer Kitchen and Bar for a farm to table experience. They use locally sourced ingredients for all their unique and tasty dishes.
Another great way to unwind after a long day is to enjoy a comedy show at Acme Comedy Company. Acme is one of the best comedy clubs in the nation, bringing in top notch comedians that will have you laughing all night long. The comedy club is attached to Sticks Restaurant, so you can make it an evening with dinner and drinks before the show. Or if you missed out on one of the amazing restaurants in North Loop on day one, here's your chance to try another!