Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul
The Twin Cities area of Minneapolis-St. Paul is cosmopolitan at its heart and small town along its perimeter. Not identical twins, but different in architecture and ambiance, these twin cities each offer their own approach to an exciting arts scene, landmark architecture, terrific restaurants and intriguing museums.
As the leaves change, so do the types of activities to experience. Fall festivals, apple orchards and Halloween events are great fun for families. In November, the Twin Cities area gets decorated for the holidays. Concerts, theatrical performances and Santa's arrival are celebrated throughout the region. Click here to download a booklet with fun events, activities and a handful of delicious recipes for the season.
The region offers a variety of shopping experiences, so bring your holiday shopping list! From distinctive boutiques to the grand-daddy of malls -- Mall of America -- you'll find the perfect gift. This is also the time of year when sports fans have scores of choices. Pro and collegiate football, hockey and basketball teams have enthusiastic fans cheering them on.
Miles of skyways in both downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul, and family-friendly museums and attractions provide many choices no matter the weather.
Check out one of the following areas below to find out more about the unique flavor of each part of the Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area.