Minneapolis Places to See
Places to Visit in Minneapolis
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Minneapolis is one of those cities which offer people many fun things for them to experience. It has many attractions such as lustrous skyscrapers which is set amid glistening lakes. This city offers tourist different activities in each of the season. However, whether your reason in going to this city is to escape the cold of winter or the warmth of summer, this city will definitely not disappoint you.
If you are planning to go to Minneapolis, the best way to spend your time in it is to go visit the different tourist spot in it. There are actually several places for you to choose. Among the popular places to see in this City are the Minneapolis Art Institute, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Walker Art Center, Mall of America, and Fort Snelling State Park.
For Art Lovers
For those who love arts, Minneapolis offers you several museums which house all the world-renowned collections. For example, the Minneapolis Art Institute exhibits items in varieties and of quality. These items also display many cultures as well as art such as that of Asian, Middle Eastern, American, African and European. There are also rooms which featured the decorations as well as the furniture of the different era. The best part in your tour in this place is that the admission is free.
There is also the Walker Art Center where you will witness the 20th century of the European and American works which consist of sculptures, prints, and paintings. Another is the Weisman Art Museum which you can find in the University of Minnesota Campus. This art museum displays varieties of fine arts which feature the contemporary period. Another one is the Science Museum of the City where you can take your kids, well that is if you have one, to amaze them of the magic of science. You can also produce your very own video.
Mall of America and Outdoor Recreation Place
The Mall of America is the largest mall in the United States. It consists of more or less 600 stores plus it also has an amusement park which is about seven acre in size. They also offer their guest dining, shopping, and entertainment choices any time of the year. This mall is located at 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, Minnesota. On the other hand, for outdoor recreations, you can choose to wander at the Fort Snelling Park which you can find in Pike Island. More specifically, it is located at 101 Snelling Lake Rd, Saint Paul, Minnesota. This is one of the most visited and popular scenic attractions of the city which includes skiing trails, hiking trails, biking trails, canoe rentals, swimming, golf, and loads more.