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Minneapolis Brewery Tour
"Join up with other craft beer lovers for an all-inclusive craft beer tasting tour. This is the most popular tour option and is a great way to learn more about Minneapolis taste great local craft beers and experience Minnesota’s unique craft beer culture. At each brewery stop there will be an opportunity to taste flagship beers as well as some new craft beer creations and seasonal specials. The tasting tour includes: Tasting a variety of best local craft beers (as much or as little as your palate craves) Safe and hassle-free pick-up and drop-off Friendly tasting tour guide Super spicy pretzels to munch on (trust us you’ll need them) A cooler for those who purchase growlers at the breweries and want to keep them cold Depending on what day you want to explore
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The Big Ticket Adventure Pass: Minneapolis - Bloomington - St Paul - Mall of America Attractions
"Once you purchase the pass a representative from the Bloomington CVB will follow up with an email with directions on how to obtain your mobile pass using a promo code on their website. Once you exchange the promo code for your passes an email and text will be sent to you immediately. The pass holder simply needs to present their e-ticket (displayed on their phone) to the attractions attendant or if the ticket was printed out show your print at home ticket to the attraction attendant. Once your attraction pass has been acknowledged at the first attraction you will have three days (NOTE: three days does not necessarily mean 72 hours) including that day to visit the six attractions. Each attraction can only be visited once within the three days."""
From $89.00
 
The Big Ticket Adventure Pass: Minneapolis - Bloomington - St Paul - Mall of America Attractions
"Once you purchase the pass a representative from the Bloomington CVB will follow up with an email with directions on how to obtain your mobile pass using a promo code on their website. Once you exchange the promo code for your passes an email and text will be sent to you immediately. The pass holder simply needs to present their e-ticket (displayed on their phone) to the attractions attendant or if the ticket was printed out show your print at home ticket to the attraction attendant. Once your attraction pass has been acknowledged at the first attraction you will have three days (NOTE: three days does not necessarily mean 72 hours) including that day to visit the six attractions. Each attraction can only be visited once within the three days."""
From $89.00

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Downtown

This Romanesque Revival pile was designed by the firm of Long and Kees, who would just three years later create the plan for the much more "refined" Minneapolis City Hall a few blocks away. Wikipedia...
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Information / Sources

I like to look at local newspapers of cities I'm going to visit to get a feel for the town. Here's a link to the StarTribune The picture of the paper in this tip was added a few years ago and we in...
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Mall of America

I hate shopping, especially in busy malls during the weekend, but Mall of America was a totally different experience. The mall is huge, but it is not intended only for shopping lovers. Inside the...
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Combined Suggestions

One thing I really like to do during the summer is grab a bottle of wine and head down to the bandshell at Lake Harriett. During the summer there are nightly free concerts put on by a variety of local...
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People

Alright, NO ONE says "ya you betch" that is a NOT true lol. You're more likely to hear, "sweet" or in the college community "tight" and the ever popular "cool" If someone says anything close to "Ya"...
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Seasons

To see a hillside white with dogwood bloom is to know a particular ecstasy of beauty, but to walk the gray Winter woods and find the buds which will resurrect that beauty in another May is to partake...
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Lakes / Rivers

The mighty Mississippi starts in Minnesota and divides the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Unfortunately, the water is a bit too rough here for swimming, but it makes great photos and is...
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Minnehaha Falls

This 53 foot waterfall is highly unusual for this part of the country. It's on Minnehaha Creek, a tributary of the Mississippi, and is a main feature of Minnehaha Park, in the southeastern part of the...
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Sun Dogs

While sun dogs can be seen anywhere around the world during any season, this particular sun dog photographed in Monticello, was created by Minnesota's extreme cold weather and the low arch of the sun...
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Minneapolis

The settlement that was to become Minneapolis was founded in 1856 on the south bank of the Mississippi River at Saint Anthony Falls. Minneapolis was established at Saint Anthony Falls because it was...
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Saint Paul

The settlement that was to become Saint Paul was established in the 1840s by French-Canadian voyageurs at a location where two clefts in an 80-foot (24-meter) bluff created a convenient landing. A...
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History of Minnesota

Originally the Dakota were the dominant Native American culture throughout area but during the 1700's, the encroaching white population from the East, forced the Ojibwe, into Minnesota territory....
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LAKES AND PARKS

Minneapolis is surrounded by beautiful lakes and parks. Here are a few photos of French Park in suburban Plymouth.See a play at the Guthrie or check out the art museums. Shop downtown and never have...
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Grumpy Old Men

That movie with is full of comedy, and perhaps a little truth. From what I can tell, the people who settled Minnesota, wether they are Norwegian like my realtives or not, were hard-working people with...
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Top Hotels in Minnesota

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615 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55402, United States
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1815 Old Hwy 8 NW, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55112, United States
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701 S. Lake Ave., Duluth, Minnesota, 55802, United States
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150 South Broadway, Rochester, Minnesota, 55904, United States
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US Highway 61 East, Grand Marais, Minnesota, 55604, United States
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2221 Killebrew Drive, Bloomington, Minnesota, 55425, United States
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Top Things to Do in Minnesota

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Mall of America

This is the largest mall in the US. It has 4 stories of shopping and other entertainment. It is built on the site of the former Twins ballpark. The home plate is embedded in the floor and one seat is...
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Aerial Lift Bridge

When visiting Duluth for the first time (or the second, or the third..), visiting the Ariel Lift Bridge and the Marine Museum is a must! The lift bridge was the third attempt to connect the city to a...
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Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

It is time to move on and discover quite a popular place to visit in Saint Paul: The Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, which has around 2,5 mln visitor a year. The entrance to the park, zoo and also the...
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Richard Hammel Memorial covered bridge

cute covered bridge beside a lovely church. Theres a lake with ducks and geese and lovely flowers. This was a cute safe town .. very dog friendly with nicely landscaped yards. Lots of people walking...
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SPAM Museum

Listen - if the very concept of a SPAM museum appeals to you, you must go. If the very idea of a SPAM museum makes you shake your head, you won't like it. This is a place that revels in the thought...
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Nicollet Mall

On summer Thursdays, the Minneapolis Farmer's Market expands to both sides of Nicollet Mall between Fifth and 12th Streets. Masses of flowers, fresh vegetables and fruits, honey and other produce are...
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