Minneapolis is a city on the rise. Situated on the banks of the Mississippi River, it is rumored that iconic American writer Mark Twain was the first to assign the name ‘Twin Cities’ to Minneapolis and neighboring city St. Paul.

Facts

Population

Approximately 368,000

Currency

US Dollar ($) = 100 cents

Opening hours

Shopping malls are usually open: Mon-Sat: 10am-9:30pm Sun: 11am-7pm

Newspapers

www.citypages.com www.startribune.com www.mndaily.com www.downtownjournal.com

Tourist information

250 Marquette Avenue South Suite 1300, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

Travel to Minneapolis

Book your flights to Minneapolis with Etihad Airways and take advantage of the fantastic opportunity to spend your vacation in the city full of bright lights. Minneapolis is one of the biggest cities in the state of Minnesota and is home to some of the most scenic lake fronts in all of the United States.

Top 5 Things To Do in Minneapolis

  • Visit the Chain of Lakes and enjoy waterfront attractions that are offered at five separate locations. Walkways, hiking trails, and boating activities are abundant, but for something a bit different, hail a canoe and take a leisurely tour of the waterways
  • Plan a trip to the Guthrie Theatre to enjoy the classical theatre shows that are presented there. This theatre has a rich history associated with it and provides a beautiful view, be it day or night.
  • Tour the Minnehaha Park to see the Minnehaha Falls which is a 53 feet long waterfall located in the park’s centre
  • Have a peek at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and see the invaluable treasures that are stored in its galleries
  • Wander around uptown Minneapolis which houses the city’s most happening areas. There are a number of boutiques, cafes and galleries located here that tourists must visit

Plan Your Minneapolis Holiday

The best time to visit Minneapolis is during the summer season; from May-September. We recommend that you book your tickets to Minneapolis in advance to secure the best deals. Finding flight deals to Minneapolis with Etihad’s popular Deals section is simple and easy.

For cheap hotels in Minneapolis, consider travelling during the off-peak winter months. However, with covered walkways throughout much of the city’s core and indoor attractions, any time of year is a great time to plan your holiday.

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