Your Exclusive Guide to Things to Do in Minneapolis

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There is never a shortage of nearby things to do in Minneapolis, MN. When you stay at  our hotel in Bloomington, MN you have almost immediate access to them all. Conveniently located near the Minnesota Zoo as well as the Mall of America, there are a number of tourist attractions and nearby sights to take advantage of! Rest up and rejuvenate in your deluxe guest room and then set out on a variety of memorable adventures each day. Shop and eat and be entertained at the massive Mall of America. Root for the Twins at Target field. Catch Broadway musicals at any of the Hennepin District Theatres or enjoy works of art at Walker Art Center. Don't hesitate to start planning your Minnesota getaway. A variety of entertainment options are just a click away, book a room today.

Mall of America

60 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN 55425
(952) 883-8800
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Since its opening in 1992, Mall of America has become a world-renowned leader in retail, entertainment and attractions. Receiving over 40 million visitors annually, Mall of America is home to over 520 retail stores and department stores including Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s, Nickelodeon Universe Amusement park and movie theatres. Over 400 events are held at the mall annually.

Minnesota Zoo

13000 Zoo Blvd.
Apple Valley, MN 55124
(952) 431-9200
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Over 500 animal species are housed at the Minnesota Zoo. Some animals include brown bears, sloths, red pandas, bald eagles, macaws, crocodiles, and a variety of fish. Stop by for one of the zoo’s shows and presentations during your visit, like the Coral Reef Dive Show or Shark Feedings.

Target Field

500-598 3rd Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 659-3400
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The home ballpark of the Minnesota Twins, Target Field offers breathtaking views of not just the game but the downtown Minneapolis skyline. Concessions include your classic ballpark fare from burgers, dogs and Cracker Jacks to even vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Guthrie Theater

818 South 2nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 377-2224
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Founded in 1963, the Guthrie Theater is the Minnesota center for theater performance, production, education and professional training. By presenting both classical literature as well as new work from a variety of cultures, the Guthrie illuminates the common themes connecting Minnesota to the rest of the world.

Hennepin Theatre Trust

615 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 140
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612)455-9500
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Hennepin Theatre Trust, owner of the historic Orpheum, State, Pantages and New Century Theatres, is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to arts-inspired community cultural development. We achieve our mission by presenting a rich mix of live performances, creating inspiring arts education experiences and advancing a thriving Hennepin Avenue cultural district in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Theatres include: Orpheum | State | New Century | Pantages

Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

1750 Hennepin Avenue 
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 375-7600
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The Walker Art Center is a multidisciplinary contemporary art center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The Walker is considered one of the nation's "big five" museums for modern art along with the Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum and the Hirshhorn.

Fort Snelling State Park

Lakeview Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55120
(612) 279-3550
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Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, this park offers extensive hiking, bike and ski trails that link to Minnehaha Park and the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Canoe on Gun Club Lake, play golf, swim in Snelling Lake, or hike on Pike Island where the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers converge.

Grand Avenue

752 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105
(651)699-0029
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You won’t find a more diverse and beautiful St. Paul and Minneapolis shopping destination than Grand Avenue. Stop by today and experience what many know as the best in Twin Cities shopping! Grand Avenue shops boast a wide range of styles that are all individually unique. On the Avenue, you will find some of the best apparel, accessories, shoes, books, furniture, and gift shops in Minnesota. This variety along the Avenue is what entices our visitors, who are looking for a unique Twin Cities shopping experience, to keep coming back.

Hazeltine Golf Course

1900 Hazeltine Boulevard
Chaska, MN 55318
(952) 556-5400
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Founded in 1962 on the rules and traditions of golf, and set in beautiful natural surroundings - where prairie meets woodland - Hazeltine is home to a championship course, award-winning clubhouse, and is host of the 2016 Ryder Cup Matches.

Xcel Energy Center

199 West Kellogg Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 265-4800
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Xcel Energy Center is regarded as one of the finest arenas in the world. The one-of-a-kind, multi-purpose facility is home to more than 150 sporting and entertainment events and approximately 1.7 million visitors each year. It is the home of the NHL's Minnesota Wild.

Target Center

600 First Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 673-1600
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Target Center opened it doors on October 13, 1990 at the cost of approximately $104,000,000. The arena took 27 months to build and was the first major arena in the U.S. that was designated completely non-smoking – as it remains to this day. It is the home to the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves.

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