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What to do in Minneapolis, Minnesota

 
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh review
added on 15th of December, 2008
Minneapolis is one of the places with the highest standard of living. Major companies like 3M or Northwest Airlines are headquartered in Minneapolis. Minneapolis offers some sports teams as well as some great outdoor activities not too far away. If you are into shopping, they have the Mall of America which is the largest mall in the US and one of the largest in the world, it's really huge, like another city in the city.
 

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Minneapolis History

The city was named “Minneapolis” after the first school master of the city (Mini means water in Dakota and polis means city in Greek). The city is also nicknamed as the “Mill City” and “City of Lakes.”  The first and sole residents of the city were the Dakota Sioux before explorers from France arrived in the region in 1680. The United States Army built the Fort Snelling in 1819, which spurred the growth rate in the region. In 1856, Minneapolis was authorized as a town by the Minnesota Territorial Legislature on the west bank of River Mississippi. The town of Minneapolis was then incorporated as a city in the year of 1867. It was... Read more »

 
 
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Disneyland recommended only with kids - Dec 22, 2008, by MadSuh
I have only been here once, but I really thought that the place was rather boring. Of course, Disneyland is great but then I am too old for that. I would not go to Kissimee unless I had a young child with me.There are very many thing to do... Read more »

Our Bryce Canyon trip - Jun 20, 2010, by MadSuh
We left early to one of the US's most incredible places, Bryce Canyon, which is also one of my personal favorites. For some reason most people have never heard about Bryce, maybe because it's only beautiful and has no records of its own. I... Read more »

Welcome to Balboa, CA - Dec 15, 2008, by MadSuh
Balboa is a tiny peninsula down in the heart of Southern California. All the old timers from So Cal live down there, mainly because it's so expensive and also because it's a calm place. It liiks like everyone is happy here. I love the place... Read more »

Visit Florida in the spring - Feb 22, 2006, by travelgrove-editor
Population: 16 million Major Airports: * Miami International Airport - Miami (MIA) * Fort Lauderdale International Airport - Forth Lauderdale (FLL) * Orlando International Airport - Orlando (MCO) * Palm Beach... Read more »

Stuttgart to Atlanta and on to LA - Nov 26, 2006, by MadSuh
My birthday party was very nice. Lots of fun indeed and I got pretty wasted. We stayed up until 6am and I was pretty dead the next day. The night after, I had to decide whether to drive back to Stuttgart with my friends or whether to stay... Read more »

 
 

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