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  • Spoonbridge and Cherry
    Definitely one of the city's most visited sights, the Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture is located in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. It's one of the most interesting and weird sculptures I have ever seen; it really is a huge [...]
    D: 1.1mi00
  • The Purcell-Cutts House
    This unusual looking house is the joint creation of architects William Gray Purcell and George Grant Elmslie. The house is built in the distinctive Prairie School style, a popular style in architecture in the late 19th century and early [...]
    D: 1.9mi00
  • Ingebretsen's in Minneapolis
    If you are looking for some special, unusual gifts for someone, Ingebretsen's can offer you a wide selection of stuff that would make really good presents. It is a combination of deli (Scandinavian meats, cheeses, jellies, and [...]
    D: 1.9mi00
  • CC Club in Minneapolis
    The CC is your typical neighbourhood bar, where most of the patrons know each other, but that doesn't mean that you won't be welcomed. Some people describe it as a hipster-haunt, but truth is that the bar is just popular with the [...]
    D: 1.6mi00
  • Hymie's Vintage Records
    If you are collecting vinyls, or if you just want to pick up a gift for someone, Hymie's Vintage Records is a great place to check out.The building looks pretty cool on the outside, and you won't be disappointed once you set foot inside. [...]
    D: 2.7mi00
  • Basilica of Saint Mary
    The Basilica of Saint Mary is an imposing church in downtown Minneapolis, and the oldest Catholic parish in the city. It was built about a hundred years ago, and it is known to be an exquisite example of Beaux-Arts architecture, one of the [...]
    D: 1mi00
  • Double Danger Comics & Collectibles
    Embrace your inner comic book fan at this wonderful place. There are literally tons of comic books and related merchandise that will make your head spin. There are lots of indie and rare comics, and contrary to the stereotype of comic fans [...]
    D: 2.1mi00
  • Anodyne Coffee House
    Anodyne is a trendy coffee house, but it serves great food all day long. The sandwich menu has some pretty exciting choices, and you'll probably find the place filled with Minneapolis's hip crowd at all hours of the day. The place is pretty [...]
    D: 3.4mi00
  • Foshay Tower
    The 32 floor Foshay Tower might not be very impressive when compared to mre modern sky-scrapers, but back when it was completed (in 1929), it was the tallest building in Minneapolis. It is an interesting building in the Art Dec style which [...]
    D: 0.3mi00
  • Ike's Food and Cocktails
    Ike's Food and Cocktails is a nice, all-American restaurant with a twist. The place looks like something straight out of a 40's movie, with long, narrow tables and booths, and a really classy atmosphere (the servers in jackets sure help). [...]
    D: 0.5mi00
  • Nomad World Pub
    If you are a fan of beer, all your dreams will come true at Nomad's. This pub has the widest selection of import beer I've ever seen, and the cheapest too! In addition to great drinks, the bar has learned to attract its customers with [...]
    D: 1mi00
  • Isle's Bun and Coffee Company
    Isle's is a nice, old-style bakery where you can eat some of the best pastries in town. The coffee cake and the pecan sticky buns deserve special mention, especially if you can get them fresh out of the oven. There are stools lined against [...]
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  • Hennepin Center for the Arts
    The Hennepin center is very interesting, and not only because of what it contains, but on the outside as well. It was built in 1888, and its original purpose was to be a masonic temple. Today, it houses several performing arts and [...]
    D: 0.5mi00
  • Stella's Fish Cafe and Prestige Oyster Bar
    Stella's is the personal heaven for anyone who loves seafood dishes. The name of the restaurant might be a bit misleading, because it is a really casual and relaxed place. However, the menu is top notch, and what's the most important about [...]
    D: 2.3mi00
  • Lyndale Park Gardens
    Lyndale Park Gardens is part of a huge area of parks and gardens encircling Minneapolis, called the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway. The rose garden is the second oldest in the US, and it features more than 250 species of roses (over 4000 plants [...]
    D: 3.4mi00
  • The Loon Cafe
    The Loon Cafe started out as a ports bar in the 1980's, but what's more interesting than the drink menu is actually the bar's food. No sleazy fast-food style burgers here, but calamari fritters and spinach con queso, and the chili and [...]
    D: 0.6mi00

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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 [...]
 
 
Cheap flights to Minneapolis

Recent Minneapolis flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $87Spirit Airlines flight Spirit Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Chicago, IL (ORD)Minneapolis, MN (MSP)05/03/201708:22 pm
    Minneapolis, MN (MSP)Chicago, IL (ORD)05/10/201707:07 am
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  • $93Spirit Airlines flight Spirit Airlines 
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    Atlanta, GA (ATL)Minneapolis, MN (MSP)05/02/201710:15 am
    Minneapolis, MN (MSP)Atlanta, GA (ATL)05/09/201708:40 am
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  • $105Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
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    Denver, CO (DEN)Minneapolis, MN (MSP)05/03/201708:35 pm
    Minneapolis, MN (MSP)Denver, CO (DEN)05/10/201703:26 pm
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