In the Spotlight
Weâ€™ve been called the Midwestâ€™s cultural capital for our arts institutions and beautiful architecture, including recent and upcoming upgrades to venues like the American Swedish Institute and Orchestra Hall. Find dance at the Cowles Center and art at the Weisman Art Museum or Walker Art Center. And alongside the new youâ€™ll find great history, like along the nationâ€™s longest stretch of preserved Victorian architecture on Saint Paulâ€™s Summit Avenue.
Play Outside in Any Season
Thereâ€™s no better way to get acquainted with an area than to get outside, so hike, bike, paddle, swim or stroll in what Forbes calls the nationâ€™s healthiest cities. With 90,000 miles of shoreline and 929 metro area lakes, get in touch with nature in an urban environment, a concept thatâ€™s at the heart of Minneapolis Saint Paulâ€™s outdoor scene.
Diners might be intimidated by the options available, but weâ€™re happy to provide something for everyone. From street eats to first-class cuisine, check out what trendy dining options are available for the tasting.
As home to three consecutive James Beard winners for Best Chef in the Midwest, weâ€™re a center for culinary prowess. Find fresh, local ingredients served up around town, not to mention myriad tastes from around the world, including spots like Brazil, Thailand, Germany and more.