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Minneapolis/St. Paul

2012-afc-minneapolisPhoto credit: taklin01

THE WORST...

Winter (#32)
Spring Break (#31)
New Year's Eve (#30)
  • denotes a Top 10 ranking
  • denotes a Bottom 10 ranking
People
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
4 Athletic/active
10 Attractive
25 Diverse
1 Driving ability/Good drivers
4 Friendly
1 Intelligent
10 Charming local accent
11 Offbeat
10 Proud of their city
11 Passionate sports fan
16 Stylish
5 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
16 Base for day trips
14 Cultural getaway
9 Family vacation
3 Gay-friendly
16 Girlfriend getaways
3 Pet-friendly vacation
20 Romantic escape
17 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
16 Cocktail lounges
13 Happy hour
8 Music scene
13 Singles scene
6 Sports bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
6 Classical music
8 Free attractions
22 Historical sites/monuments
8 Museums/galleries
22 Street performers
2 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
8 Antique stores
9 Flea markets
1 Home decor and design stores
15 Independent boutiques
15 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
14 Barbecue
12 Cafes
7 Coffee
19 Ethnic food
16 Fine-dining restaurants
5 Hamburgers
18 Ice cream
6 Microbrew beer
6 Pizza
17 Street food/Food trucks
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
4 Affordability
17 Architecture/Cool buildings
1 Cleanliness
3 Environmental friendliness
18 Range of hotel options
5 Peace and quiet
21 People-watching
1 Public parks and outdoor access
10 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
3 Safety
29 Weather
2 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
2 4th of July
24 Christmas
6 Fall
30 New Year's Eve
31 Spring Break
1 Summer
29 Valentine's Day
32 Winter
People
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
5 Athletic/active
14 Attractive
28 Diverse
5 Driving ability/Good drivers
12 Friendly
5 Intelligent
11 Charming local accent
17 Offbeat
14 Proud of their city
17 Passionate sports fan
20 Stylish
8 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
20 Base for day trips
18 Cultural getaway
12 Family vacation
5 Gay-friendly
20 Girlfriend getaways
10 Pet-friendly vacation
24 Romantic escape
29 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
25 Cocktail lounges
17 Happy hour
7 Music scene
23 Singles scene
20 Sports bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
9 Classical music
9 Free attractions
22 Historical sites/monuments
13 Museums/galleries
25 Street performers
2 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
14 Antique stores
19 Flea markets
15 Home decor and design stores
17 Independent boutiques
25 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
22 Barbecue
12 Cafes
15 Coffee
18 Ethnic food
22 Fine-dining restaurants
10 Hamburgers
8 Ice cream
7 Microbrew beer
11 Pizza
17 Street food/Food trucks
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
11 Affordability
18 Architecture/Cool buildings
2 Cleanliness
7 Environmental friendliness
22 Range of hotel options
3 Peace and quiet
22 People-watching
1 Public parks and outdoor access
11 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
6 Safety
23 Weather
16 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
4 4th of July
28 Christmas
11 Fall
33 New Year's Eve
34 Spring Break
5 Summer
31 Valentine's Day
31 Winter
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