America's Coolest River Walks

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Meet Minneapolis, Official Convention + Visitor’s Association

From Pittsburgh to Portland, people are flocking to city waterways.

Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway, Minneapolis

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Why It’s Cool: As America’s longest continuous urban public parkway, this circular 50-mile asphalt path includes nine miles along the Mississippi River. The 1.2-mile section in the Downtown Riverfront Byway District links to other pedestrian-and-bike trails—which take you to the St. Anthony Main area, where the Main Street cobblestones are as old as the city itself.

Don’t Miss: The goofy Segway Magical History Tour. After tutorials, guides lead tour-goers over Stone Arch Bridge, along the Scenic Byway, and across Boom and Nicollet islands, while dispensing history and local lore.

America's Coolest River Walks

Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway, Minneapolis

Why It’s Cool: As America’s longest continuous urban public parkway, this circular 50-mile asphalt path includes nine miles along the Mississippi River. The 1.2-mile section in the Downtown Riverfront Byway District links to other pedestrian-and-bike trails—which take you to the St. Anthony Main area, where the Main Street cobblestones are as old as the city itself.

Don’t Miss: The goofy Segway Magical History Tour. After tutorials, guides lead tour-goers over Stone Arch Bridge, along the Scenic Byway, and across Boom and Nicollet islands, while dispensing history and local lore.

Meet Minneapolis, Official Convention + Visitor’s Association [1] [1] http://www.minneapolis.org
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