America's Coolest River Walks

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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