Minneapolis/St. Paul

Minneapolis/St. Paul Travel Guide

Dedicated to providing a showcase for one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories from emerging local talent, this sunny Uptown shop dresses men and women in style.

The glamorous Ordway Center, with its expansive glass façade and dramatically curved interior staircase, is the jewel of St. Paul’s performing arts scene, staging a nonstop schedule of Broadway-style musicals, international music and dance, and educational programs.

Known as the "birthplace of Minneapolis," the Riverfront District is located along the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis. Visitors can take a self-guided tour along the St.

The Chamber Hotel's sassily patriotic RWFB Bar - a.k.a. the Red, White, and F***ing Blue bar - has a sultry vibe.

Calhoun Bike Rentals, located one block from Lake Calhoun and the Midtown Greenway Trail, is open daily to rent Specialized road bikes, tandems, recumbants and more. All rentals include helmet, bike lock, bag, and trail map.

A coffee house, bakery, and cupcake shop all in one, Cupcake is the place to go for a quick meal, a caffeine boost, and a sweet treat.

Serving as a tonic to the martini-drinking lounge crowd, the 414 oozes with the vibe of a European dance club.

As the birthplace of F. Scott Fitzgerald, St. Paul takes pride in keeping its vibrant literary reputation alive.

Mill City Farmers Market: www.millcityfarmersmarket.org

 

St. Paul Farmers’ Market: www.stpaulfarmersmarket.com

Considered by many to be the unofficial end of summer, this 12-day fair runs from late August through Labor Day.

Along Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis’ Lowry Hill East neighborhood sits Via's Vintage.

Spend at least a day here, with more than 500 stores to satisfy any shopper.

The University of Minnesota's "big, shiny thing" overlooking the Mississippi River, this modern art museum designed by Frank Gehry packs a visual wallop.