Minnesota

Minnesota Travel Guide

Depending on the season, nearly half of the merchandise in this eclectic gift shop is made by local artists, showcasing original home accessories, handmade bags from vintage fabrics, and jewelry, including the stained-glass pendants with hand-pressed flowers made by the brother and sister team kn

Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, and park yourself in the grass for a performance of samba, swing, reggae, or even a Neil Diamond tribute band. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, or at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Sundays, June 1 through September 16.

The Spread: True locavores haunt the 167 stalls of St. Paul's downtown Saturday market, and for good reason: every farmer and producer selling here comes from within a 75-mile radius of the city (a top 10 vote-getter for markets in our AFC survey).

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

Among the 14 screens at the Theatres at Mall of America is a VIP theater (for adults 21 and up) with small tables and bar beverages. A 3D-viewing theater features 30 D-BOX motion seats.

Since the Walker’s new addition opened in 2005, it has become just as well known for its eye-catching architecture as for the art inside.

Affectionately known as the BLB, this vintage-style bowling alley with a full bar and an adjacent theater for concerts, films, and plays draws a crowd every night of the week.

Few other shops inspire the palate like the Golden Fig. Owner Laurie Crowell, who got her start selling homemade spices and vinegars at the St.

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.

Orchardist Lin Deardorff is a cold-weather apple specialist. The location of his farm (in USDA Zone 4a) means that each of his 4,000 apple trees must be able to withstand temperatures of up to 35 degrees below zero.

A local favorite in Linden Hills, Clancey’s is both a butcher shop and a casual café.

The Mall hosts 90 dealers in a three-story structure; the top level is a giant furniture gallery that features Mission, Colonial, Deco, ad other pre-1950's styles.

Attracting architecture buffs from across the country, this performance space opened to much fanfare in 2006. Designed by famed French architect Jean Nouvel, it’s a work of art that brings to life three theaters, 11 bars, one restaurant, and one café.