Minneapolis is a compact, easy-to-navigate, progressive city with a dynamic vibe and a whirlwind of creative energy. Nearly 40,000 people live in downtown Minneapolis, ensuring that it’s alive ’round the clock. There is so much to chose from; an amazing theater, world-class museums, sports galore, and picturesque strolls in a green, urban environment.
Minneapolis’ neighborhoods are a vibrant and energetic collection of places, spaces and people that ranges from eclectic and trendy to historical and upscale to diverse and artistic. Minneapolis Riverfront District is the historic “birthplace of Minneapolis” that celebrates and entertains with an eclectic collection of historic buildings, scenic parks, cultural venues, dining, shopping and lodging, with the inspiring St. Anthony Falls on the Mississippi River as a dramatic backdrop. Breezy and tree-lined, this Central Park-like setting in downtown Minneapolis is the perfect place to unwind, explore and entertain.
The Twin Cities enjoy fairly warm temperatures and low humidity in the summer. Summer thunderstorms are occasionally severe. July tends to be the sunniest month. Winter is long and hard with snow is a distinct possibility anytime between November and April. Winter-sports enthusiasts can expect nearly 40 inches of snow to fall during the season.