Area Attractions

Whether you want to check out nearby Minneapolis entertainment districts or explore fun things to do in the Twin Cities, our convenient location on Nicollet Mall puts you in the heart of it all. Located steps from Target Center, Target Field, and the new US Bank Stadium, we make it easy to see a variety of professional sporting events, including the Vikings, Twins, Timberwolves, and Lynx. While relaxing at the hotel, you can take a refreshing swim in our indoor heated pool or workout in the 32,000 sq. ft. StayFit™ Gym, open 24-hours a day.





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Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 55403



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Mall of America

The largest indoor mall in the U.S. and a major vacation destination, Mall of America® is situated in nearby Bloomington, MN. It’s a 25 minutes trip by light rail to indulge in the quintessential mall-shopping experience. Discover family fun at several theme parks: Nickelodeon Universe, Underwater Adventures® Aquarium and LEGO®.

Nicollet Mall

A portion of Nicollet Avenue in downtown Minneapolis, Nicollet Mall is a pedestrian-only thoroughfare thriving with culture, arts, shops and sidewalk dining. Visit a farmers market that stretches for several blocks. Don’t miss the statue of American actress, Mary Tyler Moore that is located at the corner of 7th Street and Nicollet Mall.

Midtown Global Market

Midtown Global Market is an internationally themed public farmers market housed in a renovated historic building. More than 50 independent vendors sell fresh and prepared foods. Shopping, dining and a variety of special events are available at the market.

Fine Art & Museums

Weisman Art Museum

Visit the Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota to see contemporary art and the work of 20th century American artists such as George O’Keeffe and Marsden Hartley. Admission is free.

Guthrie Theater

Nestled in the historic Mills District on the banks of the Mississippi in downtown Minneapolis, Guthrie Theater is a sleek, dark-blue steel building – a work of architectural wonder.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA)

Minneapolis Institute of Arts houses more than 80,000 objects from diverse cultural traditions spanning 5,000 years of world history. Admission is free.

Historic Attractions

St. Anthony Main

Overlooking the Mississippi River in the downtown riverfront district, St. Anthony Main boasts the oldest brick and stone buildings in Minneapolis. Along with your “trip back in time” walking the cobblestone streets, enjoy several restaurants, a coffee shop and a 5-screen movie theater or one of the dozens of festivals and events held throughout the year.

Historic Fort Snelling

Now surrounded by freeways and a metropolis, Fort Snelling was a lonely 1820s American outpost on the wild frontier. Explore American Northwest history at Fort Snelling, situated at Highways 5 & 55 near the Twin Cities International Airport. It’s a 20 minute ride via the light rail.

Cathedral of St. Paul

One of the most distinctive cathedrals in the U.S., The Cathedral of St. Paul sits atop Summit Hill overlooking downtown St. Paul. Tours are offered.

Basilica of St. Mary

This Church is the oldest basilica in north America, listed on the national register of historic places. Public tours, easy walk from hotel.


Target Field

Located in downtown Minneapolis, Target Field is home to the Minnesota Twins. The Twins began playing at Target Field in 2010 after previously playing at the Metrodome.

Mariucci Hockey Arena

The Mariucci Ice Hockey Arena is located on the campus of the University of Minnesota. This breathtaking arena has hosted an NCAA Regional three times in the last seven years and it has a seating capacity of 10,000.

Target Center

Hosting everything from sporting events and circuses to top musical concerts, Target Center offers a wide variety of first class entertainment year-round, in addition to its role as home to the Minnesota Timberwolves. This is the place to catch the Minnesota Timberwolves in action on their home turf!

The Great Outdoors

Minnehaha Falls

Minnehaha Falls is a 193-acre park showcasing a 53-foot waterfall, beautiful limestone bluffs and the mighty Mississippi River. Take the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway and explore a 50-mile loop of outdoor recreation and feel free to take your four legged pal to the Minnehaha Falls Off-leash Dog Park.

St. Anthony Falls

”The birthplace of Minneapolis,” St. Anthony Falls marks the point where The Missouri River and The Mississippi converge. This once natural waterfall was transformed from a beautiful and magical site to the engine that now powers the city and the region today.

The Mississippi River / Historic Minneapolis Riverfront District

Mark Twain made it famous in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, but the Mississippi River has been a major attraction since it was first discovered it. Now the main attraction is the Historic Minneapolis Riverfront District. From Bridge Square to Boom Island, there something for everyone.

Chain of Lakes

Located about 5 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis, the Chain of Lakes encompasses five bodies of water around Minneapolis byway district. Stroll or bike along 13 miles of paved shoreline paths. Rent a canoe or kayak at Lake Calhoun. Or, catch an outdoor summertime concert at Lake Harriet.

Family Activities

Como Park Zoo & Marjorie McNeely Conservatory

Located only 9 miles from the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, the Como Park Zoo & Marjorie McNeely Conservatory is the ideal activity for a fun-filled day with the family. From the amusement park to mini golf and exotic plants in the beautiful gardens Como Zoo is lots of fun for everyone.

Minnesota Zoo and Imax Theatre

Situated on a 485-acre exotic site, the Minnesota Zoo is home to more than 4,700 animals from around the globe. The Zoo features cutting edge exhibits, education programs, and conservation platforms to protect endangered species and preserve critical ecosystems.


Take a trip to the Upper Midwest’s largest amusement park and enjoy an experience unlike any other. You’ll find everything from thrill rides to family entertainment to speed and adventure, all just a short drive from our Hyatt Regency hotel.

Nickelodeon Universe

Located inside the Mall of America, nickelodeon universe features nearly seven acres of unique attractions & entertainment. Choose from over 27 rides for all courage levels and ages, such as the easy going Carousel or the thrilling Splat-O-Sphere.