Explore downtown Minneapolis from The Grand Hotel situated in a prime locale less than half a mile from the U.S. Bank Stadium and the Minneapolis Convention Center. Walk between luxury retailers on the skyways of Nicollet Mall, catch a show at the Armory, or discover modern artists at the Walker.
Plan a special night out at this upscale eatery, which is one of Minneapolis’s hottest restaurants. Try the tagliatelle with foie gras meatballs or their unique cheeseburger, which features slices of brie.
It’s been called one of America’s best steakhouses, and the food at this lively restaurant—16 oz. Wagyu ribeye, duck breast, and green chorizo sausages—lives up to its lofty reputation. Pair your smoked meats with craft beer or bourbon.
In town in July? Don’t miss this annual event celebrating the city’s lakes and rivers, which features around 70 events ranging from triathlons to fireworks displays.
Minnesota State Fair
One of the largest state fairs in the U.S., this local tradition attracts more than two million guests each year. Stop by for classic fairground foods or soda floats, hop aboard thrill rides, or head to the grandstand to hear major rock acts.