Rocket your Holiday with 5 Major Attractions of Minneapolis

December 03, 2014

Minneapolis-Saint Paul is two populous areas in the state of Minnesota. Minneapolis has a lot to offer if you are planning to spend your holidays here. Every year, around 19 million visitors make Minneapolis their holiday destination. This city itself is beautiful and eye-catchy. Moreover, it is a primary business hub between Chicago and Seattle.


You don’t want to miss following 5 places if you are travelling to Minneapolis for your upcoming holiday.

  1. Minneapolis Institute of Arts
    Minneapolis Institute of Arts is the soul of very shiny Minneapolis City. Located in the Whittier neighborhood, this museum covers nearly 8 acres of land. It is the largest art museum of the city, funded by the government itself. We can also consider this institute as the capital of contemporary and modern arts in the United States. Paintings and pictures by Rembrandt and Rubens attracts every visitor in the museum.
  2. Minnehaha Falls
    Minnehaha Falls is one of the major talking points of this beautiful city. This 16 meter mesmerizing waterfall is located at 193 acre park. The park is also known as Minnehaha Park. You can experience the ancient aspects and geological celebration of the park along with the traditional values of the statues here. You also can visit zoological gardens and national heritage site in this Georgian style park.
  3. Minneapolis sculpture garden
    This 11 acre park was previously used only for military drills. Beautifully designed Spoonbridge and Cherry stands as the major attraction of the garden. The garden also features a walkway and famous collection of flora and sculpture. It is well decorated with 40 permanently installed art and other temporary pieces. It’s the place you don’t want to miss during your visit.
  4. Lake Calhoun
    Lake Calhoun is the largest lake here, in the city of lakes. The lake with an area of 401 acres is surrounded by city parkland and walking trails. This lake is well known for the varieties of the fish. Canoeing, windsurfing and three swimming beaches are well enough to have a good time here. Picnicking and volleyball are other popular outdoor activities here.
  5. Basilica of Saint Mary
    Basilica of Saint Mary stands as one of the most beautiful examples of Beaux-Arts. It is built in the classical revival style. Moreover, it’s the first Basilica established in the United States.The Interiors of this basilica are so beautiful and eye-catching. The Government has listed it in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in March 26, 1975. Considering the artistic beauty of this religious building, it’s sure that visitors would have a memorable time here.

If you miss these places when you are in here, you will regret for sure. Think of it and don’t waste your chance to experience the best holiday in Minneapolis.

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