About Downtown Minneapolis
The area of Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota is located along the Mississippi River and is known for its outdoor activities. It was ranked number two as one of the most biker friendly cities and as the second most fun city in the country. Forbes ranked it number seven on its list of America's Best Cities for Outdoor Activities. The city has something to offer during every season. Minneapolis has over 150 parks, including the Sculpture Garden, where there is the famous giant Spoonbridge and Cherry, among other interesting sculptures. It has 22 lakes and 43 miles of walking, biking, running and rollerblading trails. Minneapolis has many historic landmarks such as the Stevens Square district and Minnehaha State Park. Minneapolis' theater district has much to see and do, with stages such as the Children's Theatre Company and the Guthrie Theater, and Dance Theatre's such as the Minnesota Dance Theatre. Minneapolis, Minnesota also has many art centers and museums, like the Walker Art Center and the Bakken Museum. The Minnesota Orchestra also calls Downtown Minneapolis its home. If you are more into restaurant and nightlife, Minneapolis has plenty of well known and not so well known places to eat, get a drink and to find entertainment. They have a wide variety of restaurants that will be sure to please everyone's tastes, from Sushi to Pizza! To find your way around Downtown Minneapolis they have Metro Transit buses, light rails and mostly everything is within walking distance.