Minneapolis-St. Paul, the urban epicenter of the Upper Midwest, is best explored on foot. Compact and easy to navigate, the Twin Cities are home to world-class museums and theaters, a mosaic of distinct neighborhoods, and an extensive greenbelt that combine to make it consistently voted one of the most livable cities in America.
In Walking Twin Cities, longtime Twin Cities insiders lead you on 35 self-guided tours, from the heart of downtown Minneapolis to Minnehaha Falls, St. Paul’s Hidden Falls Park to historic Irvine Park, and hundreds of points of interest in between. Stroll beside Lakes Calhoun and Harriet, nosh your way along Nicollet Avenue’s Eat Street, explore revitalized historic warehouses in the Mill District, and avoid winter’s chill in 8 miles of climate-controlled skyways. You’ll soak up history, back stories, and architectural trivia, plus glean tips on the best cafés, bars, nightspots, and fun spots.
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