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Endearingly known as New York's little sister, the Mini-Apple is a vibrant town where you can enjoy a bustling city without the expense. From the buzzing theater scene and historic St. Paul to the gigantic Mall of America, Minneapolis vacations offer metropolitan benefits with heaps of Midwestern charm. And with an abundance of natural wonders on its doorstep, the Twin Cities are an outdoor-lover's dream.

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Millennium Hotel Minneapolis

4 stars
4.0 / 5 119 reviews
Downtown Minneapolis hotel boasts sweeping views of the skyline Nestled in downtown Minneapolis on the tree-lined sidewalks of Nicollet Mall, the Millennium Hotel Minneapolis offers convenient access to dining, entertainment, shopping and business destinations. Connected via Skyway to the Minneapolis Convention Center, the smoke-free hotel affords a premium location for business travelers.  Highlights Closest downtown hotel to the Minneapolis Convention Center (connected via skyway)Panoramic views of the Minneapolis skyline from the rooftop Dome Room (private events only)Complimentary breakfast for guests of Club Level rooms  Target Field, home to the Minnesota Twins baseball team, is one mile from the Millennium Minneapolis Hotel.The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is also within one mile from the hotel. Location The Skyway connection to the Minneapolis Convention Center is ideal for business travelers. Sightseers appreciate the proximity to the Guthrie Theatre and the Walker Art Center. A number of restaurants, cafes and clubs are all within walking distance or quick taxi ride away. Rooms All 321 rooms and suites feature traditional decor with homey appeal. Guests can enjoy the extra elbow chair, ottoman and separate work desk. Each unit is equipped with cable TV with HBO, coffee maker and Internet access (fees apply). Millennium Hotel Minneapolis Club Level rooms are outfitted with premium down bedding, bathrobes and complimentary continental breakfast and Internet access. Features Open for private events, the Dome Room at rooftop level stuns with awesome views of the Minneapolis skyline. Guests sample regional cuisines and local craft beers at the cozy North 45 degree Restaurant and Bar. Transportation Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (12.5 mi/ 20.2 km) Minneapolis Skyway (connected) Attractions Minneapolis Convention Center (connected) Target Field (1.3 mi/ 2.1 km)Walker Art Center (1.3 mi/ 2.1 km) Guthrie Theatre (1.6 mi/ 2.6 km)   Metrodome (1.6 mi/ 2.6 km) Mall of America (8.2 mi/ 13.2 km) Business 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space16 meeting rooms (including the Premier 14th floor with floor-to-ceiling windows)           Policies and fees Guests should be at least 21 years old to be able to check in.Pets are not allowed in the hotel.The restaurant is open from 6:30 AM to 7:00 PM. The bar is open from 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM from Monday to Saturday and 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM on Sunday.  The hotel is nonsmoking.The property will undergo full renovation beginning December 9, 2012 and will reopen on April 1, 2013.
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington - Minneapolis South

4 stars
3.8 / 5 102 reviews
Enjoy a warm welcome at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington - Minneapolis South, and savor our signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie on arrival. Conveniently located just off I-494 and Hwy 100, our inviting Bloomington, MN hotel is only ten minutes from Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport (MSP) and the world-famous Mall of America. With plenty of on-site parking, the hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to the airport and local venues.Choose from a variety of comfortable guest rooms and suites including pool-side rooms with balconies, whirlpool suites and Executive level accommodations. Stay connected in the comfort of your room with WiFi, or catch up with work in the business center.Offering 70,000 sq. ft. of flexible function space, including two elegant ballrooms, our hotel in Bloomington, MN presents the perfect venue for your next event. Meetings, conventions, social occasions and weddings are a specialty at our hotel south of Minneapolis. Enjoy professional planning and dedicated catering services from our friendly banquet staff.Plunge into the pool or re-energize with a workout in the modern fitness center. Lounge in the large, soothing whirlpool or refresh in the sauna after a long day. Experience the farm-to-table concept at our on-site restaurant, Crescent Kitchen or unwind in the bar known for its craft brews and over 80 small batch bourbons and scotches.
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Hilton Minneapolis

4 stars
4.0 / 5 137 reviews
Picture-perfect elegance in downtown Minneapolis The upscale Hilton Minneapolis hotel is perfect for guests traveling on business or pleasure. Housed by an elegant twenty-five story Victorian brick building in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, guests adore the in-house amenities and superior access to Twin Cities culture, entertainment and cuisine. Deluxe guest rooms and suites offer city views and warm design. The AAA, four-Diamond hotel boasts a premium fitness center, the ultra luxurious Ivy Spa Club and the Skywater Restaurant offering global fare with regional touches. HighlightsRooms are fitted with large windows and offer pretty cityscape viewsUnderground parking available (fees apply)Adjacent to the Minneapolis Convention Center (connected via Skyway)Features the largest hotel ballroom in the city at 25,000 square feetWireless Internet access (fees apply) Location Located in the heart of downtown, the Hilton Minneapolis is located next door to The Minnesota Orchestra and within walking distance of the city's Theatre District. Don't miss the city's crown jewel -- the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry at the Minneapolis Sculpture Gardens.  Rooms The Hilton Minneapolis offers 821 deluxe guest rooms and suites decorated in rich ambers, reds and tans with hand-carved oak woodwork. Guests enjoy complimentary high-speed Internet, 32-inch HDTV and plush Hilton Serenity® beds. The spa-inspired bathroom offers Crabtree & Evelyn products. The Royal Suite is gorgeous with distinctive artwork, crystal lighting, mahogany floors and pearl-glazed walls. Features The marble lobby exudes elegance with floor-to-ceiling windows, crystal chandeliers and mirrored columns. Refined meeting areas showcase celestial blue couches and intricate area rugs. Executive Level guests have access to the Executive Level Lounge offering complimentary breakfast and evening hors d'oeuvres.  Dining Restaurant goers enjoy the innovative menu at this Hilton's onsite SkyWater Restaurant, where chandeliers, modern artwork, and elegant booth seating complete the metropolitan atmosphere. Stop by the SkyWater Lounge for appetizers or exotic cocktails. Barron's Brew serves Starbucks and breakfast treats. In-room dining is also available. Recreation Guests of the Hilton Minneapolis receive complimentary access to the fitness center featuring Precor exercise equipment, a heated indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna. The Ivy Spa Club offers a full menu of services including anti-aging treatments and healing massage. The peaceful atmosphere is magnified by exotic orchids, spiral bamboo stalks and a sultry fireplace lounge. Transportation Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (12.5 mi /20 km) Attractions Orchestra Hall (0.7 mi /1.2 km)Walker Art Center (1.4 mi /2.3 km)Downtown St. Paul (9.5 mi /15.3 km) Business 24-hour Business Center77,000 square feet of flexible meeting space that includes the Symphony and Marquette ballroomsThe Minneapolis Ballroom here is the largest hotel ballroom in the state of Minnesota at just under 25,000 square feet35 additional meetings roomsConnected via enclosed skyway to the Minneapolis Convention Center Policies and FeesStandard broadband Internet fee is $9.95 USD, while high-speed broadband Internet fee is $13.95 USD.
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Radisson Blu Minneapolis

4 stars
4.0 / 5 90 reviews
Between vibrant theatre and scenic trails along the Mississippi MileThe AAA Four Diamond rated Radisson Blu Minneapolis, MN is located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Steps from Nicollet Mall, the Hennepin Theatre District, and the city's vibrant nightlife, guests are also minutes from scenic trails along the Mississippi Mile. Head to the Target Center without going outdoors through the climate-controlled Skyway. This flagship Radisson includes free wireless Internet and a modern fitness center with city views. Feast on flame-kissed cuisine at FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar.  HighlightsSpacious rooms with flat-screen TV and NintendoUnderground parking available (fees apply)The Light Rail is a huge time-saver and connects to the Mall of AmericaWhirlpool suites available RoomsRelax comfortably in the Radisson Blu Minneapolis' 360 rooms and suites. Rooms here include conveniences like a coffee and tea maker, CD player, iron and ironing board. Take care of work and recharge personal gadgets at the large work desk equipped with electrical plug-ins. The marble-floored bathrooms feature granite vanities and Asira Body Care products. FeaturesThe Radisson Blu Minneapolis, MN is a brisk 5 minute walk to Loring Park -- a spacious greenway connecting downtown Minneapolis with the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and the Guthrie Theatre. Have a summer picnic along Loring Lake or bring a pair of ice skates in the winter.Enjoy 24-hour access to the fitness center on the 17th floor featuring an aerobics studios, aerobicycles, free weights and treadmills. DiningThe exhibition kitchen at FireLake Grill House & Cocktail bar allows diners to watch mesquite flames sear thick-cut chops, chicken and steaks. The menu is filled with Midwestern cuisine, and the hunter crusted elk loin filet is a must. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. TransportationMinneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (13 mi/20.9 km) AttractionsHennepin Theatre District (0.2 mi /0.4 km)Target Center (0.3 mi /0.4 km)Minneapolis Convention Center (0.8 mi /1.3 km)Warehouse District (1 mi /1.5 km)Mill City Museum (1.1 mi /1.8 km)Walker Art Center and Sculpture Garden (1.1 mi /1.8 km)Mall of America (10.2 mi /16.4 km) Business24 hour Business CenterCopying, printing and fax services available (fees apply)21,000 square feet of flexible meeting space
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The Marquette by Hilton

4 stars
4.2 / 5 104 reviews
Modern elegance with stunning views of Crystal CourtThe Marquette by Hilton teems with exquisite comfort and style. With a myriad of guest amenities, the four-star Minneapolis hotel draws both business and leisure travelers. Within blocks of world-class shopping, sporting venues, theatre and cuisine, this Twin Cities Hilton also connects across the downtown via Skyway. Unwind at the Marq VII Lounge or request a treadmill for a private in-room workout (fees apply). No visit is complete without stopping by the luminous Crystal Court. Better yet, Basil's Restaurant has a front row view. HighlightsConnected to the majestic Crystal Court and IDS CenterThe Foshay suite has a direct view of the Foshay Tower -- the first skyscraper built west of the MississippiKnock out your workout in the privacy of your own room with an in-room treadmill (fees apply)Request a terrace seat at Basil's Restaurant for Crystal Court views RoomsThe contemporary furniture in the 281 deluxe guest rooms is more soft and refined than sleek and edgy. Refreshing sea colors with warm sandy touches decorate the space, while punches of royal blue and city views add drama. A spacious work area features a half-moon shaped desk with enhanced lighting. A pillow top mattress with high thread count sheets, a cozy duvet and oversized feather pillows make for a dreamy night of sleep. FeaturesA special feature of The Marquette is its creative incorporation into the IDS Center. This architectural gem connects to the hotel through the glass-enclosed Crystal Court, which boasts a dramatic glass canopy soaring 121 feet high, lush botanical space and a towering water fountain. The IDS Center is connected to downtown Minneapolis via Skyway. DiningDining options include Basil's Restaurant which offers dramatic views over Crystal Court. The Marq VII Lounge in the lobby features a full lunch and dinner menu, plus happy hour specials. RecreationA special feature of The Marquette is its creative incorporation into the IDS Center. This architectural gem connects to the hotel through the glass-enclosed Crystal Court, which boasts a dramatic glass canopy soaring 121 feet high, lush botanical space and a towering water fountain. The IDS Center is connected to downtown Minneapolis via Skyway. TransportationMinneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (12.8 mi /20.6 km) AttractionsTarget Center (0.4 mi /0.5 km)Target Field (0.7 mi/1.1 km)Minneapolis Convention Center (0.8 mi /1.3 km)Metrodome (0.9 mi/1.4 km)Guthrie Theatre (1.6 mi/2.6 km) Business24 meeting rooms accommodate up to 150 guestsBusiness CenterExecutive Lounge offers copying, faxing and secretarial services (fees apply)
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Minneapolis Wed, Sep 10 - Sat, Sep 13 $215
New York Minneapolis Tue, Sep 16 - Wed, Sep 17 $297
Seattle Minneapolis Wed, Oct 15 - Wed, Oct 22 $247
Phoenix Minneapolis Tue, Sep 23 - Sat, Sep 27 $182
Denver Minneapolis Sat, Sep 6 - Tue, Sep 9 $95
Washington DC Minneapolis Wed, Sep 10 - Thu, Sep 11 $145
San Francisco Minneapolis Sat, Sep 6 - Wed, Sep 10 $258
San Diego Minneapolis Mon, Sep 8 - Tue, Sep 9 $268
Atlanta Minneapolis Thu, Sep 11 - Wed, Sep 17 $277
Orlando Minneapolis Tue, Oct 28 - Mon, Nov 3 $237
Boston Minneapolis Tue, Sep 30 - Tue, Oct 14 $257
Portland Minneapolis Sun, Oct 12 - Sat, Oct 18 $282
Dallas Minneapolis Sat, Sep 6 - Tue, Sep 9 $135
Chicago Minneapolis Wed, Oct 22 - Tue, Oct 28 $95
Philadelphia Minneapolis Thu, Sep 11 - Tue, Sep 16 $358
Newark Minneapolis Fri, Sep 26 - Mon, Oct 13 $483
Sacramento Minneapolis Tue, Oct 21 - Thu, Oct 23 $392
Las Vegas Minneapolis Sat, Sep 13 - Tue, Sep 16 $165
Baltimore Minneapolis Fri, Sep 5 - Tue, Sep 9 $200
Tampa Minneapolis Fri, Sep 19 - Fri, Sep 26 $295
Ontario Minneapolis Fri, Sep 5 - Fri, Sep 12 Check rates
Anchorage Minneapolis Tue, Sep 23 - Tue, Oct 7 $593
Houston Minneapolis Tue, Sep 16 - Sat, Sep 20 $173
Fort Myers Minneapolis Tue, Sep 23 - Tue, Oct 7 $265
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Minneapolis highlights

  • Minneapolis highlights
  • Mall of America

    A Mecca for shopaholics, the Mall of America is one the biggest malls on the planet. With Nickelodeon Universe theme park, SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, and miles of retailers and restaurants, there's plenty to do on your Minneapolis travels. Getting there is easy – simply take the Light Rail from downtown Minneapolis.

  • St. Paul

    The other half of the Twin Cities is St. Paul – a destination filled with attractions to keep history-buffs enthralled on a Minneapolis vacation. Here you'll find the majestic State Capitol of Minnesota, the Basilica of Saint Paul and the Science Museum of Minnesota.

  • Arts and culture in Minneapolis

    If you're looking for a touch of inspiration on your Minneapolis travels, you definitely won't be disappointed. The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Art and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden will keep you visually stimulated, while the trendy Uptown arts district with its hipsters, hippies and funky taverns can wow your other senses. While there, hit up First Avenue, an iconic club and music venue where a young artist named Prince got his start in the 1980s.

  • Theater

    Minneapolis is second only to New York when it comes to live theater per capita, and taking in a show during your Minneapolis vacation will prove a worthy experience. The iconic Guthrie Theater was founded in the 1960s as Minnesota's answer to Broadway. Also worth a look are the State Theater, Orpheum and Hey City Theater.

  • Bell Museum of Natural History

    Dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history of Minnesota's natural wonders, this museum boasts a wide array of exhibits where kids can explore plants and animals and feel the textures of fur, wood and leaves. An ever-popular attraction with young and old alike, it's a great way to learn more about your surroundings on your Minneapolis travels.

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