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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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Cheap Minneapolis Vacation Packages

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

4 stars
4.2 / 5 55 reviews
Modern property around entertainment and corporate destinations in Twin CitiesHyatt Regency Minneapolis welcomes business travelers and holidaymakers to the newly renovated hotel. Following the recently completed $25 million transformation, guests will enjoy a striking new lobby, luxurious new guestrooms and suites and a brand new restaurant and market place. The redesigned hotel pays tribute to the unique culture of Minnesota, with sleek mid-century Scandinavian décor highlighted by a spacious lobby with an expansive stone fireplace framed by rustic wooden logs. This downtown Minneapolis property is set in an ideal location with direct access to Minneapolis Convention Center and convenient distance to many Twin Cities attractions such as Nicollet Mall, Target Field/Center and Orchestra Hall. The elegant hotel features 74,000 sq ft of events space that can handle up to 300 delegates. The StayFit fitness center on site features with heated indoor pool, basketball court, indoor racquetball court, and heated indoor pool. For a taste of mouth-watering cuisines prepared using locally grown ingredients, diners can head to the on-site Prairie Kitchen & Bar. The 360-degree bar that overlooks the two-story stone fireplace at the lobby serves an array of cocktails and local beers. Aside from skyway access, the property is also within walking distance from Nicollet Mall, Twins Target Field and Vikings Metrodome. 3 Reasons To Stay 74,000 sq ft of events space Prairie Kitchen & Bar Scandinavian-inspired interior with spacious lobby Hyatt Regency Minneapolis RoomsHyatt Regency Minneapolis has 533 rooms and suites designed with plush decor and the latest in amenities such as 32-inch LCD TV, work desk, individual air conditioning, high-speed Internet access, iHome stereo, coffee maker, and iron with ironing board. Suites feature extras such as sofa, wet bar or separate sitting area. The hotel also provides accessible units. Things To Do Minneapolis Convention Center (0.1 mi/0.3 km) Nicollet Mall (0.1 mi/0.3 km) Orchestra Hall (0.1 mi/0.3 km) Basilica of Saint Mary (0.4 mi/0.7 km) Minneapolis Sculpture Garden (0.5 mi/0.9 km) Hennepin Center for the Arts (0.5 mi/0.9 km) Guthrie Theater (1.2 mi/1.9 km) Mariucci Hockey Arena (2.4 mi/3.8 km)Twins Target Field (0.8 mi/1.2km)Viking Metrodome (1.1 mi/1.7km) Policies and feesNOTE: The hotel requires a valid credit card as a deposit upon check-in. Cash will not be accepted.
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Millennium Hotel Minneapolis

4 stars
3.9 / 5 172 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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The Grand Hotel Minneapolis a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 225 reviews
Debonair Twin Cities hotel retains roots in MinneapolisThe Grand Hotel Minneapolis–A Kimpton Hotel, knows its roots. Once home to the historic Minneapolis Athletic Club, this modernized property retains its elegant upbringing through a recently completed makeover in late 2011. The property boasts of a stylish interior highlighted by contemporary accents and a warm historic feel complete with warm Tuscan tones and plush rooms, some equipped with a fireplace, grand piano and four-poster bed. Modern comforts are also available through offerings like the lounge/restaurant at The SIX15 Room and access to the neighboring fitness club. Highlights Nightly wine reception hourComplimentary use of in-room yoga accessoriesLuxurious Presidential Suite includes a fireplace and grand piano Rooms The Grand Hotel's newly renovated 140 rooms vary in size, from 325 square feet to a palatial 3,500 square-foot Presidential Suite. All rooms include flat-screen televisions, MP3 docking stations, spacious marble bathrooms, complimentary use of in-room yoga accessories and an honor bar with gourmet and organic delicacies. Features Grand Hotel Minneapolis has received numerous awards, including the Top 500 Hotels of the World by Travel + Leisure and perennial AAA Four Diamond Awards. The perfect proximity is noteworthy, too. Connected to the iconic Minneapolis Skyway, the hotel enables guests to reach 69 blocks of downtown destinations from indoors. LifeSpa and Salon presented by LifeTime Fitness offers a full menu of revitalizing services. Dining Stop by The SIX15 Room for happy hour specials, light snacks or an easy nightcap. Patrons can also sample mouth-watering steaks and delectable sushi at the adjacent Rare Steak & Sushi. Recreation Guests of the Grand Hotel Minneapolis enjoy free access to the adjoining Life Time Fitness center. The 58,000-square-foot club boasts an indoor pool with cloud mural ceiling, boxing, cycling and aerobics studios, running track, racquetball, handball and squash courts, steam room, sauna and more. Private yoga and Pilates sessions are available (fees apply). Transportation Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (12.5 mi/ 2.2 km)Closest Light Rail: Government Plaza (.2 mi/ .3 km)Minneapolis Skyway (connected) Attractions Minnesota Orchestra (.5 mi/ .75 km)Minneapolis Convention Center (.6 mi/ 1 km)Walker Art Center (1.3 mi/ 2 km)Mall of America (10 mi/ 16 km) BusinessBusiness center with private offices and secretarial services
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Crowne Plaza MINNEAPOLIS NORTHSTAR DOWNTOWN

3 stars
3.9 / 5 155 reviews
Beautiful outdoor courtyard and prime downtown connectionOffering superb service and unrivaled amenities, the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis Downtown (Northstar) is a top choice for business and leisure guests. The hotel's prime location is within blocks of city treasures like the Walker Art Center, Nicollet Mall and the Guthrie Theatre. The AAA Three Diamond rated hotel scores especially high with business travelers for its ample event space and top-notch Business Center. Take advantage of the 24-hour fitness center, then unwind at the on-site Cafe Northstar fireplace lounge. HighlightsWalking walking distance to area restaurants, entertainment and shoppingConnected on the seventh floor to the climate-controlled SkywayPicturesque outdoor Skygarden open during Spring, Summer and Fall RoomsThe Crowne Plaza's 222 luxurious guest rooms are dressed in a maple tones with sophisticated touches and plush beds. Rooms include high-speed wireless Internet access (fees apply), ample work desk and flat-screen TV. The pretty marble bathrooms include a multi-feature shower head, Renew Botanicals bath amenities and vanity mirror. Executive Club Level rooms at the downtown Crowne Plaza Minneapolis include exclusive access to the Executive Lounge, a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. FeaturesThe contemporary fitness center offers state-of-the-art facilities with aerobic and anaerobic exercise equipment, resistance training machines and free weights.Reward a workout or start an adventurous day at the on-site Cafe Northstar. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Cafe Northstar offers casual dining and a cozy fireside eating area and bar. Located on the seventh floor, the restaurant is also connected to the Minneapolis Skyway. Or visit the Krona Bar and Grill for savory American Mediterranean cuisine and be sure to check out the bountiful wine list. The Crowne Plaza Minneapolis Downtown (Northstar) is within 2.5 blocks of two Light Rail stations, which can take visitors to virtually anywhere in the Twin Cities, including the Mall of America and MSP Airport. TransportationMinneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (13.1 mi /21 km) AttractionsNicollet Mall (0.5 mi /0.8 km)Target Center (0.5 mi /0.75 km)Metrodome (0.9 mi /1.5 km)Minneapolis Convention Center (0.9 mi /1.4 km)Orchestra Hall (1 mi /1.7 km)Guthrie Theatre (1.1 mi /1.8 km)Stone Arch Bridge and St. Anthony Falls (1.9 mi /3 km)Mall of America (10.8 mi /17.4 km)Downtown St. Paul (11.1 mi /17.9 km) Business12 conference roomsBusiness Center features two computer workstations and printing capabilities
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Aloft Minneapolis

3 stars
4.0 / 5 103 reviews
Loft-inspired digs in trendy Mill District Aloft Minneapolis is a Mill City newcomer in the bedrock of Minneapolis culture and history. Steps from hip hangouts, funky eateries and scenic parks along the Mississippi River, Aloft offers a fresh, loft-inspired twist on urban travel. Rooms feature platform beds, walk-in showers and tech-savvy touches: plug and play docking station, flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi Internet access. Stop by Aloft's gourmet pantry for self-serve snacks, swim in the indoor pool or chill out over a fresh watermelon martini, the on-site bar's signature elixir. HighlightsPlay pool or shuffleboard in the loungeIndoor parking available (fees apply)PumpOne a-workouts -- customizable multimedia workout programs -- available for download onto laptops and handheld devices (fees apply) RoomsThe modern decor at Aloft Minneapolis has a light-hearted urban vibe. Rooms include premium bedding, wall-mounted LCD TV, extra large windows, free Internet and mini-fridge. Aloft's grand bathrooms include designer Bliss Spa toiletries and oversized showerheads. Upgrade to a suite for a funky living room with highback chairs and couch, dining table and a separate bedroom. FeaturesA vision from W Hotels, Aloft Minneapolis is abuzz with an on-the-go cafe and lobby bar. Pair a cappuccino with a savory snack at re:fuel by Aloft cafe, or grab a pint at w xyz bar. Stay in shape day or night at the on-site gym and pool. With free 24-7 keycard access to re:charge gym, enjoy a work out with Life Fitness stationary bikes, treadmills, stairclimbers and elliptical machines. The inviting space here includes yoga mats, strength machines, free weights and a stretching zone. Cool down at splash, the Aloft Minneapolis indoor pool. And it's cool to bring a laptop -- the pool area includes free wireless Internet access. TransportationDowntown East/Metrodome Light Rail Station (0.1 mi /0.2 km)Amtrak (5.2 mi /8.4 km)Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (9.6 mi /15.5 km) AttractionsGuthrie Theater (0.2 mi /0.2 km)Mill City Museum (0.2 mi /0.4 km)Open Book Literary Arts Center (0.3 mi /0.5 km)Metrodome (0.4 mi /0.6 km)St. Anthony Falls Heritage Trail (0.5 mi /0.8 km)Weisman Art Museum (1.1 mi /1.8 km)Target Center (1.3 mi /2.1 km)Minneapolis Institute of Arts (2 mi /3.2 km)Walker Art Center (2.2 mi /3.6 km)Science Museum of Minnesota (8.8 mi /14.1 km) BusinessFree 24-hour business center with computers and printersPrivate business meeting rooms available (fees apply)
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Minneapolis Wed, Sep 3 - Wed, Sep 17 $195
New York Minneapolis Wed, Sep 3 - Wed, Sep 10 $259
Seattle Minneapolis Tue, Sep 2 - Tue, Sep 9 $199
Phoenix Minneapolis Wed, Sep 10 - Wed, Sep 24 $218
Denver Minneapolis Mon, Sep 8 - Sat, Sep 13 $105
Washington DC Minneapolis Fri, Sep 26 - Tue, Sep 30 $145
San Francisco Minneapolis Wed, Aug 27 - Wed, Sep 3 $259
San Diego Minneapolis Tue, Sep 9 - Tue, Sep 23 $253
Atlanta Minneapolis Sat, Sep 13 - Wed, Sep 17 $265
Orlando Minneapolis Wed, Aug 20 - Tue, Aug 26 $229
Boston Minneapolis Tue, Sep 16 - Wed, Sep 17 $219
Portland Minneapolis Sat, Sep 13 - Tue, Sep 23 $268
Dallas Minneapolis Wed, Sep 3 - Wed, Sep 10 $140
Chicago Minneapolis Wed, Sep 17 - Thu, Sep 18 $92
Philadelphia Minneapolis Thu, Aug 21 - Wed, Aug 27 $358
Newark Minneapolis Tue, Aug 19 - Tue, Aug 26 $390
Sacramento Minneapolis Thu, Sep 11 - Sun, Sep 21 $406
Las Vegas Minneapolis Sat, Sep 13 - Tue, Sep 16 $145
Baltimore Minneapolis Tue, Sep 23 - Tue, Sep 30 $175
Tampa Minneapolis Fri, Aug 29 - Mon, Sep 8 $181
Ontario Minneapolis Wed, Sep 17 - Sat, Sep 20 $392
Anchorage Minneapolis Tue, Sep 2 - Thu, Sep 11 $581
Houston Minneapolis Sat, Sep 20 - Sat, Sep 27 $133
Fort Myers Minneapolis Thu, Aug 21 - Sun, Aug 31 $279
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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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