Get more for your budget and save up to 50% off select Secret Bargain hotels
Get even more value with CheapTickets Price Guarantee!
Change your flight without a fee on select flights
Cheapest prices ($40 One Way, $112 Round Trip) found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019
Reviewed on Jan 25, 2020
Reviewed on May 31, 2021
|Destination||Minneapolis - St. Paul|
|Number of Daily Flights||18|
|Earliest Flight Departure Date||Aug 1|
|Latest Flight Departure Date||Aug 2|
|Popular Airlines||United Airlines|
Houston George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) Airport is over 20 miles from downtown Houston. Travelers often choose the METRO bus to get to the airport, although taxis and shuttles are also available. Flight times are usually two-and-a-half hours to Minneapolis St Paul International (MSP) Airport. Once there, take the Metro Transit light rail or the bus service to get into downtown Minneapolis, only ten miles away.
Minnehaha Park is located beside the Mississippi River and is home to a 53-foot waterfall. Here hiking and biking trails make it easy to get around. The Guthrie Theater is a treasured icon that opened back in 1963. Various tours are available, including those that allow you to go backstage. Nearby is the Mill City Museum as well as the Stone Arch Bridge. The Chain of Lakes byway offers you access to five of the lakes near the city, each with their own activities and attractions.
In the summer, temperatures stay consistently in the 80s, perfect for outdoor activities, and this is the time when most people plan a visit. In the winter, you can expect things to stay at or around freezing temperatures, along with a considerable amount of snowfall. Despite the chilly weather, there is still plenty to do in the area, just make sure you bring a heavy jacket.