Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota, USA. It is called the “City of Lakes” because of the many lakes that can be found in the city, along with numerous waterfalls, creeks, and other bodies of water. Different sports are also well established in the city.
If you want to visit a very unusual art museum, go to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. It is an outdoor art museum where you can see larger-than-life art exhibits. Its main highlight is the Spoonbridge and Cherry Sculpture.
There are a lot of sport related things to do in Minneapolis for the one looking to do some sporting activates during the vacation. Why not combine sports and leisure by playing golf or sport fishing. There are several golf clubs in Minneapolis where you can enjoy a round or two. Sport fishing facilities are also topnotch in the city because of the presence of the many lakes and creeks in and around Minneapolis.
There are also several major professional sports team that you can watch out for when you visit the city. Ice hockey, baseball, and football are just some of the most popular games played in Minneapolis.
If you are looking for a holiday destination outside the city, you can visit Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley.
The city of Minneapolis features a humid continental climate and experiences extreme temperatures. Summers can be brutally hot and can sometimes even reach 35°C (95°F) while winters are cold and snowy, with average temperatures usually a little below freezing.
If you are a running enthusiast, plan your holiday during the two most important marathon seasons in the city. The Minneapolis Marathon takes place in May or June annually while the Twin Cities Marathon is held every October.
In August, you can join the Minnesota Fringe Festival which is considered one of the biggest non-juried performing arts festivals in the USA.
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