Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin Count, the largest city in the
state of Minnesota and the larger of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis and the
neighbouring Saint Paul) in the United States. This riverside city
straddles along both the banks of the Mississippi River and is famous for
its extensive music and performing arts scenes. Some star highlights here
are the award-winning Guthrie Theatre and the historic First Avenue
nightclub. The city was the workplace of noted Folk, Funk, and Alternative
Rock Music artists like Bob Dylan and Prince.
Things to do in Minneapolis
Situated across both the banks of river the Mississippi River in
Minneapolis, the Minnehaha Park is a city park famous for its scenic beauty
and a 53-foot-high waterfall called Minnehaha Falls. It is also one of the
oldest and most popular parks in the city. Visitors often come here to
enjoy a live music show on the weekends.
Minneapolis Institute of Art
The Minneapolis Institute of Art is home to a remarkable collection of
several artworks spanning many continents, styles and centuries. Some
highlights here include artworks by European masters, and many sculptures,
photographs, paintings, drawings, textiles, and prints made by local
Opened in 1963, the award-winning Guthrie Theatre presents classic and
contemporary theatre productions, most of them based on Shakespeare plays.
It also features a large collection of photographs and documents related to
past superhit performances.
Best Time to Visit Minneapolis
Summer season (the months from June to August) are the best to book your
flights from Houston to Minneapolis. Visitors can attend the Uptown Art
Fair and Minnesota State Fair during this period. Book your flights from
HOU to MSP during this time of the year to have a great time enjoying
cultural events like Rock the Garden, Minneapolis Aquatennial and Basilica
Block Party. It is advised to book Minneapolis flights in advance to avoid
paying more during peak season.