The best things to do in Minneapolis, according to a local – Business Insider India

  • Learn about the history of Minneapolis with a walk through the Stone Arch Bridge.
  • Hike through Minnehaha Park to see the 53-foot waterfalls.
  • Visit the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, and American Swedish Institute.

It may feel overwhelming putting together an itinerary for Minneapolis because there’s so much to see in the Midwestern City.

To help narrow down your list, keep reading for a local’s guide to some of the best things to do there.

The Stone Arch Bridge connects the city’s past and present

The best things to do in Minneapolis, according to a local
Spot historic buildings at the Stone Arch Bridge. Stacy Brooks

The former railroad bridge, which is reserved for pedestrians and cyclists, spans the Mississippi River and offers the best views of the city, like St. Anthony Falls and the downtown skyline.


You’ll spot modern skyscrapers behind historic buildings along the waterfront.

Tip: Learn more about how the flour-milling industry shaped Minneapolis at the nearby Mill Ruins Park, which is also a great backdrop for photos.

The Walker Art Center has a world-class collection of modern pieces

This contemporary-art museum has a diverse variety of works, with both long-term installations and temporary exhibits.



You’ll find art from established and emerging