By now, you know all about the Mall of America, Target Field, and Lake Minnetonka, but there are so many must-try things to do in Minnesota in or around the Twin Cities that only a shrewd traveler would know about. Minnestay’s lavish city lofts, lake homes, luxury estates, and weekend house rentals are all a short drive from tranquil city parks, historic theaters, world-famous restaurants, and a plethora of free museums in Minneapolis. Keep reading to learn more about this region’s unique year-round allure and locals’ favorite things to do in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
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