Minneapolis Metro Area Guide

Looking for an apartment to rent in Minneapolis is an opportunity to explore this unique and exciting city. As the largest city in Minnesota, Minneapolis is a scenic and exciting place to call home.

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Minneapolis is built on both shores of the Mississippi River, near Saint Anthony Falls, which is the highest waterfall on the Mississippi. Due to its scenic location and the large amounts of water within the city, Minneapolis offers many parks and recreational opportunities. Visit the Water Tower at prospect Park in order to be at the highest elevation in the city. One must see is the Chain of Lakes, which includes seven lakes and one creek, all connected by biking, walking, and running paths. The Grand Rapids Scenic Byway is a parkway, bikeway and walkway stretching fifty-seven miles through the scenic area. The Mississippi National River and Recreation area is another must see feature of this area. Theodore Worth Park features a wildflower garden and bird sanctuary, while the main feature of Minnehaha Park is Minnehaha falls.

Sports are another area of Minneapolis that will be worth your time to look into. The NFL’s Minnesota Vikings can be seen playing at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, one of the most versatile sporting arenas in the nation. In addition, you can catch a Minnesota Twins baseball game at Target Field or a Minnesota Timberwolves or Minnesota Lynx game at the Target Center.

In addition to sports and outdoors, Minneapolis also has a lot to offer residents in the area of the arts. Minneapolis is second only to New York in terms of live theater per capita. Notable theater companies in the area include Mixed Blood, Mu Performing Arts, Skewed Visions, and the Children’s Theater Company.  Minneapolis is also host to the Minnesota Fringe Festival a large theater festival that you may want to visit. The Hennepin Center for the Arts is a group of four theaters, for you to enjoy.  There are also art museums to visit, the largest of which is the Minneapolis Institute of Art. The Walker Art Center features the fifteen-acre Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.  Minneapolis is also home to popular music venues such as First avenue and Seventh Street Entry and the Minnesota Orchestra can be seen at Orchestra Hall.

In addition to arts, sports, and outdoor activities there are also many beautiful Minneapolis apartments. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, Minneapolis has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater Minneapolis area, our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy. 

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