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City Lakes – Bike around or canoe on them in the summer, walk or ski on them in the winter.
Grand Rounds Byway - 50 miles of trail that wind through golf courses, industrial districts, parks, lakes, forests, creeks, rivers, and down town Minneapolis.
Minnehaha falls – Frozen in the winter, full flow in spring, green in summer and a riot of colors in the fall.
Stone Arch bridge – Stroll on, hang out below or enjoy the quiet of the trails nearby.
Como Conservatory – Experience a tropical forest in a Minnesotan winter.
Fort Snelling State Park – A little bit of wilderness inside the city.
The Mississippi - Bike along the Mississippi from Fridley to St. Paul and view dramatic vistas from bluff tops and river flats.
Pedal Pub – Don't drink and drive, but drink and ride and make merry on the streets of Minneapolis.
NBA – Watch the Wolves taken to the cleaners only for $5 on Wednesday nights.
MLB – Catch the Twins hit em ouf of the park at the amazing Target Field in downtown.
Foshay Tower - Watch the sun go down on Minneapolis from the top of what was once the tallest building in the Midwest.
St. Paul Cathedral and Capitol – Tour the house of God and government in the capital city.
Summit Brewery - Get a quick lesson in beer brewing and sip free samples of Minnesota's most famous local beer.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts – Admire prehistoric, ancient, medieval and modern art under one roof for free.
Sculpture garden - Pose with one of Minneapolis' most famous landmarks, the Spoonbridge and the Cherry.
The Guthrie – Watch Shakespeare come to life and then hang out in the balcony overlooking the Mississippi.
Coffman Union – Catch a free movie on weekend nights.
Columbia Golf Course – Zoom down the icy slopes on your sled in the winter.
Winter Carnival – See the parades and gawk at the amazing ice sculptures. Minnesotan winters can be fun.
Renaissance Festival – Go back in time to see some neat costumes and hear some 'Ye olde English'.
State Fair – Eat deep fried …... . Fill the blank with anything.
I am sure there are many other adventures besides these, to be had in the Twin Cities. I will miss Minneapolis.