Summer vacations in Minneapolis

Minneapolis Mississippi River cruises

Almost all people who have summer vacation in Minnesota catch the summer breeze by cruising. People who cruising Minneapolis Queen transports past the historic Riverfront District. City streets will lead you to the past world biggest flour mills which now are reconstructed into museums and loft apartments. There is a chance to stay on such a loft if you are interested in it.

Minneapolis river cruises

 

Experience Minneapolis’ MOSAIC

Summer time on Twin cities is wonderful and there is celebrating summer-long arts festival MOSAIC. There is plenty of African-American artists hip-hop in city parks. Your eyes will be attracted by the children’s theatres stage” Cinderella” and” Peter and the Wolf, colored dancers from Indonesia will twirl in magnificent gardens. Walking around will give you chance to buy goods from street vendors and get some delights.

Festival MOSAIC Minneapolis

Strolling Summit Avenue in Minneapolis

Every Minneapolis visitor on summer will be pleased with cool summer breezes on evening walks along St. Paul’s Summit Avenue. Refreshing breezes will charge you up before you will return to your hotels. Searching places to visit, follow Minneapolis visitors with cameras, they will lead you to the homes of American authors like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis and Garrison Keillor.

Strolling Summit Avenue in Minneapolis

Paddling the riverfront in Minneapolis

Many Kayakers will be met on Mississippi River and you are welcome to join them. It is the superhighway of 19th-century Americas rivers. Boaters can carry you to the Twin Cities’ milling history to St. Paul’s newest luxury loft apartments. If you are missing some information or need a guide the Mississippi River Visitor Center helps arrange the logistics.

Paddling the riverfront in Minneapolis

Climbing the capitol dome in Minneapolis

If you do not afraid of height and it attract you Climb to the top of the Minnesota State Capitol. There you need sunglasses that is for sure. There you can go only on summer time and you are free to watch surroundings and the 1906 gilded chariot statue, Quadriga. Before you climb to the top of the Minnesota State Capitol, but bring your sunglasses. The sun flashes as it hits the 1906 gilded chariot statue, Quadriga, accessible to visitors only in the summertime. Before descending back to earth please yourself with views of the Mississippi River, busy with pleasure boaters and paddlers.

Climbing the capitol dome in Minneapolis

Swimming in Lake Calhoun Minneapolis

Summer time is the best time to try Minneapolis refreshing Calhoun Beach just outside the Uptown neighborhood. Pedestrian paths surrounding the lake will lead you to activities outdoor like a morning jog, an evening stroll or a bicycle ride near the Lake Calhoun.

Swimming in Lake Calhoun Minneapolis

Relaxation on the Riverfront of Minneapolis

If you will follow locals, you will be lead to a riverfront terraces of Minneapolis. There you will find ice cream sellers, or you will be able to order frosty mugs of St.-Paul-brewed Summit Beer. Minneapolis’ Riverfront District was built in 19th- century and these old bricks will call you for shade from summer sun on a river of Mississippi. Old bricks will be a stark contrast to the angular Minneapolis skyline across the river.

Relaxation on the Riverfront of Minneapolis

Minneapolis sculptures surrounded by flowers

Summer in Minneapolis is almost perfect weather for everyone so walking in parks with flower blossoms and watching artworks at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden will give you a pleasure you won’t forget long time. Flowers with multicolor pallet surrounds statues of horses, steel hedgerows, and many abstract works that will attract yours eyes on it. Definitely you must visit conservatory, where Frank Gehry’s 21- foot-long Standing Glass Fish sparkles in the sunshine.

Minneapolis sculptures surrounded by flowers