One way residents get around comfortably during the unbearably cold winters is to use the downtown Skyway. These enclosed, elevated walkways connect over 80 blocks (9.5 miles) of Minneapolis’s downtown core, making it the most extensive system of enclosed bridges in the entire world.
Held every year since 1940, The Minneapolis Aquatennial Festival has over 70 water-related events, including sandcastle building, triathlons, beach volleyball, boat races, and the famous Target Firework display.
It is not an expensive city to visit or live in. The median house prices sit at $213,000, with an average monthly rent rate going for just under $900. It certainly is an excellent time to be in Minneapolis as an economic boom spurns on an increasing job market and a housing boom.