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Minneapolis Trip

Trip to Minneapolis

A trip to the Twin Cities is cure to your wanderlust. The recent urban boom in Minneapolis places you directly in the middle of a new wave of eateries, breweries, and attractions. With our route to Minneapolis, you’ll be within an arm’s reach of countless parks and lakes, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Mall of America, and much more. It’s no wonder why Minneapolis trips attract millions of visitors annually from all over the globe. Why should you take a bus trip to Minneapolis? Pack your bags and read on for our favorite things to do on a Minneapolis trip!

Top 5 things to do on a Minneapolis trip

  1. Explore the Minneapolis Grand Rounds
  2. Visit the Walker Art Center
  3. Go on a Twin City Food Tour
  4. Catch a baseball or football game
  5. Check out the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

For the outdoorsman, Minneapolis offers plenty of beautiful parks and lakes to explore. If you prefer to stay inside, you can do that too!

You’re a short ride to the famous Mall of America or a short walk to the electric clubbing scene downtown.

If you’ve never been to Minneapolis, you owe yourself a proper adventure of exploring the history and culture it provides.

Numerous tours can help you navigate downtown and there are plenty of attractions, such as the Walker Art Center, one of the best modern art museums in the country.

Throughout Minneapolis you’ll be able to marvel at its historic architecture, shop and dine downtown, visit museums, and much more.

We’ll try to help simplify your Minneapolis trip by providing some our favorite hotels, shops, and restaurants listed below!

Transportation options in Minneapolis

Our bus to Minneapolis takes you to 318 3rd Avenue N between Washington Ave and Target Field.

A few of our most popular routes in Minneapolis include:

Upon your arrival, getting around on your Minneapolis trip will be a breeze. Besides downtown being easily walk-able and on a grid system, there are many transportation options.

Take advantage of Minneapolis’s Metro Transit for light rail and bus. You could even traverse downtown from the comfort of indoors with the Skyway .

Alternatively, taxis and ride shares are readily available as well.

Learn more about Megabus' top bus routes.

Best places to stay in Minneapolis

After your long exhaustive day of sight-seeing, you’re going to need a place to crash. Minneapolis is widely known for its amenities and extensive hotel accommodations.

There are plenty of hotels to choose from, making a Minneapolis trip accessible for any traveler.

The most lavish hotels in Minneapolis would be the Hotel Ivy or the W Minneapolis, putting you in a central location to many of the city’s sights.

Alternatively, many hotels such as the Best Western, Holiday Inn, or other rentals are available at a lower cost and offer plenty of travel options for your trip to Minneapolis.

Nightlife in Minneapolis

Because of the multiple districts of Minneapolis, you’ll find plenty of nightlife options from bars to clubs, regardless of its size.

Minneapolis is known for its huge cluster of clubs on Hennepin Avenue and the Warehouse District such as the Loft, First Avenue, or Aqua.

For locally brewed beers and great late night eats, make sure to visit Day Block Brewing Company on Washington Ave.

Offering an intimate atmosphere and extensive cocktail menu, make sure to visit Prohibition on Marquette Ave.

Where to shop on your Minneapolis trip

Whether you’re seeking retail therapy or looking for a Vikings helmet, Minneapolis will be sure to meet your needs.

There will be no shortage of shopping options while you’re in the limits of the city.

The Skyways downtown offer a wide variety of retail shops, restaurants, and souvenirs.

The Midtown Global Market located on East Lake Street offers over 50 food vendors, cultural events, and more.

A short shuttle away, the world-famous Mall of America provides over 400 stores, a theme park, aquarium, and more.

For more eclectic shopping, visit the Southwest District. Considered the artsy shopping area of Minneapolis, you’ll find independent stores, record stores, restaurants, and more.

Best free things to do in Minneapolis

  1. Minneapolis Institute of Art
  2. Chain of Lakes
  3. Stone Arch Bridge
  4. Minnehaha Park
  5. Sculpture Garden

Even the most frugal of travelers will find something to love on their Minneapolis trip. Home to many lakes and parks, the outdoor attractions are of no cost to you.

In addition, the Minneapolis Institute of Art offers a large variety of free art exhibitions to explore.

You can even soak in the culture on your trip to Minneapolis by through the Skyway or around the Mall of America, where it often will be buzzing with activity.

Benefits of taking a bus trip to Minneapolis

  • reserved seating
  • fares starting at just $1*

When booking a Minneapolis trip, you’re looking for the lowest costs, trip flexibility, and the best means to arrive comfortably and safely.

Look no further, because Megabus offers the easiest and most affordable options for traveling to Minneapolis, with fares as low as $1*.

With the money you save on bus tickets to Minneapolis, you’ll be left with more to spend on your upcoming Minneapolis trip.

Megabus serves more than 100 cities and university campuses across North America, allowing you to choose the bus stop nearest to you and select your flexible schedule for your Minneapolis trip.

This will ensure that when you arrive, you can immediately begin exploring the beauty of Minneapolis.

On your Minneapolis trip, you’ll be offered the highest level of comfort and safety as well as amenities such as onboard restrooms, individual power outlets, three-point seatbelts, and reclining seats.

So if you’re planning on taking a Minneapolis trip, book your ticket with us today to reserve your seat and see our first-class amenities firsthand.