Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota

Giant Snow Sculpture Rises Again North of Minneapolis

For nearly a decade, three brothers have built sea-themed snow sculptures in front of their family home in New Brighton, Minnesota. The latest—a whale—appeared in 2020. It’s a snow sculpture for a cause.
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DIY Pet Portraits from Paint-by-Number Kits

With these Minneapolis-made kits, anyone can paint a personalized portrait of a furry (or finned or feathered) friend.
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Holiday Getaway to Jolly Old Saint Paul

Take a festive getaway to the sleepy-no-more half of the Twin Cities—and knock out your gift list at America’s best new food hall.
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How A Minnesota Photographer Helps Displaced Pets

Minnesota photographer Thomas Strand focuses his lens on helping displaced pets find permanent homes.
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More Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota

Two-Day Getaway to Minneapolis

The state’s largest metro hums with pro sports, pristine parks and a megamall. The bigger of the Twin Cities, Minneapolis is known for its impressive art collection and its global take on food and activities.
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5 Reasons to Visit the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

The redesigned Minneapolis Sculpture Garden has replaced formality with whimsy, reinvigorating a popular attraction for locals and tourists alike.
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10 Fun Twin Cities Experiences for Super Bowl Visitors

Countdown to Super Bowl LII! Here are 10 ways to sample the best of the area's red-hot art scene, thriving local businesses and eccentric outdoor activities. Zip up that parka and see what it means to be a part of the “Bold North.”