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6 Awesome Things To Do in Minneapolis: Why Minneapolis Should Be Your Next Vacation Destination!

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If you’re looking for a great place to get away, look no further than Minneapolis, Minnesota! It might not be the first city that comes to mind when you think of vacationing, but it should be! Minneapolis has all sorts of awesome activities and sights for all types of travelers!

This year, catch a one-stop flight from Harlingen to Minneapolis to start your next vacation adventure! Book your flight starting in November to catch a non-stop Sun Country flight!

1. Catch a Game at the U.S. Bank Stadium, Home of the Vikings

Sports enthusiasts are no doubt already aware that Minneapolis is home to the famous Minnesota Vikings football team, but did you know that the U.S. Bank Stadium actually hosts a lot more than just the Vikings’ games—as if that wasn’t enough! 

In recent years, you could have caught the Summer X Games, NCAA Final Four, or even the Super Bowl at the amazing U.S. Bank Stadium! Whether you’re vacationing with a loved one, friends, or family, seeing a game is sure to make a great addition to any trip itinerary.

2. Experience Historic Eidem Farm

Come see what it was like to live at the turn of the century—and we don’t mean 2000! The Eidem family has restored the Historic Eidem Farm to the state it was in back in 1900, letting tourists experience a bit of life on a historic potato farm. 

You can take a tour of the grounds, including visiting the barn and animals, as well as the family’s restored Victorian home. You can become a part of history when you try out a few of the chores on the farm, from pumping water to running the old hand-turned washing machine. 

3. Come Have Fun in the Mall of America

Come see the most famous mall in the country, the Mall of America! This tourist destination is home to more than 520 stores, but there’s a lot more to do than just shopping! You can also check out the Nickelodeon Universe mini theme park, SEA LIFE Aquarium, Moose Mountain Adventure Golf, A.C.E.S. Flight Simulator, and much more for you and your family to enjoy! 

You’re sure to find no end of fun with a visit to the Minneapolis Mall of America.

4. Explore the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Of course, no vacation is complete without taking time to experience some finer culture, and what better place to experience the beauty that Minneapolis has to offer than the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA)? 

At MIA, you can tour a world-class collection of historical and contemporary art. Free one-hour tours are offered every day, or you can explore the museum at your own pace. Along with unique special exhibitions, you’re sure to be swept away by MIA’s permanent collection.

5. Reconnect With Nature at Elm Creek Park Reserve

From miles of hiking and mountain biking trails to a swim pond and winter sports, the Elm Creek Park Reserve offers just about any outdoor activity you can think of. 

During the summer and fall, come and spend a day exploring the park, visit for a swim, go tubing, or check out the Eastman Nature Center to interact with seasonal exhibits. In the winter, you can try out all sorts of snow activities, including snowboarding, skiing, snowmobiling, sledding, dog sledding, and more!

Catch a One-Stop Flight to Minneapolis From VIA in Harlingen

Whether you’re traveling alone, with your partner, or with friends and family, Minneapolis is sure to have activities you’ll all love. No matter why you’re there, you’re sure to have a great time in Minneapolis!

You can catch a non-stop Sun Country flight from Harlingen to Minneapolis starting this November, or book your one-stop Harlingen to Minneapolis ticket today on an airline of your choice!

Fly non-stop with Sun Country from VIA in Harlingen to Minneapolis starting in November. Book your ticket today!

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