Welcome to Minneapolis
With a population of 5.6 million people, Minneapolis has an abundance to offer. Minneapolis makes up half of the Twin Cities and has plenty of appealing qualities. Residents enjoy easy access to the great outdoors, the city’s dedication to museums and art, and its diverse food scene. As the second most diverse city in the state, it’s no wonder that Minneapolis is home to people from all walks of life.
Minneapolis has some of the top school districts in the state. One such exceptional school is Blake School
, an independent Pre-K through 12 private, coeducational, college preparatory school with a campus in Minneapolis.
If you want to be surrounded by nature while also living in a bustling metropolitan, then Minneapolis is the perfect place for you. Minnesota is home to five national parks, 76 state parks, and over 10,000 lakes—giving residents endless options for outdoor recreation. Art enthusiasts will love the multitude of museums and galleries here. The Minneapolis Institute of Art is home to over 90,000 works of art that span over 5,000 years of history.
Minneapolis has a creative and diverse culinary landscape. Spoon and Stable
is a great option for an unforgettable evening out. This trendy French restaurant resides in a vintage carriage home. For an unforgettable night out, head over to Young Joni
. This wood-clad speakeasy is known for its craft cocktails and elevated bar bites. Manny’s Steakhouse
is a great place to celebrate a special occasion—they let diners choose cuts from a rolling meat cart! Meanwhile, Brit’s Pub
has been serving classic fare and English pints since 1990.
With so much to do and see, you’ll never be bored while living in Minneapolis. Rock the Garden is an annual summer festival that has been around since 1998. Similarly, the Basilica Block Party
is an annual two-day music festival that began in 1995 and draws the community together over live music, food, and drinks. Art-a-Whirl
is a celebration of art that occurs in Northeast Minneapolis and brings together over 800 artists. Holidazzle
is a yearly event that takes place during the winter for some good old-fashioned family fun. Enjoy ice skating, movies, music, and fireworks while making special memories with your loved ones.