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About the Depot - Area Attractions

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Minneapolis Area Attractions

Whether you're here for a business event or personal getaway, it's easy to explore the cultural and historical highlights of the Minneapolis community. For first-time Minnesota visitors, there's no better way to immerse in the sights, sounds, and taste of everything Minneapolis has to offer:

The Revitalized Riverfront

This area of Washington Avenue is growing and prospering. New restaurants like Harry's and Wasabi keep the area alive with new flavors and fun atmospheres. However, classics like Sawatdee and Maxwell's still pack their seats at lunch, happy hour and dinner times. The concierge or front desk can point you in the direction of favorite local hangouts – new and classic.

World-Renown Guthrie Theater

Two blocks from The Depot Minneapolis, the new Guthrie Theatre offers a full service restaurant and bar in addition to a world-renown theatre. Known to many as the Minne-"Apple", Minneapolis is a leader in theatre in the Midwest. The Guthrie is just one of many theatres in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. For more information about the regions theatres, check out www.GuthrieTheater.org.

Mill City Museum

An attraction for all ages, Mill City Museum chronicles the flour milling industry that dominated world flour production for roughly a half-century and fueled the growth of Minneapolis, recognized across the nation and around the world as "Mill City." More information at MillCityMuseum.com

Downtown Minneapolis

You're also just moments away from the downtown Minneapolis Skyway system, with its sheltered and sprawling path to a burgeoning area of nightclubs, restaurants, movie theaters and shopping. For a comprehensive list visit www.downtownMinneapolis.com.

St. Anthony Main

Across the Mississippi River from The Depot is the quaint section of Minneapolis referred to as St. Anthony Main. Here you can choose to see a movie, visit unique shops, enjoy dinner or a cocktail, or even take a tour of historic Minneapolis on a Segway! From The Depot, St. Anthony Main is just a short drive or a lovely stroll across the Stone Arch Bridge. Visit www.saintanthonymain.com for details about what other surprises await you at St. Anthony Main.

What you choose to do on your next stay with us is completely up to you. However, we at The Depot Minneapolis encourage you to ask us if you have questions; we'd love to point you in the right direction. Most importantly, we want you to enjoy your stay and the sights and sounds Minneapolis has to offer.

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