Flights to Minneapolis: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Minneapolis
Planning a trip to Minnesota? Start with cheap flights to Minneapolis, the state capital. Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) has two terminals. Airtran Airways, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country, United and US Airways, among others, fly to Minneapolis.
When to book the cheapest flights to Minneapolis
Minneapolis is a city with some pretty extreme weather. Winters can be terribly cold while summers are hot and humid. The best time to plan a vacation in Minneapolis is either spring or autumn. Book your flights to Minneapolis at least 3-4 months in advance.
- Peak season: May to October is the best time to visit.
- Low season: Winter and Summer, particularly July-August.
A flight to Minneapolis from New York takes 3 hours.
Experience Minneapolis: sights, tours and activities
Minneapolis is the heart of the state and a city with plenty to share. Downtown is where all the action takes place but if you want to uncover the city's immigrant and working-class history, head to the northeast. Here's a little taste of what to see and do while visiting Minneapolis.
Essentials in Minneapolis
Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Minneapolis is home to one of the finest collections of art in the country. The collection has a very impressive Asian art section. Best of all, admission is free!
Stone Arch Bridge: This old railway bridge is now a cycle and pedestrian throughway and offers some pretty great views of St. Anthony Falls, the reason why Minneapolis is where it is today. Rent a bike for the day, we can’t think of a better way to explore the city!
Nicollet Island: Located in the city's northeast region, this is where you'll find some of the city's historic old Victorian houses. There's so much character in the neighbourhoods here, it's also a great place to find a boutique hotel (if you can afford it!).
Visit Minneapolis.org for more info.
Hotels and accommodation in Minneapolis
Minneapolis has plenty of choice when it comes to finding a place to rest your head at night. The downtown area has plenty of independent and hotel chains. If you're visiting Minneapolis without a rental car, it’s best not to choose a hotel too far from downtown.