Explore Minneapolis

While you’re visiting Insite’s beloved home city you’ll find that there’s much more than lakes, below freezing temperatures, really nice people and tater tot hotdish. There are plenty of activities to do before or after Engage. We’ve come up with a short list of recommended activities.

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Food

Great restaurants can be found at every corner in the Twin Cities. Here’s a list from Eater about the 38 Essential Twin Cities Restaurants. If you’re feeling like getting a real taste of Minneapolis, explore the downtown Minneapolis skyway system on a guided 3 hour food tour!

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Drink

Explore the many coffee shops, hit a bar, or go on a brewery tour. Check out this list of top bars and clubs in Minneapolis from TripAdvisor. There are also a plethora of breweries in Minneapolis. You can checkout Boom Island Brewing, 612Brew, Northgate Brewing, Bauhaus Brew Labs, Dangerous Man, Sociable Cider Werks, Fulton Brewing and more!

 
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Music

Minneapolis is home to many music venues. If you enjoy live music you’d be sure to enjoy venues like First Avenue, The Cabooze, Varsity Theater, Skyway Theater, and Fine Line Music Café.

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Theaters

The art and theater community is deeply rooted in the Twin Cities. Catch a show at The Guthrie Theater or Orpheum Theater

Nature & Art

Minnesota really is the land of 10,000 lakes. Visit parks and lakes nearby like Lake Calhoun, Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and more!

Sports

Minnesota is home of the Twins, Vikings, Wild and Timberwolves. Check out Target Field, U.S. Bank Stadium, Target Center or Xcel Energy Center while you’re in town!