• Minneapolis earned the nickname the “Mini Apple,” thanks to its abundance of attractions — particularly theater, festivals and museums. You’ll never be bored in this city!

• The Twin Cities have some of the best parks in the nation, with 20 different lakes and wetlands. It’s perfect for swimming, hiking, fishing and more.

• Minnesota has one recreational boat per every six people, more than any other state.

• The Mall of America in Bloomington is the size of 78 football fields – 9.5 million square feet.

• The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is the largest urban sculpture garden in the country.

• Come to Minneapolis if you’re looking for a great food scene with a wide variety of multicultural options.

• Minneapolis’ skyway system connects 52 blocks (nearly 5 miles) of buildings downtown.

• Minnesota has 90,000 miles of shoreline, more than California, Florida and Hawaii combined.