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Our maps are custom drawn to be specific to a geographic area. This means an advertiser can reach a specific number of hotel guests in their area. Front Desk USA maps focus on categories that are most important to hotel guests such as where to Eat, where to Shop and where to Play. Publishers monitor hotels to ensure adequate inventory at all times.

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More fun activities for the Bloomington area. Vertical Endeavors ... See MoreSee Less

More fun activities for the Bloomington area. Vertical Endeavors

6 months ago

Front Desk USA of Minneapolis

It will be here before you know it. Minnesota Renaissance FestivalOn Monday morning we will start releasing the 2019 theme weekends. Who's excited?! Leave a comment and tell us your favorite theme from over the years. We will select one winner on Monday for a pair of tickets! #MRF #MNRenFest
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It will be here before you know it. Minnesota Renaissance Festival

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Historic Eidem Farm in City of Brooklyn Park, MN - Local Government is celebrating 40 years this week! Can you guess which year the farmhouse was restored to its original red-brown color from the early 1900s? ... See MoreSee Less

Historic Eidem Farm in City of Brooklyn Park, MN - Local Government is celebrating 40 years this week! Can you guess which year the farmhouse was restored to its original red-brown color from the early 1900s?

Skip the gym and head outside to get your heart pumping. Our favorite hikes and bike rides are even better in this beautiful fall weather.
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Skip the gym and head outside to get your heart pumping. Our favorite hikes and bike rides are even better in this beautiful fall weather. 
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Historic Eidem Farm in City of Brooklyn Park, MN - Local Government is celebrating 40 years this week! Can you guess which year the farmhouse was restored to its original red-brown color from the early 1900s?
Skip the gym and head outside to get your heart pumping. Our favorite hikes and bike rides are even better in this beautiful fall weather. 
http://bit.ly/2lrL02v
Hit the road and check out these unforgettable cafés! Head to The Mad Hatter Restaurant & Tea Roomka for a proper tea service or chill with the cool cats at The Cafe Meow!
http://bit.ly/2lUEwJE
Time in nature is always well-spent. Mark your calendar for tomorrow (and every third Monday), when entrance to Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is free! 
http://bit.ly/2lUvcW7
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11 hours ago

Meet Minneapolis

Shout out Minneapolis Convention Center on collecting a FOURTH (!!!!!!!!!!) Greening & Public Realm Award today.

Best Streetscape Infrastructure looks goon on you.The #MplsDID announced today its 10th annual Greening & Public Realm Award winners, a group that included seven first-time winners among the 12 categories decided by an interactive public vote. #GreenAwardsMpls

Congratulations Mill City Farmers Market, Gateway Park, Nimbus, Barrio, Grant Park Median, Demi, Peavey Plaza, Loring Park, Loring Greenway, The Local & Minneapolis Convention Center for receiving this year's awards!

www.mplsdid.com/news_article/show/1049883

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association Mill City Times City of Minneapolis Government Meet Minneapolis Downtown Families Minneapolis Citizens For A Loring Park Community Loring Greenway Association North Loop Neighborhood Association North Loop Neighborhood Friends
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Shout out Minneapolis Convention Center on collecting a FOURTH (!!!!!!!!!!) Greening & Public Realm Award today. 

Best Streetscape Infrastructure looks goon on you.
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Cheers for "Marianne Wargelin Day" in Minneapolis!   Marianne spent a lifetime dedicated to connecting MPLS with Finland and our sister city of Kuopio.
LAST CHANCE! Stop by the Meet Minneapolis Visitor Information Center to grab your tickets at a discount and avoid the fair lines. https://www.minneapolis.org/visitor-information/
You know you're going to the Minnesota State Fair. Save some time and money by picking up tickets at the Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center at 5th + Nicollet. https://www.minneapolis.org/visitor-information/
So, look here 
I put her on the back of my bike 
And we went riding 
Down by old man Johnson’s farm
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11 hours ago

Explore Minnesota Tourism

The Paul Bunyan State Trail is 115 miles long and is the longest continuously paved rail-trail in the country! It stretches from Crow Wing State Park in Brainerd to Bemidji State Park.

Stop and snap a photo with the #OnlyinMN monument on the bike bridge on the east side of Lake Bemidji until September 23! 📸: @wadevk on Instagram #MNStateParks

Exact location via Google Maps: bit.ly/2OgX575
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The Paul Bunyan State Trail is 115 miles long and is the longest continuously paved rail-trail in the country! It stretches from Crow Wing State Park in Brainerd to Bemidji State Park. 

Stop and snap a photo with the #OnlyinMN monument on the bike bridge on the east side of Lake Bemidji until September 23! 📸: @wadevk on Instagram #MNStateParks

Exact location via Google Maps: https://bit.ly/2OgX575

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Beautiful trail

PS this is the Mississippi River going out of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji, which I have been told is Ojibway for lake with river cross through. Not an Ojibway expert either.

There coordinates for this? Going to be in the area this Monday

Can you hike on this trail? Any camping spots?

Lori Shannon!

I have been a regular on this trail since 2001. September 2016 I was going by here on my bike and baby turtles had hatched and were crawling out of the sand exactly under where this is sign is located. They were trying to cross the trail, and they were pretty tiny and slow, so I helped them. I didn’t want to touch them, but bikes, and roller blades and runners where going by and these babies were pretty slow and camouflaged. I’m no turtle biologist, but ever since then I have checked to for signs of more eggs being laid here or hatched. It seems like they come back and lay eggs in the same place over and over. All there was, was a small hole they had poked up from a under the sand. So I’m hoping if there are/were any turtle eggs laid here that they have already made it on their way. If not would seem doubtful they would have the strength or know how to dig themselves out from under your sign. I’ve seen turtles laying eggs by the street bridge over the river, always in their same spots. I don’t know long the sign has been there. 😞 Maybe next time. 🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢 It was only 5 or 6 that I saw, but they had already started on their way, so it could have been more.

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The Paul Bunyan State Trail is 115 miles long and is the longest continuously paved rail-trail in the country! It stretches from Crow Wing State Park in Brainerd to Bemidji State Park. 

Stop and snap a photo with the #OnlyinMN monument on the bike bridge on the east side of Lake Bemidji until September 23! 📸: @wadevk on Instagram #MNStateParks

Exact location via Google Maps: https://bit.ly/2OgX575
Chase the fall colors on a fall color road trip.

Take a ride on these rainbow routes: https://bit.ly/2Narmpc #OnlyinMN
Location: Father Hennepin State Park in Isle Mille Lacs Area Tourism Council

Located on the shore of Mille Lacs Lake, Father Hennepin State Park features a large sandy beach, fishing piers and picnic sites with scenic views. Hikers will enjoy the diversity of surroundings throughout the park as they explore hardwood forests, bogs, swamps and rocky shoreline. It’s safe to expect beautiful fall color in this park. Home to several albino deer, eagles and beaver, this park is a can’t-miss for wildlife lovers.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/34r3GBm

Photo credit: Douglas Anderson
Location: Zippel Bay State Park in Williams Lake of the Woods Tourism Bureau 

Located along the shoreline of Lake of the Woods (one of the world’s largest lakes), Zippel Bay State Park features a white sand beach and 6 miles of hiking trails amongst jackpine, birch and aspen. Take the South Loop Trail to view the abundance of wildlife found here, making Zippel Bay a birder’s paradise.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/2ZMitmt 

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Minneapolis Northwest Information. Restaurants (EAT), Hotels (SLEEP), Stores (SHOP),  Attractions & Entertainment, Outdoor Recreation, Sports (PLAY) and other FREE visitor Information Guide.


Welcome to the Minneapolis Northwest Welcomes You website. Includes the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove, Plymouth and Anoka, Minnesota! Minneapolis Northwest located about ten minutes from downtown Minneapolis which makes for an easy drive in and out of the city.

From Wikipedia:

Anoka is a city in Anoka County, Minnesota.It is the county seat. Anoka calls itself the "Halloween Capital of the World", because it hosted one of the first Halloween parades in 1920. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anoka,_Minnesota

Maple Grove is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. Maple Grove serves as the retail, cultural and medical center of the northwest region of the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area. One of the Twin Cities' largest shopping centers, The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, is located in Maple Grove. Maple Grove was also named the second best place to live in 2014 by Money magazine.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maple_Grove,_Minnesota

Brooklyn Park is the sixth largest city in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The city is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, upstream from (north of) downtown Minneapolis in northern Hennepin County. Brooklyn Park is a northwest suburb of the Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minneapolis–Saint Paul.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooklyn_Park,_Minnesota


Brooklyn Center is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. The city is on the west bank of the Mississippi River on the northwest border of Minneapolis. Brooklyn Center is one of the original inner-ring suburbs of Minneapolis–Saint Paul, the sixteenth largest metropolitan area in the United States, with about 3.52 million residents.It incorporated as a city in 1966. The city became a bedroom community and industrial job center following postwar growth. It was the site of the regional mall Brookdale Center. The headquarters of Caribou Coffee moved into the city in 2004. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooklyn_Center,_Minnesota

Plymouth is the seventh largest city in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Located 15 miles west of downtown Minneapolis in Hennepin County, the city is the third largest suburb of Minneapolis–Saint Paul, which is the sixteenth largest metropolitan area in the United States, with about 3.52 million residents. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plymouth,_Minnesota

EAT in Minneapolis Northwest has many options.

Check out our best in fun at Frankie’s Chicago Style Pizza Simply The Best Since 1988! Independently owned & operated, Small Business. Counter-serve offering Chicago-style pies & slices plus pasta, sandwiches, ribs & hot dogs. https://www.eatsleepshopplay.com/northwest-metro-frankies/

Looking for a Homey bar & restaurant offering American fare, featured local beers & a large patio? It’s right here at Sunshine Factory Bar & Grill established in 1976 in New Hope, MN. Privately owned and operated since day one, The Factory relocated to Plymouth in November 2013. We have become somewhat of a generational spot for many local families. We strive to be actively involved in the community, with ties to both the Armstrong Cooper and Wayzata Youth Hockey Associations. https://www.eatsleepshopplay.com/northwest-metro-sunshine-factory/

Cold Stone Creamery® is turning 30! We will be celebrating all summer with our classic Cake Batter Ice Cream®, Strawberry Cake Batter™ Ice Cream and a new twist on a beloved flavor, Chocolate Cake Batter™ Ganache Ice Cream.Ice cream chain offering design-your-own creations hand-mixed on a granite slab, plus shakes & more.https://www.eatsleepshopplay.com/northwest-metro-cold-stone/

What the heck is WhirlyBall?!?  WhirlyBall is an extremely fun “sport” that combines basketball, hockey, lacrosse, and bumper-cars.  That’s right, bumper-cars. In WhirlyBall, two teams of up to 5 players (no minimum) use scoops to try to toss a ball through elevated backboards at opposite ends of an enclosed court (roughly the size of a basketball court) while driving specially designed bumper-cars. Courts for whirlyball (a lacrosse-style bumper-car game), a laser-tag arena & full restaurant & bar. https://www.eatsleepshopplay.com/northwest-metro-whirly/

Malone’s Bar and Grill was established in November 2010 in Maple Grove, MN. An offshoot of the already successful Maynard’s restaurants, it continues the tradition of the BEST happy hour specials in town. We also boast great drink and food specials during Minnesota sporting events making it your “home away from home” for all the big games. Malone’s Bar and Grill is located in the heart of Arbor Lakes in the AMC Movie Theatre Parking Lot. Malone’s offers an American Casual Menu with a variety of great Sandwiches, Burgers, Entrees, Steaks, Salads and Wraps. https://www.eatsleepshopplay.com/northwest-metro-malones/


Chanhassen Dinner Theatres - More than 10 million guests have enjoyed our dinner theatre and its 220+ productions, making us the nation's largest. We have multiple stages under our roof where all kinds of different performances are happening every night! Whether it be improv comedy, musicals, live music in our concert series, or cabaret, we have it all performed expertly just for you!  We also can host your wedding reception, company meeting or holiday party in one of our banquet halls! Call or visit us online today to book your tickets! Performance & dining venue pairing musical theater & cabaret shows with classic American meals. https://www.eatsleepshopplay.com/northwest-metro-chanhassen/

SLEEP in Minneapolis Northwest has many options. See the list at

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PLAY in Minneapolis Northwest has many options

Minnesota’s 10,000 Lakes are all beautiful. And many are right here in Minneapolis Northwest. The Mighty Mississippi offers even more adventures. Paddling down river, fishing, cross-country skiing and an abundance of other outdoor activities year round. Bike trails are everywhere see this link https://havefunbiking.com/destinations/next-bike-adventure-minnesapolis-northwest/

Minnesota Renaissance Festival! King Henry and his royal court invite one and all to his 16th Century European village featuring 16 stages of live entertainment. Over 250 artisans fill the Festival marketplace to display and sell their handcrafted wares for a truly unique shopping experience. Patrons can interact with hundreds of memorable characters roaming the village streets as well as view live armored jousting throughout the day. Come celebrate our 47th season by visiting the Festival grounds in Shakopee, MN. Huzzah!

https://www.eatsleepshopplay.com/northwest-metro-renaiss/

Minnesota State Fair located mid-way between Minneapolis and St. Paul, the 322-acre Minnesota State Fairgrounds is renowned for its beautiful gardens and architecture reflecting the art deco and Works Progress Administration eras. Hundreds of events are held on the fairgrounds throughout the year during the non-fair time, including horse and livestock competitions, merchandise sales, expositions, car shows and more. https://www.mnstatefair.org/