Explore the Twin Cities

Northwestern is only a 10-minute drive to some of the world’s finest art, music, theatre, shopping, and dining. Whether you’re coming by bus, plane, train, taxi, or shuttle, you’ll discover there’s lots to experience in the Twin Cities. Here’s a list of 150 things to do in Minneapolis to explore, learn, and grow.
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Nestled between Minneapolis and St. Paul, Northwestern is only a 10-minute drive to some of the world’s finest art, music, theatre, shopping, and dining. Explore the many ministry opportunities, check out the thriving business community, take in a professional sporting event, or drop a kayak in one of the local lakes. Whether you’re coming by bus, plane, train, taxi, or shuttle, you’ll discover there’s lots to experience in the Twin Cities. Here’s a list of 150 things to do in Minneapolis to explore, learn, and grow. 

Do you love the arts? 

Guthrie Theatre      Minnesota Orchestra     Walker Art Center      

Do you want a chance to serve God off-campus? 

Desiring God     Hospitality House     Living Hope Ministries  

Hungry and looking for a bite to eat? 

Brasa     Capital Grille     French Meadow Bakery & Cafe     The Bachelor Farmer

Interested in watching a sporting event? 

Minnesota Lynx     Minnesota Timberwolves     Minnesota Twins      Minnesota Vikings     Minnesota Wild     

Looking for a great job after college? Minnesota is home to many Fortune 500 companies. Here are just a few: 

Best Buy     Ecolab     General Mills     St. Jude Medical Target     UnitedHealth Group     Xcel Energy     3M

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