Fun Facts About Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota is infamous for its cold winters. Luckily, Minneapolis residents can stay warm with the Minneapolis Skyway, an indoor pedestrian walkway system that links many downtown buildings. Spanning 69 blocks and seven miles, it’s the most extended continuous skyway system in the world.
Prince was born and raised in Minneapolis and remains a proud local to this day. In the late 1970s, he pioneered what music magazines would soon dub the “Minneapolis sound”—a hybrid of R&B, funk, rock, pop, and new wave.
Located right outside the Twin Cities in Bloomington, Minnesota, the Mall of America is a great place to go clothes shopping—especially because Minnesota has no sales tax on apparel and accessories.
Fresh public art installations aren’t limited to trendy coastal cities. With 11 acres of more than 40 permanent art installations, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is the most extensive urban sculpture garden in the country.
The greater Twin Cities area has one of the highest concentrations of Fortune 500 Companies in the country. Seventeen corporate behemoths—including Target, Best Buy, General Mills, and Land O’Lakes—currently call the region home.
Area Codes: 612
Zip Codes: 55111, 55401, 55402, 55403, 55404, 55405, 55406, 55407, 55408, 55409, 55410, 55411, 55412, 55413, 55414, 55415, 55416, 55417, 55418, 55419, 55421, 55423, 55430, 55440, 55450, 55454, 55455, 55458, 55459, 55460, 55467, 55470, 55472, 55474, 55478, 55479, 55480, 55483, 55484, 55485, 55486, 55487, 55488
Nearby Cities: Golden Valley, MN; Robbinsdale, MN; Roseville, MN; Crystal, MN; Richfield, MN; Fridley, MN; Edina, MN; Saint Paul, MN; Shoreview, MN; Mounds View, MN