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Address: 400 South 4th St, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone Number: 612 661 4800
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Activities: Driving
Description: 40+ miles of bike trails throughout the city

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So far we've done this route from Lake Calhoun to Minnehaha Falls. Lived here for 48 years and regrettably we just discovered this gem. Great example of urban parkland for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

So far we've done this route from Lake Calhoun to Minnehaha Falls. Lived here for 48 years and regrettably we just discovered this gem. Great example of urban parkland for the purpose of cycling and walking. Can't wait to see the rest it.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This can be done by car, on foot or by bike. The grand rounds is a truly unique treasure in Minneapolis. You can circle all the downtown lakes, continue along Minnehaha Creek/Parkway to Lake Nakomis. The nature of the lakes and creek are great, and the beautiful homes along the route just add to the experience. Weekends are especially busy... More 

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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The lakes to the falls and down the river are my favorite parts and wonderful to have this trail laid out. Interesting to see the amount of nature and park we have int he city. Plan a day and bring some money for great places along the way for lunch.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Investment by Hennepin County and Minneapolis in 2011 resulted in re-dedication of the Victory Memorial Parkway that memorialized 768 Hennepin County casualties of WWI. From Wirth Parkway north along tree lined grassy boulevard, check out the flagpole and Abraham Lincoln statue around 44th Avenue North. Black granite benches provide a nice picnic spot in warm weather. Parking spots nearby for... More 

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United States
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74 reviews 74 reviews
62 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

we drove along the byway to go to the scenic points such as Minnehaha park, chains of lakes, can see a short part of the river. I think cycling along the byway is better than driving a car.

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Richfield
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77 reviews 77 reviews
17 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The grand rounds are a series of roads and bike paths around the city.Start at Harriet and enjoy a concert or swim. From there off to Calhoun. Many people rent a bike or shuffleboard or a canoe. From Calhoun .that a detour around isles and the to Cedar.From Cedar go to Worth parkway. You can stop at a golf course... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Used the Nice Ride bike share program bicycles to tour around Grand Rounds. The path is an easy ride with a few small hills. There is a lot to see; the Mississippi River, Minnehaha Park and falls, Riverfront Minneapolis, etc. It was easy to return the bike and take the light rail back to downtown when we were ready to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

One of my bucket list items is to travel at least one national Scenic Byway in every state. Luckily for me, this one was closer than I thought. Enjoyed seeing the beautiful homes along the river and the lakes. Will visit again!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

nice scooter ride at 25mph, many easy places to stop, parl and enjoy, don't miss it. Minnehaha park and the falls

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The thing I love about Minneapolis is their bike rental system called Nice Ride similar to the Velibe in Paris. For $6 a day and $1.50 an hour depending on how long the bike is checked in and out across it's numerous rental stations, you can get around basically anywhere in the twin cities core metro including a large part... More 

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