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Minneapolis Skyway System

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Very convenient in cold weather. Be sure you have a map and know the name of the building that your office or meeting space is. Don't be afraid to ask businesses for direction... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Si L
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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234 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm not from Minny so we tried to use the skyway to get from the hotel to the arena and it was way more difficult than I thought. The signs are very confusing. So bad we found people and had to follow them in the opposite direction of the signs.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very convenient in cold weather. Be sure you have a map and know the name of the building that your office or meeting space is. Don't be afraid to ask businesses for direction. They always love to help.

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Thank Si L
Iowa
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40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We used the skywalk system to get from our hotel to the convention center. We liked not having to go outside in the Minnesota winter to get to our destination. We did however find it frustrating that the open/closed time of the skywalk was not universal and we found ourselves having to go out of the way to get to... More 

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Thank jen0187
South Bend, Indiana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The skyway system is an amazing option to get around downtown MN. You can get just about any type of food and lots of shopping without putting your coat on.

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Thank Susan H
Shanghai, China
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57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is amazing. I have never seen this in a city before. Great for walking between different building in downtown Minneapolis, its really nice when its snowing outside!

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San Antonio, Texas
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent way to traverse the downtown area without bearing the cold even on mild winter days. I easily connected from my hotel to many of the downtown shops and restaurants. I also just walked to get some exercise and see parts of the city where traffic and congestion made it difficult to get around using city sidewalks. Some sections... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The skyway only makes sense in a place like Minnesota. I've lived in and/or visited other cities around the USA and have never seen anything like it. You can walk for miles through many of the downtown buildings without ever going outside. It exists because Minnesota gets so bitterly cold in the winter and so miserably hot in the summer... More 

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Thank Eddie F
Twin Cities, Minnesota
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171 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The skyway system is just wonderful. You can get almost anyplace downtown and never have to deal with the weather. For the most part the Minneapolis Police do a good job of keeping it safe. Lots of small shops and places to eat. Links to all the major hotels and such and major shopping areas. For access to theaters and... More 

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Thank Vieux_Voyageur
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166 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I changed my mind on this skyway after a 10pm walk thru it. It's a great concept and works well but they need to keep the trouble out of it. We went a very short distance and there was a bum sleeping in the corner and a group of thugs that harassed us as we walked by not fun for... More 

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Wayzata, Minnesota
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70 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful escape out of the cold. Its freezing outside and the shops are perfect on those cold and bad weather days. Theres alots of style to the different buildings as you pass thru

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