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“Great biking” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Grand Rounds Scenic Byway

Grand Rounds Scenic Byway
400 South 4th St, Minneapolis, MN 55415 (Downtown)
612 661 4800
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Ranked #11 of 69 Activities in Minneapolis
Type: Scenic Drives, Biking Trails, Sports
Activities: Driving
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Owner description: 40+ miles of bike trails throughout the city
Bloomington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great biking”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Minneapolis is lucky to have this great trail which seems to go on for ever, around lakes, thru the city.. Good for families too.

Visited June 2013
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Spend a day or a week!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This chain of lakes in the Grand Round is amazing...you can drive it, bike it, or walk it. We've lived in West suburb of Minneapolis for years and finally took the time to explore the Grand Round...in fact we spent a whole day exploring each part of the area! (I must admit that we DROVE rather than bike...). Take a picnic or just sit and enjoy but there's also plenty of exploring if you choose....this is truly an urban surprise and its beautiful.

Visited August 2013
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East Meadow, New York
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187 reviews 187 reviews
46 attraction reviews
Reviews in 107 cities Reviews in 107 cities
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
“Gorgeous lakes and rivers- water views everywhere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

The roads leading from one lake to another and around the city are excellent. Minneapolis has clearly invested money in its roadways and unless you are in major rush hour timing, it is convenient and easy to get around. It is lovely to see that this city is designed around its waterways and that there are great views in so many places, from 4 lakes to a waterfall, from several river fronts to viewing balconies and towers, in historic and modern neighborhoods and using all of these assets very well during the fine weather. We went to an Artcar parade around Lake Harriet that was fun, viewed walkers, bikers, and drivers...alll enjoying the fine views and good weather. It was well designed to allow for visiting.

Visited July 2013
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Saint Paul
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“You'll forget your doing exercise!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Any leg of the Grand Round is beautiful, peaceful. Toilet facilities are fairly frequent as are water fountains to fill your bottles. We enjoy weekdays the most. Have biked with kids and very easy?

Visited July 2013
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New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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57 attraction reviews
Reviews in 54 cities Reviews in 54 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Beautiful Views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

Great way to walk or bike and see the area around the river. The Stone Arch Bridge and Minnehaha Falls were my favorites.

Visited June 2013
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