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Address: 400 S 4th St, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1411
Phone Number: +1 612-661-4800
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40+ miles of bike trails throughout the city

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A beautiful way to discover the natural side of the Twin Cities

Minneapolis has so many outdoor hidden treasures. This is an inexpensive and refreshingly outdoorsy experience for city folks. Go by bike, stops by car, or even walk it a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
DottieLouChief
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Minneapolis has so many outdoor hidden treasures. This is an inexpensive and refreshingly outdoorsy experience for city folks. Go by bike, stops by car, or even walk it a portion at a time. You won't be sorry.

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Staten Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I need to go back, there was so much to take in and I wasn't able to do so in 1 trip. Went to a Vikings game and the stadium is magnificent. Super clean and friendly.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is a great way to see scenic Minneapolis. I loved biking it and would recommend everyone to do this route.

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Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Minneapolis is a very bike friendly town (except in winter) and the Grand Rounds byway is a great way to see many of the city's unique and beautiful sites, especially on a bike. There are many rental bikes available and the byway features detailed maps. You will get to experience the Mississippi River in multiple locations, Minnehaha Creek and the... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Good trip around Minneapolis suburbs, view of homesites on lakes and access to parks. can be a little hard to follow. the routes.

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

The Chain of Lakes and parks surrounding them are connected not just by a series of canals. The lakes, parks, garden, bike paths, and walking trails are all surrounded with fifty three miles of the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway. The Byway passes through beautiful lakeside neighborhoods and encircles the city with love. We traveled the Byway in late summer and... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful urban trail system that takes you through every environment of Minneapolis. Well maintained paved trail that loops the city though the lakes, Minnehaha Creek, The Big Muddy, The U of M, Downtown, Inner NE and back to lakes and Uptown. So much to see and do along the way you might need a game plan.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

This is located near the sculpture garden, a set of restaurants and has among the most beautiful gardens in the city. And don't forget the dandelion fountain. It's also dog friendly if you'd like to take your pooch.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Love it! I do a 25 mile loop twice weekly. Scenic, beautiful. Great for residents and tourists. gorgeous landscapes, architecture meets nature.

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Millersville, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

The Grand Rounds is a 70 mile (or so) series of biking trails in and around Minneapolis. The beauty is you can ride any portion at any time. The intersect and interconnect, so you can pick any length of ride, in numerous areas - lakes, downtown, river, woods. Fun, as easy or challenging as you're feeling, and ready made for... More 

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