Minneapolis, along with its sister city, St. Paul, makes up the largest metro area in Minnesota. In Minneapolis, things to do run the gamut. Of course, there’s the world famous Mall of America. There is nowhere else in the world one will find over 500 stores, an amusement park, an aquarium, a dance club, and countless restaurants - in one mall and on one property. Minneapolis is home to museums and historical sites, too. In fact, many plan trips to this area for no other reason than to better understand the past that defines the present. Folks can visit a working farm that’s pulled right out of the mid 1800s or tour the home of the first governor. A walk along an 1880s stone bridge is perfect for an evening stroll. Minneapolis is also a big sports city. Home to the Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota Vikings, the locals’ loyalty to their hometown favorites is undeniable. Just as the locals are loyal to their teams, they’re also a group of folks who sincerely want visitors to feel welcome. It’s that "small town" sense that’s such a surprise to so many in this large metropolitan area. Let curiosity be a guide to Minneapolis. Though the mall and the sports draw many to Minneapolis, there are also no shortage of other "must see" areas. The large theatre community is home to actors and actresses who perform year round in shows that are critical favorites. Minneapolis is home of the famous Guthrie Theatre, which is where the best of best are found and who often make their way to Broadway. There are many things to do in Minneapolis - whether it’s newlyweds escaping on a honeymoon or a reunion where family members from around the nation gather to celebrate what truly matters. One can make the most of a getaway with Minneapolis deals designed to ensure the maximization of time spent.