Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown



From exploring the work of the world’s best contemporary artists at the Walker Art Center to catching a home run ball at Target Field, you can enjoy a variety of things to do near the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown. Our hotel is less than a mile from the Minneapolis Convention Center and other attractions like the Nicollet Mall, the NBA’s Timberwolves at the Target Center and the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. Take the Skyway directly from our hotel to walk to award-winning restaurants and bustling shopping areas before heading to one of the Hennepin Avenue theaters for a performance. After the show, grab a nightcap at a trendy bar or coffee shop in the Warehouse District. For a peaceful stroll along the Mississippi River, be sure to try our scenic #BluRoutes.


  • Hennepin Theatre Trust - 3 blocks (5-min walk)
    Get your tickets to one of the Trust’s theaters—the State, Orpheum or Pantages—all located on Hennepin Avenue. You can watch hit Broadway shows like Hamilton and Wicked and big-name performers like The Fray and k.d. lang.
    Tel: +1 (612) 455-9500
  • Guthrie Theater - 1.2 miles (24-min walk)
    A favorite among locals, the Guthrie Theater has been producing both classic and new plays since 1963.
    Tel: +1 (612) 377-2224

Shopping and nightlife:

  • St. Anthony Main - 6 blocks (10-min walk)
    Walk along the Mississippi River as you take in this unique district’s restaurants, coffee shops and skyline views.
    Tel: +1 (612) 673-5123
  • Warehouse District - 1 mile (21-min walk)
    Discover the vibrant nightlife, shops and restaurants that make up the Warehouse District in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis.
    Tel: +1 (612) 334-3131
  • Mall of America - 11.4 miles (26-min drive)
    Don’t miss the chance to visit the world’s most popular mall, featuring more than 500 stores and restaurants as well as an indoor theme park and the SEA LIFE® Minnesota Aquarium.
    Tel: +1 (952) 883-8800

Sporting events and concerts:

  • Target Center - 2 blocks (5-min walk)
    Watch the WNBA’s champion Minnesota Lynx or the NBA’s Timberwolves at the Target Center, which also features world-class events like Cirque du Soleil and popular musicians like Sia and Keith Urban.
    Tel: +1 (612) 673-0900
  • Target Field - 3 blocks (5-min walk)
    Home of the Minnesota Twins MLB team, this baseball stadium also features year-round events and tours if you’re visiting during an away game.
    Tel: +1 (612) 338-9467
  • Armory - 6 blocks
    Built in 1935, the iconic Minneapolis Armory has been transformed into one of the city’s top music venues. Buy tickets for shows by Judas Priest, Slayer and other popular artists.
    Tel: +1 (612) 315-3965
  • U.S. Bank Stadium - 9 blocks (15-min walk)
    Don your purple and gold for a Vikings game at the state-of-the-art U.S. Bank Stadium, which also hosts matches for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, high-school tournaments and Monster Jam truck rallies.
    Tel: +1 (612) 777-8700
  • TCF Bank Stadium - 3.8 miles (14-min drive)
    Cheer on the Golden Gophers during football season at TCF Bank Stadium, located on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota.
    Tel: +1 (612) 625-5000

Museums and art galleries:

  • Mill City Museum - 1.1 miles (23-min walk)
    Learn about the storied past of one of the world’s biggest flour mills, situated on the banks of the Mississippi River, and how it shaped the culture and economy of the region beginning in the 1870s.
    Tel: +1 (612) 341-7555
  • Walker Art Center - 1.3 miles (26-min walk)
    Walk through the outdoor sculpture garden, catch a screening of a short film and immerse yourself in the collections at the Walker Art Center, one of the best contemporary art museums in the country.
    Tel: +1 (612) 375-7600
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art - 1.7 miles (34-min walk)
    Admire the artwork of Monet, Matisse and other masters of art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Enjoy free admission to the museum, and take home something from the museum’s store to inspire your own creativity.
    Tel: +1 (612) 870-3000

Local landmarks:

  • Minneapolis Visitor Information - 2 blocks (4-min walk)
    Just two blocks from the hotel, the visitor’s center at 505 Nicollet Mall is a great resource for finding out what’s happening in Minneapolis. Get information on things to do, learn about Metro Transit and buy locally made souvenirs.
    Tel: +1 (612) 397-9275
  • Minneapolis Convention Center - 0.9 miles (19-min walk)
    As the largest convention center in the Upper Midwest, the Minneapolis Convention Center is home to international business conferences, trade shows and fundraising events.
    Tel: +1 (612) 335-6000
  • Minnesota Zoo - 19.9 miles (36-min drive)
    A must-see for travelers with kids, the Minnesota Zoo lets you take in the antics of Hawaiian monk seals, see divers swim with sharks and watch the penguins during their feeding time.
    Tel: +1 (952) 431-9200
  • Lumber Exchange Event Center - 0.6 miles
    Host to concerts, social soirees and corporate events, the Lumber Exchange Event Center is a major hub for entertainment in downtown Minneapolis.
    Tel: +1 (612) 843-2575