SEE THE BEST OF MINNEAPOLIS DURING YOUR DOWNTOWN STAY
From watching the world’s best cat videos at the Walker Art Center to catching a home run ball at Target Field, you’ll enjoy a variety of things to do near the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown. The hotel is less than a mile from the Minneapolis Convention Center and other downtown attractions, such as the NBA’s Timberwolves at the Target Center and the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. You can 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, Pantages or New Century—all located on Hennepin Avenue. You can watch hit Broadway shows like Company and Wicked and big-name performers like The Fray and Straight No Chaser.
Tel: +1 (612) 455-9500
- Mississippi Mile - 6 blocks (10-min walk)
Walk along the Mississippi River as you take in this unique district’s boutique stores, coffee shops and European feel.
Tel: +1 (612) 673-5123
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Walker Art Center - 1.3 miles (26-min walk)
Walk through the 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 and founder of the popular Cat Video Festival.
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
- Mall of America - 11.4 miles (26-min drive)
Don’t miss the chance to visit the world’s most popular mall, featuring 560 stores and restaurants as well as an indoor theme park and the Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium.
Tel: +1 (952) 883-8800
- 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 the zoo’s divers swim with sharks and watch the penguins during their feeding time.
Tel: +1 (952) 431-9200
Nearby sports venues:
- 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, the stadium also features year-round events and tours if you’re visiting during an away game.
Tel: +1 (612) 338-9467
- 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