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A good way to get around

We went from the Hampton Inn to Target field using the Skyways. They seem to go everywhere, but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
brianbW3187LW
The skyway is just great!

We were just downtown Minneapolis to celebrate my husbands birthday...it was cool so we went... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cka7376
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Lake Lillian, Minnesota
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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Minneapolis, MN
Downtown
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went from the Hampton Inn to Target field using the Skyways. They seem to go everywhere, but not a lot of signage or directions. Many vacant businesses along the way

Thank brianbW3187LW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were just downtown Minneapolis to celebrate my husbands birthday...it was cool so we went wherever we could via the skyway!! There are a lot of shops and eateries some are not open on the weekends.

1  Thank Cka7376
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I am from the Chicago area and while we have a pedway system, the Minneapolis skyway is phenomenal! You will need a good sense of direction and the ability to navigate the maze - some of the junctions are a bit confusing. Nonetheless, a great...More

Thank ttaylor2u
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Skyway is a series of above ground interconnected buildings in downtown Minneapolis. It is also convenient when it is raining or snowing. But beware it best to use it from about 7 AM to about 6 PM. It is several miles long in with...More

1  Thank gowster
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I was amazed at the friendliness and cleanliness of Minnesota. The Skyway system is amazing; great vision city builders. Everything you need is conveniently located within this system.

Thank Nthekeyz
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The skyway system is a big favorite of mine. It is very convenient and fairly easy to use if you're good with directions. Especially, convenient during the very cold months!!

Thank Jenmade2travel
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Allows one to traverse large swathes of the downtown area without venturing outside into the freezing temperatures in winter. The walkways linking buildings provide an above ground clear labyrinth of connectivity which becomes a much-appreciated feature in the colder months - especially when Christmas shopping.

Thank World777Traveller
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The skyway system is amazing, especially when he temps drop in the winter. There are maps occasionally places to help you get around, but if you're lost just about anyone will help you. Stores and restaurants are available, but most of them close around 5...More

Thank Corey P
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The skyway system is one of the great treasures of downtown Minneapolis. If you eat out for lunch, the options are endless. I once told a friend that I ate Asian food every day for a month and never ate at the same restaurant. You...More

Thank J F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We used the Skyway while staying at The Marquette and accessing shops and restaurants during rain and sleet. The idea behind it is quite genius given the climate in Minneapolis. However, as others have said, the signage is shameful. There are many retailers that are...More

Thank maepetrson
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sairey2017
How do I get from the international airport to downtown Minneapolis. I have a 5 hour layover and would like to go downtown.
17 March 2017|
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Response from Greg V | Reviewed this property |
You can use the light rail system, for about $2 each way. You can catch it at the airport and if goes to Target Filed which is just a short walk to downtown.
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Hobz H
Can runners use the skyway for running?
27 February 2017|
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Response from kevinmh3 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of, I could try and check further but I have been told they dont permit running but currently have no confirmation on that.
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paulinelemac
Hi, what is the temperature inside the skyway in February? Thanks
13 February 2017|
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Response from Balks | Reviewed this property |
It is comfortable. We walked in just T-Shirts and were quite comfortable. Great way to get around and not have to lug a heavy coat around when it's winter.
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