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Minneapolis with or without car rental

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Minneapolis with or without car rental

we will be in minneapolis for a weekend as a family. staying downtown, going to a twins game friday and st paul for Coldplay on sat night. do we need to rent a car?

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1. Re: Minneapolis with or without car rental

nope !!

you can fly in, and take the light rail downtown Minneapolis.

for ColdPlay, either taxi (go early and hit a bar or two across the street), or you can take the Mpls to St. Paul express bus between towns.

The Twins Target-Field is right downtown.

If you did rent car, there would be $$ parking at hotel and in St. Paul event prices.

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The last response is great. Totally Agree. The other problem I've encountered with rental cars at the airport, are the hefty fees and taxes thrown in by the various authorities. For this reason, a lot of folks recommend renting off-site of the airport. But, still the parking fees.

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3. Re: Minneapolis with or without car rental

No car. Like was stated, the parking costs saved will more than pay for the taxi back and forth. If you're really thrifty take the I-94 bus to St. Paul and taxi back.

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thx. this is very helpful

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5. Re: Minneapolis with or without car rental

Do experience the bar life before and after the concert. Cosettas rocks for pizza. There are other places too, both St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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6. Re: Minneapolis with or without car rental

Don't get a car. Take the light rail downtown from the airport. Minnesotans are friendly so don't be afraid to ask for help if you are unsure of where to go. You could take a bus to St. Paul for the show or get a cab, it will probably be about $20 give or take. (don't forget to check what time buses stop running though...check www.metrotransit.org.) Have fun!

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