Sometimes called "a small town in the city" or "The Small of America" (a knock on the massive Mall of America), Linden Hills is an upscale village that has lakes, fine dining, and family fun. Pause for reflection at the Peace Gardens and Rose Gardens, hop back in time on an antique trolley, savor your pick of restaurants, or enjoy a yoga retreat. Lake Harriet has a historic bandshell that hosts concerts every night from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Browse old-timey local establishments—there's a toymaker, bakery, butcher, and hardware store—and you'll appreciate the neighborhood's motto: "Shop. Savor. Stroll."
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Getting Around Minneapolis
The best way to get around Minneapolis is by walking. Walking is a unique experience in the city's skyways (enclosed walkways that connect 50 square blocks). Taxis are readily available and affordable. Visit http://www.taxifarefinder.com/main.php?city=Minneapolis for more information on taxis. Public transit (busses and trains) is an economical way to get around the city. The only difference between buses and trains is the service area. Peak fare is $2.25 and off-peak is $1.75. Peak times are 6 to 9 a.m. and 2 to 6:30 p.m. Day passes are available for $6 and are valid for buses and trains. Schedules and routes can be found at http://www.metrotransit.org/ . Bicycle sharing is available through Nice Ride Minnesota (https://www.niceridemn.org/): 24 hour passes start at $6 and the first 30 minutes are free.
Nearby Airports
  • Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport-MSP
Airport Taxis
  • $35 Minneapolis
  • $45 St. Paul
Things to Do and See Near Liden Hills