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Flying into Beautiful Minneapolis

Fans of the Artist Formerly Known As Prince, and the film Purple Rain, will recognize the signature Minneapolis cityscape and rolling hills near Lake Minnetonka when they fly into the Twin Cities. Stretch your travel budget with cheap hotels like the Westin Edina, DoubleTree Park Place, or La Quinta Inn and Suites Minneapolis-Minnetonka. For economical rooms in the heart of downtown, try the Hyatt Place Minneapolis or the Radisson Plaza Minneapolis. 
Roundtrip Flights to Minneapolis
Washington (IAD) Minneapolis (MSP)Fri Oct 16-Sun Oct 18$406
Baltimore (BWI) Minneapolis (MSP)Fri Oct 23-Sun Oct 25$279
Baltimore (BWI) Minneapolis (MSP)Fri Oct 30-Sun Nov 01$214
Washington (IAD) Minneapolis (MSP)Fri Nov 06-Sun Nov 08$316
Washington (DCA) Minneapolis (MSP)Fri Nov 13-Sun Nov 15$288
Washington (DCA) Minneapolis (MSP)Fri Nov 20-Sun Nov 22$260
Hotels in Minneapolis
The Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel
452 reviews
$127 avg/night
Le Meridien Chambers
496 reviews
$104 avg/night
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
2098 reviews
$109 avg/night
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Airlines Serving Minneapolis

57 airlines operate out of Minneapolis–Saint Paul International (MSP), as the airport is a hub for Delta, by far the largest American carrier by volume with over 25 million passenger movements each year. The most popular domestic routes are between MSP and Chicago, Atlanta, Denver, and Phoenix.  

Navigating Minneapolis–Saint Paul

MSP has two main terminals, Lindbergh and Humphrey, connected by a light rail system whose trains run every ten minutes. Ground transportation is located in the Lindbergh Terminal. Travelers can choose car rental, taxi, Metro Transit light rail, or public bus to get from the airport into the city. The transportation booth is staffed from 6 am to midnight seven days a week.  

Best Times to Fly to Minneapolis

There is no bad time to fly to the Twin Cities, although peak season is May through September when warm weather draws outdoor enthusiasts. Vikings fans flock in the fall, as do bratwurst and beer-loving tourists for Oktoberfest at the State Fair campgrounds. In winter, sports fans cheer the Timberwolves and the Wild, and snow enthusiasts ski and snowboard. Spring draws film lovers for the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival, as well as baseball fans for Twins games. 

Minneapolis Skywalks

Downtown Minneapolis is perfect to explore on foot even in the coldest weather; over 50 square blocks are connected by covered skywalks. Public transportation by bus or train is cheap and efficient. Look for the free buses taking passengers to and around the Nicollet Mall. The city is bike-friendly with miles of trails and bike lanes and a public bike share system.

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