50 Things to Do in the Twin Cities Before You Die

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50. Take the light rail to Mall of America. A top-notch shopping center and theme park at best, and a crowded tourist trap at worst, the Mall of America is only getting bigger. Just getting there is half the battle, so take the light rail and save yourself a parking headache.

The Twin Cities has a knack for topping best-of lists, but when you live here, it's easy to lose track of all the amenities.

Our community has created a blossoming arts and music scene in flyover country, and congregates outside during the coldest weeks of the year to celebrate the ice and snow.

The following list compiles 50 of the best and most iconic activities that every local should check off their to-do list. From First Avenue to the Mall of America, this list proves there's always something to do in the Twin Cities.

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Published on March 25, 2014

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