Free Yourself in Minneapolis, MN

Posted 01/09/19 Team Vaco

In this edition of Free Yourself Friday, we take you to Minneapolis, MN where Vaco provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search, and strategic staffing.

Yes, we specialize in premier talent & solutions, but most importantly, we help people find freedom. We believe in the power of an entrepreneurial spirit, staying team focused and a true work-life balance.

So, if you find yourself on business or vacation, our local Vaconians have the top five places to Free Yourself in the Mini Apple.

Minnehaha Park

Looking to get outdoors? Rent cruiser bikes, kayak or canoe through Minnehaha Creek, walk to view the many historic sculptures including the Chief Little Crow Mask, Gunnar Wennerberg, Hiawatha and Minnehaha, among others. Summer or winter, the park trails are always maintained for visitors.

Minneapolis Institute of Art

Experience art galore! Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) has a collection spanning 5,000 years back. Explore periodic themed rooms, walk through several exhibitions including Memorias del Futuro, Image Model Muse, All Flowers in Bloom, and more. Calling all teachers – use online resources and take your students on a field trip of Mia.

Target Field

Take me out to the ball game! Target Field sits in the Historic Warehouse District in downtown Minneapolis. Watch Minneapolis’ MLB team go head to head, catch a concert, or plan your next business banquet or conference.

Mill City Museum

This architectural masterpiece is the home of the late Washburn A Mill. Take a tour and learn all about 19th-century flour milling machines, view its original advertising, walk through the step-by-step process of wheat from the farm, to your market, and even design your own cereal box.

Take a food tour!

Walk through Minneapolis and taste test foods from the city’s best restaurants and most popular spots. This is a great way not only to indulge on delicious treats and cuisine, but to also learn about Minneapolis’ history, culture and other things to do during your visit. Trip Advisor lists the top food tours here.