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The Gibbs Museum of Pioneer and Dakotah Life compares the lives of Minnesota Pioneers with those of the Dakotah Indians who lived in the region. Costumed interpreters give tours of the site, which includes a 19th Century farm house, a unique one-room school house, barns, farm animals, a replica sod house, Dakotah tipi and artifacts, bark lodge, pioneer and Dakotah gardens, and more.
Mill Ruins Park opened its doors to the public in 2001. Visitors can learn about the city's flour production and water power run industry here. Once you're done with your history lesson for the day, take a walk on the park trails or enjoy a nice, leisurely lunch on the picnic area.
Golden Pearl Vintage, is vintage apparel store, known for its elegantly styled clothes from the bygone eras. Here you to lay your hands on both, quirky as well as classy outfits, that effortlessly reflect your style. You can even take guidance from the stylists present in the store, and walk out with the kind of clothing you truly desire!
Whether you have been feeling run-down after long hours put in at work or have a backache that refuses to go away, Artifex Wellness Center is a place which you can try out. This collective of bodyworkers and healers will have you feeling better in no time. The place offers chiropractor treatments, yoga massages, shiatsu, hot stone massage as well as post and prenatal massages.
Blush Beauty Room is a great place to go to for a makeover. The parlor offers a wide range of treatments for skin and hair. They also have professional dermatological treatments as well as professional makeup for photo shoots as well as eyelash extensions. You can also get bridal makeup done here. You can also book special parties with your girlfriends for bridal showers, birthday celebrations, baby showers and more.
Located in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis, Vizi Spa & Salon has been providing relaxing and rejuvenating treatments to its customers since the year 2001. The spa, which derives its name from an Italian word meaning indulge, spoil and pamper, offers visitors exactly what the name suggests. Hair coloring and cutting, perming, eaxing, makeup and facials, and a variety of massages are among the services on offer here. Their couples packages are ideal for a romantic time out with your beloved.
One place you cannot avoid visiting if in Minneapolis is the beautiful Lyndale Park Rose Garden. The award-winning garden focuses on environmental education and sightseeing, and presents nature at its best. Thomas Sadler Roberts Birds Sanctuary within Lyndale Park Rose Garden is where you will find some of the rarest species of birds. A great place for children, this tourist spot should not be missed.
Once the home of railroad baron James J. Hill, the Minnesota Historical Society now owns this mansion. Tours provide a glimpse into what astonishing wealth could buy at the turn of the 19th century. It contains 42 rooms including 13 bathrooms, 22 fireplaces and a 100-foot reception hall. Stained glass windows, an enormous pipe organ and intricately carved woodwork are just a few of the highlights. The two-story art gallery is worth the price of admission alone. Tours depart every half-hour.
Wilebski's Blues Saloon is a casual spot to catch some stunning live music in Saint Paul's North End. This saloon hosts live music three nights a week and the bar offers drinks for affordable prices. There is also a free buffet every Friday night from 5-7pm for you to fuel up before feelings the power of the live blues.
A collection of working locomotives, steamships, train depots, roundhouses, trolleys and motor coaches brings the history of local transportation alive. The MTM has five exhibit sites in and around the Twin Cities area that are visited by more than 100,000 people annually. The various restored depots and roundhouse allow visitors to travel back to the golden age of the railroads.The most popular exhibit is the Como-Harriet Streetcar Line, a rebuilt portion of what used to be the nation's largest urban rail service that was a 500-mile system in its heyday. Restored cars dating from the late 1800s and early 1900s run a two-mile round trip course between Lakes Harriet and Calhoun in South Minneapolis. Cars run every 15 minutes and passengers can board at the Linden Hills Station or the Lakewood Cemetery platform. The museum's other big draw is the Minnehaha, a 1906 steamboat which used to ferry streetcar passengers all over Lake Minnetonka. Back from a watery grave, the restored steamboat is as good as new and spruced up with a snazzy maroon and gold paint job.
Marsh marigolds, showy lady slippers and shy violets are just a few of the many wildflowers that bloom in this peaceful, 14-acre sanctuary. Inaugurated in 1907, it is the oldest public wildflower garden in the United States. Visitors are free to wander the picturesque trails in both the shady woodland garden and the sunny prairie garden.A small interpretive building has exhibits and books about nature, including a biography of the garden founder, botanist and conservationist Eloise Butler. Guided tours and special programs, such as full moon hikes and talks on medicinal plants, are offered on weekends. Admission is free.
The history of this area dates back 2000 years. The park offers a great panoramic view of the Mississippi River and downtown St. Paul. Enclosed by metal rail fences, six ancient Indian burial mounds rest within the rich soil of the park. No climbing on the sacred mounds allowed.An old reconstructed aerial beacon, used for many years by aircraft approaching the Holman Field airport across the river, stands near the mounds. In 1776, a man named Jonathon Carver discovered what is now known as Carver's Cave. Inside the cave, he found ancient artifacts and hieroglyphics. Plaques posted nearby tell the detailed stories of these historical landmarks.This popular park is available for anyone including family picnics, skateboarders, hikers, bikers, groups and field trips. Rustic restrooms are scattered throughout the park for your convenience. No admission charge, but fees may apply to large picnic groups. In that case call +1 651 645 5713+1 651 645 5713 for fees and availability of picnic areas, otherwise first come, first serve.CallSend SMSAdd to SkypeYou'll need Skype CreditFree via Skype