DISCOVER AN ARRAY OF THINGS TO DO IN MINNEAPOLIS
Whether you're visiting for a quick weekend trip or an extended getaway, plot your next adventure at W Minneapolis - The Foshay. Our hotel places guests near an assortment of exciting things to do, including local attractions like Target Field and Nicollet Mall.
Spend a weekend exploring one of the 197 parks in Minneapolis during your stay with us. Visit the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway, which encompasses numerous trails over 50 miles around the city. Alternatively, take in the breathtaking views of the Minneapolis on the Chain of Lakes, a 13.3 mile path that encloses three separate city lakes.
One of the exciting things to do in Minneapolis, Nicollet Mall is located just a block away from our hotel. In existence since the beginning of the 20th century, Nicollet has long been downtown Minneapolis's go-to shopping district. Minneapolis Central Library, a striking modern building, anchors the north end, and Peavey Plaza is a busy public space at the southern end of Nicollet Mall.
The Minneapolis Convention Center
Connected to our hotel via skyway, the Minneapolis Convention Center showcases nearly 480,000 square feet of trade show space, including 87 column-free conference meeting rooms, a 28,000-square-foot ballroom and an auditorium with great production and flexible technology options.
The Minnesota Orchestra
Catch a performance of one of America’s top symphonic ensembles, which possesses a distinguished history of acclaimed performances in both Minneapolis and around the world. The orchestra plays most of its performances at the city's Orchestra Hall, which is located right near our downtown hotel.
Hennepin Theatre Trust
Owner of the historic State, Orpheum, Pantages and New Century Theatres, is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to arts-inspired community cultural development. The Trust presents a rich mix of live performances, creating inspiring arts education experiences and advancing a thriving Hennepin Avenue Cultural Corridor in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Besides for being the home court of the NBA’s Timberwolves, the Target Center is home to the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA as well as a frequent venue for concerts, professional wrestling and is one of the most exciting things to do in Minneapolis.
One of the city's most popular things to do, Target Field is the state-of-the-art ballpark that is home to the Minnesota Twins baseball team. Our hotel is located right near the stadium, within walking distance.
Dakota Jazz Club
Well known to musicians and jazz fans alike, the Dakota continues to be one of the most talked about jazz clubs and restaurants across the country. “The most comfortable jazz club in the world for musicians and patrons.” – Grammy Award winning musician Roy Hargrove.
The Guthrie Theater
Founded in 1963, this theater is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training. By presenting both classical literature and new work from diverse cultures, the Guthrie illuminates the common humanity connecting Minnesota to the peoples of the world.
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
One of the famous things to do in Minneapolis is visit the Minnesota Sculpture Garden. Located on Vineland Place, across from the Walker Art Center, the 11-acre garden is a joint project of the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. Come and enjoy a variety of artistic programs, including exhibitions of works of art, performances, and educational activities.
Walker Art Center
Experience Minneapolis' contemporary art center, which houses visual arts and design exhibitions, dance, theater, and music performances, and film screenings. Located directly across from the Minnesota Sculpture Garden, take in your fill of the arts and gorgeous landscapes.