Discover Shopping, History, Art and More in Minneapolis
Whether you’re into professional sports, the fine arts or great shopping, the city of Minneapolis is certain to keep you busy. The Country Inn & Suites, Brooklyn Center is just 10 miles north of downtown Minneapolis, making it easy to access top city attractions such as the Guthrie Theater, the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Target Center. Explore the Riverwalk or Hennepin Theatre districts, or take time to enjoy the serenity of nature on the shores of Lake Calhoun or beside the beautiful Minnehaha Falls. Our hotel is also a great home base for teams attending events at the National Sports Center.
Don’t miss these top Minneapolis attractions:
- American Swedish Institute (8 miles)
Tour the castle-like Turnblad Mansion and learn about the cultural impact of Swedish-Americans. Finish the day at the popular ASI Museum Store, where you can find unique Nordic gifts.
Phone: +1 (612) 871-4907
- Guthrie Theater (7 miles)
This award-winning theater presents off-Broadway musicals, Shakespearean dramas and modern plays in an eye-catching building.
Phone: +1 (612) 377-2224
- Hennepin Theatre District (6.9 miles)
There’s plenty to see in this historic district that’s home to three theaters from the 1910s and 1920s, plus the New Century Theatre famous for intimate music sessions with popular local artists.
- Lake Calhoun (9 miles)
Spend an afternoon lounging on one of this lake’s three beaches, or try your hand at canoeing or paddleboarding.
Phone: +1 (612) 230-6400
- Minneapolis Convention Center (9 miles)
One of the largest convention centers in the Upper Midwest, this impressive building offers 475,000 square feet of space and 87 exhibit halls.
Phone: +1 (612) 335-6000
- Minneapolis Institute of Art (11 miles)
The Minneapolis Institute of Art, or Mia, houses a permanent collection of more than 80,000 works, including paintings by van Gogh and Matisse, and is home to one of the best collections of Asian art in the U.S.
Phone: +1 (612) 870-3000
- Minnehaha Park and Falls (10 miles)
This natural oasis features a 50-foot waterfall, historic buildings and a beautiful Pergola Garden.
Phone: +1 (612) 230-6400
- Minneapolis Riverfront (2 miles)
The Riverfront district offers great dining, shopping and nightlife. Don’t miss the fascinating Mill City Ruins Park while you’re there.
- Mystic Lake Casino (25 miles)
Try your luck at this casino that features 150,000 square feet of gaming space, plus multiple restaurants, bars and a coffee shop.
Phone: +1 (800) 262-7799
- National Sports Center (10.4 miles)
The world’s largest amateur sports and meeting complex includes 50 soccer fields, 100,000 square feet of indoor training space, professional ice rinks and much more.
Phone: +1 (763) 785-5600
- Target Center (8.3 miles)
Catch the NBA action at the home of the Minnesota Timberwolves, or see a performance by entertainment legends such as Keith Urban and Cirque de Soleil.
Phone: +1 (612) 673-1380
- Target Field (8.1 miles)
Kick back and enjoy the fun of a Major League Baseball game as you watch the Minnesota Twins take the field.
Phone: +1 (612) 659-3400
- University of Minnesota TCF Bank Stadium (8 miles)
This state-of-the-art football stadium on the campus of the U of M can seat 80,000 spectators and is the home of the Golden Gophers.
Phone: +1 (612) 625-5000
- Walker Art Center (9 miles)
One of the most popular contemporary art museums in the U.S., the Walker Art Center includes not only paintings and photographs, but also sculptures, films and live drama.
Phone: +1 (612) 375-7600
Shopping and Entertainment Venues
- Arctic Cat
- BAE Systems
- Caribou Coffee Company
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Home Depot
- Mills Fleet Farm
- Olympus Surgical Technologies
- Schmitt Music
- Wurth Adams