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Things to Do in South Minneapolis, MN

City Limits is located in beautiful south Minneapolis, MN and is the perfect place to call home. There are also great community amenities to enjoy as well. The City Limits Apartments are also cat-friendly.

There are several great attractions that you can go and visit near City Limits. Visit all of these fun places again and again while you are calling Minneapolis home.


Top 5 Things To Do In Minneapolis 


1. Minnehaha Park 

The Minnehaha Park is located near to City Limits Apartments and is just a short drive there. The Mississippi River also runs right next to the park. There are several attractions that you can do while you are here such as biking, walking, going on the playground, playing volleyball, playing disk golf, or picnicking. There are also several different gardens to explore as well.

Come back again and again and try a new activity to do while you are here. Bring friends and family and play a game of volleyball, then have a picnic afterwards. The opportunities of fun are endless while you are spending the day at the park.

5000 W River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55406
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2. Minnesota Zoo 

The Minnesota Zoo is a great place to explore all of the many different animals. Some of the many different types of animals that they have are fish, mammals, reptiles, birds, and more. Specifically, while you are there you can see African Penguins, Gray Wolf, Leopard Sharks, Red Pandas, and much more.

There are also several programs and events that the zoo hosts. Visit their website to see when and what these fun events and programs are. Don’t forget to visit the store on the way out to get a souvenir.

13000 Zoo Blvd
Apple Valley, MN 55124
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3. Mall of America 

While you are living at the City Limits Apartments, you will have to go and visit the Mall of America. There are so many things here to do and explore it is amazing. Shop at one of the many different stores such as Ann Taylor, Athleta, Macy’s, Banana Republic, Buckle, Columbia Sportswear, and more. If you get hungry while you are their or just want to stop for a bite to eat there are several different dining options that you can enjoy. They have fast casual restaurants as well as full-service restaurants.

Some of these different restaurants that you can find there include Benihana, Rainforest Café, Nordstrom Grill, Burger Burger, Chipotle, and many others. There are also several different attractions that are offered inside the mall for a fun experience. Visit their website for more about the entertainment attractions as well as the events.   

60 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN 55425
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4. Minneapolis Sculpture Garden 

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is a place that you will want to see while you are living in Minneapolis. It is located downtown and is a fantastic area to walk around for the day. Here you can explore the sculpture garden and walk around and see all of the different pieces. There are many different sculptures to see.

Visit their website and learn more about the artists that have created the pieces. They also have a calendar of events on their website that you will want to explore too. Don’t miss out on visiting this great spot while you are living at City Limits.  

725 Vineland Pl
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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5. Lake Harriet 

Lake Harriet is another great place to spend the day at. There are several different activities that you can do here as well. Some of the different activities include spending the day at the beach, fishing, walking or biking, playing on the playground with the kids, walking on the boat dock, and more.

You can even take your paddle board, kayak, or canoe on the lake. If you don’t have one, no problem, there is a spot that you can rent one of these from at the lake. Bring a picnic lunch and spend the whole day relaxing at Lake Harriet.

4135 W Lake Harriet Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55409
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Top 5 Amazing Places To Eat In Minneapolis 

There are several delicious restaurants in the Minneapolis area. Try all of these great restaurants and more while you are living at City Limits Apartments.


BaGu Sushi & Thai 

BaGu Sushi & Thai is a great spot if you are wanting delicious sushi. Start off with either a hot appetizer or a cold appetizer. We recommend trying out the Edamame, Egg Roll, or the Fresh Spring Roll. For mains, they have Japanese Dishes, Thai Dishes, and Sushi Rolls. We recommend trying the House Raman, Salmon Teriyaki, or the Basil Fried Rice. For sushi, try the Dynamite roll or the Philly roll.  

4741 Chicago Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407



ie - Italian Eatery 

The ie – Italian Eatery is a great Italian restaurant located just a short distance from City Limits Apartments. Start off with an appetizer such as the Crispy Zucchini or the Steamed Mussels. For an entrée they serve salads, pasta, and main dishes. We recommend trying the Fusilli, Gnocchi, or the Seared Scallop Risotto. Whatever you choose to order, you are sure to enjoy.

4724 Cedar Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407


El Asador

There are many delicious choices when you come and eat at El Asador. For a starter, try the Chips and Guacamole or the Flautas. For mains, we recommend trying the Carne Asada, Camarones Al Diabla, or the Pollo. Don’t forget to try the dessert which is the House Made Key Lime Pie with Mango Coulee. Come back again and again and try something new off the menu.

4750 Grand Ave S #5430
Minneapolis, MN 55419


Minneapolis Carbone's Pizza & Pub

Minneapolis Carbone’s Pizza & Pub is a great place to meet up with friends and have drinks and great pizza. Start off with an appetizer, we recommend trying the Italian Fries, Italian Cheese Bread, of the Mozzarella Sticks. There are many different options to choose from on their menu such as pizza, sandwiches, pasta, salads, and much more. We recommend trying out the Special Pizza, Chicken Alfredo Pizza, or the Magpie Pizza. But if you aren’t feeling like having pizza that day there are several other delicious options to choose from as well.  

4705 Cedar Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407


Sonora Grill 

If you are wanting some great Mexican food, try out Sonora Grill. For starters, try the Guacamole or Queso, nachos, or the Hermosillo Roll. For mains, they offer both entrée plates and tacos. We recommend getting the Pork Carnitas, Chicken Rojo Tacos, or the Chilaquiles Verdes. For sides, be sure to try the Rice and Black Beans. You will enjoy dining at Sonora Grill.

3300 E Lake St
Minneapolis, MN 55406


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