Hello, New Neighbor!

Minnesota Monthly and Twin Cities Living are here to guide you to everything that the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul, surrounding suburbs, and greater Minnesota have to offer in dining, shopping, entertainment and attractions. All this along with a host of suggested itineraries arm visitors and residents with the know-how to get out and explore the region.

Cover of Twin Cities Living 2019

Step 1: A Place to Stay

Lake of the Isles, in Minneapolis

Why You Should Move to the Twin Cities

The Twin Cities garner national attention as a hub for Fortune 500 businesses, arts and culture, great food, and more
Photo of homes in Highland Park

Getting Started after Moving to the Twin Cities

Here are a few essentials to tackle before settling in
Excelsior

Great Neighborhoods in the Twin Cities

With active downtowns and suburban sanctuaries, the Twin Cities have a lot to love
The Legacy

Your Guide to Buying and Renting in the Twin Cities

High-end condominiums and apartments make the Twin Cities a chic place to call home
Photo of a neighborhood in Woodbury
When it comes to quality of life, the Twin Cities strike a delicate balance. Our outdoor spaces are among the best in the country, with hundreds of miles of trails and paths connecting our lakes and waterways. Meanwhile, Minneapolis’ bustling glass-and-steel skyway system links nine miles of downtown businesses,...

Step 2: Taking Care of Business

Metro Transit: the primary public transportation operator in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul area of the U.S. state of Minnesota and the largest operator in the state.

Starting a Career in the Twin Cities

With thriving entrepreneurial spirit, a community-centered environment, and the local, national and international companies that call Minnesota home, the Twin Cities are the perfect place to further your career
Mayo Clinic

Health Care in the Twin Cities

Minnesota’s stellar health care providers can help with everything from prevention to chronic conditions
Mounds Park Academy
A guide to public schools, private schools, and higher education in the Twin Cities—where you'll find top-rate teachers and a variety of options
Mall of America

Where to Shop in the Twin Cities

A diverse stretch of boutiques (yes, including the shops at Mall of America) make the Twin Cities a world-class shopping destination
Bring Your Child to Serve Day

Charitable Giving in the Twin Cities

Twin Cities residents embrace the spirit of giving through volunteerism and donations

Step 3: Find Your People

Cathedral of St. Paul

The Twin Cities Welcome All Faiths

Metro-wide congregations represent over a dozen religions
The Minnesota Orchestra in a program of Sibelius at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis March 29, 2014.

Get Your Performing Arts Fix in the Twin Cities

As a supportive base for actors, musicians, and dancers, the Twin Cities always have something spectacular going on in the performing arts

Your Guide to Museums in the Twin Cities

Nationally acclaimed museums cover all your bases for an enriching cultural experience in the metro

Your Guide to MN Pro Sports

Here's how to get started with Minnesota spirit—in baseball, football, basketball, hockey, and soccer

Events Calendar

Our online events calendar is updated daily with local events and things to do in the Twin Cities metro area

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