Planning a trip to the Twin Cities? Or looking for a fun, new way to discover the place you call home? Minneapolis experience gifts from Cloud 9 Living make it easy to celebrate any special occasion or make every day extraordinary.
Conveniently located near the famous Great Lakes, and just a stone's throw away from lush national forests and the U.S.-Canada border, the Twin Cities offer an abundance of both urban and outdoor adventures.
Take to the skies with a unique flying experience, allowing for unrivaled views of Minnesota's most renowned areas. There's not better way to see Minneapolis attractions than to truly see 'em all on a Twin Cities Scenic Plane Tour. Sit back and relax in a Cessna 172, marveling at the breathtaking expanse below. Fly over landmarks like Lake Minnetonka, the State Capital, downtown scenery, sweeping suburban landscape, and rolling terrain.
Or make an airborne outing all the more unforgettable from the pilot's seat of the plane! Embark on a Learn to Fly lesson with an FAA-certified instructor, and receive hands-on coaching for the duration of flight — along with stunning views and memories that will last a lifetime.
Add some invigorating extras to the list of things to do in Minneapolis! Check out a range of driving experiences that will get the heart racing and crowds cheering!
Is food a favorite? Tantalize the taste buds with a food tour, sampling a sweet and savory route around attractions in Minneapolis. Or lace up some running shoes, exploring the city by foot — with refreshing stops at local downtown watering holes to 'rehydrate.'
For an eclectic experience of the Twin Cities, expand your hobbies and horizons with an array of hip, urban classes and lessons. Choose from a collection of activities featuring culinary topics, art outings, scavenger hunts and more!
With so many fun things to do in Minneapolis, there's something for everyone to enjoy!
One of the most diverse features of Minneapolis is its food scene. Whether you're looking for a creative way to further immerse yourself in the downtown culture, or are hoping to learn how to do some gourmet slicing and dicing yourself — there's no tastier things to do in Minneapolis than to take on the Twin Cities with food and wine experience gifts!
Explore the area's renowned landmarks while enjoying fine cuisine from a collection of local establishments on a Downtown Minneapolis Food Tour. Wander through historic and ethnic neighborhoods, viewing local Minneapolis attractions like the Grain Belt Beer sign and Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Chow down on delicious samples from five area restaurants and specialty stores whose selections reflect the unique personality and traditions of the Twin Cities area.
Put a little hop (or hops) in your step with Minneapolis tours that feature pints at a 'fascinating' pace — check out the area's Running and Beer Tour! Jog a leisurely 5K (3.1-mile) route through downtown Minneapolis, learning fun facts about the bars, restaurants and landmarks. Sip on delicious local beers, and delight in a refreshing workout — all at the same time!
And for those folks who have a hankering for sharpening their current culinary skills or wish to learn some new ways to be creative in the kitchen — a private cooking class is the perfect item on the 'things to do in Minneapolis' menu!
Or, on the flip side, why not sit back, relax, and let a pro handle all the hot happenings in the kitchen? Cloud 9 Living has the personal chef dinner party connections to arrange for an evening of customized wining, dining and socializing in the comfort of a private residence — with all prep, food, and clean-up included.
No Minneapolis attractions say "bon appÃ©tit" better!
Take some time to dive into a fresh hobby, compliments of the Twin Cities' life and culture experiences.
Expand your horizons (and your palate) with a variety of wining and dining opportunities throughout the area. Indulge in fascinating food tours, private chef parties, and even cooking classes!
Want to hone some creative skills? Let you inner artist run wild with a lesson in pottery — double the fun and make it a date night!
Up the ante and the adrenaline on an urban excursion with fun-filled things to do in Minneapolis like running-and-beer outings. Or take on the thrilling challenge of a city-wide scavenger hunt in search of clues that will unlock the secret to DaVinci's Gold — gizmos, gadgets, ciphers, anagrams, and much more all included!
With clever ways to explore the city, indulge in diversity, and check out renowned Minneapolis attractions, it's no wonder folks fondly call it "The Mini-Apple."
Cloud 9 Living offers incredible ways to delight in one of the most notorious Minneapolis attractions — the Brainerd International Raceway.
Get a first-hand feel for the 3.1-mile road course and dragstrip with thrilling driving opportunities in the Twin Cities area that put you right on the hot asphalt to burn some serious rubber!
Want to learn how to get behind the wheel of a fast 'n' flashy set of wheels and really drive a car the way it was made to be driven? Treat yourself or someone with a need for speed to a High Performance Driving experience.
Forget about traffic lights and speed limits! Enjoy the extreme freedom of the open road while professional drivers provide expert instruction on safety, racing techniques, driving lines, track features, accelerating, turns, braking and more. The session starts with an in-depth classroom orientation, then it's time to hop into the driver's seat of a real hot rod, and experience one of the most exhilarating things to do in Minneapolis!
Is an inner race car driver just gunnin' to come out? The Spec Car Racing School is one of the best Minneapolis activities for friends and family who may rock a lead foot on the regular! Arrive at the Brainerd International Raceway and get ready for the ultimate drive!
Learn the ins and outs of the track and racing techniques during an instructional session. Then suit up in racing gear, take a demo lap in a crew vehicle, and get ready to rev your very own engine! Hit speeds up to 135 MPH in an SCCA Ford Spec Racer vehicle, and make Minneapolis memories that will last a lifetime!
And for those folks who may prefer two wheels instead of four — there's no better way to play on the Minnesota roads and take in Minneapolis attractions than on a Harley Davidson rental!