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Locked doors

Avery nice feature in the downtown area. The signage not the greatest if you are not familiar with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
patrick w
Skyways Make Life Easier

I worked in downtown Minneapolis for eight years and the skyways are a lifesaver in the harsh... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Minneapolis, MN
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Avery nice feature in the downtown area. The signage not the greatest if you are not familiar with the city. Also the one night we were walking back dinner it stared to rain quite heavily so we went in the skyway we walked a 3...More

Thank patrick w
Reviewed 4 days ago

I worked in downtown Minneapolis for eight years and the skyways are a lifesaver in the harsh Minnesota winters. It's so nice to be able to grab lunch or a cup of coffee with your coworker in warm comfort when it is -30 below outside....More

Thank MinnesotanTraveler
Reviewed 6 days ago

I wouldn't recommend anyone go out of their way to visit the skyways. It's more of a tool to be utilized if you're already in downtown. That being said, it's the largest skyway system in the world! It's quite impressive and contains a lot of...More

Thank ErylbyExplore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is more of a "if you are there" notice the tubes. Basically, the entire downtown has been linked together like a habitrail. We never found the official entrance. Just know that if you are in town and there is a parade or snow, you...More

1  Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun to go through the skyways from building to building and wonder around to see what there is on the 2nd floor of each building. Limited shopping, but a lot of restaurants. Most of downtown is torn up getting ready for the Super Bowl in...More

Thank Kelsey1976
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were going to take the Skyway from our hotel to the Light Rail system. On a Sunday, it was kind of dark and empty except for some folks hanging around. It didn't feel all that safe.

Thank lkelly9988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Minnesota, we tend to have very bitterly cold winters so the Skyway System is very helpful with getting people off the streets into somewhere warm to get to and from whatever part of Downtown they need to go. Very convenient especially for people visiting...More

Thank Marcia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used the skyway to get from the Convention Center to restaurants and close to stores. It would be good to use in summer (cooler) or winter (warmer).

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Signage good, and often staff people outside key locations. Loved it. You can get from the Hilton to the Convention Center in minutes.

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had four days of cold weather and rain, and turn your umbrella inside out wind, so the skyway system (which took us a bit of time to discover), was a blessing!

Thank drmmb
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How do I get from the international airport to downtown Minneapolis. I have a 5 hour layover and would like to go downtown.
18 March 2017|
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Response from Greg V | Reviewed this property |
You can use the light rail system, for about $2 each way. You can catch it at the airport and if goes to Target Filed which is just a short walk to downtown.
Hobz H
Can runners use the skyway for running?
27 February 2017|
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Response from kevinmh3 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of, I could try and check further but I have been told they dont permit running but currently have no confirmation on that.
Hi, what is the temperature inside the skyway in February? Thanks
13 February 2017|
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Response from Balks | Reviewed this property |
It is comfortable. We walked in just T-Shirts and were quite comfortable. Great way to get around and not have to lug a heavy coat around when it's winter.