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Years ago when I visited MN for the first time before moving here, I was in Minneapolis and thought... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
542bernadettew
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Blaine, Minnesota
Super clever and practical

The Skyway is a super cool solution to energizing the downtown core of Minneapolis for coping with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve F
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Bellevue, Washington
via mobile
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“street level” (20 reviews)
“cold weather” (18 reviews)
“stay warm” (10 reviews)
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Minneapolis, MN
Downtown
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Years ago when I visited MN for the first time before moving here, I was in Minneapolis and thought the whole skyway system was quite clever. Then you also think, is it really that cold in this city that a skyway system was built? To...More

Thank 542bernadettew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Skyway is a super cool solution to energizing the downtown core of Minneapolis for coping with the harsh winter weather for shopping, work and commerce. The network of 2nd level plazas and walkways is extensive, connecting buildings over a wide expanse of the downtown...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve used it for the past 26 year!! Super especially when your condo is connected to the system. Inclement weather no problem but still enjoy going outdoors!

Thank ken h
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sky-way system is a must in such a cold winter city like Minneapolis. Signage could be much better to help individuals get around from one building to another. Just stop and ask someone along the way and they will likely guide you to the...More

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I started walking to a conference, from the hotel, in the cold... When I realized there was a skyway system, I extensively used it and it was a great way to stay out of the cold. It can definitely be a little confusing to use...More

Thank 197stevee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By the fourth day in town, I was able to navigate the system from one corner to its opposite; the AC Hotel to the Convention Center, without hitting a dead-end and having to scuttle across streets outside to rejoin it without major backtracking (a swear...More

Thank Terrygrim3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

all of the updates and new linkages have really improved the skyway system. glad to see many new places get on board. makes if very convenient to get around downtown in inclement weather. should make MPLS much more hospitable for when the super bowl comes...More

Thank Daveptaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a hard time accessing the skyway from my hotel (Doubletree) since there was not an access point there. But once I found it 2 blocks away, I realized where all the restaurants are - there are not many reasonable lunch places at street...More

Thank AmyR50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was living in Minneapolis when they built the first skyway. What a genius idea. In a town that is freezing cold a good part of the year, you can get almost anywhere downtown from anywhere downtown without ever going outside. Lots of little shops...More

Thank jscopper
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great way to get around downtown, cold or warm weather. But in my experience it is CLOSED ON SUNDAYS!!!!!

Thank elizabethp805
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Cathy L
14 October 2017|
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Response from gowster | Reviewed this property |
Most skyways follow the Uniform Skyway Hours: M-F 6:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sat 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sun Noon - 6 p.m. Watch for the blue signs. Some skyways may be open longer hours, some fewer.
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nahidjamalmacdi
9 August 2017|
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Response from Marcia M | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest getting on google maps to figure out which bus stop/bus route will be the closest to you. I believe a 742 or 747 are Plymouth express routes that go into downtown(make sure you know the time of the last route... More
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sairey2017
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.
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