Loppet Foundation

Explore Minnesota

Travel Guide

Minneapolis Minnesota seen across the Mississippi river with snow and ice in January. City skyline under snowy cloudy skies.


About the Race Venue – Theodore Wirth Park Winter Recreation Area


Transportation – How to get to Minneapolis and the race venue


Lodging – Where to stay while you’re in Minneapolis


Rest Day Excursions – Experience the Twin Cities! Learn about the history of Minneapolis and its dramatic future and/or tour some of Minneapolis’ best craft breweries


Things to Do – Ideas for things to do in the Minneapolis area and State of Minnesota


Restaurants & Catering Services – Good food in Minneapolis


Weather – Local weather conditions


Ski Equipment – Local sources for ski equipment and supplies


Shopping – Fun places to shop in Minneapolis