The Mississippi River, the mills and the metropolis of Minneapolis

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Lake Itasca, in northern Minnesota, is where the headwaters of the Mississippi River begin. A few hours drive south lies the city of Minneapolis, home to the St Anthony Falls, the only natural waterfalls on the Mississippi River. There are many parks, lakes, bike paths and fun things to do. We started with a walk around Lake Harriet and continued exploring neighborhoods on the way past the Minnehaha Creek to the Minnehaha Falls Regional Park. Closer to downtown, we enjoyed walking through the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and Wurtele Upper GardenThe Walker Art Center is also a great way to spend many hours viewing wonderful art.

Crossing the Mississippi River is amazingly easy here. There are many bridges including The Stone Arch Bridge, which once was a railroad bridge. It is now strictly a bike and pedestrian crossing. The views of downtown, the St Anthony Falls, and theā€¦

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