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Walking Twin Cities (Large Print 16pt)
     

Walking Twin Cities (Large Print 16pt)

by Holly Day
 
Walk the streets of Minneapolis - St. Paul, the economic and cultural center of the Upper Midwest, and discover their distinct identities as the City of Lakes on flat prairies and the Capitol City on rolling hills and high river bluffs. Laugh in a comedy club in Uown or marvel at the works of art in the Minneapolis Sculure Garden; satisfy your inner foodie at one of

Overview

Walk the streets of Minneapolis - St. Paul, the economic and cultural center of the Upper Midwest, and discover their distinct identities as the City of Lakes on flat prairies and the Capitol City on rolling hills and high river bluffs. Laugh in a comedy club in Uown or marvel at the works of art in the Minneapolis Sculure Garden; satisfy your inner foodie at one of the 17 blocks' worth of restaurants along Eat Street or browse for the perfect accessory in Dinky town; stroll the climate - controlled skyway system that links 80 Minneapolis city blocks or contemplate beautifully restored Victorian homes on Nicollet Island; and view beautiful Minnehaha Falls or admire a restored wooden carousel in Como Park. Whether you're a visitor to the cities or a local looking to expand your sights, there's a walk in this savvy, entertaining book for you. This highly portable guide features detailed maps for each trip, original photos, and parking information for every trip. Route summaries make each walk easy to follow, and a Points of Interest'' section summarizes each walk's highlights. The 34 walks include trivia about architecture, famous locals, and the cities' rich history, plus where to dine, get a great, strong cup of coffee, visit world - class museums, and shop. Reading a book in the award - winning Walking series is like having a cool local introduce you to a city's quintessential flavor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781459608887
Publisher:
ReadHowYouWant, LLC
Publication date:
12/03/2010
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.93(d)

Meet the Author

Sherman Wick is a professional writer and photographer who lives with his wife and co-author, Holly Day, and their two children, Astrid and Wolfgang. He is a Minnesota native with a degree in history from the University of Minnesota. His previous books include Insider’s Guide to the Twin Cities, while his short writing has appeared in The St. Paul Almanac, Film Festival Today, and Cosmic Debris.

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