5 Main Streets Surrounding Minneapolis That Are Pure Magic During Christmastime

Between the parades and light displays, ice castles and Santa visits, Minnesota comes alive at Christmastime. There is always something to do during the holidays, making it the perfect time to explore the lesser known places that you didn’t get to over the summer. Minneapolis has a lot going on, but there are a few towns surrounding the city that are not to be missed during Christmas. These five towns have gorgeous Main Streets that are pure magic during the holiday season.

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Do you know of any other beautiful main streets near Minneapolis during Christmastime? Feel free to share your favorites in the comments below, and if you’re looking for even more festive fun, check out the nearby Polar Express train and Christmas lights road trip around Minneapolis.