If you’ve spent any time in the Twin Cities, you know that people who live here are one-of-a-kind. With every person, you’ll find another reason why those from Minneapolis and Saint Paul are truly amazing. Read on to learn about why people from Minneapolis are the best kind of people you’ll ever meet.
1. They're always willing to help.
When you're in a jam, you can count on someone from Minneapolis to lend a helping hand. Whether you need to borrow an ice scraper or need your car jumped, Minneapolitans have got you covered. But the helping doesn't stop when spring rolls around; people in this city are always willing to offer directions or tell you the best places to visit.
2. Minnesota nice doesn't stop when you reach the city.
Minnesota's reputation for niceness doesn't end at the city limits. In fact, people in Minneapolis and Saint Paul are some of the nicest people you'll ever meet. They're always ready with a smile or a friendly word, and they're always willing to chat.
3. They're always prepared.
Sudden snowstorm on an otherwise mild day? A Minneapolitan probably has an extra pair of gloves in her car. Forgot your sunscreen on a day at the beach? You can borrow from someone nearby.
4. They love the outdoors.
Minneapolis itself has 13 lakes within city limits, but that's only scratching the surface. There are many other lakes in the metro area, as well as hiking trails, waterfalls, and quiet forests. People who live in Minneapolis love nature, and we'll tell you all of the best places to get away from it all within the city.
5. They know how to have a good time.
Winter, summer, spring, or fall, people in Minneapolis are not afraid to let loose. There is something going on all the time, from food festivals to concerts and nightlife. You will not be bored in this city, nor will you find a shortage of people to have a good time with.
6. Minneapolitans are hardy.
It goes without saying, people who live in Minneapolis are resilient. You have to be to live in the coldest major city in the United States! But that weather hardiness translates to other aspects of life, too. No matter what you throw at them, people in Minneapolis will be able to handle it.
7. Minneapolitans know their food.
With all the great restaurants in the Twin Cities, it should come as no surprise that people from Minneapolis know a thing or two about good eating. Ask anyone to tell you their favorite restaurant, and the results will not disappoint. That goes double for breweries.
8. They have an appreciation for culture.
From world-class art museums to concert venues and theaters, Minneapolis is an amazing place for anyone with a taste for art. Many enthusiasts flock to the city, which means that you won't have to look too hard to find people who are happy to talk about art, music, literature, and more.
9. Minneapolitans appreciate their history.
Minneapolis and Saint Paul have a long history, and both cities have done a great job of preserving it. Whether you want to visit a park that features ancient burial mounds, or you'd like to hike through the ruins of the mills that built Minneapolis, you can do it here. Tours, museums, and parks are set up to ensure that anyone with an interest can learn the history of the Twin Cities.
10. They are sports enthusiasts.
See the Vikings, the Gophers, or the Twins in Minneapolis. Or head over to Saint Paul to catch a Wild game. Each one will be full of fun, food, beer, and enthusiastic fans. The Twin Cities' stadiums are a great place to see Minneapolitans in their most candid moments as they root for our underdog sports teams.
What do you think? Are there any other reasons people from Minneapolis are unlike anyone else? Let us know in the comments below!