New Brighton Vacations

Take a trip to New Brighton, which is located 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the north of Minneapolis - St. Paul. If you are coming from the Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis - St. Paul, New Brighton is about 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the north.

New Brighton is within easy reach of many of Minneapolis - St. Paul’s attractions. Two sights that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Bohanon Park and the iconic Minnesota State Fairgrounds. And don’t miss the Ard Godfrey House and the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.

You’ll find plenty of interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around New Brighton. Explore, learn and be thoroughly entertained in the variety of museums including the Mill City Museum in Minneapolis, the Bell Museum of Natural History and the Washburn "A" Mill. Book seats for some of the thrilling theater, dance and music shows at Minnesota Opera in Minneapolis, the Minnesota Orchestra Hall and the Hennepin Center for the Arts. Enjoy the beautiful exhibits at the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis.

Laugh, learn and be thoroughly entertained at the areas attractions for children and parents, such as the Old Milwaukee Road Depot in Minneapolis. If you love wildlife be sure to add the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory in St. Paul on your itinerary.

If you are into nature, go and check out some of the nearby green spaces. These are great places to breathe deeply and relax. Enjoy the local flora and fauna, read a book, or just soak up the sunshine at the Mill Ruins Park in Minneapolis.

Spots such as IDS Center in Minneapolis, the Mary Tyler Moore Statue and Murphy Square are popular places for visitors to the New Brighton area,. Start your tour of nearby historic attractions by visiting Foshay Tower in Minneapolis.

Sports fanatics vacationing in New Brighton should head to Siebert Field, Minneapolis to see the Minnesota Golden Gophers taking on visiting rivals. Make sure to wear maroon and gold, the colors of the Minnesota Golden Gophers.

To make the most of New Brighton, think about staying close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Hilton Minneapolis, the Marquette by Hilton, or the Hotel Minneapolis, Autograph Collection.

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