Walk Minneapolis and St. Paul
Grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer. Holly Day and Sherman Wick guide you through 35 unique walking tours in the urban epicenter of the Upper Midwest. The Twin Cities are home to world-class museums and theaters, a mosaic of distinct neighborhoods, and an extensive greenbelt that combine to make it one of the most beautiful metropolitan areas in America. Each self-guided tour includes full-color photographs, a map, and need-to-know details like distance, difficulty, points of interest, and more.
Stroll from downtown Minneapolis to Minneahaha Falls, from St. Paulís Hidden Falls Park to historic Irvine Park. Explore the Mill District and its revitalized historic warehouses, and avoid winterís chill with eight miles of climate-controlled skyways. Youíll soak up history, stories, and trivia on your way to the best cafes, bars, and nightlife in Minnesota. So find a route that appeals to you, and walk the Twin Cities!
Holly Day's writing has appeared in over 3,500 publications internationally, including Computer Music Journal, ROCKRGRL, Music Alive!, Guitar One, Brutarian Magazine, Interface Technology, and Mixdown Magazine. Over the past couple of decades, her writing has received an Isaac Asimov Award, a National Magazine Award, and two Midwest Writer's Grants. Her books include The Insider's Guide to the Twin Cities (3rd, 4th, and 5th editions, Globe-Pequot) Shakira (Lucent Books), and Music Theory for Dummies (Wiley). Her poetry and fiction is currently on display at Starwood/LeMeridien hotel restaurants around the world.
Sherman Wick is a native of the Twin Cities. Since receiving his history degree at the University of Minnesota, heís worked as a freelance writer and photographer, focusing on music, film, and Minnesotaís rich cultural and historical offerings. Holly and Sherman started writing their first book together, The Insiderís Guide to the Twin Cities, one week after being married.