Dining & Travel

Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) airport is served by most major airlines, as well as Air Tran, Southwest, Spirit, and Sun Country. For a complete list, check the MSP Airport website: http://www.mspairport.com/airlines.aspx.


Coffee and Treats

Irish Pubs in the Twin Cities

  • The Dubliner. (1 mi.) 2162 University Ave. W., 651-646-5551. Limited menu.
  • The Liffey. (5 mi.) 175 7th Street W., St. Paul, 651-556-1420. Located inside the Holiday Inn, downtown (above) with a fabulous outdoor patio.
  • Patrick McGovern's Pub. (6 mi.) 225 West Seventh St., St. Paul, 651-224-5821.
  • Merlins Rest. (3 mi.) 3601 E Lake, Minneapolis, 612-216-2419. Session on Friday evenings. Excellent whiskey list.
  • Keegan's Irish Pub. (6 mi.). 16 University Ave. NE, Minneapolis. 612-252-0880. Session on Sunday at 6pm.
  • Kierans Irish Pub. (7 mi.) 85 6th St N, Minneapolis.  612-339-4499. Music, bar, Irish fare.
  • The Local. (7 mi.) 931 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 612-904-1000.


Saint Paul

  • James J. Hill House. 240 Summit Ave., 55102. Tour the impressive home of the builder of the Great Northern Railway. 
  • Science Museum of MN. 120 Kellogg Blvd. W., 55102. Great exhibits, omnitheater.
  • Guthrie Theater
    818 South 2nd St., Minneapolis,55415 
  • Minnesota History Center. 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., 55102. Interactive exhibits on the history of Minnesota.
  • Minnesota Children’s Museum.
    10 7th St W ., 55102. Kids will have a blast.
  • Summit Brewery Tour. 910 Montreal Circle, 55102 Minnesota’s popular brew. Includes samples.
  • Como Park Zoo. Minnesota’s oldest zoo (and it’s free!) Ride the restored carousel, visit the conservatory, take time for a picnic. 
  • Can Can Wonderland. Mini golf, art, food and more directly across the street from the Celtic Junction! 


Outdoor Sites

Saint Paul


  • St. Anthony Falls. 174 7th Street . Great walking tour with iconic stone arch bridge. 
  • Explore the Lakes: Harriet, Calhoun, Lake of the Isles. The jewels of the Twin Cities.