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Moving to Minneapolis | Apartments near University of Minnesota

Find out everything you need to know about making the move to Minneapolis here! At Mill District City Club Apartments, you can easily enjoy all the city holds. Our apartments near University of Minnesota are conveniently located in a neighborhood bordering Downtown East, the Gateway District, Downtown West, and Elliot Park. With this location, you can visit the U.S Bank Stadium for a concert, a baseball game, and many other events, get to classes at the nearby University, or visit the many other spaces in the area. No matter what you’re searching for in a home, you will love all our community offers. However, there are many other factors to take into account when moving to a new city. View our top 10 tips for moving to Minneapolis today and contact us today with any questions!

10 Tips for Moving to Minneapolis

  1. Get to Know the Neighborhoods

There are a variety of districts and neighborhoods in Minneapolis, and choosing the right one for you can be difficult. We are conveniently situated next to Downtown East, where you can find everything from farmers markets and the arts to entertainment, parks, and more. However, the surrounding districts are stunning as well. Downtown West and the Gateway District have delectable dining options, while if you’re in the medical field, living in Elliot Park might be a better fit since it’s right next to HCMC. No matter where you choose to live, you will love Minneapolis.

  1. Know the Cost of Living

The cost of living in Minneapolis is just about average. Rent is just below the national average while owning a home is a bit above. Healthcare is conveniently a bit lower than the United States’ average, and groceries, transportation, and utilities are slightly above. This incredibly average cost is ideal for city living, and the amount of job opportunities will offer something for everyone.

  1. Be Friendly

Minnesotans are known to be friendly, and Minneapolis residents are no different. Whether it’s simple acts like smiling, waving, and holding a door or being there for you neighbor in another regard, you can be sure residents will showcase all this and more. So, before you move, make sure you will enjoy this and fit in well! Fitting into the culture of the city you live in is an important factor for moving.

  1. Be Ready for the Weather

Minneapolis has wild weather from extreme hots in the summer to freezing temperatures in the winter. Because of this, you want to have clothing for all weather and a home that can withstand both extremes. However, you’ll love that you get to experience every season here!

  1. Use Public Transport

The public transit system in Minneapolis is a great resource, and you’ll want to take advantage of it when you live at our apartments near University of Minnesota! With bus stops throughout the area, as well as light rail stops, you don’t have to drive to live in Downtown. However, if you’d prefer to bike, the bike lanes throughout the city will make this easier than ever. Use the public transportation right outside your door when you move to Minneapolis.

  1. Explore all the Museums

Minneapolis is home to numerous museums, and you can enjoy them all from our community! If you enjoy art, you will want to visit the Minneapolis Institute of Art, The Museum of Russian Art, and the Weisman Art Museum, but there are many historical spaces to explore as well. You can visit the Mill City Museum, the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum & Gallery, and much more. There’s even a sculpture garden, a science museum, and a children’s museum, so everyone can find an educational and cultural experience they’ll love.

  1. Take Advantage of the Farmers Markets

If you enjoy fresh goods, you will want to head to the Minneapolis Farmers Market and stock up! This daily market has everything from produce to locally made art and plants, so you can fill up your fridge and pantry as well as decorate your apartment when you visit. You will love supporting your local community, getting to know your neighbors, and trying amazing food at the farmers market. There are many markets throughout the city, so you’re sure to find one that is close to your home.

  1. Take Part in Annual Events

There are many annual events in the city that allow you to feel closet to your community! The Great Northern is a great way to enjoy the chilly weather with your neighbors, while marathons, film festivals, and other unique events will be available throughout the year.

  1. Stay Active

Residents of Minneapolis tend to enjoy staying active, and the fresh food from farmers markets and numerous outdoor spaces help with that. The bike lanes make cycling an amazing hobby, but running, fitness classes, and more are perfect for many lifestyles as well.

  1. Get Outside!

There are so many parks throughout Minneapolis, and you won’t want to miss out on exploring them! Gold Medal Park has an amazing walkway and views of the Mississippi River, while other riverside parks include Main Street Park, Mill Ruins Park, Boom Island Park, and more. However, you can also venture further out to Theadore Wirth Regional Park, Bryant Square Park, and Lyndale Park Gardens for other, unique experience.

Learn More About Our Apartments in Minneapolis!

With all this to enjoy near Mill District City Club Apartments, are residents are sure to love the city they live in. However, when it’s time to head back home to our apartments near University of Minnesota, you can enjoy amazing amenities that provide ample entertainment. From an indoor and outdoor swimming pool to a private park, terrace, and more, you will be able to host guests or relax with ease. Enjoy it all from one of our studio, 1, 2, or 3 bedroom floor plans and find your new home with us today!

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