Resources For Those Relocating to Minneapolis/St. Paul
By Clara James, About.com Guide
- What is it Like to Live in Minneapolis and St. Paul?
- Finding a House in Minneapolis/St. Paul
- New Residents' To-Do List
- Winter in Minneapolis and St. Paul
What is it Like to Live in Minneapolis and St. Paul?
Minnesota has it's own characteristics and lifestyle. Here's some tips about with the wild weather, the people, the culture, and getting settled and acclimatized.
- Relocating to Minneapolis: All About the City of Minneapolis
- Relocating to St. Paul: All About the City of St. Paul
- I Love Minneapolis/St. Paul! All That's Good About Minneapolis/St. Paul
- I Hate Minneapolis/St. Paul! All That's Bad About Minneapolis/St. Paul
- What is the Proper Name for Residents of Minneapolis and St. Paul?
- What are the Nicknames for Minneapolis and St. Paul?
- Government in St. Paul
Finding a House in Minneapolis/St. Paul
Where are you going to live? Here's some resources to find the perfect neighborhood or suburb for your budget, style and lifestyle.
- Real Estate in Minneapolis - Choosing a Neighborhood of Minneapolis
- Real Estate in St. Paul - Choosing a Neighborhood of St. Paul
- Victorian? Midcentury? Modern? What Kind of Housing is Available?
- How Safe is My Neighborhood?
- What Will it Cost to Heat a Home in Minneapolis/St. Paul?
- How To Find a Rental Home or Apartment in Minneapolis/St. Paul
New Residents' To-Do List
If you are moving from out-of-state, particularly a southern state, you'll have a big to-do list. Here's some resources to get prepared for winter, to drive and find transportation in the Twin Cities, and more.
- Driving in Minneapolis/St. Paul
- Registering a Vehicle in Minnesota
- Getting a Minnesota Driver's License
- Getting Connected to Utilities in Minneapolis
- Getting Connected to Utilities in St. Paul
Winter in Minneapolis and St. Paul
The Twin Cities are, on average, the coldest metropolitan area in the continental United States. The summer is warm, and the winter is very, very cold.
If you have moved here from somewhere warm, prepare for your first winter with this guide to the Minnesota winter.
- What is the Weather Like - and How Bad are the Winters?
- Surviving the Winter...And Even Having Fun!
- Outdoor Winter Sports and Activities
- Indoor Sports and Activities
- Winter Clothing - Dressing for the Winter Weather
- Winter Driving - Preparing Your Car For The Snow