The Best Cities For Runners: Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota

When I travel, I like to bring my shoes with me and sneak in a run during my free time. What U.S. cities have the best, most convenient trails for visitors?

Minneapolis, Minnesota     Photo: beavela via Flickr

Thanks to all of the ponds and lakes within their limits, running in the Twin Cities is more scenic than in just about any other urban area. The route along the Mississippi is a favorite course for runners, as are the paths around Lake Como and Lake Phalen. The Twin Cities Running Club offers a list of routes here.

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