• About Twin Cities

    Our Neighborhood

    Minneapolis-St. Paul

    The Twin Cities are home 180 city parks, 20 Fortune 500 companies, and more theater seats per capita than any city in the world besides New York, Minneapolis and Saint Paul provide endless outdoor, career development, and cultural opportunities.

    Eating in the City

    Mirror of Korea

    Just a short walk across the street, Mirror of Korea offers the Hamline Midway neighborhood a window into a whose origins link back from the other side of the world. Mirror of Korea offers some of the best Korean food around and is a prime example of the area's diversity.


    Groundswell is a wonderful option for students seeking gluten-free and vegan options. Boasting a bakery as well as a cafe-style restaurant, Groundswell often hosts local artist and musicians, including a small Minnesota-themed gift shop.

    Black Sea

    Black Sea is a favorite among Hamline students, mostly due to the restaurant's dedication to large portions at extremely affordable prices. Students can choose from a large variety of Turkish cuisine, served fresh and fast.

    Local Fun


    Como Park Zoo and Marjorie McNeely Conservatory is the perfect setting for a outdoor adventure. The zoo hosts a wide variety of animals and exhibits, matched only in diversity by the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, a wide expanse of exotic and local gardens.

    Minneapolis Institute of Art

    The Minneapolis Institute of Art is a fine art museum that offers a wide array of cultural and historical art as well as a vast collection of contemporary art installments. The museum often hots special events, but regular admittance is offered at no charge.

    Mill City Museum

    With an explosive past, the Mill City Museum offers a unique look at local history on the ruins of the Washburn A Mill flour plant, which suffered a flour explosion in the late 1880s and a devastating fire in 1990.

    Performing Arts

    Guthrie Theater

    The Guthrie offers a variety of professional theatrical performances throughout the year. Featuring local actors and artists, it showcases the Twin Cities' rich theatrical community.

    Orpheum Theater

    The beautifully renovated Orpheum Theatre has a rich history and is known as for premiering such musicals as Victor/Victoria and the Lion King.

    Soap Factory

    Once an industrial soap factory, this theatrical site offers productions by the Live Action Set company, as well as a variety of local artists and performers.

    Sporting Events

    Minnesota Wild

    Minnesota is known for it's incredible winters, and with incredible cold comes incredible winter sports. The Minnesota Wild hockey team can be found playing home games in downtown St. Paul, just a short ride from campus.

    Minnesota Twins

    Grab a hot dog at Target Field in Minneapolis and enjoy watching the Twins, Minnesota professional baseball team.

    Saint Paul Saints

    The Saints have a long history with the city of St. Paul. Root for a local team in brand new CHS field, where Hamline's own Piper Baseball team plays.


    Bicycle rental

    The Hamline campus is situated in the middle of the Twin Cities. You need only step off campus to start your journey to new experiences and opportunities. Take the greenline downtown, ride a bike to a new park, or even rent a car for the day.

    Learn more about getting around the cities »