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America's Healthiest Cities to Visit

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Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis is home to more golfers per capita than any other US metropolis, and nearly 20 lakes make it a great destination for water sports. Rock climbing also has a devout following. In Fall 2011, the city scored one of the country’s biggest rock-climbing facilities: Vertical Endeavors now has 25,000 square feet of climbing walls.

Stay: The boutique Grand Hotel puts a premium on exercise: Its 58,000-square-foot gym has more than 30 treadmills and a six-lane lap pool, plus racquetball and basketball courts.

Eat: Piccolo’s chef-owner, Doug Flicker, serves small plates like roasted pumpkin and golden beets with burrata cheese and persimmons.

Photo © Melissa Berg

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