Trip of the Week, Sponsored by Baton Rouge Metro Airport: Uncover cool venues and hot spots in the Mini Apple

    Fly BTR nonstop to Houston on United, Dallas on American or Atlanta on Delta. Then it’s a straight shot to the energetic vibe and vitality of The Cities. Travel through the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and unveil 83,000 works that span 5,000 years. Sample exotic spices and local produce at the popular Midtown Global Market. For the serious shopper, you just might find it all at the Mall of America, the largest in the country. Take a spin at Art-A-Whirl, and celebrate the arts in the city’s hippest neighborhood. Score tours or tickets to the Twins at Target Field or the Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. Or party like it’s 1999 at First Avenue, one of the nation’s oldest rock clubs and the setting for Prince’s Purple Rain. Visit your favorite travel site for roundtrip fares as low as $270. And be sure to check out for more trip ideas.

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