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Moving Tips and Solutions to Minneapolis, MN

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Located on the West bank of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis is home to over 20 lakes and rivers. Accompanying those picturesque creeks and waterfalls are some of the countries most beautiful and well-maintained parks. Having over 15% of its total square mileage allocated to these green woodlands, you should never run out of places to explore when you move to Minneapolis.

Looking for a good place to raise a family? Camden is a great area to settle down in as it is mostly residential neighborhoods. Currently the area has one of the cheaper housing markets in Minneapolis, but that is beginning to change. As families and developers buy older homes and renovate them, the market continues to rise.

If nightlife is what you seek, The Calhoun-Isles area is perfect for you. Sitting Southwest of downtown Minneapolis, this part of town has some of the best bars, shops, and restaurants around. Home to the Updown district, Calhoun-Isles has more urban style living that tends to be a bit more expensive.

Known to many locals as the Mini Apple, Minneapolis can give you the big city feeling you might get in the New York's and Chicago’s of the world, while still retaining its small town charm. Get started on making your move today with great rates on rental trucks from U-Haul.

Moving Tips For Would Be Minneapolitans

With more than 10 truck rental locations found throughout Minneapolis, we have moving professionals ready to assist you with your move. Check out some tips that may help you along the way.

  • Brrrrr! – Be prepared for winter, it's going to be cold! You have probably heard Minneapolis can be cold before, but did you know temperatures can drop as low as 10° Fahrenheit? Try and plan your move during other times of the year so you can try to avoid the sleet, hail, and snow. Pro tip: Of course, this means there is tons of fun to be had in the snow as well. Take a short trip south and get your fill of skiing and snowboarding at Buck Hill.
  • Getting Around – Need to commute to work? Have no fear. With over 90 miles of on-street bikeways, and 85 miles of off-street bike ways, Minneapolis is one of America's most bike friendly cities. Not a cyclist? The cities bus system is one of the best, and even runs in the snow!
  • The METRO Blue Line – The light rail system is great for commuters as well, and even connects to the Mall of America. How many cities can say that they have a rail that directly connects to a theme park & mall?
  • The Choice is Yours – Worried about finding the right school for your kids? Minnesota has an awesome law that allows you to enroll you kids in any school, even outside of your local district. Applications have to be sent in before January 15th for the following school year, so make sure you read up on the rules and regulations before applying.


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U-Haul locations in or near Minneapolis, MN

Guy Am Auto (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4539 Lyndale Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55412
Acorn Mini Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2547 5th St Ne, Minneapolis, MN 55418
Acorn Mini Storage (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
4652 Lyndale Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55412
U-Haul of Minneapolis
3545 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Mr Tire Service (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
1227 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Southside Food & Deli (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
3300 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Minneapolis Auto Care (U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer)
2501 N 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55411