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Your Guide to a Stress-Free Minnesota Viking’s Gameday Experience

There’s no better place to be on Sundays when September comes to Minnesota than a Minnesota Vikings game. Your hub for the ultimate Viking’s gameday experience is located just 15-miles south of U.S. Bank Stadium in Burnsville, MN! The Burnsville area is loaded with affordable places to stay, top-notch locally-owned restaurants, and conveniently located near Minneapolis. Read on to find out how to have the ultimate Vikings Gameday experience.

Choose an Affordable Place to Stay 

Best Western Premier Nicollet Inn


Avoid the pricey and crowded city hotels and choose a Burnsville area hotel. The Burnsville area boasts with a variety of comfortable and affordable accommodations for your next Viking’s game trip.

Skip the Traffic – Take the Bus! 

The Metro Transit is one of the largest transit systems in the country. Save time at the stadium and the headache of finding parking in the city by taking the bus from Burnsville Transit Station directly to U.S. Bank Stadium. With only one stop on the route, taking the bus is one of the most efficient ways to travel into the city.


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Grab Some Brunch 

Once you get to Minneapolis, curb your hunger by visiting one of the cities favorite brunch spots – Hell’s Kitchen. This underground restaurant is located in the heart of the city and a Viking’s fan favorite way to start your Game Day. The spot features unique, but not fancy dishes and a 35-foot-long Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar! Perfect your own personalized Bloody Mary that spans beyond your wildest dreams and kicks off your Game Day with some zest.


Head to U.S. Bank Stadium 

Home to the Minnesota Vikings football team – the U.S. Bank Stadium is not just. A football field buy the ultimate way to experience Minnesota pride. Take a break from cheering on the Vikings by exploring the stadium. Visit the various concessions and choose from all your favorite Gameday food options including walking tacos, steak and cheese, crab fries, and more. Don’t forget to stop at the Vikings merchandise store!

Grab Some Dinner After the Game 

After the game, head back to Burnsville to indulge in delicious food. With a variety of locally owned and operated spots in the area like the Porter Creek Hardwood Grill, Mediterranean Cruise Café, or the Chianti Grill. There definitely is no lack of restaurants fully equipped with everyone’s favorite dishes in this city. For a full list of restaurants, visit here.


Porter Creek Hardwood Grill

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