Moving to the Twin Cities or Rochester? What You Need to Know

October 26, 2015


If you’re relocating to an apartment in the Twin Cities or Rochester, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the area's diversity. It offers something for everyone with its mix of contemporary and traditional, urban and outdoor, and sophisticated and family-friendly. We've rounded up a list of resources to help you learn more about what your new home has to offer.

City of Savage
City of Apple Valley
City of Rochester

These websites are invaluable when you need information about municipal services such as, pet licenses and public transportation. Stay up-to-date with current news about projects, meetings and hearings, and other issues that affect the community.

Minneapolis & St. Paul Event Calendar
Rah Rah Rochester

Check out the variety of social and cultural activities with these handy community calendars organized by date. Both websites include pages focusing on events like plays, musicals, art shows, and film festivals.

Dakota County Library (Apple Valley)
Scott County Library (Savage)
Rochester Public Library

This past year, Minneapolis leapfrogged Washington, D.C. as the "Most Literate City" in the U.S. according to USA Today, with St. Paul not far behind at #4. Outstanding library systems were a major factor in both rankings. All three systems provide eBook lending along with a variety of educational and social activities such as book clubs, tutoring services and job search assistance.

Mall of America (Twin Cities)

You don't have to be a power shopper to enjoy a trip to one of the Twin Cities' most beloved attractions. Its 40 million annual visitors include tourists who come from all around the world. While the 520 stores are enough to keep you occupied for days, that's only part of what MOA has to offer. The center is also home to 50 restaurants ranging from full-service to casual along with a 14-screen multiplex, Nickelodeon Universe theme park, Sea Life Aquarium and other major attractions.

Mayo Clinic (Rochester)

Rochester is the home base of the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2014. Each year more than 1 million people from all 50 states and more than 140 countries come to the clinic for treatment. The staff of nearly 60,000 includes top physicians and researchers in all specialties, and the complex includes a prestigious medical school that admits a select group of 46 students each year from more than 4,500 applicants.

Don't forget to put our Springs Apartments teams at the top of your resource list! When you have questions or need help, we're just a visit or phone call away.

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