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Minneapolis Airport Hotels

August 24, 2010 10:25 ET

Enjoy Hotels in Richfield, MN for The Great Minnesota Get-Together!

Twin City MOA Hotel Offers Lodging for State Fairgoers

BLOOMINGTON, MN--(Marketwire - August 24, 2010) - Minnesota fair fun is set to explode Aug. 26-Sept. 6 as the Minnesota State Fair makes its 12-day run through Labor Day at the state fairgrounds in St. Paul. Exciting entertainment and a host of rides, exhibits, contests and adventure park fun are on tap for what has come to be known as "The Great Minnesota Get-Together" and are a great opportunity for an end-of-summer family vacation or getaway.

Fairgoers making the trip to this fun-filled annual reunion-like event will find convenient, well appointed accommodations at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott, one of the finest hotels near MOA offering a smoke-free environment, spacious guest rooms and relaxing amenities. The Marriott is just minutes away from the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport and is surrounded by local attractions such as the popular Mall of America. Hotels such as the Airport Marriott offer travelers easy access to the Minnesota State Fair while providing sophisticated accommodations that make a trip to the fair even more exciting whether staying overnight, for a weekend or the entire run of this fabulous event. For the convenience of guests, the hotel offers a great alternative to Minneapolis airport restaurants with its own Bistro 79 restaurant, where a wide selection of entrees and appetizers are available daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. "The Bar" is also open for dinner and there are several nearby restaurants, many within walking distance of the Marriott.

The Minnesota State Fair, the largest state fair in the country, offers exhilarating entertainment options, including a full schedule of free entertainment by popular performers including Boyz II Men, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and The Lost Trailers. This homespun offering of All-American fun also includes an International Bazaar, a Festival of Nations and a Family Fair Stage -- all free for the pleasure of fairgoers. There will also be thousands of fair exhibits, contests, livestock shows and educational events, all free with admission. Special admission packages and the Blue Ribbon Bargain Book may be purchased in advance and during the fair for an opportunity to save hundreds of dollars on fair fun. For additional Minnesota State Fair information, visit its website at www.mnstatefair.org.

Accommodations at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott may be booked online at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mspmn-minneapolis-airport-marriott/ or by calling 1-952-854-7441 for reservations or information.

About the Minneapolis Airport Marriott
The Minneapolis Airport Marriott Hotel is popular among MOA hotels providing air travelers with easy access to popular attractions, museums and theaters. The hotel provides a full service business center for business guests and features 19,000 square feet of flexible meeting space with event facilities and services for business conferences, corporate meetings or elegant wedding gatherings including catering, videoconferencing and professional event managers.