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Old 03-03-2012, 04:40 PM
 
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I'm just wondering if there're any places remarkably far away from which you can see the city.
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Old 03-03-2012, 06:56 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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I thought it was strange that i saw the MPLS skyline in Woodbury for the first time since its closer to St Paul
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Old 03-03-2012, 09:25 PM
 
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You can see it from Lexington Avenue, just north of Diffley road, in Eagan. I think that is the furthest away I have see it from the south.
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Old 03-03-2012, 09:47 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Burnsville has the best views from the south

Nicollet and Burnsville Pkwy
Panoramio - Photo of Burnsville Heart of the City
Same view when your on 35W
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Old 03-03-2012, 09:59 PM
 
Location: Carver County, MN
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I have seen it both from out by Stonebrook Golf Course south of Shakopee and from the new Hwy 212 straight west of Chaska. That has to be at least 35 miles.
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Old 03-03-2012, 10:11 PM
 
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Burnsville has the best views from the south

Nicollet and Burnsville Pkwy
Panoramio - Photo of Burnsville Heart of the City
Same view when your on 35W
I love the view from 35W in Burnsville at the highway 13 interchange on a clear day. I just enjoy seeing 35W snake across the landscape towards downtown.

These days, all I see is the Atlanta skyline, which is a site to behold from far away, as well.
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Old 03-03-2012, 10:29 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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I love the view from 35W in Burnsville at the highway 13 interchange on a clear day. I just enjoy seeing 35W snake across the landscape towards downtown.

These days, all I see is the Atlanta skyline, which is a site to behold from far away, as well.
The view on 35W approaching Minneapolis from the North just after 36.

I've seen pictures of Atlanta from Stone Mountain and it sure looks pretty awesome!
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:51 AM
 
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Somewhere around Eau Claire----flying into Minneapolis.
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:11 PM
 
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Flying doesn't count.

The skyline is fairly easy to see at Hennepin County's highest point - The intersection of Territorial Road and Main Street in Rogers.

You can't really see it here but this is the vantage point. It looks incredible on a clear day.
Rogers, Hennepin, Minnesota - Google Maps

Also, one can see the skyline in Arden Hills pretty easily on a clear day.
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Old 03-04-2012, 08:52 PM
 
Location: Mableton, GA USA (NW Atlanta suburb, 4 miles OTP)
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Flying doesn't count.

The skyline is fairly easy to see at Hennepin County's highest point - The intersection of Territorial Road and Main Street in Rogers.

You can't really see it here but this is the vantage point. It looks incredible on a clear day.
Rogers, Hennepin, Minnesota - Google Maps

Also, one can see the skyline in Arden Hills pretty easily on a clear day.
I thought the highest point in the county was near High Point Court right by my parents house off Williston Road in Minnetonka:

Fast Facts About Hennepin — Hennepin County, Minnesota

There used to be a stone bench up there 40 years ago.
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