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Old 12-06-2011, 09:55 AM
 
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Besides the linked photo (below... which I found on this forum), are there any spots between the two cities where you can get decent view of both skylines? Or does anyone have any other photos showing both skylines together?

http://i566.photobucket.com/albums/s...g?t=1234125389
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Old 12-06-2011, 10:40 AM
 
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Burnsville-Nicollet Ave near highway 13 has amazing views of both St. Paul and Minneapolis.
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Old 12-06-2011, 11:33 AM
 
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Cycling across the Mendota Bridge (Highway 55) towards Fort Snelling, I could always see both skylines.
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Old 12-06-2011, 12:01 PM
 
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Funny, when I saw the title I was thinking "I wonder if you couldn't see them both from Mounds Park in St. Paul". And unless I'm looking wrong, I'm pretty sure that is where that picture is taken from.
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Old 12-06-2011, 03:20 PM
 
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Numerous places actually. My favorite is Mendota Bridge (Highway 55) over the MN River. Snelling Avenue over Como Avenue in St. Paul. Indian Mounds Park in St. Paul. And the one listed in Burnsville. Feel free to post pictures everybody!
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Old 12-06-2011, 03:48 PM
 
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The photo link in this threads' first post is taken from Indian Mounds Park looking west.

Aside from the other great suggestions listed previously, there are two spots at the State Fair Grounds. One is atop the DNR Fire observation tower and the second one is spinning atop the space needle.

Another spot is walking across the Ruth Street Bridge crossing I-94 on St. Pauls East side looking west. The next bridge to the west is the White Bear Avenue Bridge, and looking west you can also see both downtowns.

While driving north on Cedar Avenue as you pass Mc Andrews Road and Palomino Drive down that ridge towards I-35E, Minneapolis is in full view with the only the very tops of St. Paul's World Trade Center and First Bank. Driving along Cliff Road near I-35 E, you can also see both downtowns
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Old 12-06-2011, 06:08 PM
 
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I believe I-35 in Burnsville has a spot where you're able to see both downtowns, albeit at quite a distance. I certainly doubt it would be picture-worthy.
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Old 12-06-2011, 10:16 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Cycling across the Mendota Bridge (Highway 55) towards Fort Snelling, I could always see both skylines.
I can confirm this. I used to bike the bridge every day back when I was biking to work and it's one of the only places where I've found a good view of both skylines at the same time.
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Old 12-06-2011, 11:36 PM
 
Location: East St. Paul 651 forever (or North St. Paul) .
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The top of Farnsworth Elementary school, lol. We used to sneak on top of it back in the day in HS me and all my friends. The view(s) was incredible. Could see all the way to Stillwater.
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Old 12-07-2011, 05:34 PM
 
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I was going to say Burnsville. On a clear night you can even see the red lights on the Shoreview TV towers from B'Ville.

I agree that the skylines wouldn't too picture-worthy without high-end camera equipment.
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