SLEEP 2011, the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS), will be held June 11–15, 2011, in Minneapolis, Minn.  Plan to take some extra time before or after the meeting to enjoy the diverse activities that can be found in the surrounding area:

  • Theater and Music: The Minneapolis theater scene boasts the second-most theater seats per capita, second only to New York City. Visit the internationally known Guthrie Theater, Children’s Theater or the Hennepin Theatre District, where Broadway shows and national musical acts can be seen each season.
  • Mall of America: Enjoy tax-free shopping as you browse through the largest mall in the country, where more than 400 stores, restaurants and bars surround Camp Snoopy, an immense indoor amusement park.
  • Sports: Take the short walk to Target Field as the Minnesota Twins Major League Baseball team takes on the Texas Rangers from June 9-12 and the Chicago White Sox from June 14-16.
  • Lake Calhoun: Home to some of the best urban fishing in the country, Lake Calhoun offers more than three miles of trails for walking or biking as well as fishing, swimming, sailing and canoeing.
  • Stillwater: Take a day trip to this charming river city (25 miles outside of Minneapolis), where you can take a riverboat ride, shop at quaint boutiques and tour historic mansions.
  • And More: Plan for your trip and learn more about the many activities offered throughout the city at

Also be sure to reserve your hotel room for SLEEP 2011 now; discounted rooms can be booked through the APSS Minneapolis Housing Bureau through June 2, 2011, or until the reserved hotel room blocks sell out. For more information about hotels, leisure activities or the annual meeting program and schedule, visit the meeting’s website at