Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: 1219 Marquette Avenue, Suite 110, Minneapolis, MN
metroConnections offers motorcoach sightseeing tours (some including riverboat rides) around the Twin Cities, Stillwater, and along the Mississippi. A special Holiday Lights tour ...
Location: 528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 704, Minneapolis, MN
Illusion Theater, founded in 1974, mounts many family-friendly productions and serves students throughout the state with its outreach efforts.
Location: Minneapolis, MN
When the thought of one more run through Fox in Socks is too much for parents to bear, help is just a phone call away. Kids calling Storyline get stories read to them by local celebri...
Location: 225 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
We dare you to find a downtown Minneapolis hotel more family-friendly than The Depot (now a Renaissance Hotel), located at the lovely and recently-rehabilitated Old Milwaukee Road rail t...
Location: 2520 North Dale Street, Saint Paul, MN
Hundreds of species of animal and plant life live within the nature center's boundaries, which include 52 acres of marsh, prairie, and forest lands. Visitors can explore the Interpretive Center...
Location: 3981 Lexington Avenue South, Saint Paul, MN
The city-run Eagan Art House offers classes, summer camps, and family workshops exploring drawing, cartooning, jewelry-making, pottery, and other arts and crafts. The center also offers ...
Location: 3000 University Avenue Southeast, Minneapolis, MN
The Textile Center - a national center for the promotion of fiber art - comprises a gallery, store, library, and educational programming (including mobile youth programs).
The Joan M...
Location: 4701 West 64th Street, Minneapolis, MN
Enthusiastic, encouraging, well-qualified teachers and a spectacular array of offerings - including family classes, and comprehensive afterschool and summer programming - make instructio...
Location: 120 West Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN
The Science Museum offers visitors a wealth of hands-on activities, engaging exhibits, weekend science-in-action demonstrations, breathtaking large-format films, and a mind-boggling arra...
Location: 15205 County Road 6, Minneapolis, MN
Plymouth's Parkers Lake Park features a beach, canoe rental, fishing, and concessions in summer, and in wintern, ice skating and a warming house. Trails, volleyball courts, a gard...
Location: 15788 Kelley Farm Road, Elk River, MN
When visitors step onto this working 1850s farm, they can pick heirloom vegetables from the garden, chat with the farmhands, check in on the animals in the barn, churn butter, make straw hats a...
Location: 11260 Hudson Boulevard North, Lake Elmo, MN
Vali-Hi, one of the last drive-in theaters in the metro area, screens triple features (regardless of weather) in season. Concessions and an arcade are sure to keep kids entertained, even...
Location: 1111 Main Street, Hopkins, MN
Stages Theatre Company mounts bouncy productions for young children, and more thought-provoking fare for teens, with local youth performing alongside professional actors and mentors onst...
Location: 8300 West Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
This 150-acre natural area in St. Louis Park features marshland, woods, a lake, and restored prairie, with something new to discover in every season. The cozy Interpretive Center feature...