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Location: 3022 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
Built in 1929, Suburban World Theatre features much of its original facade, as well as indoor murals designed to make audiences feel as though they're in a Spanish courtyard. No one's li...
Location: 7499 France Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
This 24-acre manicured park features a lake, over a mile of stroller-friendly paved paths, a shrubbery maze, miniature golf, rental pedal boats, lawn bowling, croquet, and an amphitheater hosti...
Location: 100 - 85th Avenue Northwest, Minneapolis, MN
Springbrook Nature Center, located on 127 acres of parkland in the midst of a rapidly developing suburban area, includes an interpretive center, three miles of hiking trails (about 1/3-m...
Location: 3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska, MN
The Arboretum, part of the Horticultural Science department at the U of M, features more than 1,000 acres of public gardens; miles of hiking trails winding through prairie, marsh, and wo...
Location: 5185 Meadville Street, Excelsior, MN
The Old Log Theater retains a lot of rustic charm from the its 1940 founding as a summer stock company.
The year-round facility, built in 1960 to replace the log stable in which it beg...
Location: Shakopee, MN
Each year since 1977, Sever and Sharon Peterson have been sculpting elaborate designs into their enormous corn field each fall, with themes ranging from politics to the Titanic.
Location: 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
The expanded Walker Art Center is a world-class cultural mecca - there's no denying that. But apart from its wonderful monthly Free First Saturday events and Arty Pants Playdates,...
Location: 12805 St. Croix Trail, Hastings, MN
Carpenter straddles the St. Croix River - with property in both Minnesota and Wisconsin - and includes over ten miles of hiking trails through tall pines, oak savanna, restored prairies,...
Location: 402 East Lake Street, Wayzata, MN
Modern-day settlement of Wayzata began in the 1850s, with the start of rail service from Minneapolis. Vacationers escaping the city for beautiful Lake Minnetonka would get off the train at the dock, a...
Location: 5600 - 85th Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN
The Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center hosts family-friendly events throughout the year, and offers hockey and skating in a two-rink ice arena that seats 1,200. The center also boas...
Location: 3001 White Bear Avenue, Saint Paul, MN
The Maplewood Mall boasts more than 130 stores, including Hollister, Forever 21, and Barnes & Noble; anchors JC Penney, Sears, Kohl's, and Macy's; a double-decker Venetian Carousel ($2/r...
Location: 3537 Zenith Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
Give a dull day a jolt with a visit to the electrifying Bakken Museum & Library, located in an intriguing Tudor mansion just like the ones in spooky old Vincent Price films. Home to thousands o...
Location: 636 East 66th Street, Minneapolis, MN
The arena offers open skate sessions, lessons, and hockey leagues.