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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: 193 Pennsylvania Avenue East, Saint Paul, MN
The Jackson Street Roundhouse was built by the Great Northern Railroad in 1907 to service their passenger-service steam locomotives. It was part of the historic Jackson Street shop compl...
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: 30 Langford Park, Saint Paul, MN
Location: Air Guard Base, 670 General Miller Drive, Saint Paul, MN
The Minnesota Air National Guard Museum displays about 20 different aircraft in an outdoor Air Park on the active base, including fighters, transports, trainers, and helicopters. Inside ...
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: 6710 Lake Shore Drive, Minneapolis, MN
This 150-acre natural area is located right off a busy, commercial intersection, but just steps inside the swinging gate, you leave all that behind.
Three miles of trails and boardw...
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: 12860 Old Brick Yard Road, Shakopee, MN
Peter's Pumpkins & Carmen's Corn celebrates fall with free hayrides and face painting on weekends. The stand also sells farm-fresh produce and pick-your-own pumpkins.
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...
Location: 2301 County Road 19, Maple Plain, MN
Baker Park Reserve's 2,700 acres on Lake Independence comprise the Baker National Golf Course (lessons available), a creative play area, swimming beaches, fishing pier, picnic areas, mor...
Location: 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul, MN
Strolling through the lush, colorful, and ever-changing gardens at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory (formerly Como Park Conservatory), it's clear why more than 300 couples a year choose the