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Blogs & Sites
Location: 3100 West 43rd Street, Minneapolis, MN
This popular neighborhood park offers wide open spaces, picnic tables, a wading pool, and a large playground that's divided into two sections, with larger climbing structures and swings for old...
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: 125 Main Street SE, Minneapolis, MN
Travel back in time - aboard the most modern of transport devices - on a five-mile Segway tour along the historic Minneapolis waterfront. The Segway, a stabilized gyroscopic "hum...
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: 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: 365 West Marie Avenue, Saint Paul, MN
The bees in the apiary aren't the only ones busy at Dodge Nature Center. This may well be the hardest working facility around!
There's the barn and its farm animals, incl...
Location: 704 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN
This newer museum was built within the limestone ruins of the century-old Washburn A Mill, one of the many mills that lined the Mississippi riverfront here, back when Minneapolis was the flo...
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
Location: 1245 Midway Parkway, Saint Paul, MN
Location: 345 Kellogg Boulevard West, Saint Paul, MN
The non-profit Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) is a fabulous resource for local parents and visitors alike.
MHS administers 26 historic sites, museums, living history centers...
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: One Valleyfair Drive, Shakopee, MN
Parents often dread taking kids to a pricey, bustling, hyperkinetic, kidtainment mecca like Valleyfair. But as these kinds of places go, this one's a dream. So go ahead - make their day!...
Location: 1360 Lexington Parkway, Saint Paul, MN