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Blogs & Sites
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: 7355 York Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
The Southdale YMCA offers free on-site childcare (for kids from six weeks to 10 years old) while parents work out, with both indoor and outdoor play areas. And like most Ys, it al...
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: 501 East South Street (Highway 169), Belle Plaine, MN
This farm-o-tainment complex is open year-round, and includes a homey restaurant and bakery; a gift shop and general store; a farmers market; an on-site hotel; and more. Seasonal activities lik...
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: 3435 - 36th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
Longfellow Park, in the heart of strong, friendly neighborhood, features a playground, wading pool, tennis courts, walking paths, a football field, and in the winter, ice rinks. The ...
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: 30 Langford Park, Saint Paul, MN
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: 9096 Riley Lake Road, Eden Prairie, MN
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: 1220 Diffley Road, Saint Paul, MN
Caponi Art Park and Learning Center - located on 60 acres of rolling, wooded hills in Eagan - presents free concerts, activities, and performances amidst art and nature in an effort to m...
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: 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: 2500 County Road E, Minneapolis, MN