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Blogs & Sites
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: 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: 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: 4848 Douglas Drive, Minneapolis, MN
Newly-refurbished in 2006 - okay, completely transformed! - this formerly ho-hum municipal pool now features a zero-depth entry pool with a spraying, pouring, spouting interactive play structur...
Location: 1845 Sheridan Avenue, Saint Paul, MN
Homecroft has a meeting room that can be rented for parties and an indoor gym, and shares outdoor facilities with an adjacent school, including ball fields, tennis and basketball courts,...
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: 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: 4900 Mississippi Court, Minneapolis, MN
North Mississippi Regional Park, on the west bank straddling the boundary between Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center, offers stunning views of river and woods, and lots of wildlife, despite...
Location: 6530 County Road 26, Mound, MN
Family-owned Minnetonka Orchards presents a corn maze, hay rides, theme weekends, climbing structures, wooded trails, a barn store selling treats and gifts, and concessions such as cider...
Location: Main Street, Elk River, MN
Elk River's historic downtown runs along Main Street, beside the Mississippi River. The three-tiered Rivers Edge Commons Park, at Jackson Avenue, features a splash fountain, gazebo, and ...
Location: 3000 Xenium Lane North, Minneapolis, MN
The district formerly known as Hennepin Parks comprises 27,000 acres of trails for hiking, in-line skating, biking, horseback riding, dog walking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing, in park...