Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
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: 3338 University Avenue Southeast, Minneapolis, MN
The Youth Performance Company (YPC) is an independent, non-profit theatre company that offers performing arts programs for kids ages six and up. Check the website for current classes.
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: 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: 1021 Bandana Boulevard East, Suite 222, Saint Paul, MN
Train-loving kids will swoon over the wonderful 3,000-square-foot O-scale operational model railroad here, but even non-enthusiasts will be impressed at the painstaking craftsmanship on ...
Location: 704 - 2nd Street South, Minneapolis, MN
The Mill City Farmers Market operates on Saturday mornings from early-May to mid-October, with special events scheduled throughout the season...and a gorgeous downtown riverside location that's...
Location: 920 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN
A lot of hopes are pinned on this midtown market with an international flair. It's located on the first floor of the old Sears building - now rechristened the Midtown Exchange - and is part of ...
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: 1771 Energy Park Drive, Saint Paul, MN
Location: 4825 Minnehaha Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
Location: 1341 Pascal Street North, Saint Paul, MN
Java Train - owned by a couple with two young kids - aims to cater to families with little ones.
To that end, the attractive cafe features a large built-in train-themed play structu...
Location: Fort Snelling History Center, Saint Paul, MN
This restored stone fortress - an 1820s military outpost once at the edge of a small settlement, but now in the heart of the metropolitan area - brings the past to life with costumed guides, th...
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...