Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
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: 4825 Minnehaha Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
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: 1771 Energy Park Drive, Saint Paul, MN
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: 2050 Marshall Avenue, Saint Paul, MN
Choo Choo Bob's Train Store sells trains for kids of all ages, with a large selection of Thomas, Brio, and Lionel items, as well as high-end systems from Mike's Train House, Athearn, Bac...
Location: 7499 France Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
This 24-acre manicured park features a lake, over a mile of stroller-friendly paved paths, a shrubbery maze, miniature golf, rental pedal boats, lawn bowling, croquet, and an amphitheater hosti...
Location: 1270 Montreal Avenue, Saint Paul, MN
Circus Juventas, a non-profit performing arts circus school, offers a wide array of classes in each of the five genres of contemporary circus arts: balance, aerial, juggling, circus thea...
Location: 10145 Bush Lake Road, Minneapolis, MN
Hyland is a draw year-round, offering much to do on water and land, turf and snow, indoors and out.
The reserve encompasses several lakes and ponds, providing extensive habitat for wate...
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...