Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: 4800 - 28th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
Cozy in winter and a great stop on a warm weather outing along Minnehaha Parkway, the fresh glazed goodness at Mel-O-Glaze brightens any day! Choose from a wide variety of doughnuts, baked g...
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: 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: 5185 Meadville Street, Excelsior, MN
The Old Log Theater retains a lot of rustic charm from the its 1940 founding as a summer stock company.
The year-round facility, built in 1960 to replace the log stable in which it beg...
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: 5701 Normandale Road, Minneapolis, MN
The Works Hands-On Museum (formerly known as The Works Technology Discovery Center) is an interactive museum that makes science and engineering fun for kids ages five to 15. More than 40 exh...
Location: 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
The expanded Walker Art Center is a world-class cultural mecca - there's no denying that. But apart from its wonderful monthly Free First Saturday events and Arty Pants Playdates,...
Location: 100 - 85th Avenue Northwest, Minneapolis, MN
Springbrook Nature Center, located on 127 acres of parkland in the midst of a rapidly developing suburban area, includes an interpretive center, three miles of hiking trails (about 1/3-m...
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: 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: 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...