Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: 5160 Center Court, Mall of America, Minneapolis, MN
Make a doll-loving girl's dreams come true at American Girl Place at the Mall of America! Visitors can emerse themselves in the AG experience, with dolls, books, and paraphernalia - including m...
Location: 7545 Brooklyn Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN
This is not your parents' bowling alley. For starters, the $9 million 60,000-sq.-ft. Brunswick Zone is entirely smoke-free. It's also got laser tag, bumper cars, a 65-game video a...
Location: 16309 Kenrick Avenue, Lakeville, MN
Location: 3608 West 50th Street, Minneapolis, MN
For 60 years, the Wuollet family has been masterfully baking up elegant tortes, pastries, and breads, which it now sells from five metro area locations.
The cupcakes, donuts, muffins...
Location: 5622 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN
The Roller Garden is one of those places that stayed the same long enough to come back in style, and now, after 30 years, seems charmingly retro-cool rather than tattered.
Location: 855 Phalen Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN
This indoor rock climbing facility has it all: hundreds of climbing routes along more than 18,200 square feet of vertical climbing surface; 50 top ropes, 15 of which are equipped with auto-bela...
Location: 7600 West 27th Street, Suite B2, Minneapolis, MN
Muddy Paws closed its Uptown retail location, but still offers 222 luscious flavors of cheesecake for wholesale clients, parties and weddings, fundraising, and shipping. Sales take place...
Location: 3100 West 43rd Street, Minneapolis, MN
This popular neighborhood park offers wide open spaces, picnic tables, a wading pool, and a large playground that's divided into two sections, with larger climbing structures and swings for old...
Location: 12425 River Ridge Boulevard, Burnsville, MN
Grand Slam USA is likely to score a hit with teens as well as younger kids. This entertainment mecca offers mini-golf, a batting cage, laser tag, bumper cars, and a video arcade. Snac...
Location: 6710 Lake Shore Drive, Minneapolis, MN
This 150-acre natural area is located right off a busy, commercial intersection, but just steps inside the swinging gate, you leave all that behind.
Three miles of trails and boardw...
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: 120 East Broadway, Minneapolis, MN
The former Underwater Adventures Aquarium was rechristened and redesigned in early 2011 as the Minnesota Sea Life Aquarium.
The new attraction features 30 display tanks, an interactiv...
Location: Eden Prairie, MN
Each engaging, educational Abrakadoodle art workshop, camp, or party highlights a different artist - from Old Masters to Pop icons - and introduces children to different materials and ar...
Location: Minneapolis, MN
A Party Crasher for Kids offers visits from a variety of interactive characters for birthday parties and other children's events. Princesses, superheroes, and clowns are popular choices for kid...