- TripBuzz found 216 things to do with kids in or near Minneapolis, Minnesota, including 194 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Paul, Shakopee, Burnsville and Bloomington.
- From Lake Harriet to Target Field, the Minneapolis area offers 86 different types of family activities, including: Sports Stadiums (Professional), Theaters, History Museums and Lake.
- One of the Twin Cities, and the largest of the two, is the thriving city of Minneapolis. With over 400,000 residents it is the largest city in the state and is a popular tourist destination year round. With over twenty lakes, scenic waterfalls and the Mississippi, water recreation is a large draw. Other attractions include the cities rich artistic culture, world-class dining and the local sports scene.
The Park Tavern Minneapolis / St Paul MoreLess Info
Combination restaurant, bar, and bowling alley; groups of bowlers play for an hour and share large pizzas of their choice
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West 42nd St and West Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55409 MoreLess Info
Minneapolis is home to Lake Harriet, which covers almost 350 acres, plus a 67-acre coastal region. The lake features hiking trails, bike paths and two beaches. Professional lifeguards are on duty during swimming hours.
Located in the Chain of Lakes, Minneapolis' Lake Calhoun is a prime destination for swimming, fishing, tubing, boating, waterskiing, parasailing, kite flying and other enjoyable waterfront activities. Visitors may rent watercraft and enjoy a meal at the Tin Fish, a restaurant by the water's edge.
Located on the University of Minnesota, the Williams Arena is home to the Golden Gopher’s women’s and men’s basketball team. This state-of-the-art facility is designed with a raised floor, arched roof and an attached ice arena.
TCF Bank Stadium is an outdoor “horseshoe” style sports arena that is located on the University of Minnesota. Opened in 2009, this is the home field of the Minnesota Golden Gophers of the Big Ten Conference.
Since construction was completed in 1990, the Target Center, has been home to Minnesota's professional basketball and hockey teams. In addition, the venue hosts the hottest concerts and live entertainment acts in the country.
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729 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413 MoreLess Info
With unlimited bowling offered on select nights, Elsie's Restaurant Bar & Bowling Center is open to visitors for recreational bowling. The center has a bar and restaurant with plasma TVs to watch football games on.
The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome was a sports stadium with a fiberglass fabric roof that was supported by air pressure. Before closing on December 29, 2013, it was the home of the Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins and the National Football League's Minnesota Vikings.
Opened in 1948, Riverview Theater is a single-screen movie theater that displays first-run Hollywood movies along with art films. It offers digital presentation, high-back seats, a lounge area with a television, stadium seating and a snack bar.
Spanning over 190 acres and accented by a huge waterfall, Minnehaha Park offers pristine areas for hiking, photography, birdwatching, fishing and other activities. During warm weather, the park is a popular picnic and concert venue.