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A Lot of Green Golf

3601 W 145th St Burnsville 55306 P:952.746.4534 | Website

Open seasonally from December through March.  Play a round of golf on one of the simulated worldwide courses!  Drive - Chip - Putt.  Use real golf clubs and balls!

Alimagnet Park

1200 Alimagnet Pkwy Burnsville 55337 P:952-895-4500 | Website

Alimagnet Park is a 178-acre community park located two blocks north of County Road 42 on County Road 11. The park is home to Burnsville's award winning Alimagnet Dog Park as well as numerous other amenities.

American Swedish Institute

2600 Park Ave Minneapolis 55407-1090 P:612-871-4907 | Website

The American Swedish Institute is a vibrant arts & cultural center and museum. The historic Turnblad Mansion first became home to the organization in 1929. The Nelson Cultural Center addition opened in June 2012 and added a welcoming reception area, café, gallery, event center, studio arts classroom, terrace, courtyard, and expanded Museum Shop.

Ames Center

12600 Nicollet Ave S Burnsville 55337 P:952.895.4680 (Box Office) 952.895.4685 (Main) | Website

This stunning facility opened in January of 2009, located in the popular "Heart of the City."

Birnamwood Public Golf Course

12424 Parkwood Dr Burnsville 55337 P:952.641.1370 | Website

This well-maintained nine-hole, par 27 public course is located near the intersection of Burnsville Parkway and Parkwood Drive. Birnamwood caters to the needs of a wide variety of golfers.

Boulder Pointe Golf Course

9575 Glenborough Dr Elko 55020 P:952.461.4900 | Website

Boulder Pointe Golf Club opened to the public in August 2002, and has quickly become a "favorite" in the south metro with greens and turf conditions that compete with the best in the metro area.

Buck Hill Ski Area

15400 Buck Hill Rd Burnsville 55306-5499 P:952.435.7174 | Website

Buck Hill located right in Burnsville offers skiing, snow-boarding and snow-tubing from mid-November through March.

Burnsville Ice Center

251 Civic Center Pkwy Burnsville 55337 P:952.895.4653 | Website

Burnsville Ice Center provides year-round indoor skating. Public skating hours offered daily, as well as skate rental and sharpening.

Canterbury Park Racetrack & Card Club

1100 Canterbury Rd Shakopee 55379-1973 P:952.445.7223 800.340.6361 | Website

Canterbury Park Racetrack and Card Club is the number one year-round destination. Located just 25 minutes from both downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Champions Drive-In Theater

26350 France Ave Elko 55020 P:952.461.7223 | Website

Slated to open in June of 2014, Champions Drive-In Theater will show first-run, family-friendly films until early September. The movies would be shown on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in the spring and fall and every night in the summer. On Saturday nights, the only night the racetrack operates, the films will begin after the final race.

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

501 W 78th St Chanhassen 55317-0100 P:952.934.1525 800.362.3515 | Website

Visit the nation’s largest professional dinner theatre with multiple theatres under one roof recognized for over 40 years of fine dining and outstanding professional musical theatre produced year-round. AAA approved, “Any Twin Cities visit should include an evening at Chanhassen!”

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

1225 Estabrook Dr Saint Paul 55103-1060 P:651.487.8200 | Website

The Como Zoo & Conservatory offers family fun as well as education in conservation. Enjoy a day at the amusement park or explore the science & nature centers

Como Town Amusement Park

1301 Midway Parkway Saint Paul 55103 P:651.487.2121 | Website

BIG FUN for LITTLE KIDS! Welcome to Como Town where kids can drive cars, fly planes, fight fires, run, climb and play!

Crystal Beach

Lac Lavon Dr (County Rd 11) Burnsville 55337 | Website

Crystal Beach is a 24-acre park located on Lac Lavon Dr (County Road 11), one mile south of County Road 42.

Crystal Lake Golf Club

16725 Innsbrook Dr Lakeville 55044 P:952.432.6566 | Website

Designed by Garrett D. Gill, ASGCA, the course opened in 1995 and features stately pines, pristine wetlands accentuated with seven ponds for challenging water hazards.

Dakota City Heritage Village

4008 220th St W Farmington 55024 P:651.460.8050 | Website

Where the past is present...Dakota City Heritage Village offers visitors the chance to experience rural life in 1900-era Dakota County. A recreated historic village and museum, Dakota City is located on the Dakota County Fairgrounds on the south edge of Farmington. Check our website for upcoming events!

Dakota Valley Symphony

12600 Nicollet Ave Ames Center Burnsville 55337 P:612.840.8681 | Website

The Dakota Valley Symphony has served Minnesota's Dakota County since 1986 and is comprised of a 60-member symphony orchestra, a 40-member mixed chorus, and a 90-member Summer Pops orchestra and chorus, all under the direction of founder and music director Stephen J. Ramsey. All concerts are performed at the Ames Center.

Elko Speedway Inc

26350 France Ave Elko 55020 P:952.461.7223 | Website

Elko Speedway is a high-banked, 3/8-mile; paved oval track located 10 minutes south of Burnsville. Elko Speedway is excited to announce that the motocross races will be brought to the infield of the main Elko Speedway race track in 2010!

Grand Slam

12425 River Ridge Blvd Burnsville 55337 P:952.224.0413 | Website

Grand Slam is an indoor amusememt center for the whole family! Features Lazer Tag, Mini golf, Batting Cages & more!

Great Clips IMAX Theatre

12000 Zoo Blvd Apple Valley 55124 P:952.431.4629 877-660-4629 | Website

The IMAX Experience is as unique and powerful as the 3D technology behind it. Images of immense size and striking clarity. Sound so clear and deep you can feel it. Giant screens that immerse you in new worlds.

Guthrie Theater

818 S 2nd St Minneapolis 55415 P:612.377.2224 | Website

Presenting both classical literature and new work from diverse cultures, the Guthrie illuminates the common humanity connecting Minnesota to the peoples of the world. 

Hennepin Theatre Trust

615 Hennepin Avenue Suite 140 Minneapolis 55403 P:612.339.7007 612.455.9500 | Website

Hennepin Theatre Trust, owners of the historic Orpheum, State, Pantages and New Century Theatres, offers live entertainment, ranging from top-quality Broadway shows to concerts featuring established stars and the best of new, young performers.

Historic Fort Snelling

200 Tower Ave Saint Paul 55111 P:(612)-726-1171 | Website

Built in the early 1820s, Historic Fort Snelling is a great place to learn about military history from before the Civil War through World War II, fur trade history, slavery in Minnesota, the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862,and much more!

House of Comedy

Mall of America Bloomington 55425 P:952.858.8558 | Website

Located on Level 4 Mall of America.

Legends Golf Club

8670 Credit River Blvd Prior Lake 55372 P:952.226.4777 | Website

Legends Club is an 18-hole championship course open to the public. Legends Club is one of the very few daily-fee golf courses in the country where you truly have a private club feel with private club amenities and private club quality.

Mall of America

60 E Broadway Bloomington 55425-5550 P:952.883.8800 | Website

Since opening its doors in 1992, Mall of America® has revolutionized the shopping experience and become a leader in retail and entertainment. Mall of America is one of the top tourist destinations in the country as well as one of the most recognizable brands.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

2400 3rd Ave S Minneapolis 55404 P:612-870-3174 | Website

The MIA inspires wonder with extraordinary exhibitions and one of the finest wide-ranging art collections in the country. From Monet to Matisse, Asian to African, 40,000-year-old artifacts to world-famous masterpieces, the MIA links the past to the present and enables global conversations.

Minnesota Children's Museum

10 W Seventh St Saint Paul 55102 P:651-225-6000 | Website

For more than 30 years, Minnesota Children's Museum has embedded the research on play, creativity and child development into its interactive learning environments and programs. Open-ended experiences are designed for children to explore, discover, immerse, imagine and connect.

Minnesota Historical Society & History Center

345 Kellogg Blvd W Saint Paul 55102 P:651.259.3000 800.657.3773 | Website

The Minnesota Historical Society is chief caretaker of Minnesota's story and the History Center is home to the Society's vast historical collections.

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

3675 Arboretum Dr Chaska 55318-9613 P:952.443.1400 | Website

The Arboretum offers gardens and collections, cross country and snowshoe trails, nature walks, guided tours and self-guided tours and much more!

Minnesota Lynx

600 1st Ave N Minneapolis 55403 P:612.673.1660 | Website

Minnesota Lynx brings professional women's basketball to the Target Center.

Minnesota Pro Paintball Park

22554 Texas Ave Lakeville 55044 P:952.892.1540 | Website

Welcome to Minnesota's Paintball Headquarters. MN Pro Paintball has everything you need to play paintball and a place to play it.

Minnesota Renaissance Festival

3525 145th St W Shakopee 55379 P:952.445.7361 | Website

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is the largest in the United States with an annual attendance of 280,000 and boasts 16 stages of entertainment, live armored jousting, over 250 Artisan booths and more! Open Weekends August 18-September 30, Labor Day and Festival Day (September 28th).

Minnesota State Fair

1265 Snelling Ave N Saint Paul 55108 P:651.632.2688 | Website

The Great Minnesota Get-together! The Minnesota State Fair is the largest 12-day event in North America, attracting nearly 1.8 million visitors annually with many exhibits, live animals, live entertainment stages, food concessions, midway rides and games, and much more!

Minnesota Timberwolves

600 1st Ave N Minneapolis 55403 P:612.673.8439 | Website

The Timberwolves have enjoyed success over the years, making the playoffs for eight straight seasons and advancing to the Western Conference Finals in 2004. Led by new Head Coach Kurt Rambis the Wolves are amassing young talent that will lead to a bright future and many memorable nights at Target Center.

Minnesota Twins

P:612.33.TWINS | Website

Baseball was meant to be played outside! Watch the Minnesota Twins take on their MLB rivals at their new home in Minneapolis, Target Field.

Minnesota Vikings

900 South 5th Street Minneapolis 55415 P:612.338.4537 800.745.3000 (Ticketmaster) | Website

It's all about Purple Pride in Minnesota! Watch the Minnesota Vikings take on NFL rivals like the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears at home at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome.

Minnesota Wild Hockey

199 Kellogg Blvd W Xcel Energy Center Saint Paul 55102 P:651.602.6000 | Website

Minnesota's professional hockey team, based in Saint Paul.

Minnesota Zoo

13000 Zoo Blvd Apple Valley 55124 P:952.431.9300 800.366.7811 | Website

Located in Apple Valley, minutes south of the Mall of America®, the Minnesota Zoo brings education and entertainment to life.

Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

111 Kellogg Blvd E St Paul 55101-1256 P:651.290.4160 | Website

In the middle of a bustling urban setting, this 72 mile river park offers quiet  stretches for fishing, boating and canoeing. Other spots are excellent for  birdwatching, bicycling and hiking.  And there are plenty of visitor  centers that highlight the history and science of the Mississippi River.   if you are interested in the Mississippi, this is a great place to start.

Mystic Lake Casino

2400 Mystic Lake Blvd Prior Lake 55372 P:952-496-7388 | Website

Mystic Lake Casino, the Midwest’s largest casino, has 4,000 slot machines and 100 blackjack tables and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Nickelodeon Universe® at Mall of America®

5000 Center Ct Bloomington 55425 P:952.883.8800 | Website

Nickelodeon Universe® is the first Nickelodeon theme park and world's largest indoor amusement park, featuring seven acres of unique indoor attractions and entertainment.

Nicollet Commons Park

126th Street & Nicollet Ave Burnsville 55337 P:952.895.4500 | Website

Nicollet Commons Park is host to many of Burnsville's major events including I love Burnsville 5K, International Festival, Burnsville Fire Muster and Burnsville Halloween Fest.

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

345 Washington St Saint Paul 55102 P:651.224.4222 | Website

Ordway Center is a catalyst for the artistic vitality of our community by hosting, presenting, and creating performing arts and educational programs that engage artists and enrich diverse audiences. 

Paragon Odyssey 15 IMAX

14401 Burnhaven Dr Burnsville 55306 P:952.892.3456 | Website

This state-of-the-art theatre features wall-to-wall screens, high rise stadium-style seating with luxurious high back rocker seating featuring leather headrests, and Dolby EX digital surround sound as well as the IMAX Experience®. Before or after your movie, dine and socialise at the Mexx Bistro Lounge, which is located on the second floor of the theatre.

ProKART Indoor Racing

14350 Rosemount Dr Burnsville 55306 P:952.808.7233 | Website

ProKart provides indoor go-karting to the public. Now you can race like the pros! ProKart Indoor Racing offers the thrill of real wheel to wheel racing at 40 mph all year long.

Ridges at Sand Creek

21775 Ridges Dr Jordan 55352 P:952.492.2644 | Website

Ridges at Sand Creek is a public golf facility. This championship layout was quickly rated #1 in Twin Cities Golf Guide and nominated as "Best New Course" by Golf Digest in 2001.

Saint Paul Saints

1771 Energy Park Dr Saint Paul 55108 P:651-644-6659 | Website

The St. Paul Saints have played professional minor league baseball in a unique outdoor setting at Saint Paul's Midway Stadium for years, gathering crowds of all types with a family-friendly and fun atmosphere.

Science Museum of Minnesota

120 W Kellogg Blvd Saint Paul 55102 P:651.221.9444 800.221.9444 | Website

Open to the general public, the Science Museum of Minnesota is well-known for its unique combination of cutting-edge technology and hands-on entertainment, including innovative exhibits, a 9-story Domed Omnitheater, and a world-class collection of fossils and artifacts.

SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium

120 E Broadway Bloomington 55425 P:952.883.0202 888.348.3846 | Website

SEA LIFE Minnesota features over 10,000 creatures, fascinating displays, hands-on activities and gives guests a new level of excitement and understanding for the world's oceans.

Sever's Corn Maze & Fall Festival

1100 Canterbury Rd Shakopee 55379 P:952-937-1315 952-974-5000 | Website

Since 1997, thousands have enjoyed Sever's Corn Mazes! With a different theme every year no two experiences are the same! 

Shooters Billiard Club Cafe & Pro Shop

1934 E Hwy 13 Burnsville 55337-1354 P:952.894.1100 | Website

Shooter's Billiards is a 64 table billiards club featuring the "Masse Cafe", a full service restaurant serving strong beer and wine.

Skateville

201 S River Ridge Cir Burnsville 55337 P:952.890.0988 | Website

Offers indoor roller skating, open to public, group & private parties, senior skating.

State Capitol Historic Site

75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Saint Paul 55155 P:651-296-2881 | Website

Designed by Cass Gilbert, the Minnesota State Capitol is considered an architectural masterpiece. Visitors can explore the House, Senate and Supreme Court chambers, see the legislature in action, visit the gold-leafed Quadriga on the roof when weather allows, stop in the restored Rathskeller Café and walk the Capitol Mall.

Terrace Oaks West Park

County Road 11 Burnsville P:952-895-4500 | Website

Terrace Oaks West is a 230-acre community park located on the east side of County Road 11, 1/4 mile south of Burnsville Parkway. Amenities include: water frontage, recreation building with picnic shelter and area, walking trails, playground equipment, and mountain bike trails.

The Landing - Minnesota River Heritage Park

2187 E Hwy 101 Shakopee 55379 P:763-694-7784 | Website

The Landing (formerly Historic Murphy's Landing) is owned and operated by Three Rivers Park District. Experience life in the 1800s by visiting with costumed interpreters in their village or farm homes at this recreated living history museum nestled along the beautiful Minnesota River Valley near Shakopee. 

The Meadows at Mystic Lake

2400 Mystic Lake Blvd Prior Lake 55372 P:952.233.5533 | Website

The Meadows at Mystic Lake has a natural setting, 80 bunkers, 13 holes with water, 20 fountains and a 2,500 foot stream with four waterfalls, making this an uncommon course.

The Wilds Golf Club

3151 Wilds Ridge Prior Lake 55372 P:952.445.3500 | Website

The Wilds Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course open to the public. Home of "Pay The Temperature" offered every Spring and Fall! Just a short drive south of the Twin Cities, The Wilds Public Golf Club is in Prior Lake, Minnesota.

Valleyfair Amusement Park

One Valleyfair Dr Shakopee 55379 P:952.445.6500 | Website

Valleyfair features over 75 rides and attractions including eight rollercoasters, Soak City Waterpark, Planet Snoopy, dazzling live entertainment and the all-new Dinosaurs Alive!

Wabasha Street Caves / Down in History Tours

215 Wabasha St S Saint Paul 55107 P:651-224-1191 | Website

Come hear and see the history of these sandstone caves. You will explore the original mined caves and see the finished caves (once a romantic night club called The Castle Royal). Hear the legends of the mobster massacres and ghostly lore in the most unique setting from Chicago to San Francisco.

Walker Art Center & Sculpture Garden

1750 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis 55403 P:612-375-7600 | Website

The Walker Art Center is a catalyst for the creative expression of artists and the active engagement of audiences.

Water Park of America

1700 E American Blvd Bloomington 55425 P:952.698.8888 | Website

NO CHILLS & ALL THRILLS at America's Biggest Indoor Water Park Hotel!

Willingers Golf Club

6900 Canby Trl Northfield 55057 P:952.652.2500 | Website

Voted "Best in State - Top 20 Golf Courses in Minnesota", Golf Digest.

Willingers Golf Club is an award winning operation that offers the quality and ambiance for terrific daily-fee golf, golf outings, casual dining and a memorable setting for banquets, weddings and meetings.