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51 Fun Things to do in the Twin Cities

June 29, 2012
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Looking for something to do this weekend?  At MacKid, we want to make it easy for you; here is our list of great places to check out and family-friendly things to do in the Twin Cities.  

Visit the website links for more information. 

Have a favorite you think we should add to the list?  Let us know! 

  • The Minnesota Children's Museum, website
  • Science Museum of Minnesota, website
  • Minnesota History Center, website
  • Mill City Museum, website
  • Bakken Museum, website
  • The Works, website
  • Twin City Railroad Museum, website
  • Historic Fort Snelling, website
  • Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, website *FREE*
  • Walker Art Center, website
  • Weisman Art Museum, website
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts, website *FREE*
  • Firefighters Hall and Museum, website
  • Minneapolis Central Library, website *FREE*
  • Como Planetarium, website
  • Midtown Global Market, website *FREE*
  • Valleyfair, website
  • Nickelodeon Universe, website
  • Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium at MOA website
  • Minnesota Zoo, website
  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, website *FREE*
  • Como Town Amusement Park, website
  • The Children's Theatre Company, website
  • Stages Theatre Company, website
  • New Hope Cinema Grill, website
  • River Rats Water Ski Show, website *FREE*
  • Westwood Hills Nature Center, website
  • The Raptor Center, website
  • Theodore Wirth Park, website *FREE*
  • Three Rivers Park District, website *FREE*
  • Minnehaha Falls, website *FREE*
  • Minneapolis Landscape Arboretum, website
  • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, website *FREE*
  • Centennial Lakes Park, website
  • Edinborough Park and Adventure Peak, website
  • Lake Calhoun 32nd Street Beach, website *FREE*
  • Trolley Ride on the Como-Streetcar Line, website
  • Crystal Cove Aquatic Center (opens in June), website
  • Vertical Endeavors, website
  • Wheel Fun Rentals, website
  • Roller Garden, website
  • 3rd Lair Skate Park, website
  • Pump it Up
  • Grand Slam Burnsville, website
  • Grand Slam Coon Rapids, website
  • ProKart Indoor Racing, website
  • Rollerdome at the Metrodome, website
  • Waterpark of America, website
  • Bunker Beach waterpark (open June-Labor Day), website
  • The Depot Waterpark and Ice Rink, website
  • Canterbury Park, website

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