Attractions

9 Twin Cities Places Where Learning is Fun

By Stacy Brooks

With school in session, it’s a great time to make real-world connections to what your kids are learning in the classroom.  These Twin Cities spots will teach your kids about science, history, geography, and more—and they’ll have fun, too!

Science Museum of Minnesota

Visitors can easily spend an entertaining and educational day exploring downtown St. Paul’s Science Museum of Minnesota.  There are exhibits featuring dinosaurs and fossils (including a triceratops), a Mississippi River towboat, and the science of sports.  Conduct experiments in the hands-on Experiment Gallery, learn about math concepts in an interactive […]

2018-09-23T09:38:18+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Attractions, Stay, Things to Do|

Fantastic Fall Fun

 

Cool crisp weather, the changing palatte of colors on the trees and the emergence of pumpkin themed décor are all sure signs that it is time to celebrate the arrival of autumn.  The beautiful scenery and a wide variety of entertaining experiences make fall a great time of year to explore the Twin Cities and Inver Grove Heights. 

Golf

With cooler weather and spectacular fall foliage, there is no better time to hit the links.  Inver Wood Golf Course sits on 275 acres of rolling, wooded terrain with an 18 hole championship course and a 9 hole executive course.  […]

2018-08-31T16:10:40+00:00August 26th, 2018|Categories: Attractions, Events, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness, Stay, Things to Do|

Itinerary: Labor Day Girlfriends’ Getaway

By Stacy Brooks

End your summer on a high note with a girls’ getaway to the Twin Cities this Labor Day weekend!  With a convenient location just five minutes from downtown St. Paul and less than 20 minutes from downtown Minneapolis, Inver Grove Heights is the perfect (and affordable!) base for a fun time with your best friends.

SATURDAY

Kick off your girls’ getaway at the Mall of America, only a 10-minute drive from Inver Grove Heights.  Obviously, there’s shopping galore, with over 520 stores ranging from chains like Nordstrom, Macy’s, Zara, and L.L. Bean to […]

2018-08-20T17:54:35+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Attractions, Outdoor Recreation, Shop, Stay, Taste, Things to Do|

6 Fun Ways to Unwind in Inver Grove Heights

By Stacy Brooks

It’s been a long day of sightseeing in the Twin Cities: maybe you hit the Mall of America with your girlfriends for some retail therapy or took the kids to the Minnesota Zoo.  Now you just want to unwind. Inver Grove Heights offers some great ways to relax whether you’re looking for family-friendly activities or a low-key night out with friends.

 

1: Knock down some pins at Drkula’s 32 Bowl

Bowling is fun activity for the whole family, especially when there are automatic bumpers for the little ones!  […]

2018-08-02T14:01:29+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Attractions, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness, Taste, Things to Do|

18 Ways to Live Your Best Life in Summer of ’18

We’ve put together a list of 18 events and activities in Inver Grove Heights and the Twin Cities to make the summer of ’18 your best summer yet.  Full disclosure: Inver Grove Heights and the Twin Cites region have WAY more than 18 attractions, experiences and events to live your best life this summer, so be sure to check out our Explore and Events pages for more ideas!

 

1. Outdoor Music

The rich music scene in the Twin Cities is on full display at summer festivals, music in the park series and […]

A B C’s of Spring Break fun in Inver Grove Heights and the Twin Cities

There’s so much spring break fun in Inver Grove Heights and the Twin Cities, we could fill a dictionary!  From A to Z, planning your spring break in the Twin Cities will ensure enough exhilarating experiences to make a life time of memories. Whether you like museums, shopping or outdoor action, family fun is on the itinerary this year!

American Swedish Institute brings storybook character Ulla the Baker to life in their Family Gallery.

Big Thrill Factory will keep your whole family on the move and having an active good time. The Bakken […]

2018-04-06T13:49:39+00:00February 19th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Theaters, Attractions, Exhibits, Sports & Fitness, Taste, Things to Do|

An Activity a Day Keeps the Boredom Away – August Edition

August may have creeped up on us a little too quickly, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to say goodbye to summer fun quite yet!  Besides, some of the best parts of summer are still to come (food-on-a-stick anyone?).

Here’s our final edition of an activity a day for summer in Inver Grove Heights and the Twin Cities.

Make sure to check out our State Fair Hotel Packages if you are traveling to the Twin Cities for the great Minnesota get together!

Tuesday August 1st: Give your brain a workout at The Escape Game in Mall of America!

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An Activity a Day Keeps the Boredom Away – July Edition

Summer is trucking along faster than we’d care to admit, which means it’s time for our July edition of an activity for each day this summer.  Don’t miss your opportunity to make lasting memories and squeeze every ounce of fun out of summer in Inver Grove Heights and the Twin Cities.

Saturday July 1st: Test your musical IQ at Celt’s Pub of Inver Grove Heights.  They host VINGO (Music Video Bingo) on Saturdays from 9pm to 11pm.

Sunday July 2nd: Learn all of St. Paul’s shady secrets on a Wabasha Street Caves St. Paul Gangster Tour[…]

An Activity a Day Keeps the Boredom Away – June Edition

We all know summer is fleeting, so we’re helping you make the most of it by putting together a list of something to do each day in June, July and August.  Below is our June roundup.  Whether you like to be active, enjoy a good art festival or prefer to spend your summer exploring new dining options this list has something for everyone.  There is so much to do in Inver Grove Heights and the Twin Cities, there is no excuse for being bored while you’re here!

Thursday June 1st:  Fuel up on breakfast at Cahill Diner then hit […]

25 Memorial Day Weekend Activities in Inver Grove Heights & the Twin Cities

You don’t need a cabin to have a great Memorial Day weekend!  We know you’re busy, so we’ve put together this easy to use list of things to do in Inver Grove Heights and the Twin Cities this coming weekend.  These ideas will help you make the most of the long weekend, celebrate the unofficial kick off to summer in Minnesota and honor members of the armed forces who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country on Memorial Day:

Multiple Days or Anytime Activities

1) Enjoy the great outdoors at some of Inver Grove Heights’ parks

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