Exhibits

Grown-Up Getaways: Plan your Spring Friend-cation

Spring, you can almost smell it in the air…  Birds are chirping, snow is melting, and soon we’ll be seeing the trees budding and green grass.  Now is the perfect time to start planning a spring friendcation and get one last trip in before the kids are done with school and your summer calendar is full.  Call up your best buds, gal pals, or your favorite couple and leave the kids behind (maybe find a sitter first).  Inver Grove Heights and the Twin Cities offer limitless fun for an adults-only trip – so much fun you may not want to go home!  […]

2018-06-15T10:20:04+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Concerts & Music Festivals, Events, Exhibits, Stay, Taste, Things to Do|

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+00:00 February 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 […]

Spring Break fun in the Twin Cities and Inver Grove Heights: Make unique and affordable vacation memories with your family this spring!

Spring break doesn’t have to break the bank!  We’ve put together a list of ways to have a memorable vacation full of affordable family fun in the Twin Cities and Inver Grove Heights.

Swing Bridge Park on the Mississippi River in Inver Grove Heights.

1: It’s spring break, so go ahead and get wild! The Como Zoo is home to lions (and sea lions), and tigers, and (polar) bears (oh my!), plus many more amazing creatures.  While you are there make your way through the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory for a […]

2018-04-06T13:56:53+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Theaters, Attractions, Events, Exhibits, Outdoor Recreation, Taste, Things to Do|

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

When the weather starts to cool down, it’s a great time to check out some indoor activities.  If your kiddo needs a break from sports practice, screen time, and homework it’s time to check out the MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition at Mall of America®.

We made a visit on a rainy afternoon and it was a huge hit!  The exhibit features original props from episodes of Discovery Channel’s scientifically minded myth-testing series.  In addition to memorabilia from the show, you can let your inner-MythBuster shine with hands-on experiments and an interactive demonstration.  Our favorite experiments were […]

2018-04-06T13:58:20+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Categories: Attractions, Exhibits, Things to Do|

50 Must-Do Summer Activities in Inver Grove Heights & the Twin Cities

Who cares about the date of the summer solstice? Memorial Day has come and gone and that means it is summertime! Each summer, you will find a multitude of activities all around Inver Grove Heights and the Twin Cities for you and your family to take part in. And this year, there are more must-do activities than ever before. Here is a look at 50 of our favorites:

Animal Adventures

What is better than a zoo visit on a glorious summer’s day? These four animal adventures are perfect for the entire family to enjoy.

1. Minnesota […]

Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs

Science Museum of Minnesota
February 19 through Labor Day, September 5
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Get a rare, up-close look at nearly 20 mummies from ancient Peru and Egypt in this stunning new exhibition, developed by the world-renowned Field Museum of Chicago. Featuring one of the largest collections of mummies in North America, Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs lets you see how modern technology has revealed intricate details about the lives and customs of these ancient people. Saint Paul is one of only four cities on this exclusive tour. Don’t miss it!

Unravel the mysteries

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2018-04-06T14:01:08+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Categories: Exhibits|