Sports & Fitness

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 […]

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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A Mighty Good Time on the Mighty Mississippi

The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area is a national park that stretches for 72 miles through the Twin Cities region including the stretch of river that makes up the eastern border of Inver Grove Heights (you read that correctly, the Twin Cities is home to a national park!).

There are a number of ways to enjoy the Mississippi in Inver Grove Heights and we’re here to help you #FindYourPark while you visit.

Pier at Swing Bridge Park

Boating, Canoeing and Kayaking

If you’d like to take your boat out for a day or two, […]

2018-06-15T10:20:04+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: Attractions, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness, Taste, Things to Do|

Golfing in the Grove

Golf season is here, and with two gorgeous courses a trip to Inver Grove Heights should be on your golf bucket list!

Dan Grevas Photography

Inver Wood Golf Course

Inver Wood Golf Course is a beautiful course with rolling wooded terrain that makes you feel like you’re on a retreat to northern Minnesota, but only minutes from downtown St. Paul.  Offering both an 18-hole championship course and a 9-hole executive course, Inver Wood is perfect for golfers of all levels, from avid golfer to those who are just starting.

In addition to the two […]

2018-04-06T13:56:45+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Attractions, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness, Things to Do|

Soccer + Golf = Good Times for All

Take a golf course.  Add a soccer ball.  What happens next?  If your answer is disgruntled golfers waving their driver in the air while they chase a lost soccer team off the course, you are mistaken.  The actual answer is FootGolf, a new sport that in the simplest terms is golf played by kicking a soccer ball instead of using a golf ball and clubs.  As you can guess the name is a marriage of football (as in soccer, not American football) and golf.

Foot Golf Inverwood. Photo Star Tribune

FootGolf’s popularity is growing at a breakneck pace. […]

2018-04-06T13:59:20+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Categories: Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness, 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.

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Inver Grove Heights: Closer to… Your next great Instagram photo!

Whether you’re exploring the banks of the Mississippi River, playing a round of disc golf at North Valley Park, gathering your garden supplies at Gertens or enjoying a burger and beer at B-52’s Burgers and Brew, when you are in Inver Grove Heights your next great Instagram photo is just a shutter click away.

Come explore our community, follow us on Instagram @Visit_IGH and tag your Inver Grove Heights ‘grams with #VisitIGH for a chance to have your photo featured on our account and maybe even win a round of golf for two at […]

2018-04-06T13:59:50+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Attractions, News, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness, Things to Do|