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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|

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+00:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Concerts & Music Festivals, Events, Exhibits, Stay, 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[…]

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 […]