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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|

Romance in the Heights

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day or looking for something to cure cabin fever with your special someone we’re here with some ideas to spice up February.  A special date night is closer than you think!

Where to eat

There is something for everyone in Inver Grove Heights!  If you’re in the mood for a romantic dinner we’d recommend 1.2.3. Pasta or Iwa Sushi.   If a casual burger is more your style head to Bierstube or check out the river views at Mississippi Pub.  Some phenomenal pho at Little Asia Bowl is sure heat things up (insert wink here).  And […]

2018-04-06T13:52:21+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Events, Outdoor Recreation, Shop, 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|

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|

7 Ideas for a Girls’ Weekend Getaway in Inver Grove Heights & the Twin Cities

Sometimes it’s just better to leave the boys at home and head out for a girl’s weekend getaway!

Whether you and your gal pals prefer outdoor activities, a little culture, or relaxing with a glass of wine, here are seven tried-and-true favorites for a girls’ weekend getaway in Inver Grove Heights & the Twin Cities:

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1. Swirl and Sip

Sample the best wines the area has to offer by visiting a local winery! Nestled among the lush, rolling hills of Minnesota’s picturesque Sogn Valley, Cannon River Winery’s vineyard is home to more […]

2018-04-06T13:58:09+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Theaters, Shop, Taste, Things to Do|