Families with children of all ages will find something the entire family can enjoy while visiting the Minneapolis and Saint Paul metro area. Hop on the Antique Autos ride at Valleyfair, venture around the largest underground aquarium in the world at Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium, or get up-close and personal views of the world’s largest land predator, the polar bear, at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory.
GameZenter is a concrete and steel ode to gaming that can comfortably sit over 150 gamers. It features a full-line retail store and a café that serves fresh meals and drinks including coffee, wine, and beer. Open gaming is available to all visitors, whether you’re playing the newest releases or introducing your family to an old classic. It also hosts dozens of events every month, from weekly meet-ups for your favorite card games to store championships.
The Harriet Alexander Nature Center is an oasis nestled within the borders of Roseville’s Central Park. On the grounds there is a boardwalk and trails that circulate through 52 acres of marsh, prairie and forest habitats. Come explore the marsh on the new boardwalk sections which are linked to the older sections, making for a nice long double loop.
Roseville Parks and Recreation understands that quality of life is vital to the residents of Roseville. The many facilities and numerous recreation programs and special events contribute directly to the health and well-being of the entire community. Roseville offers locals and visitors 30 parks, 679 acres of parkland and open space, and 67 miles of trails and walkways.
The Roseville Skating Center is a unique community facility, an indoor ice arena, North America’s largest sheet of refrigerated ice (OVAL), outdoor skate park, and multi-purpose banquet/meeting facility. The skating center offers; skating lessons, public skating, open hockey, speed skating lessons, and many other skating opportunities.
Visit SeaQuest for an exciting journey around the planet! See touch, feed, and interact with thousands of animals from 5 continents of the planet, without ever getting on a flight. Enjoy live demonstrations, animal “edu-tainment” shows, snorkel with stingrays, or get an animal whisperer tour.
Can Can Wonderland offers a truly unique, 18-hole artist designed, indoor mini golf course. But Can Can Wonderland isn’t just mini golf; it’s a wonderland full of arts-based fauna and flora for you to explore and delight in! Their boardwalk is full of attractions and amusements (created by/with artists). Their two stages offer a wide array of local and regional talents. They have beer. They have noshes! They even have a few unicorns. Open Thursday-Sunday.
One of the last free zoos in the United States, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is home to a wide array of animals and plants and welcomes visitors 365 days a year. Some of Como’s main attractions include a world-class polar bear exhibit, Polar Bear Odyssey. The exhibit is home to the zoo’s twin polar bears Buzz and Neil and features over 13,000 square feet of outdoor habitat. The zoo is also home to a collection of large cats, hoofstock, wolves, birds, primates, gorillas, orangutans, seals and sea lions, and several other aquatic animals.
Como Town features over 18 traditional and interactive rides including the ultimate jungle-gym, Hodge Podge Park, Traffic Jam! bumper cars, Tornado! and two new attractions: Tilt-A-Whirl and Splash Zone.
At the Crayola Experience Minneapolis, they are ambassadors for the power of color and creativity. Each day, they help children discover the magic of color through hands-on experiences that allow them to express their unique ideas so they blossom into inspired, original adults. The Crayola Experience features 25 one-of-a-kind attractions, their very own Café Crayola, and the Crayola Store with a large selection of colorful souvenirs.