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Alexandria
Welcome to the Runestone Museum, located in downtown Alexandria, Minnesota. We invite you to stop by and tour historic Fort Alexandria, take your picture with the country\'s biggest viking, and see the world famous Kensington Runestone. For awhile...
Alexandria
Tons of water fun await you in our huge 38,000 square foot Minnesota indoor waterpark featuring three exhilarating 4-story slides that twist and turn and take you on a journey inside and outside the waterpark, "Lazy River" floating inner tube ride, t...
Kensington
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4, offering 4 green runs plus lift serviced tubing hill.
Little Falls
The MINNESOTA FISHING MUSEUM is a non-profit (501c3) organization dedicated to preserving the heritage and history of freshwater fishing in Minnesota.
A Maze N Farm
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(56 Miles)
Eden Valley
At the A maze'n Farmyard our goal is that every child has a positive experience with the animals. Our facility is set up so that every child has the opportunity to not only pet, feed, and see the animals but also the ability to go in among the baby a...
St Cloud
Two floors of exhibits, a family research center, children's playroom, and museum store provide visitors with an entertaining learning experience.
Mount Ski Gull
(62 Miles)
Nisswa
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 5 years, offering 2 green runs and another 3 blue, plus tow rope serviced tubing hill and 2 terrain training parks.
Powder Ridge
(64 Miles)
Kimball
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4, beginners' hill, plus snow tubing and 4 different terrain training parks.
Chahinkapa Zoo
(65 Miles)
Wahpeton
Chahinkapa Zoo is committed to providing clean and green natural habitats for its animal residents and aesthetic and educational leisure for its zoo visitors. Over 200 animals and birds of 60 different species including fossa, otters, bison, monkeys,...
Minnesota
The Paul Bunyan Trail, over 100 miles in length, covers a large area. The trail now includes 80 paved miles. With 7 segment maps and over 14 individual city maps and descriptions.
Montevideo
A mission and fur post overlooked the Minnesota River 150 years ago and today the mission still stands. Joseph Renville, an explorer and fur trader whose mother was Dakota and father was French, established a fur post on the river in 1826 near a wide...
Park Rapids
The Character Challenge Course is an adventure park with a family-friendly environment where people can overcome fears and make a memory sure to last a lifetime. We feature a 370' zipline and countless high obstacles.
Onamia
We are an Indian Museum which educates the public about the history and current times of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe through exhibits, a life sized diorama and a gift shop.
Crosslake
Discover the lakes area's newest 18 hole mini-golf. Located in a scenic wooded setting, with waterfalls, meandering stream, and pond. Play the World Famous "Northern Pike Hole." Hit your final shot into the outhouse and win a free game.
Monticello
Great for active kids and their families, Monticello Community Center has an indoor water park, an indoor play area, climbing wall, and much more all for one entry fee!
Isle
The Mille Lacs Lake area is Cool in Summer! Hot in Winter! But to really appreciate our area, stay awhile, because most of our secrets are shared only with those who take the time to get to know us.
Trails RV Park
(94 Miles)
Walker
Trails is a full service RV park located in north central Minnesota.Large shaded and sunny grass sites. Each site borders undisturbed woods, giving ultimate privacy
Delano
Catch a wagon ride tour of the farm, explore the corn maze, and enjy the rural style play area with slides plus hay bales, tyres and wooden tractor for climbing. They also offer a small animal park where kids can visit goats, pigs, turkeys and chicke...
Aitkin
Come to Pete's Retreat to start making memories with your family and see why we were voted in the Top 100 Campgrounds in North America!
Minnesota
The Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center provides interpretation of the Hjemkomst Viking Ship, Hopperstad Stave Church Replica, Red River Valley Exhibition and hosts traveling exhibits in 7,000 sq. feet of temporary exhibition space. The interpreti...
Thunder Road
(96 Miles)
Fargo
- has go-karts, miniature golf, bumper boats, and arcades. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in North Dakota
Red River Zoo
(97 Miles)
Fargo
When you visit the Zoo you will see many animals that are rarely seen at other zoos such as Tanuki, East Caucasian Tur, White-lipped Deer and Pallas Cats. Of course, we also include many other more familiar animals like Meerkats, Tamarins and Bison a...
South Fargo
When approached with the idea of creating a museum in his honor, New York Yankee outfielder Roger Maris, who hailed from Fargo, initially declined out of humility. Eventually, though, he would say, "Put it where people will see it, and where they won...
Fargo
Come and visit the Fargo Air Museum and see these beautiful Aircraft on display. We have the aircraft. Help us build a home to share them with you.
Fargo
The Children's Museum was created as a special place for children and families. The more than 50 hands-on exhibits are designed to engage, educate, stimulate creativity, and encourage interaction between the child and the exhibit as well as the chi...
Leonard
Sheyenne Oaks Horse Camp & RV Park is situated just 40 miles southwest of Fargo, ND on 120 acres of privately owned land.
Elk River
Step onto a working 1860s farm. Pick heirloom vegetables from the garden, visit the farmhands and animals at the barn, or churn butter and see what's cooking in the farmhouse.
West Fargo
An historic village of over 40 buildings depicting life in the Red River Valley in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Travel back to the time when our bonanza farm homes dotted the Prairie.
Lake City
Walk the grounds where the officers' quarters, stone barracks, powder magazine, guard house, and other buildings remain at frontier Fort Sisseton. This 1864 fort, atop the Coteau des Prairies (or hills of the prairies), is a rare reminder of the west...
North Maple Grove
WhirlyBall: a team game with a unique blend of basketball, hockey, lacrosse, and bumper cars! They also have a 4000 square foot arena to play lazer tag, the bruise-less, mess-less combat game played with infra red equipment.
Maple Maze
(108 Miles)
Maple Grove
The main climbing structure is a literal maze of tunnels, climbs and activities with 4 new slides and numerous interactive features, plus a separate toddler zone with animal friends and their own features.
Watertown
Go Karting including passenger option, 18 hole mini golf with landscaped features, water wars game and family arcade.
Bramble Park Zoo
(109 Miles)
Watertown
Experience over 500 mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish and invertebrates representing 130 varieties from around the world and those native to South Dakota. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids i...
Pump It Up
(109 Miles)
Plymouth
A series of varying high standard inflatables including slides, obstacle courses, climbing maze and bounce houses. Plus regular special sessions including glow in the dark!
Chaska
A nature playground for the whole family with over 1,100 acres of gardens, woods and trails.
South Hero
The parents and kids alike will enjoy their days out in Vermont’s beautiful nature, with the Apple Island RV Park adding to your experience.
Bunker Beach
(111 Miles)
Coon Rapids
Cool your family off with Bunker Beach's fun waterslides, lazy river, a host of pools, and a play structure!
Plymouth
Their patented style of fun with trampoline covered floors and walls provided high level angular bounces kids can't get enough of. Session types include open jump, 3D Dodgeball and SkyRobics fitness classes.
Bemidji
Over 50 hands-on exhibits and a collection of over 40 live animal species are available for touching and holding make this a perfect destination for kids of all ages and adults. Dedicated to science education and the appreciation of living things.
Minnetonka
We are a family entertainment center featuring family-friendly games and attractions including bowling, laser tag, 3-story kids fun factory, black light ropes course, bump n' spin cars and much more!
Walnut Grove
Enjoy learning the history of the Ingalls family in Walnut Grove at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum and Gift Store. The museum's collections are housed in a series of interesting buildings, including an 1898 depot, a chapel, an onion-domed house, du...
Jumps and Downs
(117 Miles)
Shakopee
A day of bouncing fun for kids of all ages!
The Pines Resort
(119 Miles)
Deer River
Give your family a new vacation experience this year at one of the top fishing and family vacation resorts in Minnesota.
Minneapolis
The Bakken is a center for education and learning that furthers the understanding of the history, cultural context, and applications of electricity and magnetism. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Minnea...
Valleyfair
(120 Miles)
Shakopee
The park boasts more than 75 rides and attractions on 90 acres and is the largest amusement park in the upper Midwest.
Eagles Nest
(120 Miles)
New Brighton
Imaginations will run wild as children leap into the ball pit, scale the 8 ft. climbing wall, zoom down the triple slide, and find their way through the wiggle waggles and the foam forest!
Minneapolis
Vertical Endeavors is one of the largest indoor rock climbing facilities in the world. With over 28,000 square feet of climbing surface, up to 60 foot tall climbing walls, Vertical Endeavors-Minneapolis is the place to climb!
Minneapolis
Step into the heart of Swedish America. The American Swedish Institute is a historic house, museum, and cultural center located near downtown Minneapolis. Swedish immigrant newspaperman Swan J. Turnblad founded the Institute in 1929. The Turnblad ...
Minneapolis
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, offering around 40% green runs, plus snow tubing hill and 2 terrain training parks.
Minneapolis
An art filled day for those creative and museum loving families.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Alexandria with kids

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Big Splash Minnesota Indoor Waterpark

(3 Miles) Waterparks in Alexandria

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Runestone Museum

(0 Miles) Museums in Alexandria

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Minnesota Fishing Museum and Education Center

(49 Miles) Museums in Little Falls

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Andes Tower Hills

(12 Miles) Skiing in Kensington

Fun places to visit in Alexandria with kids

Minnesota is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Minnesota's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Minnesota with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Minnesota - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in MN