Kids Fun in Minnesota with kids

It’s a simple request - let’s find somewhere that gives kids an amazing day of FUN! Well, if you’re in Minnesota, you will certainly be able to find plenty of places that fit the bill!

Kids fun can be found around every corner in The North Star State. It can be found in family entertainment centers. It can be found in bowling alleys. It can be found on mini golf courses. It can be found right under your nose!

There are a number of indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family, which is great because then there are always fantastic options for those not so friendly days. So no excuses!

Is there kids fun in Minnesota?  Is the sky blue?  Do kids love playgrounds? We think that’s a big YES! There is plenty of it - now let’s go enjoy it!

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  • Hockey Hall of Fame

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    Eveleth

    Visit United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum in person and experience the thrilling game action and inspiring achievements via physical displays, exhibits, video, theater and memorabilia.

  • Mille Lacs Lake

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    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.

  • Whistling Wold Mini Golf

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    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 ...

  • A Maze N Farmyard

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    Eden Valley

    A fun and family friendly farm where kids can pet, feed and hold the sweet farm animals. This Minnesota farm also has a maze, slide and bounce barn!

  • Wildwood RV Park and Campground

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    Shafer

    Offers a variety of campsites, with enough activities within minutes to provide days of fun! Fun on site includes swimming pool, enjoy mini golf, basketball, volleyball or horseshoes.

  • Cafesjian Carousel

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    St Paul

    Operated by volunteers in St. Paul's Como Park, this 68-horse carousel was built in 1914 and rescued from auction in 1988.

  • Hyland Play Area

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    Bloomington

    A fun play structure in the Hyland Lake Park Reserve in Minnesota, with an area for those under 5s and with disabilities.

  • Simply Jane Open Artists Studio

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    Minneapolis

    One of a kind budding artists attraction! Easily accessible professional artists studio with affordable fun designs on canvas and accessories. Professional paint, brushes and instruction. Ideal for ...

  • Edinborough Indoor Park

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    Edina

    An indoor park! 1 acre of parkland indoors with features including swimming, sports and a nearly 40 ft high climbing tree themed adventure play frame with unusual features and a large toddler area.

  • Spirit Mountain Adventure Park

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    Duluth

    Features include the Alpine Coaster, Mini Golf course, and Zip Line ride, plus snow tubing in the winter.

  • Big Thrill Factory

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    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! ...

  • WhirlyBall Twin Cities

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    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 ...

  • Apple Jack Orchards

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    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 ...

  • Bounce World

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    Rochester

    15,000 sq feet of Minnesota bounce playland! Kids can bounce their heart away for the day in a fun and colorful environment!

  • Skyline Lanes

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    Hermantown

    Ten pin bowling fun at Skyline Lanes with open bowling, cosmic bowling and even bowling leagues. Great family fun in Minnesota for that day out with those active kids!

  • Crayola Experience Minneapolis

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    Bloomington

    The magic of Crayola comes to life in Minnesota for kids, where they can create, play, and enjoy hands-on fun in over 60,000 sq ft of adventures!

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  • Big Splash Minnesota Indoor Waterpark

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    Alexandria

    38,000 square foot of Minnesota indoor waterpark featuring three exhilarating 4-story slides that twists and turns, "Lazy River" floating inner tube ride and more!

  • Cascade Bay

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    Eagan

    Check out one of the most popular water parks in Minnesota! From slides, lazy rivers, to shipwrecks, this is one water park ready to make a SPLASH!

  • Water Park of America

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    Bloomington

    Located inside the Radisson Hotel Bloomington, near Mall of America and soaring 90 feet above the Twin Cities' skyline, Water Park of America entertains both the young and young at heart. Surf on ...

  • Bunker Beach

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    Coon Rapids

    Cool your family off with Bunker Beach's fun waterslides, lazy river, a host of pools, and a play structure!

  • Valleyfair

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    Shakopee

    A family fun theme park with more than 75 rides and attractions on 90 acres, and is the largest amusement park in the upper Midwest! Impressive!

  • Nickelodeon Universe

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    Bloomington

    One of the country's leading family theme parks, offering 27 rides and attractions for ALL ages, as well as adventure golf and the highest Sky Trails rope course in the world!

  • International Wolf Center

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    Ely

    Take a walk on the wild side when you tour our interpretive facility and learn how wolves use those big ears, big eyes and those infamous big teeth. You'll meet our resident ambassador wolves and ...

  • Lake Superior Zoo

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    Duluth

    Visit fascinating animals from around the world at the Lake Superior Zoo. Situated in Fairmont Park in West Duluth, the zoo sits on over 16 acres at the base of Spirit Mountain. The rocky hillside, ...

  • Great Lakes Aquarium

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    Duluth

    Great Lakes Aquarium is a non-profit freshwater aquarium located in Duluth, MN. GLA is home to a variety of species found primarily in the Great Lakes Basin. Additional exhibits showcase animals ...

  • Minnesota Zoo

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    Apple Valley

    Our mission is to connect people, animals and the natural world., which means we're dedicated to inspiring people to act on behalf of the environment. To accomplish this, we provide award-winning ...

  • Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium

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    Bloomington

    Previously Underwater Adventures Aquarium, this fun Minnesota Sea Life Aquarium has over 10,000 sea creatures that the whole family can experience!

  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

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    Saint Paul

    The attractions located here include the zoo, the conservatory, an amusement park, a carousel, Lake Como, a golf course, a pool and more. The park receives more than 2.5 million visitors annually. ...

  • The Thomas Irvine Dodge Nature Center

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    West Saint Paul

    With farm animals, birds of prey and a mass of natural local wildlife, they have been teaching and enthralling kids for over forty years. Plus orchard, bee apiary and special events.

  • Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo

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    Byron

    Over 30 species of animal for observation, plus environmental education classes and workshops held largely aimed at children and a live snake exhibit in the Nature Centre. Green ski run and ...

  • Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours

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    Taylors Falls

    Daily Scenic Boat Tours available 7 days a week from May - to Mid October. Dinner Cruises available on Fri & Sat evenings. Picnic Cruises available on Wed evenings. A great family owned and run ...

  • Pipsqueaks Indoor Playground

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    Rochester

    Pipsqueaks, Rochester's INDOOR play zone, is designed for children kindergarten-age and younger to play under parental/guardian supervision. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking ...

  • Jumps and Downs

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    Shakopee

    A day of bouncing fun for kids of all ages!

  • Eagles Nest

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    New Brighton

    From climbing walls, to triple slides, ball pits and a foam forest, kids can play all day at this indoor playground in Minnesota!

  • Pump It Up Plymouth

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    Plymouth

    Inflatables, open jump, GLOW jump, and even sensory nights at this Minnesota indoor play experience for active kids!