Things to do in Monticello with kids

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Monticello
Indoor pool with waterslide and water amusements, an indoor play area, climbing wall, and much more all for one entry fee!
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.
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...
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
(22 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.
Pump It Up
(24 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!
Powder Ridge
(25 Miles)
Kimball
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4, beginners' hill, plus snow tubing and 4 different terrain training parks.
Bunker Beach
(25 Miles)
Coon Rapids
Six towering waterslides, a 900’ lazy river, leisure pool with climbing wall, zero-entry pool with a water play structure, creative sand play area, and Minnesota’s largest outdoor wave pool!
St Cloud
Two floors of exhibits, a family research center, children's playroom, and museum store provide visitors with an entertaining learning experience.
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.
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!
Chaska
Featuring natural style adventure playground, spacious gardens and exhibits, plus several tour options, sensory garden and more.
Eagles Nest
(34 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
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...
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
The Bell Museum of Natural History is a portal to experiences that bring people closer to the natural world. It is a small, personable place with big ideas, an historic state treasure, and a landmark destination. It is a familiar point-of-entry to th...
Minneapolis
Always free and open to the public, WAM is a can't-miss art museum housed in a striking stainless steel building on the U of MN campus.
A Maze N Farm
(1)
(37 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...
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 the whole family for creating works of art and fami...
Shakopee
A day of bouncing fun for kids of all ages!
Minneapolis
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, offering around 40% green runs, plus snow tubing hill and 2 terrain training parks.
Edina
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.
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.
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. Como Park is a free park and while no admission fee i...
Valleyfair
(39 Miles)
Shakopee
The park boasts more than 75 rides and attractions on 90 acres and is the largest amusement park in the upper Midwest.
Bloomington
The play structure includes platforms, hexagonal climbers and slides up to 50 feet long. There is also a section designed just for children under five or those with disabilities.
Bloomington
One of the country's leading family theme parks, offering 27 rides and attractions covering all ages over 36", with Family, Junior and Thrill rides categories plus adventure golf and the highest Sky Trails rope course in the world!
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 Minnesota's only Flow Rider Surf Simulator.
Bloomington
Over 10,000 sea creatures to observe in the recently revamped centre, previously the Underwater Adventures Aquarium.
The Works
(2)
(41 Miles)
Bloomington
Features 40 interactive, kid-powered exhibits that highlight mechanisms and simple machines, structures and shapes, and imaging and optical technologies. Kids 5 to 12 touch, try, build and play as they explore how things work!
St. Paul
The Minnesota Transportation Museum invites travelers of all ages to experience the changing world of transportation. We are constantly evolving. Come experience any one of our interactive exhibits, take a train, caboose, or bus ride, or simply stop...
Monkey House
(42 Miles)
White Bear Lake
5000 square ft indoor play and party center. Bounce houses, obstacle course, slide, rings, swings, foam pit and more! Open play times and private parties.
St Paul
Minnesota Children's Museum is at the heart of where fun meets learning. It's where kids can touch, climb, splash, crawl, push, pull, and press it all. Children ages 6 months through 10 years and their adult guests can explore seven galleries packed ...
Saint Paul
The Science Museum of Minnesota, founded in 1907, is a large regional science museum located on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown St. Paul. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Minnesota
St Paul
Devious Displays of Quackery, Fraud, Deceit and Deception -- the largest collection of medical chicanery and mayhem ever assembled under one roof. Step right up !!
St Paul
The MMAA was founded as an art school in 1927, when it formally incorporated as The Saint Paul School of Art. Collecting works of art, for instructional purposes, began in the late 1930's. Over time, the acquisition of additional paintings, works on ...
Saint Paul
Established in 1988, the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area includes 72 miles of the Mississippi River stretching from the cities of Dayton and Ramsey to just south of Hastings. One of the many fun places to go if you're looking for thing...
St Paul
Over 18,200 square feet of climbing surfaces, making Vertical Endeavors one of the largest indoor rock climbing facilities in the world! And its fun!
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.
Eagan
Vast range of indoor fun from classic playground and bouncy house to sports, construction play, moving playground, reading and art zone and a terrific hologram game.
Cascade Bay
(46 Miles)
Eagan
Cascade Bay,the largest outdoor Municipal waterpark in the Midwest offers 5 waterslides, zero-depth entry pool, lazy river, full concession stand and a 9-hole miniature golf course! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things...
Burnsville
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 years, with terrain split between green and blue runs, plus covered lift serviced tubing hill and several terrain training features.
Oakdale
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.
Minnesota Zoo
(1)
(48 Miles)
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 recreational, educational and conservation programs, l...
Woodbury
In a secure, stimulating environment, custom built to a child's scale, "Lookout Ridge" is a state-of-the-art indoor playground located on the lower level of Central Park. The playground complements the high quality and unique design of the Central Pa...
Stillwater
Offers a large, imaginative adventure playground with equipment designed for under 7s, and further open playspace around for older kids to play.
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.
Taylors Falls
Voted Best Family fun in the Metro Area! Several Water Rides, Alpine Slides, including a chairlift ride to the top of the mountain & Go-Karts. Green grass, picnic areas & Free Parking make this a great facitlity for everyone! No need to purchase a ti...
Taylors Falls
Wild Mountain Winter Recreation Area

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Hyland Ski and Snowboard Area

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Monkey House

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Big Thrill Factory

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Edinborough Indoor Park

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Maple Maze

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Good Times Park

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Lookout Ridge Indoor Playground

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Eagles Nest

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Pump It Up

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Jumps and Downs

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Fun places to visit in Monticello 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