Zoos in Shafer

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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. Como Park is a free park and while no admission fee i...
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.
Bloomington
Over 10,000 sea creatures to observe in the recently revamped centre, previously the Underwater Adventures Aquarium.
Minnesota Zoo
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(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...
Hayward
This 35 acre animal farm and recreation center has farm animals, a picnic area, wild animals, a maze, playground and walks. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Wisconsin
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, majestic pines and the picturesque Kingsbury Creek,...
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 from both freshwater and marine habitats around the ...
Minocqua
Looking for an unforgettable family adventure? Visit the one and only northwoods zoo. Everyone from tots and teens to couples and seniors, WILDWOOD WILDLIFE PARK guarantees the best entertainment value by all there is to see and do. Come see why gene...
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 learn how they communicate, play, hunt and eat. See wh...
Wisconsin Dells
Experience an up close and personal encounter with a variety of animals guaranteed to give you memories for a lifetime. Enjoy the new Camel Ride or a take stroll around the Storybook Gardens, this will be an experience you and your family will be sur...
Rock Springs
Offering self guided tours of the rescue facility, plus 3 varying led-tour types for a more intensive experience, including Morning Feeding and the thrilling Night Tour.
Chahinkapa Zoo
(195 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,...
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!
Valleyfair
(53 Miles)
Shakopee
The park boasts more than 75 rides and attractions on 90 acres and is the largest amusement park in the upper Midwest.
Arnolds Park
(182 Miles)
Arnolds Park
Built in 1889 - during the golden age of amusement parks - Historic Arnolds Park is one of the longest operating amusement parks in the world. It features classic rides and attractions like a wooden roller coaster named The Legend, the Queen II exc...
Wisconsin Dells
We measure fun in SCREAMS PER SECOND. Find us at the intersection of Stand Rock Road and Broadway at the Wisconsin River Bridge in beautiful Wisconsin Dells.
Wisconsin Dells
No matter the weather, the time of year nor your taste in water and theme park attractions, Mt. Olympus beckons as a land of myth and adventure where the only thing you will never be, is bored.
Extreme World
(190 Miles)
Wisconsin Dells
Welcome to Extreme World in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Located in the heart of Wisconsin Dells, Extreme World is the largest extreme sports park of it's kind in the Midwest.
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...
Bunker Beach
(29 Miles)
Coon Rapids
Cool your family off with Bunker Beach's fun waterslides, lazy river, a host of pools, and a play structure!
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.
Cascade Bay
(44 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...
Eau Claire
Chaos Water Park, inside the resort, is packed with ways to thrill, explore and find your ultra human strengths. This award-winning comic book park is filled with more than typical slides and rivers; it’s an entire universe of heroes, villains and ...
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...
Prairie du Chien
Come check out our body slide, waterfall spa, activity pool with water basketball, children's pool with water geysers, kids' slide, prehistoric fish and much more!
Wisconsin Dells
From the extreme to the sublime, the indoor and outdoor waterparks at Chula Vista Resort have been designed to meet the needs for everyone. With state of the art slides, relaxing lazy river, private pool side cabanas and Magnificent mega arcade
Wisconsin Dells
OVER 200,000 Sq. Ft. and nearly 500,000 Gallons of Indoor & Outdoor Water Park FUN! YEAR ROUND enjoy our 38,000 sq .ft. Indoor Waterpark Areas.
Wisconsin Dells
Here at Mt. Olympus in Wisconsin Dells you will find 37 steep and slippery slides, 6 hair-raising roller coasters and 8 curve-hugging go-kart tracks, all sitting on 156 acres of adventure. Mt. Olympus is more than just another waterpark it's the bi...
Rain Tree Resort
(191 Miles)
Wisconsin Dells
With our indoor and outdoor waterparks, huge arcade, lounge and cafe. The RainTree Resort is the perfect Wisconsin Dells getaway for parents and children.
Wisconsin Dells
Noah's Ark boasts America's Longest Watercoaster, "Black Anaconda", The Worlds Largest Bowl Ride "Time Warp" and the ONLY 4D Dive-In Theater in the world, featuring the SpongeBob SquarePants 4D Movie. Noah's Ark features, 49 waterslides, 2 huge wave ...
Wisconsin Dells
With 125,000 square feet of wet & wild indoor fun, no matter what the weather is like outside, you can splish splash all day long at Kalahari. Stand up surf or boogie board 365 days a year on the FlowRider®! Experience the thrill of the Master Blast...
Wisconsin Dells
Indoor surfing, huge wave pool, magnificent lazy river, tube slides, body slides, family raft rides, zero depth entry interactive play areas and so much more!
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 business on the beautiful and scenic St Croix River i...
Warrens
Visit the Cranberry Discovery Center where you can learn all about this “berry” unique crop. Through storyboards, video, sound recordings, static and interactive displays. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to...
Monkey House
(27 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.
Eagles Nest
(31 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!
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...
Maple Maze
(39 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.
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.
Pump It Up
(44 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!
Shakopee
A day of bouncing fun for kids of all ages!
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 for things to do with kids in Minnesota
Arnolds Park
Putt your way through the world of 18th century pirates-- under cascading waterfalls, across a natural stream and past pirate ship ruins! Nestled in a naturally beautiful landscape, this 18-hole course will delight your family. With our elaborate ...
Wisconsin Dells
Entertaining indoor fun with an XD theatre ride, rope course and 24 lane bowling facility.
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 ...
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
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
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
An art filled day for those creative and museum loving families.
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...

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

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Bell Museum of Natural History

(37 Miles) Museums in Minneapolis

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Cafesjian Carousel

(34 Miles) Kids Fun in St Paul

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Hyland Ski and Snowboard Area

(48 Miles) Skiing in Minneapolis

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Nickelodeon Universe

(46 Miles) Theme Parks in Bloomington

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Cascade Bay

(44 Miles) Waterparks in Eagan

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The Mississippi

(35 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Saint Paul

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Vertical Endeavors St Paul

(33 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in St Paul

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Wild Mountain Ski Resort

(7 Miles) Skiing in Taylors Falls

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Pump It Up

(44 Miles) Indoor Play in Plymouth

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Maple Maze

(39 Miles) Indoor Play in Maple Grove

Fun places to visit in Shafer 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