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Most Famous Ice Rinks In Minnesota

Find the best rinks in the best state for winter sports.

12/27/2013

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Best Spots To Find Winter Gear For Pets In Minnesota

Pick up the best winter gear for your little friends at these Minnesota shops.

12/20/2013

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Best Places To Go Caroling In Minnesota

Bring your caroling group to any of these venues in Minnesota for a warm welcoming.

12/13/2013

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Best Places To Take Photos With Santa In Minnesota

No waiting in line here as Santa strolls from table to table to visit and pose for pictures you take with your own camera. Meanwhile, kids occupy themselves with snacks from the Call of the Wild restaurant, available craft activities or coloring sheets.

12/06/2013

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Best Bad Weather Activities For Kids In Minnesota

Don’t let bad weather keep your kids cooped up. Keep them entertained with these activities.

11/29/2013

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Best Activities For Kids In Minnesota Over Thanksgiving Weekend

After the turkey and stuffing have been gobbled up, take the kids to burn some energy over the long Thanksgiving weekend. Entertain them (and tire them out) at one of these Minnesota favorites.

11/22/2013

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Best Christmas Tree Cutting Experiences In Minnesota

Each tree-cutting location on this list has one thing in common: are all independently owned and have unique varieties or selections of Christmas trees to choose from.

11/15/2013

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Best Unique Holiday Experiences For Kids In Minnesota

Make the holidays special with these family-focused events around Minnesota.

11/08/2013

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Guide To Preparing For Your High School Dance In Minnesota

With a new school year comes a crop of high school dances to prepare and plan for – homecomings, winter formals and proms. Turn to these Twin Cities businesses to make your big dance an easy and fun experience.

11/01/2013

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Free Fall Activities For Families In Minnesota

Taking the brood out on a nice fall day doesn’t have to break the bank. Stick those bills back in your wallet and head out for one of these fun (and free) local activities.

10/25/2013

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Best Pumpkin Patches In Minnesota

The quest for the perfect pumpkin is on. Embrace this autumn ritual with one of these Minnesota pumpkin patches that turn plain pumpkin picking into a seasonal festivity.

10/18/2013

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Best Corn Mazes In Minnesota

You know what they say – nothing celebrates a fall day like wandering around a cornfield in complete bewilderment. Okay, maybe nobody actually says that, but apparently a lot of Minnesotans think getting lost outdoors in the crisp October weather is great fun.

10/11/2013

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Best Neighborhoods For Trick-Or-Treating In Minnesota

Here are six great neighborhoods for trick-or-treating in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Rogers, Minn. leads the list as the best place to raise kids. Five Minneapolis neighborhoods follow because they should provide the most candy with the least walking and greater safety according to Zillow.com. They are Fulton, Lynnhurst, Linden Hills, Tangletown and Cedar-Isles-Dean.

10/04/2013

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Best Apple Picking In Minnesota

Come on out and enjoy some fall fun, festivals and a wide variety of apple picking.

09/27/2013

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A Guide To The Minnesota Zoo

Minnesotans are lucky to have a treasure like the Minnesota Zoo in our own backyard. But many families are not aware of the behind-the-scenes options, special events and places to go to make your zoo excursion a breeze when traveling with kids. Here are a few insider tips.

09/20/2013

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