Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Winter is in full bloom right now at the Como Park Conservatory. The Winter Flower Show is in full swing at the conservatory and a huge variety of sights and smells are on display, all for free!
Zoogoers are looking to the “Skye” Monday at St. Paul’s Como Park! The zoo introduced the 20-day-old giraffe named Skye to the public, who is the 18th of her kind to be born there in 20 years. Skye weighs 145 pounds and is already 6 feet tall, but she is likely to double in size in her first two years, according to zoo officials. Giraffes can grow as tall as 18 feet.
There’s no need to leave Minnesota for a great vacation this holiday season.
Parks, lakes, activities, romantic strolls, pubs and delis… St. Paul’s Como Park neighborhood has it all.
Like many places that endure long, difficult winters, Minnesota comes alive when the weather warms up. So many people from the Twin Cities — as Minneapolis and St. Paul are known — head to lakes in northern parts of the state that the city’s attractions truly open up to out-of-towners. And as in any urban area, some of the best are free.
Enjoy the great outdoors with a picnic. For some of the best picnic spots in the state, check out this list of must-visit locations.
The Como Park Zoo and Conservatory is helping pranksters again this April Fools’ Day. The zoo has set up four fake hotlines to help fool your co-workers, family and friends. Each hotline has a special pre-recorded message. You can trick people into calling Mr. Lion at 651-487-8266, Ms. Ella Fint at 651-487-8267, Ms. Wolf at 651-487-8268 or Ms. Anna Conda at 651-487-8289.
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Just in time for the warm temperatures, the amusement park at Como Park opens Saturday.
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