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Best Paintball In Minnesota

Play for fun or blood when you’re paintballing in Minnesota.

07/03/2015

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Best Fireworks In Minnesota

Minnesota will light up the skies on the Fourth of July to celebrate our nation’s independence. Of all the pyrotechnics events in Minnesota, here are five that stand out.

06/26/2015

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Family Guide To Minnesota Aquariums

Despite being landlocked, Minnesota offers views of some of nature’s most beautiful and mysterious creatures. From the Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium to the Minnesota Zoo & Aquarium, you have the chance to get up close and personal with marine life you, otherwise, would never encounter.

06/19/2015

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Best Go Kart Tracks In Minnesota

Go-Karting never goes away in Minnesota.

06/12/2015

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Best Skate Parks In Minnesota

Aging skater punks have been known to frequent this spot, not surprisingly with its affluent locale. Grups can ditch the family, or take them with, and show off a worry free acid drop.

06/05/2015

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Best Tennis Courts In Minnesota

Tennis in Minnesota? Grab your racket and hit one of these local courts.

05/29/2015

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Best Places to Celebrate National Pet Month In Minnesota

The goal of National Pet Month is to remind the populous of all the great benefits of pet ownership. Most pet people don’t need any convincing to appreciate their animal companions, in fact, many are looking for just another excuse to go the extra mile to spoil them rotten.

05/22/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

We love our pets. Keeping them happy and cool during the dog days of summer means more than just keeping them out of a hot locked car while you run into the grocery store.

05/15/2015

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Minnesota

Get your mom something special this Mother’s Day.

05/08/2015

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Best Places To Get Flowers In Minnesota

The beauty of a beautiful bouquet of flowers never fails to get a smile.

05/07/2015

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Best Places To Do Arts & Crafts For The Whole Family In Minnesota

Nurture the creativity of each member of your family, no matter what their age. These Minnesota arts and crafts studios allow you to bring out the artist within while sticking together.

05/01/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Minnesota

Feel good about bringing your kids to the gym with you.

04/24/2015

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Best Places To Go On A Picnic In Minnesota

April 23rd marks National Picnic Day. Why not bask in the sun and enjoy a leisurely lunch outdoors? If you’re yearning for the ideal picnic spot, look no further than this list of five top places to picnic in Minnesota.

04/17/2015

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Best Family-Friendly Bike Trails In Minnesota

Get out the Burley and take the family biking this weekend.

04/10/2015

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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In Minnesota

Let the kids run free at these local parks and playgrounds.

04/03/2015

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Best Dog Runs In Minnesota

Sometimes dogs just want to run free! These dog run areas in the Twin Cities give dogs that freedom.

03/27/2015

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Best Family Hikes In Minnesota

Hiking is great way to get the family outdoors and experience the beauty of nature. No matter the level of difficulty or what type of landscape you’re looking for, our list of five favorite Minnesota hikes cover a little bit of everything.

03/20/2015

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Ask An Expert: Spring Break Staycation Activities For Kids In Minnesota

Take a Minnesota staycation. Travel expert Judith Ramsey can tell you how.

03/13/2015

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Ask An Expert: How To Give Your Picky Eater More Healthy Foods

When all else fails, ask an expert. Sue Parks, a local nutritionist, has some creative ways to help encourage more nutrition in your family’s diet.

03/06/2015

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Best Dog Parks In Minnesota

If you truly love your dog, provide a refreshing change with these new experiences. It’s time to break away from the same old walk down the street while restrained by a leash.

02/27/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Keeping Your Kids Entertained On A Snow Day

Susan Grage has been working in childcare for over 10 years, with the YMCA and within her own family as well. Sue shared with us some great ideas for snow days that range from careful planning to on-the-fly fun.

02/20/2015

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Best Ski Slopes For Kids Near Minnesota

Families wanting to ski don’t need to venture out west to hit the slopes. Minnesota and our Midwest neighbors offer plenty of options for the youngest ski-lovers within a quick drive.

02/13/2015

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Best Valentine’s Day Dates For Parents In Minnesota

Valentine’s Day means some kid-free time with your honey. Lock down a babysitter and enjoy one of these adults-only outings in Minnesota.

02/06/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: After-School Activity Ideas

Searching for after-school activities to suit your child can be a daunting task. Eyenga Bokamba may help you get a head start with her uniquely broad perspective on youth programs.

01/30/2015

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Best Kids’ Martial Arts Classes In Minnesota

Influence positive development in your child with one of these five outstanding martial arts programs for kids.

01/23/2015

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