Family & Pets
Find the best rinks in the best state for winter sports.
Pick up the best winter gear for your little friends at these Minnesota shops.
Bring your caroling group to any of these venues in Minnesota for a warm welcoming.
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.
Don’t let bad weather keep your kids cooped up. Keep them entertained with these activities.
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.
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.
Make the holidays special with these family-focused events around 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Come on out and enjoy some fall fun, festivals and a wide variety of apple picking.
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.
The sky is the limit here in the state of Minnesota when it comes to snapping a priceless photograph.
If your pooch could talk, he would likely say “bow-wow” when you set foot on any one of these amazing dog walking trails within Minnesota.
Break free from your local, go-to park and try one of these unique Twin Cities playgrounds. They are sure to elicit squeals of delight from kids and sighs of relief from adults.
Celebrate the final days of summer with family at these outdoor Minnesota hot spots.
Look to these events in Minnesota on Labor Day weekend to have some fun with the family during those last warm days.
Look no further in Minnesota for the best dog walkers to help your pooch release pent-up energy, burn a few extra pounds or mark their favorite fire hydrant.
Clueless about planning a baby shower? Read these tips from a Minnesota expert.
Summertime unleashes a wave of events that embrace the spirit and weather of the season. Check out our must-go list of zoo and aquarium events throughout Minnesota this summer.
If you and your family would like to offer assistance to someone else in need, look into these five opportunities for families in Minnesota.
Check out these local vacation ideas for a Minnesota getaway that takes advantage of the sunshine and the diversity of our state.