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Best Science Exhibits In Minnesota

Although science may not have been a favorite subject in school, science exhibits contribute to a lot of understanding and knowledge about the world around us. Visit these science exhibits in your community.

08/11/2014

Minnesota Children's Museum

Guide To The Minnesota Children’s Museum

Kids learn through creative play with loads of stimulating environments and activities to discover at the Minnesota Children’s Museum. Before stopping by, check out this list of tips and tricks to make your visit easier.

04/04/2014

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Minnesota’s Best Attractions For Kids

Summer break? Holiday off from school? Weekend excursion? These kid-friendly hotspots are sure to make the little ones smile.

03/15/2014

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Wander, Minnesota: Spring Break Staycations

Schools around the metro are taking that week-long (more or less) holiday known as spring break, now through mid April. Whether going out of town isn’t in your financial picture right now, or you’d just rather stay home, here are some ideas to keep your family from going stir-crazy—especially if it snows again next week. The classic kid-venture spots never fail to entertain: the Science Museum of Minnesota (especially with the Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibit having just opened, and it’s fantastic), which might be paired with a trip to the Minnesota Children’s Museum, which just opened its Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice exhibit;

03/14/2014

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Best Museum Exhibits This Spring In Minnesota

Get your culture on this spring with some of the best museum exhibits in Minnesota.

02/24/2014

"Hot Tub Time Machine" by Dusty Thune, Dave Thune and Chelsea Olson -- all of Saint Paul. (credit: St. Paul Winter Carnival)

Five Kid-Friendly Alternatives To The Super Bowl In Minnesota

Have some family fun on Super Bowl Sunday without the football.

01/24/2014

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Best Tourist Attractions In Minnesota Worth The Hype

Check out this variety of attractions around Minnesota. One of them is sure to be worth the hype for you.

11/23/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Not-So-Scary Halloween Events

Halloween is almost here. Have you checked out the metro’s haunted houses? There are tons of scary things to do for older Halloween fans. But where you can take the little, more easily scared ones?

10/18/2013

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Best Exhibits To Visit This Summer In Minnesota

Take some time off this summer to visit great Chicago events and exhibits.

05/06/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Mother’s Day Ideas

It’s only a couple of weeks until Mother’s Day. Have you made plans for the special mom in your life? If you’d like some ideas of things to do besides go out to eat, consider one of these options.

04/23/2013

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Best Places To Entertain Grandparents On A Budget In MN

At times it may be difficult to find suitable and affordable events that entertain grandparents. Many stores and restaurants offer grandparent and senior citizen discounts, but before planning the next outing with grandma and grandpa, you may want to check out some of these best places to entertain grandparents on a budget in Minnesota.

03/01/2013

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Best Family-Friendly New Year’s Parties In Minnesota

From rockin’ rollercoasters to candlelit hikes, we’ve got you and your family covered this New Year’s Eve.

12/28/2012

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Best Twin Cities Indoor Family Spots

The spring, summer and fall months in Minnesota are made for living life out in the great outdoors (some die-hard snowbirds would argue winter is too). But with Midwest weather you never know what to expect. Sunny and 70 degrees one day … rainy and humid the next. But that doesn’t mean you have to stop the fun and stay cooped up in the house on a rainy day — especially when there are kids involved.

So if you are sick and tired of drizzles and downpours, look no further. We’ve put together what we think are 10 of the best activities in the Twin Cities that can keep your family dry (well, mostly) and entertained on a rain day.

CBS Minnesota–07/15/2011

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Minnesota Memorial Weekend Family Fun Guide

Looking for something to do this Memorial Day weekend? A drag race at Brainerd International Speedway, special guided tour at the Mill City Museum, and spending time in Grand Marais are just a few of the highlights Minnesota has to offer.

05/27/2011

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Wander Minnesota: President’s Day Weekend

After our patch of spring weather, winter returns. But at least it brings a long weekend for many with President’s Day. Basically that means there’s a whole weekend’s worth of playing to be done. Here’s just a sample of what’s in store.

02/17/2011

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