Things To Do
Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium
Discover thousands of aquatic creatures, including a large collection of sharks, stingrays, freshwater fish & sea turtles. The 1,200,000-US-gallon (4,500,000 l) aquarium also features sea turtles, octopuses, and lobsters. Freshwater exhibits include game fish from the northern region of the United States, several giant catfish and a 180-pound (82 kg) alligator gar from the southern United States.
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Mall of America
Discover the country's largest indoor shopping mall and entertainment destination, where you'll find national retailers, family friendly dining, an aquarium, mini golf, and roller coasters.
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Valleyfair Amusement Park
Experience a day of exciting theme park fun with thrilling coasters, kiddie rides, a waterpark, family style dining, and live entertainment at the largest amusement park in the Upper Midwest.
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Buck Hill Ski Resort
From winter skiing, snowboarding and tubing to summer skiing, tubing and mountain biking, you'll enjoy 4 seasons of outdoor fun at this 16-run ski resort just minutes from downtown Minneapolis.
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Canterbury Horse Park
Place your bets on live thoroughbred and quarter horse racing events, wager on year 'round simulcast races or try your luck at poker and table games at this racetrack and casino.
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Discover more than 400 different species of native and exotic fish, birds, animals, and reptiles like tigers, moose, grizzly bears, dolphins, and leopard sharks at this 485-acre zoo near Minneapolis.
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