in Saint Paul, MN (showing 1 - 12 out of 16)

The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

1255 Estabrook Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55103   Directions

(651) 487-8200


You can let your wild ones run free at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. Admission is free, although donations are suggested. See exhibits and attractions that house the big cats, the primates, the exotic birds, the hoofed creatures, the wild wolves and even polar bears. Head over to the Conservatory afterward to see, smell and possibly taste plants from all over the world.

Como Town

1301 Midway Pkwy
Saint Paul, MN 55103   Directions

(651) 487-2121


Hidden in the four-acres beside the zoo, Como Town is a lesser-known attraction in Como Park but an excellent one for children between the ages 2 and 12. This amusement park offers rides such as a carousel, bumper cars, a Tilt-A-Whirl and more! In addition to the rides and Splash Zone, Como Town offers carnival games, puppet shows and other family-fun.

Creative Kidstuff

3939 E 46th St
Minneapolis, MN 55406   Directions

(800) 353-0710


The kids will feel like children in a...well, a toy store when you take them to Creative Kidstuff. This unique toy store sells useful, durable and educational toys that will quickly become a child’s favorite. Browse through the selection of creative, original and non-mass market toys for the perfect gift. If you are young or young at heart, come in and play!

Highland Park Aquatic Center

1840 Edgcumbe Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55116   Directions

(651) 695-3773


Have a blast at the Highland Park Aquatic Center, the perfect place to cool off during the dog days of summer. Get a workout at the eight-lane lap pool, lounge about in the splash pad, show off your skills on the diving boards, ride down the water and drop slides and let the kids goof off in their own activity pool. There is even a climbing wall!

Indian Mounds Park

10 Mounds Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55106   Directions

(651) 632-5111


Visit the site of the Hopewell Native American burial grounds. Indian Mounds Park is home to the remaining 6 prehistoric mounds in the Saint Paul area, since the rest were destroyed as the town was developed. These burial mounds are protected for their historical significance, although you can picnic or play at the nearby playgrounds.

Landmark Center

75 5th St
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions

(651) 292-3225


Stop by the cultural center for music, dance, theater, exhibitions and other special events. The Landmark Center is the most well known entertainment venue in Saint Paul, and has been a vital part of the city since it was built in 1902. Originally a post office and courthouse, this historic building plays a major role in the Saint Paul arts scene.

Mall of America

8100 24th Ave
Bloomington, MN 55425   Directions

(952) 883-8800


Since 1992, the Mall of America has revolutionized the shopping experience. The second largest mall on the continent of North America, the Mall of America offers more than just retail shopping opportunities. Visit the amusement parks and attractions inside, eat at some of the best fine dining options or grab some grub at the food court before, after or during your shopping.

Minnesota Children’s Museum

10 7th St W
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions

(651) 225-6000


Bring the kids out to a place where they can touch, climb, splash, crawl, push, pull and press everything in sight. The Minnesota Children’s Museum offers fun-filled, hands-on exhibitions and attractions that allow children to explore and learn about the world by playing. Children can learn about the natural world, other cultures, history and art at the different galleries.

Minnesota History Center

345 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions

(651) 259-3000


View the Minnesota Historical Society’s collection of art, archaeological artifacts, documents, books and other attractions at the Minnesota History Center. This museum and library house the largest amount of materials regarding the state’s past. Learn about the history of Minnesota, or simply stop by for one of the many performances or other special events hosted in this large facility.

Minnesota Museum of American Art

141 E 4th St
Saint Paul, MN 55101   Directions

(651) 797-2571


Admire the masterpieces of artists from both the past and the present at the Minnesota Museum of American Art. See a collection of permanent and traveling exhibits and attractions dedicated to unleashing and revealing the creative potential of the community, featuring American art from the 19th century to the present.

Nickelodeon Universe

5000 Center Court
Bloomington, MN 55425   Directions

(952) 883-8800


Located in the Mall of America, Nickelodeon Universe offers a variety of entertainment based on your favorite Nickelodeon shows and characters. Go head over heels at attractions like the Spongebob Squarepants Rock Bottom Plunge, let your rugrats race in the Raptormobiles or challenge yourself on the Flying Dutchman Ghostly Gangplank Ropes and Adventure Course, the highest Sky Trail in the world.

Rice Park

109 W 4th St
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions

(651) 266-6400


Whether you are looking for a wedding venue, the right spot to propose or just looking for a romantic first date, head over to Rice Park. The tranquil fountain and lovely landscaping create a peaceful, lovely mood—and is even more romantic in the evening or at night. Take a walk along the pathways or have a seat on one of the benches.

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