Just because the sun’s not out so we can’t go out and play doesn’t mean we have to stay home. Try one of these fun-filled favorite places around the Cities!

  1. State Capital –  Tour this Renaissance Revival masterpiece loaded with murals and heroic historical paintings created by some of the finest artists of the early 20th century. See more historical buildings 
  2. Midtown Global Market – Feel the energy of this vibrant community that resides inside the Midtown Global Market. Try food from a country you’ve always wanted to visit, and if it’s a hit then maybe pick up a trinket from that country at one of the stands to commemorate the day. Free Wednesdays & Friday Family Nights. See more free indoor fun
  3. Wild Rumpus – Cozy up with your kids in the corner of Wild Rumpus with a good book and perhaps a cat on your lap. See more book stores and story times
  4. Riverview Theater – With its classic movie theater design + $2 kids matinee pricing you can’t go wrong. See more Movie Theater Discounts & Promotions
  5. Color Me Mine – Get in touch with your family’s artsy side. Perhaps you can paint something special to give to the grandparents as a gift. See more places for arts & crafts
  6. Williston Fitness Center – This is not your typical fitness center. Williston Fitness center offers a splash pad, pool, and treehouse play area. Who needs summer anyways? See more indoor playgrounds and indoor splash pads
  7. Choo Choo Bob’s Train Store – All aboard! Head on down to Choo Choo Bob’s and check out all the trains. Playtables are a-waiting! See more special toy stores
  8. Chatterbox Pub – Catch weekend breakfast or lunch at the Chatterbox Pub! Great menu with a side of board games to boot! See more restaurants with fun things to play with for the kids
  9. Good Times Park – Let the kids get that energy out! They have a playground, bounce area, soccer court, building block section, and more. Pack a lunch and stay a while. You can bring food in. See more indoor amusement centers and indoor playgrounds
  10. Foshay Tower Museum & Observatory – Check out the views at the Foshay Tower, Minnesota’s first skyscraper, and then get lost wandering around the elaborate Minneapolis skyway system. See more museums

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