1Spring is here! Let’s get out and celebrate. Here are our top picks for places to enjoy spring in Minnesota

  1. Farm Babies at the MN Zoo – End of March thru April
  2. Tap into something sweet at a Maple Syrup Festival – March – April
  3. Go on a hike at a nature center and search for signs of spring
  4. Don’t forget to bring your baskets with you when you go Egg Hunting
  5. Prepare your nose for beautiful smells when you choose one of our Top Places to Stop & Smell the Roses (and other flowers, too)
  6. Grab your binoculars. Birds are everywhere! Eagles Migrating up the Mississippi, Trumpeter Swans at the park, nesting colonies at Pigeon Rookery
  7. See the baby animals and sheep shearing at Gale Woods Farm in Minnestrista.
  8. Sea Salt in Minneapolis opens for the season each year 11am on April 1st  
  9. Catch a baseball game outside! The Saints season starts late May and the Twins home opener is in early April
  10. Rent a bike! Nice Ride MN season starts early April. BikeMunk is keeping tabs on new bike sharing companies popping up around the country.
  11. SOAR Festival – National Eagle Center in Wabasha – Every weekend in March learners of all ages can enjoy activities and learn about and experience eagles, raptors, and birds of all types.
  12. Get outside and explore some new playgrounds, sKIDaddlers has over 150 playgrounds listed in the Twin Cities!
  13. May Day Parade and Festival in Minneapolis with larger than life puppets – May 5
  14. See the apple trees in bloom on the Apple Blossom Scenic Byway in Southern MN (generally Mid-May)
  15. Warm, sunny, spring day calls for one thing – ice cream! sKIDaddlers has over 50 listed in the Twin Cities alone!
  16. Celebrate the beginning of spring at the annual Art in Bloom celebration at the Minneapolis Institute of Art – April 14
  17. Start working on your summer bucket list!

sKIDaddlers was started by 2 local Minnesota moms with a love for traveling and a knack for research.  Learn more about us and what you can find on our site here.

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