best-of-minnesota-2Welcome to the Best of Minnesota. We’ve compiled kid-friendly favorites from our collection so you can find cool places to go even faster!


Best Places to take Toddlers and Preschoolers during the Week – Each day of the week you can find many fun activities to do with your little one around the Twin Cities.  Plan a fun outing with our list of all the best story times, open gyms and hands-on learning activities in the metro.

Best Indoor Spaces for Early Risers – Rise and Shine! Do you feel like your children are rarin’ to go before most businesses are even open? You’re not alone. We have a list of indoor places that open before 10am. Now grab that cup of coffee and get moving!

Best Places for an Indoor Playdate – The Twin Cities has hundreds of fun indoor activities for you and your minis. Try one of these cool spots for your next playdate.

Best Indoor Places around the Twin Cities You’ve Been Meaning to Check Out on a Rainy Day – Rainy weekend weather forecast getting you down? Fear not! Now is a great opportunity to check out all those places you’ve been meaning to check out around town

Best Indoor Activities for Teens & Tweens in the Twin Cities – sKIDaddlers has many great indoor activity ideas for the big kids and those young at heart, such as go-karts, climbing walls, riddle rooms, and more.

More Indoor Fun for Teens – New and exciting places to take your teen this weekend!


Best Pick Your Own Berry Farms in the Twin CitiesThere are more than 60 U-pick or pick-your-own farms in the greater Twin Cities area — and that includes farms with fresh berries! Read our article, featured in Minnesota Parent, about 6 farms near you.

Best Spots around Minnesota to Dip Your Toes in the Water – Lakes, splash pads, waterparks.. there are a ton of fun ways to get your feet wet this summer.

More of the Best Minnesota Hikes for Families – Hiking is such a great family activity… it’s free, it’s great exercise, you get all the positive benefits of spending time in nature and it’s something people of all ages can do if you pick the right trail! We have 11 more of the best hikes for families, so find one that matches your broods pace and go for a hike!

Best Minnesota Hikes for Families – Get out and breathe some fresh Minnesota air! These family favorites have hiking opportunities for toddlers to adults.

Best Minnesota Family Friendly Bike Trails – Pump up your tires and get ready to ride with one of our top family-friendly bike trails.

Best Outdoor Activities for Teens & Tweens in the Twin Cities – sKIDaddlers has many great outdoor activity ideas for the big kids and those young at heart.

Best Places to Enjoy Spring in Minnesota – Spring is here! Let’s get out and celebrate. How about petting some baby animals? tasting some maple syrup? trying a new playground?

Best Places to Stop & Smell the Roses (and Other Flowers, too!) – Whether it’s the sweet aroma of the flowers you seek, a brightly colored backdrop for a perfect photo opp with your children, or a scavenger hunt through the woods. So find the perfect wildflower, this top list will have you stopping to smell and photograph all of your beautiful surroundings

Best Places for Outdoor Winter Fun in Minnesota  Fresh snow on the ground, bright blue skies above, and that crisp, cool air in the lungs. It’s time to pull out the boots, mittens, and sunglasses… and enjoy one of Minnesota’s many wonderful outdoor winter activities.


Best Kids Eat Free Restaurants in Minnesota – Eating out can get expensive, quick. Check out our Top 15 Kids Eat Free Spots in Minnesota and put some of that money back in your pocket!

Best Places for Sugar in the Cities – Sweets comes in many shapes and sizes – cupcakes, candy, ice cream, and donuts to name a few. The Twin Cities has an indulgently delicious number of options to tame even the sweetest sweet tooth.

Best of Asian Dining with a Twist– These Pan-Asian restaurants are sure to keep the whole gang happy. They bring not only delicious noodles but also a fun twist on the dining experience. Mongolian BBQs, Japanese Steak Houses, and Dim Sum.


Most Unique Places for an Overnight Stay in Minnesota & Wisconsin – From llama trekking, B&B’s to dog sled lodges and treehouse resorts, this list provides 10 very unusual places for an overnight stay in the MN & WI area.

Best Minnesota Resorts, Cabins, and Lodge Getaways – There’s no need to drive hours away from the Cities to find a perfect vacation destination for the family. Resorts, cabins, and lodges are available across the state.

Best Waterpark Hotels – Water, water everywhere. These Midwest waterpark hotels boast crazy slides, lazy rivers, kiddie play areas, and more!


Amazing Places Animal Lovers Should Know About – If you live in the Twin Cities and have kids, you have probably been to the Como Zoo and the Minnesota Zoo more times than you can count. If you have an animal lover in your family, expand your animal experiences beyond the zoo!

Best Birthday Party Ideas in Minnesota – Looking for a special birthday party, but don’t have time to do all the researching? We have literally hundreds of ideas for places to have a party. We even have ideas for hosting amazing events in your home.

Super Ideas for Places to Bring Dad – Father’s Day is around the corner. Give dad the superhero treatment he deserves by bringing him to one of these top 12 super spots

Awesome Adventures in the Twin Cities that You Have Never Heard Of – Bike with a park ranger, relax at the koi pond in a Japanese garden, eat at an alien-themed hot dog joint with roasted s’mores. All this and more on our list of awesome adventures you’ve never heard of.

20 More Places You’ve Never Heard of

Most Quintessential Spots in Minnesota to Take Out of Town Guests– Woo out of town guests by bringing them to some of the most classic, and kid-friendly, places in Minnesota. With so many to choose from you are all sure to have a good time.

Best Places Near You to Turn into an Adventure – Maybe it’s somewhere you have never been or just a new way to look at somewhere you frequent!

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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