Things to Do in the Twin Cities Gateway

The Twin Cities Gateway area is a great travel destination with various exciting attractions. You have the offerings of things to do in Minneapolis, things to do in St. Paul, the Mall of America and more just a short drive away. You also have very exciting attractions options in the Twin Cities Gateway communities including Adventure Seaplanes, golf, shopping, aquatic centers, the National Sports Center and more.

Browse the things to do in Twin Cities below. You can sort by category and view more details at the attractions’ websites. Click on the images for an expanded view of the things to do in Twin Cities.

We invite you to explore our site and learn more about the Twin Cities Gateway communities and the lodging options available. We hope you have fun in one of our communities and enjoy our Twin Cities attractions.



10K Brewing

Category: Breweries/Wineries | Destination: Anoka

2005 2nd Ave
Anoka, MN 55303

Nice Beer. Nice People.

Anoka County's first and only taproom, and we are awesome. 10K Brewing is the story of a brother and sister team who have spent their entire lives in Minnesota, and want to share their love for craft beer with the world.

10K Brewing
10K Brewing
10K Brewing
10K Brewing

Adventure Seaplanes

Category: Travel | Destination: Lino Lakes

6980 Lake Drive
Lino Lakes, MN 55014
P: 612-868-4243

Twin Cities Seaplane Tours – an urban metropolis defined by lakes and rivers. There is no way to match the overall perspective on the area's natural and human-made wonders then from a low-flying aircraft! The Mighty Mississippi, Scenic St Croix River, Historic Stillwater, Skyscrapers of St Paul & Minneapolis, 1000's of lakes, the mansions of Minnetonka. Combine the amazing views with the unique thrill of flying off the water in a vintage bushplane, and you have an essential Minnesota experience that visitors and locals alike will remember for a lifetime.

Adventure Seaplanes

Alloy Brewing Company

Category: Breweries/Wineries | Destination: Coon Rapids

2700 Coon Rapids Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN
P: 763-432-0939

Alloy Brewing Company is a brewery and tap room in Coon Rapids. One of the founding principles of this brewery is the act of giving back and supporting the community. For every dollar brought into the taproom via merchandise sales, growler sales or pint sales, a percentage of profits will be donated to charity. The owners are committed to creating a unique and genuine ‘Alloy experience’ with each of their customers and aim to grow and expand their line of beers.

Alloy Brewing Company
Alloy Brewing Company

Anoka Aquatic Center

Category: Waterparks | Destination: Anoka

1551 Seventh Avenue
Anoka, MN 55303
P: 763-576-2980

The Anoka Aquatic Center offers a great opportunity for summer fun for the whole family, featuring a 200-foot wear slide, shallow play area, large concession stand, a sand volleyball court and large shaded areas to cool down on a hot summer day. New for 2015, a 12-foot climbing wall was installed for those seeking something a little more adventurous and if you fall off the wall, you fall into the pool. A picnic area and playground can be found at the adjacent George Green Park.

Features

12' Climbing wall (new for 2015) • 200' waterslide • 1 meter diving board • Adventure walk • Zero-depth entry • Huge shallow play area • Slide for youth under 42 • Water play structure with sprays & fountains • Large concession stand • Sand volleyball court • 5 large shade umbrellas • Over 250 lounge chairs • Picnic area and playground adjacent to the facility in George Green Park
Anoka Aquatic Center
Anoka Aquatic Center
Anoka Aquatic Center
Anoka Aquatic Center

Anoka County - Blaine Airport

Category: Travel | Destination: Blaine

8891 Airport Road
Blaine, MN 55449
P: 763-717-0001

Antiques on Main

Category: Shopping | Destination: Anoka

212 East Main Street
Anoka, MN 55303
P: 763-323-3990

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts

Category: Entertainment | Destination: Fridley

6666 East River Road
Fridley, MN 55432
P: 763-574-1850

The Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts building is available for rental. Our unique space and historic facility can be used for your meetings, classes, workshops, retreats, readings, or small receptions. With many rooms, the space is perfect for small groups. Our largest space accommodates 45 people. Rental is affordable, starting at just $50 per day. Please note that we do not have a kitchen, so catering options may be limited.

Blaine Baseball Complex

Category: Recreation | Destination: Blaine

1150 Paul Parkway
Blaine, MN 55449

The Blaine Baseball Complex is highly regarded by many coaches and players as one of the premier baseball complexes in the state. It showcases 3 full-size (1 lighted) and 3 little league (2 lighted) baseball fields complete with dugouts and electronic scoreboards. It also features a handicapped accessible field known as the Miracle League Field, the first ever in Minnesota. In addition the complex has a lighted multi-use field for football, soccer and lacrosse.

Blaine Conquer Ninja Gym

Category: Recreation | Destination: Blaine

1467 101st Ave. NE
Blaine, MN 55449
P: 952-378-1285

Conquer Ninja Gyms are ninja warrior training and obstacle course facilities located in Minnesota. This is the ONLY facility in the metro area dedicated to individuals seeking ninja warrior and obstacle adventure race training. Conquer Ninja Gym is specifically designed for both kids (ages 5 and up) and adults. They have full size and smaller scale obstacles. The trainers have diverse backgrounds in obstacle training and many have competed on the show, American Ninja Warrior!

Blaine Conquer Ninja Gym
Blaine Conquer Ninja Gym

Bowlero

Category: Recreation | Destination: Blaine

11351 Ulysses St. NE
Blaine, MN 55434
P: 763-561-2230

BowleroL is extra large fun. Endless lanes for bowling, a giant game room, lazer tag, billiards, and a super-size lounge to relax with friends or catch the big game. It's a different kind of family entertainment center with something for everyone. If you want BIG fun, get into the good times at Bowlero.

At This Location:

  • 38 Lanes
  • 4 Billiard Tables
  • 4 Dart Boards
  • 3 Private Event Rooms
  • 70+ Arcade Games
  • 2 Level Lazer Tag
  • Pockets Bar and Grill
  • Balladium Ball Blaster Arena
  • Laser Frenzy Laser Maze

Bowlero
Bowlero
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