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.
Category: Golf Courses | Destination: Blaine
11444 Tournament Players Parkway
Blaine, MN 55449
P: 763 795 0846
Experience extraordinary golf at Minnesota's only private PGA TOUR club located just minutes north of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer, our 18 holes situated along immaculate fairways and white sand bunkers provide every golf enthusiast an unforgettable experience.
TPC Twin Cities membership allows you and your family to experience the best that golf has to offer with our array of amenities and exceptional service that has become synonymous with the PGA TOUR's acclaimed TPC Network of premier clubs.
Category: Waterparks | Destination: Shoreview
4580 Victoria St N
Shoreview, MN 55126
P: (651) 490-4700
Come experience our tike size paradise at Shipwreck Beach. Go down our shipwreck boat slide. Play with our interactive splashing palm tree, or challenge yourself across our sea animal water walk. In our main pool play water volleyball or slam-dunk the basketball in the palm tree hoop. Climb aboard one of our giant floating sea creatures that you could see while snorkeling in tropical waters. Adults can escape from the bustle of the waterpark and let the stress melt away in our whirlpool for ages 18 plus, or view the action from the patio.
Category: Recreation | Destination: Coon Rapids
Our Coon Rapid, MN Trampoline Park, is the perfect destination for Coon Rapids, Blaine, Spring Lake Park, Andover, and Fridley Trampoline Park enjoyment, as well as being an easy go-to location for the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Urban Air Coon Rapids will provide weekly events and kids birthday parties for all ages and fitness levels.
If you're looking for the best place for safe, fun, affordable activities for the entire family then you have found the right place. Urban Air Trampoline Park has been voted BEST Gym In America for Kids by Shape Magazine, BEST Place To Take Energetic Kids and BEST Trampoline Parks.
Category: Recreation | Destination: Twin Cities
One Valleyfair Drive
Shakopee, MN 55379
Valleyfair is the largest amusement park in the Upper Midwest with over 75 amazing rides and attractions including; eight rollercoasters, the newly expanded Soak City Waterpark, Planet Snoopy and Dinosaurs's Alive. For more information, call 952.445.7600 or valleyfair.com
Category: Golf Courses | Destination: Blaine
1700 105th Avenue NE
Blaine, MN 55449
P: 763 717 3240
This unique 18-hole golf course is the jewel of the National Youth Golf Center. Built for youth golfers, Victory Links has multiple tee boxes on every hole. This means the course plays from 2,834 to 7,092 yards so youth and families of all ages and abilities can play together. One of the other unique features is that youth have first priority in tee times seven days in advance. This truly makes Victory Links course the place to golf for Minnesota youth. In fact, the name of the course came from Minnesota's youth. Young people voted on the Victory Links name, through focus groups at North Metro middle schools. The kids liked the name because of the connection to other sports activities taking place at the National Sports Center, such as soccer, hockey, lacrosse and cycling.
Category: Entertainment | Destination: Twin Cities
1750 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
The Walker Art Center is a catalyst for the creative expression of artists and the active engagement of audiences. Focusing on the visual, performing, and media arts of our time, the Walker takes a global, multidisciplinary, and diverse approach to the creation, presentation, interpretation, collection, and preservation of art. Walker programs examine the questions that shape and inspire us as individuals, cultures, and communities.
Category: Parks | Destination: Lino Lakes
7701 Main Street
Lino Lakes, MN
The Wargo Nature Center is dedicated to creating awareness, knowledge, and appreciation of natural and cultural environments and their resources. We strive to foster responsible stewardship and lifelong learning in people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds through environmental and recreational programs and actions.
Near the visitors’ center you will find our wild bird feeders, visited by much more than just a variety of birds. You will also see our many gardens; some to attract butterflies, another to increase water quality, and all are beautiful to look at. Of course, here at Wargo, you will always find experienced and friendly naturalists and staff to answer any of your questions. Canoes, kayaks, snowshoes, and kicksleds are also available to rent at the visitors’ center.
Category: Breweries/Wineries | Destination: Ham Lake
828 Constance Boulevard NE
Ham Lake, MN 55304
Willow Tree Winery is a new vineyard and tasting room in Ham Lake, producing several varietals and seasonal wines. Willow Tree’s latest wines have just been released. The tasting room is open 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., or by appointment. Groups and group tours welcome.
Category: Recreation | Destination: Mounds View
2292 Woodale Drive
Mounds View, MN 55112
Zero Gravity is the Twin Cities out of this world experience of thrills and excitement! A place where you can defy gravity, jump, bounce off the walls, do somersaults in the air, flip into a foam pit and play dodge ball like never before.
Zero Gravity is the perfect place to celebrate your next birthday or group event.