Make memories that kids will carry with them for years to come with these all-age attractions and activities.
Let the kids take a ride on the giant slide, build with real tools in The Studio, explore Imaginopolis and more at the Minnesota Children's Museum.
Did you know Peanuts creator Charles Schulz hails from Saint Paul? Challenge yourself to spot as many characters as you can downtown—start in Landmark Plaza for some great photo ops.
Explore the hands-on exhibits at the Science Museum of Minnesota. The little athletes in your life will have a blast racing their favorite pros at the Sportsology exhibit.
Watch the polar bears take a dip in the pool at the Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, the nation's oldest free zoo is a family favorite here in Saint Paul.
Round up the whole family and bring them to the funhouse that is Can Can Wonderland. The kids will love the mini-golf and arcade games, and you'll love the fancy adult milkshakes.
Take the family on an artistic adventure to admire the murals and creative workings in the Creative Enterprise Zone. What is the Creative Enterprise Zone? It is a neighborhood home to creative businesses such as artists, architects, entrepreneurs and manufacturers that showcases vibrant local art and ideas.
Located on the historic grounds of the iconic Schmidt Brewery, check out Keg and Case West 7th Market for delicious bites, shopping, live music and family-friendly events!
For an unforgettable day on the water, take a Padelford Riverboat Cruise. The hour and half tour takes you past a variety of beautiful and historic locations as you drift along the mighty Mississippi.
Experience the craziest antics in all of professional baseball at a St. Paul Saints game—their amazing CHS Field is nestled into the corner of Lowertown, easily walkable from any spot downtown.
Dine at one of our favorite kid-friendly Capital City restaurants, where you'll find more than chicken fingers and personal pizzas (though we have those, too).
Bring a little Saint Paul home with a children's book from Red Balloon Bookshop or a toy from Mischief, both conveniently located on Grand Avenue.
Get out of the city for a bit and venture to the world-famous Mall of America for a day of play at Nickelodeon Universe—plus, a little retail therapy for Mom and Dad.
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Bars & Restaurants
Mall of America
E Broadway, 60 Bloomington, Minnesota 55425 (952) 883-8800 Twin Cities Metro Area Website >
Minnesota Children’s Museum
10 West 7th St Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102 (651) 225-6000 Downtown Website >
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
1225 Estabrook Dr Saint Paul, Minnesota 55103 (651) 487-8201 Como Park Website >
Red Balloon Bookshop
891 Grand Avenue Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105 (651) 224-8320 Grand/Summit Avenue Website >
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W Kellogg Blvd Saint Paul, Pennsylvania 55102 (651) 221-9444 Downtown Website >
Science Museum of Minnesota120 W Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, Pennsylvania 55102
Mischief Toy Store
818 Grand Avenue Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105 (651) 493-3307 Grand/Summit Avenue Website >
Harriet Island 205 Dr. Justus O’Hage Blvd Saint Paul, Minnesota 55107 (651) 227-1100 Downtown Website >
Padelford RiverboatsHarriet Island
205 Dr. Justus O’Hage Blvd
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55107
Keg and Case Market
928 7th St W. Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102 (651) 756-7739 West 7th Website >
Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Ave N St Paul, Minnesota 55104 (651) 925-2261 Creative Enterprise Zone Website >