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Family Fun

Father playfully spins his son around by the arms in front of the Duluth lift bridge
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Father and son enjoy a playful moment in front of the Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth / Paul Vincent

Make Family Memories in Minnesota

Wonders await kids of all ages and families of all sizes in Minnesota. You'll find epically proportioned playgrounds and larger-than-life art and history exhibits, water parks, roller coasters, and many places to witness wildlife up close. Minnesota is a dog-friendly natural playground just waiting to be explored, with road trips, camping, fishing, hiking, treasure hunting (geocaching) and so much more. Encounter each family adventure together, and make memories to last a lifetime.

Climbing a rope bridge in Arrowwood Resort, Alexandria

Arrowwood Resort, Alexandria / Kvidt Creative courtesy Explore Alexandria Tourism

Make a Splash

Between kiddie pools with fountains, slides and inner tube rides, and big whirlpools for the grown-ups, water parks are a fun place to spend a snowy day.

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Family on the Canal Park pier in Duluth, pointing toward something in the distance

Go sightseeing with the whole family at Canal Park in Duluth / Paul Vincent

Fun For All Ages

Minnesota is the perfect place to make memories with your family, whether your travel companions are 2 or 102. Those moments spent camping, biking, hiking, exploring and simply spending time together will be cherished for years to come.

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Kids on slide at indoor playground

Workout at the Sanford Wellness Center while your kids play in the supervised Kidzone childcare area / Visit Thief River Falls

Epic Playgrounds

Playgrounds are the perfect places to head for hours of fun with your kids, especially when they go beyond the usual slides and swings and include larger-than-life teddy bears, four stories of indoor climbing and more!

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The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train passes through a wintry landscape

CPKC Holiday Train

All Aboard!

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Canadian Pacific's Holiday Train as it stops in 20 Minnesota towns, bringing live entertainment and Christmas cheer in exchange for donations to local food banks.

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