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Bring your kids to the Duluth and Iron Range Depot Museum in Two Harbors / Alyssa Hei
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Bring your kids to the Duluth and Iron Range Depot Museum in Two Harbors / Alyssa Hei

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.

Kids looking through glass at grizzly bears at the Minnesota Zoo

Get up close and personal with grizzly bears at the Minnesota Zoo / Minnesota Zoo

Connect With Wildlife

Feed an otter, ride a camel, take a selfie with a llama! However you like to explore, the animals and experiences you’ll discover at these Minnesota zoos will surprise and delight your whole family.

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Family at Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota in Mankato

Learning is fun at the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota in Mankato

Family Favorites

Whether you have young kids or consider yourself a big kid at heart, Minnesota is filled with family-friendly attractions that will bring joy to all ages! Indoors and out and even underwater, your family adventure awaits. 

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Family watching a drive-in movie

Park your car backwards and watch drive-in movies from the trunk / Paul Vincent

Movie Night

Head to a drive-in movie theater to embrace the warm weather, spend time with family and enjoy the nostalgia of watching a movie under the stars. It’s the perfect little family-friendly slice of Americana to cap off a summer night.

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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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