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Here are some things to do and see in the Twin Cities area.

Updated May 24, 2010
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  1. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Twins baseball has finally returned to an outdoor stadium for the 2010 season. Target Field, located in downtown Minneapolis, has been worth the wait. After 27 seasons of indoor baseball at the Metrodome, the Twins return to how baseball was suppos…
    This review was featured on Thursday April 29th, 2010
  2. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Bloomington, Minnesota, USA
    The Mall of America is the largest mall in the US and is located near the Minneapolis International Airport. With over 500 stores, you are sure to find at least ONE store that interests you. The mall also has 50 restaurants, so you are sure to find…
  3. Average priced "Nightlife & Entertainment" in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    The Shout House is a deuling piano bar in downtown Minneapolis, in Block E. The stage is set with two pianos facing eachother with a big mirror behind them. Two pianists take turns playing requests from the crowd and they feed off each other. One …
  4. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Tavern on Grand is known for its walleye (fish), which comes grilled, deep-fried or blackened. Walleye is the Minnesota state fish and is a popular catch on the lakes of northern Minnesota (because it is so delicious!). Indeed, their walleye may ha…
  5. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    The historic Stone Arch Bridge is built with granite and limetone blocks and spans the Mississippi River just downstream of St. Anthony Falls. The bridge was built for and used by the railroad and rail traffic ended there in 1965. Now it is used fo…
  6. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Minnesota, USA
    Geocaching is becoming a popular activity worldwide and the Minnesota State Parks are getting in on the action! Geocaching uses GPS coordinates to find a hidden container with little trinkets. You can keep something you find but are strongly encour…
    This review was featured on Thursday May 21st, 2009
  7. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
    The Minnesota State Fair is a fun place to walk around and spend money on strange foods on a stick. The fairgrounds have a number of buildings showcasing 4H projects (those kids are amazing!), art, science and technology, dairy products and the diff…
  8. Cheap "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Conny's Creamy cone, located in a residential area of St. Paul, boasts 24 flavors of soft serve ice cream. However, I was more impressed with the root beer stand atmosphere than the soft serve. The cute little red and white building sits on a c…
  9. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    This little candy shop is located in a park and shop in downtown Minneapolis a half block from Block E. I passed it on my way to the Shout House and was so tempted by the delicious smells of popcorn and chocolate coming out that I had to stop in. …
  10. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
    The Taste of Minnesota is a little misleading - it is not about foods from Minnesota. Rather, it is more like a Taste of the Minnesota State Fair. It has many of the typical state fair foods, only a more complicated system for getting them. It is …
  11. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Afton, Minnesota, USA
    Since it was such a beautiful fall day, I conned my parents into joining me for a hike in Afton State Park. We hiked along the old railroad grade parallel to the St. Croix River. From the parking lot you head down a bunch of steps and then the trai…
  12. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Bloomington, Minnesota, USA
    The American Girl Store is like a museum. It is geared towards little girls (obviously) but is fun to walk through even if you don't have kids or dolls. I grew up with one of these dolls and still have it, so I like to go and look at the dolls and …
  13. Cheap "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in River Falls, Wisconsin, USA
    You can find Best Maid cookies in stores and gas stations around the United States, but the best place to get these cookies is from the factory itself. They have an outlet store that sells cookies that are misshapen but taste incredible, even better…
  14. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in River Falls, Wisconsin, USA
    The Falls Theater in downtown River Falls is well known for showing first run movies at very low prices. This week the 6th Harry Potter movie in the series was released and is already playing at the Falls Theater. We got there 40 minutes early and …
  15. Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Bloomington, Minnesota, USA
    Nickelodean Universe is an indoor amusement park at the Mall of America. It used to be Camp Snoopy and then had no name for a long time. It now has several new rides, including 2 new rollercoasters. Most of the rides remain the same, but have new …
  16. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Bloomington, Minnesota, USA
    The Mall of America has a movie theater on the 4th floor with several screens. Movies are shown all day and the theater stays open late after the rest of the mall closes. Movies are $5 for a matinee Mon-Thurs and higher priced at other times. If y…
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