90 Days of Summer: Editors' Picks

Day 35: A Water Park in Your Backyard

The Jim Lupient Water Park is the best little getaway Minneapolis could ask for.

Jim Lupient Waterpark
Just off 35W in northeast Minneapolis hides this gem of a water park, boasting three larger waterslides, foam play quarry equipment, a spray pool for the little tykes, water volleyball, and interactive spray features. Rent a cabana for a birthday celebration, or just to secure your own shady escape. Avoid packing a kiddie picnic by ordering from the menu on location, and if you run out of activities (seriously?!) a new mini-golf course was added just a few years ago. 1520 NE Johnson St., Mpls., 612-370-3989, minneapolisparks.org

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