The Great Minnesota Bucket List: Amusing Adventures
Load up the car with kids, sunblock, a camera, and binoculars, and go play.
Get Out on the Lake
Warm or cold, wet or frozen, it’s your duty as a Minnesotan to make the most of the Twin Cities’ greatest lakes.
Swim, dive, play sand volleyball, fish, or canoe at beautiful Shady Oak Beach
Launch a boat at the public boat launch on the small but lovely Christmas Lake (map)
Rent a pontoon from Excel Boat Club on St. Alban’s Bay and spend a memorable day on Lake Minnetonka
Watch (or compete in) weekly sailing races and regattas at the Lake Harriet Yacht Club
Rent a paddleboat or canoe at Lake Nokomis
, Lake Harriet
, Lake Calhoun
, or Como Lake
Play hooky from camps and commitments on a lazy summer day. Leave your smartphone in the car, settle into an inner tube, and crack open cans of ice-cold sweet tea as the river swirls, eddies, and carries your clan downstream for a few blissful hours.
Welch Mill Canoeing & Tubing 651-388-9857
Root River Outfitters 507-467-3400
Country Camping Tent & RV Park 763-444-9626
Bluff Valley Campground 800-226-7282
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