Things to Do

Minneapolis-St. Paul Attractions

Home to around 3.5 million people, the Minneapolis-St. Paul area is a thriving metropolis full of internationally-acclaimed dining, shopping and entertainment. Whether you’re here on a business trip or on vacation, Minneapolis-St. Paul offers an abundance of exciting attractions.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Rogers is about 10 minutes from the daily Northstar Commuter Rail Line, which travels to and from Minneapolis every morning and evening. Bypass rush hour traffic and zip downtown without the chaos of city driving and parking.

Mall of America holds a large variety of activities great for all day activity including shopping, amusement park, undersea life, a movie theater, live entertainment, and more.

The Mall of America

The Target Center holds a variety of experiences including basketball games, comedy shows, concerts, and other live entertainment. This large entertainment center is the #1 place in Minneapolis to see popular celebrities perform.

To find out current Target Center events & purchase tickets please speak with concierge services.

Target Center

TCF Bank Stadium is the current home to the Vikings as the new stadium is completed. If you’re looking to hoo-rah with football fans and enjoy some time outdoors, this is a great choice.

To see what seats are available & buy tickets please speak with concierge services.

TCF Bank Stadium

Home to the popular Minnesota Wild, the Xcel Energy Center is a great activity for hockey fans. During off season they host a variety of events, concerts, and more.

Xcel Energy Center

Home to the Minnesota Twins, this stadium is a fan favorite on a nice Minnesota day. This is a great attraction for families and anyone who enjoys baseball.

To see pricing and purchase tickets please speak with concierge services.

Target Field

The Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC) is the largest convention center in the Upper Midwest and the perfect location for small board meetings, large shareholder meetings of 2,500 or grand parties of 10,000+.

Minneapolis Convention Center

Along with the popular cherry on a spoon sculpture, The Walker Art Center holds a variety of fantastic exhibits, events, lectures, and more. It is also houses the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, which is a great outdoor activity for family and friends.

Walker Art Center

The Guthrie Theater is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training. Presenting both classical literature and new work from diverse cultures.

 The Guthrie Theater

The Orpheum is one of four theater venues on Hennepin Avenue that stages the majority of theater-related events in the city.

To find out current showings please contact hotel concierge services.

The Orpheum Theater

Minnesota Zoos cutting-edge exhibits provide exciting experiences with animals and their habitats introducing guests to species from around the globe. You may also enjoy educational programs that engage audiences at the Zoo and many more exciting events and opportunities!

Minnesota Zoo

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is free and allows a wide variety of family fun activities including exploring the exhibits, mini golf, rides and games at Como Town, and more.

Como Park Zoo

Located mid-way between Minneapolis and St. Paul, the 320-acre Minnesota State Fairgrounds is renowned for its beautiful gardens and architecture & hosts hundreds of events the year during the non-fair time, including horse and livestock competitions, merchandise sales, expositions, car shows and more.

For more information please contact hotel concierge services.

Minnesota State Fair

The Science Museum is an interactive experience which allows you to experiment, play, and learn about each exhibit & also explore educational documentaries/films in the omnitheater.

Science Museum

The Minnesota Children's Museum is great for educating family fun. Through immersive exhibits and programs, the Museum emphasizes play for all ages.

Minnesota Children's Museum

Lake Calhoun & Lake Harriet are neighboring lakes with lots of fun summer activities including kayaking, paddle boarding, live music, beer, and more! They also provide biking and walking trails around each lake.

Lake Calhoun & Lake Harriet

Valleyfair is a great spot for families and those interested in thrilling rides and fantastic entertainment. Valleyfair holds a large variety of attractions including rides, waterparks, special events, film, games, and more.

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Nearby Attractions

A northwest suburb of Minneapolis, the Rogers area offers plenty of high-quality entertainment of its own. From shopping centers to tasty restaurants to the great outdoors, the northwest suburbs offer small-town charm and a wide variety of options for any traveler.

Albertville Premium Outlets is a great place to find deals on high quality brands and enjoy the weather during the spring and summer seasons.

Another great location for enjoying shopping during the spring and summer season. The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes also holds a variety of restaurants, activities such as Dave and Busters, and more.

Enjoy the most recently released movies while relaxing in new luxury reclining seats and full meal services.

At 4,900 acres, Elm Creek Park Reserve is the largest park in Three Rivers. This park features amenities for almost every outdoor activity, including the Winter Recreation Area, Eastman Nature Center, miles of hiking and biking trails, a swimming pond, mountain biking, and much more.

Maynard’s is locally owned and operated, and prides itself in giving back to the communities it serves. Known for the best views of Lake Minnetonka and the best waterfront dining in the state, Maynard’s is a place everyone can enjoy.

The Crown Room is a full service banquet center that can accommodate any event including, but not limited to: Groom’s Dinners, Wedding Receptions, Class Reunions, Athletic Banquets, Holiday Parties, Fundraisers, Galas, and Corporate Events.

The Schwan Super Rink is a 300,000-square-foot ice rink facility that features eight sheets of ice and is the largest ice arena complex in the world making it a great location for free-skating, hosting parties and events, and watching some hockey.

Rockwoods Banquet and Conference Center is the area’s premier wedding venue. Providing expert planning, high touch service, a full service bar, built in dance floor and accommodating up to 300 of your guests.

Rogers Ice Arena is a great option for those looking for some free-skating fun close by.

ERX is an all-season motorsports facility located in Elk River, MN and holds a variety of events with full service dining along with VIP experiences.

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