Five Fun & Inexpensive Outings For Families In Brooklyn Park, MN

Getting a whole family packed into a car and driving for hours or even days is a challenge. There is a lot of planning and bathroom breaks along the way. You can have the same amount of fun on a day trip without the hassle of a long trip. Brooklyn Park has a wide range of activities for you and your family that are inexpensive too. If you are thinking of a fun day out right here in Brooklyn Park, make sure to check out some of these cool places. 

The first thing you must do in the area is to go and check out the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. It’s free and fun to go take pictures with all the giant outdoor art pieces plus the kids love to climb and play around on it. It’s guaranteed to be the cherry on top of your day. 

If you have older kids then take them to the Game Show Battle Room and release your inner competitor. For $149 you can pick teams and battle your family in classic or prime time tv shows. You’ll be sure to get some laughs, memories, and wins. After an epic battle enjoy a nice picnic lunch at Elm Creek Park Reserve. There are over 27,000 acres of parks and trails for you and your family to explore. They have a wide variety of things to do there like biking, camping, boating, disc golf, and more! Check out their list of things to do.

If that park doesn’t cut it for you, be sure to check out the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park. This park is 160 acres and is defined by the Mississippi River. There are great views of the dam, scenery, and water.  There is also places to sit and have a picnic, hike a trail, and even some fun geocaching. 

If you want to learn more about the city in an inexpensive way check out the Mill City Museum. Ticket prices range from $6-12 with discounts for military, seniors, and college students. Plus children under 4 get in free. This museum is on the riverfront with great views both inside and outside. You get more than your money’s worth here. 

Lastly, nothing will tire your child out before the east drive home than a trip to Grand Slam Family Fun Center. Fun activities start at $2-5 a person which includes laser tag, 18-hole mini golf, bumper carts, and more. 

Day trips are loaded with fun. The best part is that you get to sleep in the comfort of your own bed at the end of the day and still be able to create unforgettable memories. Be sure to stop by AutoPro Auto Service this summer to help keep you rolling with the fun down the streets of Brooklyn Park. Make your appointment today! You can find us at 7901 W River Rd, Brooklyn Park, MN 55444 Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. 


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