Perhaps it’s time to consider a little getaway from Brooklyn Park and take a road trip to Twin Cities. We’re lucky to live in a stunning part of the country that is so rich in culture, arts, and natural beauty. There are a multitude of compelling options for people of all ages to enjoy and bask of the magic of Twin Cities. Should you decide to hop in your car with friends, family, or take a solo trip, you will not be disappointed at what awaits you a short car ride away. Here are a few recommended places to visit:
Minnehaha Falls Park
One of Minneapolis’ oldest and most popular attractions, Minnehaha Falls Park, is a stunning 193-acre park and home to a 53-foot waterfall in the wilderness. The park attracts over 850,000 visitors every year and contains native and prairie woodland wildflowers, basswood, cottonwood trees, hackberry, and limestone bluffs, and e paved trails to walk or a ride a bike along the Minnehaha Creek. Their are 4 outdoor picnic sites should you want to stop and do some cooking and have a bite. Minnehaha means "falling water" in Dakota and is a significant site to the native Dakota people.
Minnesota History Center
Built in 1992 and regarded as one of Minnesota's finest public buildings, the Minnesota History Center invites history buffs to explore the history of their beloved state. Visitors can trace their family heritage and even learn the history of their home. More than 75,000 schoolchildren visit the center each year. If you’re interested in concerts, lectures, meetings, weddings, and any special event, Minnesota’s History Center is a great bet as they host a wide array of events and has become one of the most enriching places to visit in Twin Cities.
Minnesota Twins baseball fans often take that road trip to watch a lively game at Target Field. Cheer on your team at this legendary downtown Minneapolis 38,885-seat open-air ballpark stadium while drinking beer and enjoying polish sausages from Kramarczuk's and other local fare. Kids under the age of 14 can even run the bases after a game! The Twins moved to Target field in 2010 from Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome and this facility was built specifically for the team.
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
Are you into the arts and have a love for musical theater, world music, local artists, dance, and other diverse presentations? Perhaps a night of live entertainment is what’s in order! Since opening it’s doors in 1985, The Ordway Center for Performing Arts has become one of Saint Paul’s most inviting performance spaces that draws visitors from all over the world and is a leader in not-for-profit performing arts centers. On top of this, over 50,000 adults and children are serviced through their education programs. The Flint Hills International Children’s Festival has become one of the most popular annual events.
If you’re interested in eclectic cozy environments, tree-lined streets, patio dining, cozy coffee shops, and some of the best shopping in Twin Cities, Grand Avenue should not be missed. Located just blocks away from the Capital of St. Paul, Grand Avenue sits in a beautiful and prestigious neighborhood and boasts a wide range of shops contingent on what your fashion needs are. Whether you just need to run errands, grab a bite, or people watch, Grand street offers charm and a modern style that draws, locals, visitors, and certainly major shopping enthusiasts!
The team at AutoPro Auto Service knows that a good road trip is good for the mind, body, and soul. To schedule an appointment to make sure your car is as ready as you are for that getaway, call us at (763) 703-6172. We are located at 7901 W. River Road in Brooklyn Park, MN.