Minneapolis and Saint Paul Tourist Attractions

There are plenty of things to see and do in the twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul in Minnesota. From children-friendly activities, historical sites, museums, theaters, to scenic environments, there is something for everyone in these cities.

If you're visiting either Minneapolis and/or Saint Paul, getyourguide.com provides some of the activities you can enjoy in these areas.

Saint Paul: Ghostly Private Walking Tour

Saint Paul, Minnesota has many ghostly legends. You will learn about some of the most haunted places in Saint Paul and hear some ghost stories that are sure to send a chill down your spine.

You will begin your private tour overlooking the Mississippi River, enjoy a private walking tour and learn about Saint Paul's history, highlights, and hauntings.

Visit the Fitzgerald Theater, frequented by many people over the years, some of whom have never left. Listen to tales from the 1920s and 30s, when bootleggers and mobsters ran the city; hear plenty of gruesome stories that came out of the Landmark Center, too.

End your tour at the Saint Paul Hotel, where gangsters like Leon Gleckman made their prohibition home bases.

The tour includes a private guide for your group, hotel pickup and drop-off, food, and drinks. This tour is not suitable for people with heart problems.

This is a walking tour; and no transportation costs are included. It takes place rain or shine.

Mall of America: SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium

Located in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota, the Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium offers a wide range of experiences for the whole family to enjoy. The 1.3 million-US-gallon aquarium contains thousands of aquatic creatures, including sea turtles, sharks, sawfish, stingrays, jellyfish, and seahorses.

There are eleven exhibits featured at the aquarium, including Brave the Rainforest, The Tunnel, Sturgeon, Wild Amazon, Shark Cove, Rainbow Reef, The Coral Caves, Seahorse Kingdom, Jellyfish Discovery, Ray Lagoon, and Pacific Northwest Rockpool.

The aquarium is highlighted by a 91-meter 360° clear acrylic tunnel, which consists of four different areas housing both freshwater and saltwater creatures.

You can meet the tour group on the Eastside, Level 1, at the Mall of America.

The tour consists of admission tickets, parking, hotel pickup, and drop-off. Food and drinks and luggage or large bags are not allowed.

St Paul Minnesota: Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

A great way to have a fun time with friends and family is to do a scavenger hunt adventure. St Paul, Minnesota, has endless things to do for a fun time. One of them is the Scavenger Hunt Adventure.

Armed with a smartphone with internet connectivity, this guided walking tour will begin at the Minnesota Capitol building and journeys through the rich history of St Paul. You will only need your smartphone to navigate the cultural streets of St Paul and do it at your own pace.

From the Capitol building, the tour will take you on a journey through the city's history and war memorials to learn about its famous people and civic movements.

The tour requires walking. You will also need to bring water, snacks, money, a city map, a calculator, a pencil and paper and a fully charged smartphone or iPad.

Mall of America: Crayola Experience

Mall of America is one of the largest shopping malls in the United States. They wanted to create a unique experience for their visitors and partnered with Crayola to create a custom-designed experience in the mall.

The Crayola Experience encompasses several different rooms, each themed according to color. Visitors can learn about Crayola’s history, draw on whiteboards, create art with their hands on iPads and even walk on giant paint canvases.

The tour includes admission to Crayola Experience, 26 hands-on activities, a voucher for a free washable Scribble Scrubbie pet, 1 Wrap It Up custom crayon, 1 Model Magic, and a modeling clay packet.

You can meet your tour group at the Crayola Experience Mall of America, located on the 3rd floor in the Southeast corner.

Tickets are valid for a one-day pass to the Crayola Experience on any one day up to 14 days after your chosen date.

Mall of America: Nickelodeon Universe-Unlimited Ride Pass

The Mall of America: Nickelodeon Universe is a unique experience that includes fun activities for all ages. Adults can play classic games like Skee-Ball and Pac-Man, while kids can enjoy the latest in electronic gaming technology. No matter what you’re looking for at the Mall of America, Nickelodeon Universe offers you an unlimited ride pass to all of our attractions.

Visitors can enjoy a full day of fun at Nickelodeon Universe, the nation’s first indoor Nickelodeon theme park, with an unlimited ride wristband. It offers 26 unique rides and attractions suitable for all heights and ages.

This 7-acre park is located inside the Mall of America. Some of the attractions at the park include Avatar Airbender, BrainSurge, Fairly Odd Coaster, Pepsi Orange Streak, Splat-O-Sphere, SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shell Shock, and many more.

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