Category Archives: Outdoors

Great Things to Do in Shakopee This Winter

Shakopee, Minnesota may only have a population of 40,000 inhabitants, but that doesn’t mean that you won’t have the time of your life while visiting here. Whether you visit in summer, spring, fall or winter, you’ll always find plenty of things to do in Shakopee. While our winters are known for being cold, that doesn’t mean you…

Halloween and Fall Fun in Shakopee

Making the most of the fall season in Shakopee should be easy: there is lots to do, lots to see, and it’s filled with great people for you to meet. But it proves a little more difficult when the season is short and you have to try to fit it all in before the snow…

Start Planning Your Fall Getaway in Shakopee

While many of us will be sad to see summer come to an end, the shorter days, colder mornings and decreased sunshine is no reason to be depressed! Instead, embrace the change in season and the incoming fall weather. It’s time to think about how you can make the most of this time of year,…

7 Fun Things to Do in Shakopee for Father’s Day

Father’s Day Weekend is a wonderful time to have the entire family celebrate a day with dad at a fun event, attraction, or restaurant. Shakopee has events and activities to enjoy while celebrating dad’s day. 1) Food Truck Festival at Valleyfair With over 75 rides and attractions, including the new Delirious, Valleyfair is a great…

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Fun Things to Do as a Group in Shakopee

Vacations, events, and activities are always more fun when you enjoy it with a group of friends or family members. In Shakopee, there is something for everyone to enjoy regardless of your age. Let’s explore some of the fun group activities in Shakopee that you’ll want to add to your bucket list this summer.  …

Things to Do in Shakopee During Super Bowl Week

The big game is coming to Minneapolis on Sunday, February 4! Whether you are coming to the Minneapolis Metro area to attend the big game, or to just enjoy the festivities surrounding the Super Bowl, come out to Shakopee – only 20 minutes from Minneapolis – and enjoy some of the one-of-a-kind attractions and events…

11 Winter Events & Activities In & Near Shakopee

Shakopee is home to amazing activities and events no matter the season. Check out our latest blog on eleven fun events and activities you can enjoy during the winter months! 1) Snowmobiling & Snocross The Shakopee area has some amazing options for the snowmobile enthusiast, check out amazing trails in the Minnesota Valley Region and…

22 Reasons to Visit Shakopee

Shakopee is where the Midwest comes to play! Shakopee is home to world-class attractions and festivals like Valleyfair Amusement Park, Minnesota Renaissance Festival, and Canterbury Park. Shakopee is also part of the vibrant Minneapolis and Saint Paul metro area, so there are other great entertainment options nearby! 1) Valleyfair Shakopee is home to the Upper-Midwest’s Largest…

15 Fun Summer Activities For Kids In and Near Shakopee

Memorial Day signifies the unofficial start of summer in Minnesota. The Shakopee area is a true summer destination for people to enjoy, with many activities and events perfect for families. With great attractions like Valleyfair, Canterbury Park, Minnesota Renaissance Festival, and more, there is so much to do that you will need to stay an extra…

Outdoor Fun in Shakopee, From Natural Beauty to Roller Coasters

There is certainly no shortage of exciting attractions in the Minnesota River Valley. And during the spring and summer months, outdoor activities in Shakopee make the region a true delight for any traveler. The thrilling rides you’ll find at Valleyfair are unparalleled in the entire region. As the Upper Midwest’s largest amusement park, it features…