Things To Do In Hudson

44% Off Sports-Equipment Repair

Hudson

$45 $25

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 67% Off Tubing and Camping

Somerset

$30 $14

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An idyllic tree-lined shore speeds by tubers enjoying a jaunt down gushing rapids near a campsite with ample room for overnight visitors

81% Off Boot-Camp Classes at Look Good Naked

Multiple Locations

$76 $15

Nutritional guides, online resources, and a weekly newsletter augment one-hour boot-camp classes held multiple times a week

Up to 61% Off at High Five Archery

High Five Archery

$50 $25

Father-and-son duo oversee range where archers practice, learn during private lessons, or join in group parties with competitive games

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

45% Off Martial Arts

Stillwater

$98 $54

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 73% Off Yoga Classes at Pure Yoga

Stillwater

$130 $35

Voted Best Yoga Studio; classes build strength and flexibility in spacious studio with natural light and a state-of-the-art sound system

51% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons in Stillwater

Stillwater

$100 $49

Lessons in the styles of hunter, jumper, and dressage include high-energy exercises and theory behind proper technique

Up to 56% Off Surrey Rental

Stillwater

$20 $10

Groups tour Stillwater and along the banks of the St. Croix River in open-air, peddle-powered vehicles

55% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Stillwater

$100 $45

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Up to 65% Off Yoga at Studio One Yoga and Massage

Stillwater

$74 $26

Serene studio setting hosts schedule of mind-body classes taught by experienced instructors, including hot yoga, Vinyasa, and tai chi

51% Off Kayaking Trip from River Guide Kayaks

River Falls

$120 $59

8.2-mile kayak trip explores spring-fed Class I rapids that flow along a shoreline that’s home to wildflowers and great blue herons

Up to 49% Off Skiing or Snowboarding

Wild Mountain

$69 $35

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Lift tickets give visitors free run of 100 acres of snowy terrain encompassing 26 runs, 4 terrain parks.

Up to 51% Off Golf at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course

Troy

$108 $54

18-hole course opened in 1994 welcomes players with a central lake fountain, abundant flower beds, and a bar and grill

Half Off Horseback-Riding Lessons in River Falls

River Falls

$50 $25

Equestrian facility doles out English, Western, and Driving instruction via private and group lessons and trail rides

51% Off Kayaking Trips for Two

Multiple Locations

$180 $89

No matter the adventure kayakers launch into, they're sure to be immersed by Wisconsin's pristine naturescapes

68% Off One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes

Maplewood - Oakdale

$120 $39

Classes include Zumba, plyometrics, core, stretch and balance, hip hop, Insanity, and P90X

86% Off Martial Arts Classes in Woodbury

Woodbury

$139 $20

5th-degree blackbelt instructor guides students of all skill levels through the fundamentals of unarmed self-defense techniques

Up to 51% Off Adult Masters Swim Workouts

Multiple Locations

$45 $22

Certified Level I and II ACSCA/US Masters swim coaches; workouts comprise exercises that boost swimming skills and burn calories

Up to 60% Off Guitar Lessons

Woodbury

$90 $35.99

Guitarist with 15 years of teaching experience tutors students in such topics as reading sheet music, soloing, music theory, and songwriting

70% Off Martial-Arts Classes at USA Karate

Multiple Locations

$49.95 $14.95

Karate classes for adults or juniors teach self-defense techniques that improve agility, coordination, and leadership skills

Up to 58% Off Boot Camp

Cottage Grove

$75 $35

Trainer Brian Waldo motivates clients through fat-burning and muscle-toning routines

Up to 55% Off Clay-Shooting Outings

South St. Paul

$70.98 $35

Up to 200 clay targets arc, loop, cross, and launch in all directions on an eight-stand course along the Mississippi River

Up to 74% Off CrossFit Classes

Oak Park Heights

$150 $59

Coaches condition athletes for strength, flexibility, and speed with an ever-rotating array of exercises

Up to 64% Off a 90-Minute Bowling Package

Inver Grove Heights

$42 $15

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Launch bowling balls down a lane for 90 minutes with friends and families while wearing rental shoes and sipping soda

Michael L. Walters as Dame Edna – Up to 50% Off Comedy

CAMP Bar

$58 $29

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With a spot-on impersonation approved by creator Barry Humphries, Walters steps into Dame Edna's kitten heels for a night of laughs

50% Off Five-Day Kids' Robotics Camp

Multiple Locations

$199.95 $99

Instructors teach the fundamentals of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics with challenging robot kits

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Roseville

$36 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 65% Off Buffet and Baseball from The Original Gabe’s by the Park

The Original Gabe's by the Park

$77.90 $35

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After dining on burgers and brats, groups hop on a shuttle with tickets in hand for a St. Paul Saints baseball game at Midway Stadium

50% Off Minnesota Reptile Show

Minnesota State Fairgrounds- Merchandise Mart Building

$16 $8

Reptile lovers can buy exotic pets, food, and cage supplies

Up to 85% Off at Fit Body Boot Camp

St. Paul

$185 $39

Trainers lead groups through cardio and strength-training exercises designed to boost caloric burn during and after workouts

65% Off Personal Training

Saint Paul

$195 $68

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

55% Off Fitness Classes

Downtown

$120 $54

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 55% Off Classes at Key Fitness and Yoga

Saint Paul

$70 $35

Instructors lead students through vinyasa yoga, Zumba, cardio kickboxing, and other fitness classes

Up to 52% Off at Great Northern Gymnastics

Multiple Locations

$48 $25

Kids learn introductory gymnastics skills, including tumbling, trampoline, and apparatus basics

Up to 89% Off Tae Kwon Do for the Whole Family

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

Instructors teach kids tae kwon do with or without parent participation and provide family classes for all to join in and learn together

Up to 74% Off Yoga Classes

St. Paul

$85 $25

Following the Iyengar method, instructors lead yoga students through classes that emphasize alignment, sequencing, and focused attention

Up to 50% Off Fairway Flyerz

Roseville

$20 $10

Colorful disks of various weights, shapes, and designs light up the course as players take aim at targets and baskets.

50% Off Boxing Lessons

Hamline - Midway

$100 $50

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 52% Off from Paul "Wallace" Esch Guitar Instruction

St. Paul

$80 $40

Ethnomusicologist who's taught for more than 14 years shows students how to master acoustic or electric guitar via their own musical taste

50% Off Chocolate & Wine Decadence Bus Tour

Saint Paul

$130 $65

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Learn the rich ways that chocolate and wine make a perfect pair and sample truffles that have Oprah's seal of approval

St. Paul Saints – Up to Half Off Baseball Game for Two

Midway Stadium

$28 $14

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Independent team that has sent 15 players to the MLB in its 19-year history sets its sights on a winning year as the 2014 season kicks off

Minnesota Swarm Lacrosse – Up to Half Off Game

Xcel Energy Center

$36.35 $18

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After advancing to the divisional finals in two consecutive years, the Swarm look to build upon that success behind coach Joe Sullivan

50% Off Nine-Hole Round of Golf

Roseville

$34 $17

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Approachable nine-hole, par 27 course that stretches along 1,373 yards of garden- and tree-lined fairways

44% Off Art Camp

Little Canada

$45 $25

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 69% Off Classes at Shape Me Group Fitness

Roseville

$80 $29

Zumba, tai chi, and Yoga Sculpt classes are led by skilled instructors at this energetic group fitness studio

Jesters Comedy Improv – Half Off Comedy Show

Ol' Mexico Restaurante

$20 $10

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Six veteran improvisers transform audience suggestions into impromptu sketches

61% Off Craft Beer, Cheese, Distilled Spirits, and Limo Tour

Rosedale Center

$179 $69

Limousines ferry guests to four local manufacturers' tasting rooms to sample beer, bourbon, rye, vodka, limoncello, and cheese

Up to 61% Off Fundamentals and CrossFit Classes

Eagan

$180 $80

A CrossFit fundamentals course helps patrons prepare for CrossFit classes; gym membership grants access to equipment, classes, and software

Up to 85% Off Dance Lessons

Eagan

$240 $39

Certified and experienced instructors lead students through steps in dance styles from foxtrot to samba and salsa

Up to 53% Off Piano Lessons at Levin Piano Lab

Eagan

$140 $69

Students absorb technique and musical creativity under the instruction of Concordia University's Professor of Piano

Up to 69% Karate Classes for Kids or Adults

Forest Lake

$183 $59

Develop self-confidence, discipline, and physical fitness during martial arts classes for all ages and experience levels

Up to 50% Off at Zero Gravity Trampoline Park

Mounds View

$24 $12

Jumpers traverse 11,000 sq. ft. of trampolines, dunking basketballs, playing dodge ball, turning airborne somersaults, and playing laser tag

Up to 87% Off Boot Camp Sessions at Fit4Life

Circle Pines

$180 $25

Certified personal trainer coaches clients of all fitness levels through interval training; nutrition program customizes meals and coaching

54% Off Fitness Classes

Rosemount

$108 $50

Expert instructors lead students of all fitness levels through intense fitness classes that make use of cardio and resistance training

Up to 60% Off Urban-Race Entry

Cowboy Jack's

$50 $20

Teams race on foot past city landmarks, solving clues and tackling obstacles for a chance at cash and other prizes

"Dogwood" – Up to 49% Off Dramatic Play

The Peoples Center Theater

$23.76 $12

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Premiere play by acclaimed theater company follows a dysfunctional family as they deal with old wounds and new secrets

48% Off Go-Karting and Bumper Boats

Coon Rapids

$25 $13

Go-karters careen around the course; bumper boaters take aim at rivals with mounted squirt guns

51% Off Cycling Event for American Diabetes Association

Minnehaha Falls Park

$35 $17

Cyclists choose their route distance, raise money for ADA, and enjoy a cycling experience with post-ride party and events

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Up to 57% Off Urban Scavenger Race

Hubert's Sports Bar & Grill

$80 $39

Teams navigate the city in search of 14 clues, which they must document via smart phone; first prize is $500 and entry for the championship

62% Off Guitar Lessons at American Guitar Academy

Minneapolis

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

50% Off Private Ballroom Dance Lessons and Membership

Richfield

$110 $55

Master an array of joyful ballroom dances, including Latin and swing, in private and group lessons

75% Off Fitness Classes at Kosama

Multiple Locations

$159 $39

Certified instructors lead interval training classes designed to increase stamina, build muscle, and burn calories

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Downtown West

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Up to 72% Off Fitness Classes at The Firm

Minneapolis

$160 $49

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Award-winning gym hosts more than 100 classes a week, such as spinning, heated yoga & Barre; new facility with free parking & freeway access

Up to 79% Off at Kor-Am Tae Kwon Do School

Northwest Richfield

$116 $29

Students learn the scientific and traditional Korean martial art of tae kwon do, honing both their bodies and spirits

Up to 55% Off Tai Chi Classes at Evergreen Fitness

SW Minneapolis

$100 $50

Practitioners of the Chinese martial art relax and increase focus while burning calories and improving balance, agility, and flexibility

Up to 67% Off Barre Classes at Time Out Pilates & Fitness Studio

Minneapolis

$165 $59

Small, controlled movements target and tone muscles of the thighs, abs, arms, and more; keep bodies of all fitness levels lean & strong

Up to 80% Off One or Two Months of Yoga

Logan Park

$300 $59

Community-centered studio with Zumba classes and variety of yoga styles, including restorative, Vinyasa, and Kundalini

Up to 60% Off Classes at Barre Bliss

Lyn-Lake

$155 $59

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Barre blends elements of ballet and yoga to lengthen and strengthen muscles; other classes add cycling or cardio to the regimen

Up to 56% Off Medieval Combat Fencing Class

Minneapolis

$74 $35

Instructors teach centuries-old Western Martial Arts sword techniques in a unique, 11,000-square foot space that was once a bowling alley

Up to 51% Off Cooking Classes at Local D'Lish

Warehouse District

$80 $39

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Casual cooking classes use instructor demos and student participation to teach the basics of assembling meals from fresh, local ingredients

Up to 55% Off Interactive Summer Cooking Workshop

The North Wind Lofts

$110 $55

Le Cordon Bleu–trained chef teaches participants to hand make fresh mozzarella, grill steak, and whip up a custard dessert

Up to 66% Off Yoga at Jeromeo Body Clinic

North Loop Warehouse District

$130 $49

Yogis in training learn the poses and postures of yoga during classes guided by an expert

Up to 80% Off Personal TRX Training Sessions

Minneapolis

$188 $49

For 45 minutes, clients work one-on-one with trainers and use TRX straps to exercise all the major muscle groups

Up to 70% Off Fitness Classes

Kingfield

$130 $39

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Clients will have access to kettlebell, yoga,and qoya classes; low-impact lifting workout burns fat, sculpts muscles, and builds strength

Up to 56% Off at Power Defense Kickboxing

Downtown

$60 $30

Students learn effective self-defense techniques, such as how to target opponents' pressure points and strike out with knees and elbows

Up to 91% Off Boot Camp and Sports Training

Minneapolis

$320 $29

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Veteran US Air Force and Army Sergeant Peterson and staff couple military-style calisthenics with yoga, speed training and or kickboxing.

Select Local Merchants

Held aloft by 35 years of family tradition, Stillwater Balloon sends intrepid explorers skyward from a port just off the scenic St. Croix River. Friendly FAA-certified pilots operate each craft and readily answer any questions that passengers may have as they float through gorgeous views of the surrounding valley. The billowy, multicolored behemoths cruise at treetop level, allowing travelers to shake hands with monkeys. Private and semiprivate flights are the business's forte, but Stillwater Balloon also accommodates custom flights for backyard surprises or ultimate school pickups.

135 Saint Croix Trail
Lakeland,
MN
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Kelley Frame and Fine Art Galleries nestles magnum opuses of all sizes inside high-quality frames assembled in-shop by skilled craftsmen. Diploma-framing packages ($59.95) protect and artfully display hard-earned clown college degrees by securing the certificate into a black frame, stabilizing it with an acid-free paper mat, and protecting its privacy with one-way glass. Posters, portraits, or photographs with sizes going up to 30"x40" ($49.95–$99.95) find comfortable homes behind glass in a 1 1/4" frame, available in a choice of finishes, including black, mocha walnut, mahogany, clear pine, and invisible oak. Spiff up blank walls with framed military medals, wedding pictures, collectibles, or team jerseys. Special conservation and preservation services, meanwhile, assist connoisseurs looking to shield precious pieces from the dangers of acid, light, or superpower-inducing gamma rays.

512 2nd St
Hudson,
WI
US

Hosted by an eclectically elegant collection of inns and museums peppered throughout the St. Croix River Valley, the 2011 Chocolate March launches guests on self-guided, cocoa-centric excursions. Guests munch on chocolate delicacies and take in architectural desserts with chocolate-dipped innkeepers at five separate stops, one of which will feature a wine pairing, on the Sunday jaunts (different destinations are featured each weekend). Depending on their chosen date, chocolate hunters can relax under the mannered, leaf-shaded porticos of Rosewood's Queen Anne mansion, take in the brick-draped Gilded Age grandeur of the Water Street Inn, or plot a sweet rustic retreat or candy-coated coup d'état by Wissahickon Farms' general store façade and peppermint-stick split-rail fence.

3165 Saint Croix Trl S
Afton,
MN
US

In the open autumn air at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Twin Cities Oktoberfest celebrates all that is German during its two days of festivities. Throughout the weekend, live bands such as the Bavarian Musikmeisters, a 30-piece wind-instrument outfit, and The Squires Band, a four-piece band with 30 years of experience, entertain guests with traditional German harmonies and live renditions of the ER theme song. Between shows, audience members peruse vendors' booths, noshing on brats and German snacks. Beer from Summit and wine from Pedroncelli flow into glasses, keeping guests lingering into the evening hours as they discuss the latest in lederhosen fashion.

816 Dominion Dr
Hudson,
Wisconsin
US

To put it plainly, Splat Tag is massive. Twenty-two paintball fields sprawl across its 600 acres. Woods, brush, and felled trees make for strategic cover, and through every patch of forest could be something unexpected. A helicopter, a bunker, or perhaps an enemy base, right there for the taking—provided players have enough paint.

The high number of play areas encourages players to linger, as does Splat Tag's policies. Open admission grants unlimited access for the day, with referees setting up 15- to 20-minute games. The fields admit up to 200 players per day, ensuring everyone can find those of similar skill levels. Splat Tag also hosts private and special events, including an annual gathering with enough paintballs to blot out murals of of the sun.

835 County Rd E
Hudson,
WI
US

Hudson Optical adorns oculars with a range of budget and high-end eyewear for men, women, and children. Visitors can choose from an extensive selection of brands, such as Kashiyama Japanese eyewear, Dolce & Gabbana, and Ice Cream French Eyewear, as they seek to pair elegant frames with eligible lenses like a Victorian matchmaker. Frames designed by Kennith Cole ($159), BCBG ($189), and Cole Haan ($199) comfortably perch on bridges of noses, while eye-opening bifocals range from the Crizal Avancé bifocals ($290) to the Varilux Progressive Transition lenses ($375). Hudson Optical can perform eye exams on-site but welcomes outside prescriptions as well. Groupon customers will also receive a complimentary deluxe case, cleaner kit, and portable fire hydrant to keep the spectacles spick-and-span.

1801 Ward Ave
Hudson,
WI
US

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