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Your Boat Rentals helps people enjoy the benefits of boat ownership without hassles such as towing, cleaning, and repairs. The club maintains a fleet of boats, including leisurely Luxury Bennington pontoons that can hold up to 11 people. Renters need only make online reservations for one of these vessels, arrive at their dock of choice, and speed away with a fully fueled and clean boat. Six different lakes set the stage for these aquatic excursions, giving families many boating options. On any given day, Your Boat Rentals' vessels carry passengers across a number of lakes including White Bear Lake, Forest Lake, Waconia, Prior Lake, and Lake Minnetonka.

318 East Lake St.
Waconia,
MN
US

Nearly a decade ago, Rich Pawelk and his wife Terri Traen planted 300 apple trees on their 155-acre property, thus starting LuceLine Orchard. Since then, the land's harvest has grown to include seven varieties of apples, plus pumpkins, squash, and six acres of grape vineyards. But the rolling hills and produce-filled fields were too much for Rich and Terri to enjoy by themselves, so they decided to share their land with the community. People can explore the orchard?s trails by foot, bike, horse, or hovercraft, and take along binoculars for bird-watching stops. The orchard?s ?Mess Hall? cooks up Minnesota-made brats, burgers, hot and dogs cut in apple cider, as well as housemade apple slaw. Pumpkins of all sizes and apples plucked from the land transform into pies that customers can bring with them when they leave. After their food fix, guests can wander over towards the corn maze, petting zoo, kiddie train rides, and hay mountain.

2755 Rose Avenue
Watertown,
MN
US

White barns and rail fences sit atop the deep green hills and trees of the Minnetrista countryside, where Giddy Up Stables's trainer Christina Carl helps students form safe and understanding relationships with horses. Christina's teaching methods extend from the love and respect she has for her horses, and she focuses on teaching students balanced riding techniques. During lessons, students learn to control horses with their lower bodies while also making sure that the horses are confident and relaxed in their jobs. Giddy Up Stables hosts lessons for beginners in English and Western styles, and it also welcomes flocks of children throughout the summer for interactive camps. Riders visiting Giddy Up Stables must wear long pants, riding boots, and a helmet with colors that coordinate with their horse’s hoof manicure.

6430 County Road 26
Minnetrista,
MN
US

After 13 years as a skydiver, Joseph Johnson leapt into a new mission: to become the first franchised skydiving operation in the country. With two locations in two states under his belt so far, he aims to rise above his competitors by offering distinctive features such as a choice of altitudes (13,000, 18,000, or 24,000 feet) and pre-jump training that equips skydivers with the ability to deploy, steer, and land their own chute, even when they’re flying tandem with a licensed instructor. Planes can carry as many as 17 people in one trip, making it ideal for group outings and airborne performances by jazz orchestras, and helmet cams capture the audio and visuals of the entire flight.

3234 230th St
Winsted,
MN
US

Anytime Fitness, which boasts 1,689 clubs in North America, makes it easier for average folks to etch out time for exercise by doing one simple thing: staying open 24 hours a day for 365 days a year. As fitness seekers challenge themselves on cardio and Hammer Strength machines and hoist Iron Grip free weights in clean, well-stocked facilities, security monitoring ensures they’re safe and producing enough sweat to meet official government standards. Members can also ramp up their exercise regimens with the help of Anytime Fitness’s staff of personal trainers, who demonstrate moves and sling motivating tips. After workouts, guests can shower in the private restrooms or hop into one of the tanning booths available 24 hours a day.

462 S State Street Lakes Ctr
Fairmont,
MN
US

Shadowbrooke Golf Course weaves through the Minnesota countryside to form a scenic par 71 layout envisioned by architect Joel Goldstrand, whose designs are sculpted throughout the state. The course eases golfers into the round on the older and more forgiving front nine, letting swings find their stride before a more treacherous second act that winds through tunnels of mature trees. Shadowbrooke's pro shop keeps hot dogs, candy, and drinks on hand for hungry golfers, as well as gloves, apparel, and balls for those who fear they may not be able to keep every shot in play or prevent their orbs from being smuggled away by a local juggler.

Shadowbrooke Golf Course's rates fluctuate during the day and throughout the week.

3192 Highway 7
Lester Prairie,
MN
US