Activities in Saint Paul

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$36 $17

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

$34 for a Minnesota Brews Cruise from Paradise Charter Cruises & Minneapolis Queen ($69.95 Value)

Paradise Charter Cruises & Minneapolis Queen

Multiple Locations

$69.95 $34

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Appetizers paired with four beer tastings from Minnesota brewers during a cruise along the Mississippi River or Lake Minnetonka

Four Open-Jump Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 50% Off)

Pump It Up

Multiple Locations

$31.80 $16

Inflatable playgrounds host jump sessions for all ages and encourage tykes and families to jump, leap, and climb bounce houses and slides

Up to 36% Off Bowling — Apple Place Bowl Valid Monday - Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.

Apple Place Bowl

Apple Valley

$19 $12

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Daily Admission for Four, Six, or Eight to Eagles Nest Indoor Playground (Up to 57% Off)

Eagles Nest Indoor Playground

Arden Hills - Shoreview

$22 $11

Colorful indoor playground houses a ball pit, a climbing wall, and a multi-story play structure

90 Minutes of Bowling for 6 or 12 with Shoe Rentals and Pitchers of Soda at Drkula’s 32 Bowl (Up to 62% Off)

Drkula's 32 Bowl

Inver Grove Heights

$46 $19

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

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Downtown West

$50 $25

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

$15 for One Hour of Trampoline Time and SkySocks for Two at Sky Zone ($28 Value), Valid for Walk-Ins Only

Sky Zone

Multiple Locations

$28 $15

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Gigantic trampolines line the floors and walls for gravity-defying jumping, bounding, and exercise

$69 for One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at CorePower Yoga ($179 Value)

CorePower Yoga

Multiple Locations

$179 $69

Dynamic flow of Vinyasa-style poses, breathing exercises, and uplifting music energize bodies and minds in stretch-friendly heated rooms

Month of Group Dance Lessons for One or Two or Two Private Lessons at Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Up to 85% Off)

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Eagan

$240 $39

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

$39 for 10 Yoga Classes at Bliss Yoga Studio ($119.99 Value)

Bliss Yoga Studio

Como Park

$119.99 $39

Yoga instructors help students find peace and physical enrichment through relaxing Resorative classes and focused Hatha training

Round of Golf Package with Carts, Drinks and More at Como & Phalen Golf Courses (Up to 47% Off)

Como & Phalen Golf Courses

Multiple Locations

$180 $95

Two courses line the western shores of the lakes they are named after; varied terrain makes for challenging rounds for all level golfers

Bowling-and-Pizza Packages for Up to 6 or 12 at The Park Tavern (Up to 58% Off)

The Park Tavern

Lenox

$83.95 $35

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Combination restaurant, bar, and bowling alley; groups of bowlers play for one or two hours and share large pizzas of their choice

Seven Navy SEAL–Inspired Classes for One or Two at Sealed Mindset (50% Off)

Sealed Mindset

New Hope

$199 $99

Boot-camp-style course teaches shooting fundamentals, pistol loading and unloading, and defensive responses during simulated scenarios

10 or 20 Fitness Classes at Key Fitness and Yoga (Up to 55% Off)

Key Fitness and Yoga

Saint Paul

$70 $35

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

Golf Outing with Cart for Two or Four at The Ponds Golf Course and Restaurant in St. Francis (Up to 62% Off)

The Ponds Golf Course and Restaurant

St. Francis

$102 $39

Golfers pick two out of three 9-hole courses for an 18-hole round, challenged by plentiful ponds and sandy white bunkers

5 or 10 Group Yoga and Yoga Sculpt Classes at Atlas Training (Up to 55% Off)

Atlas Training

Minneapolis

$50 $25

Increase flexibility, strength & energy while decreasing stress with classes for all levels

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

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

10 or 20 Group Fitness Classes at Shape Me Group Fitness (Up to 69% Off)

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

21 Days or 6 Weeks of Unlimited Boot-Camp Sessions at Fit Body Boot Camp (Up to 85% Off)

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

9-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four Including Cart at Mendota Heights Par 3 (Up to 51% Off)

Mendota Heights Par 3

Somerset Hills

$46 $23

Golfers hone their short game on a forgiving course carved into the land more than 50 years ago

$55 for 10 Group Training Sessions at Trumi ($200 Value)

Trumi

Multiple Locations

$200 $55

Instructors combine interval training and strength workouts to make exercise routines that change every week, and are often held outdoors

Half-Day or All-Day Passes at Water Park of America (Up to 40% Off). Five Options Available.

Water Park of America

East Bloomington

$22.95 $14

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Indoor water park with twin-body slides, 10-story family raft ride, and activity pool

$39 for One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Sante Fitness ($120 Value)

Sante Fitness

Maplewood - Oakdale

$120 $39

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

$19.99 for a One-Year Online Menu-Planning Membership to Menu For the Week ($48 Value)

Menu For The Week

Online Deal

$48 $19.99

Online menu-planning service sends out weekly emails containing dinner recipes and grocery lists

One or Two Months of Unlimited Yoga at Girasole Yoga On Central (Up to 80% Off)

Girasole Yoga On Central

Logan Park

$300 $59

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

Two, Four, or Six Weeks of Fitness Workouts at SGT Peterson's (Up to 89% Off). Six Options Available.

SGT Peterson's

Minneapolis

$260 $29

Military-inspired fitness workouts include kickboxing, speed and agility workouts, and boot camps

Four Electric or Acoustic Guitar Lessons from Paul "Wallace" Esch Guitar Instruction (Up to 66% Off)

Paul "Wallace" Esch Guitar Instruction

St. Paul

$80 $28

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

Cooking Class Experiences for One, Two, or Four at Local D’Lish (Up to 51% Off)

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

Weekday or Weekend 18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four at Arbor Pointe Golf Club (Up to 49% Off)

Arbor Pointe Golf Club

Inver Grove Heights

$68 $35

9-hole, par 31 executive course designed Williams, Gill & Associates boasts rolling terrain, intimate greens, and tall hardwoods and pines

Four Weeks of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at Combo CrossFit (45% Off)

Combo Crossfit

Saint Paul

$89 $49

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Two or Four 30-Minute Guitar Lessons at Music Go Round Roseville (Up to 55% Off)

Music Go Round Roseville

Saint Paul

$50 $25

Half-hour guitar lessons help students improve their technique and musicality

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

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

"Show X" on Monday Nights at HUGE Improv Theater, Through December 29 (Up to 53% Off)

"Show X"

Huge Improv Theater

$29.78 $14

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Weekly show features veteran players in long-form improv performances

Here Come the Mummies with Show Poster at Varsity Theater (Up to 59% Off)

Here Come The Mummies

Varsity Theater

$36.25 $15

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Raunchy funk ensemble dressed as reanimated mummies

$11 for $20 Worth of Food and Drink Tickets at Taste Of Northeast on Saturday, September 27

Taste Of Northeast

St. Mary's Orthodox Cathedral

$20 $11

Sample dumplings, cabbage rolls, kielbasa, blini, beer, and wine while celebrating the culture of Eastern Europe

Six-Week Beginners' CrossFit Program with On-Ramp Classes for One or Two at CrossFit 1080 (Up to 70% Off)

CrossFit 1080

Woodbury

$148 $59

Ever-changing workouts build functional strength along with endurance and cardiovascular health with aerobic and weightlifting exercises

$25 for $45 Worth of Art Camp — Tech Academy by Computer Explorers

Tech Academy By Computer Explorers

Little Canada

$45 $25

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$89 for an Introductory Flight Lesson from Twin Cities Flight Training ($180 Value)

Twin Cities Aviation

Multiple Locations

$180 $89

FAA-certified instructors teach basics of small-aircraft aviation with 30 minutes of flying time for students & souvenir photo with plane

Nick Carter & Jordan Knight at Mill City Nights on Wednesday, September 24, at 8:30 p.m. (Up to 43% Off)

Nick Carter & Jordan Knight

Mill City Nights

$61.01 $35

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Members of New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys debut a new collaborative album on a tour full of harmonies and choreography

5 or 10 Boxing Classes, or One Month of Boxing Classes at Element Boxing and Fitness LLC (Up to 74% Off)

Element Boxing and Fitness LLC

Hamline - Midway

$75 $29

Passionate instructors teach the fundamentals of boxing during 60-minute classes that focus on cardio and strength training

Two Weeks or One Month of Unlimited Boxing Classes with Hand Wraps for One at TITLE Boxing Club (Up to 59% Off)

TITLE Boxing Club

Woodbury

$46.49 $19

After an instructor-led warmup, students hit the bags for 30 minutes of basic boxing combos, which are divided into 3-minute intervals

Two Personal-Training Sessions or 10 Group Fitness Classes at Real People Real Strong Personal Training (Up to 61% Off)

Real People Real Strong Personal Training

Minneapolis

$120 $59

Instructors lead custom routines during personal-training sessions or guide groups through 60-minute boot-camp or kickboxing workouts

Four or Six 30-Minute Private Drum Lessons at Klash Drums (51% Off)

Klash Drums

Minneapolis

$80 $39

During 30-minute lessons, instructors introduce students to the fundamentals of percussion and help them develop more advanced skills

One-Hour Bounce Passes for Two with Optional Laser Tag at Zero Gravity Trampoline Park (Up to 50% Off)

Zero Gravity Trampoline Park

Mounds View

$24 $12

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Jumpers aged 3+ traverse 11,000 square feet of trampolines; laser-tag opponents aged 5+ blast their way through a two-floor arena

"Bye Bye Liver: The Twin Cities Drinking Play" for Two at Camp Bar on September 19–October 11 (Up to 51% Off)

"Bye Bye Liver: the Twin Cities Drinking Play"

Cabaret Theater in Camp Bar

$49 $24

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Troupe performs interactive comedy show inspired by drinking, barhopping, and male-female relations

Four-Week Martial Arts Class for Kids or Adults at Spartan Martial Arts (Up to 63% Off). Three Options Available.

Spartan Martial Arts

Oakdale

$119 $49

Build strength and learn self-defense techniques in jiu jitsu, Thai boxing, or martial arts fitness classes

5 or 10 Kickboxing and Self-Defense Classes at Power Defense Kickboxing (Up to 56% Off)

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

Two-Week or One-Month Membership to TITLE Boxing Club-Edina (Up to 60% Off)

TITLE Boxing Club-Edina

Minneapolis

$50 $20

Access to boxing and kickboxing gym's equipment and torch up to 1,000 calories an hour while toning the whole body in high intensity classes

One or Two Months of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at Lift Bridge CrossFit (Up to 74% Off)

Lift Bridge CrossFit

Oak Park Heights

$150 $59

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

5 or 10 Fitness Martial Arts Classes or 1 Month of Unlimited Classes at Synergetic(M)A (Up to 70% Off)

Synergetic(M)A

Downtown Minneapolis

$75 $29

The class fuses yoga and martial arts to put a strong emphasis on core training

$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

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

$68 for $195 Worth of Personal Training — Axcelerate Fitness

Axcelerate Fitness

Saint Paul

$195 $68

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Six Training Sessions from Underground Gym (65% Off)

Underground Gym

White Bear Lake

$280 $98

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Movement Analysis Consultation and Personal-Training Sessions at Advanced Movement Professionals (Up to 65% Off)

Advanced Movement Professionals

Minneapolis

$150 $68

After evaluating the client's range of motion, an exercise physiologist tailors a physical-therapy plan

Two or Four Entries, Beer Steins, and Drink Tickets at Twin Cities Oktoberfest (50% Off)

Twin Cities Oktoberfest

Minnesota State Fairgrounds

$50 $25

Live music, beer, and traditional Oktoberfest food entertain guests during two-day event that celebrates German culture

Clay-Target-Shooting Package with Lesson and Gun Rental for One or Two at Metro Gun Club (Up to 55% Off)

Metro Gun Club

Blaine

$104.50 $49

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Instructors lead 45-minute lesson and then supply guests with clays, gun, and protective gear for two rounds of trap shooting

$105 for $300 Worth of Personal Fitness Program — Titanium Performance

Titanium Performance

Minneapolis

$300 $105

Consultation, exercise prescription, diet coaching, and personal training all in one location

Admission for One, or VIP Package for Two or Four at New Bohemia Oktoberfest on September 26-27 (Up to 41% Off)

New Bohemia Oktoberfest

Nicollet Island

$40 $28

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10 breweries dispense unlimited samples of their beers, vendors dish out Bavarian food, and revelers engage in keg bowling and dancing

Two, Four, or Six Personal-Training Sessions at Corrective Exercise Specialists LLP (Up to 82% Off)

Corrective Exercise Specialists LLP

Downtown Minneapolis

$200 $41

Certified trainers lead guests of all abilities in exercises based on functional movements, working to improve strength and mobility

Women of Faith: From Survival to Revival at Xcel Energy Center on October 17 and 18 (Up to 30% Off)

Women of Faith: From Survival to Revival

Xcel Energy Center

$99 $69

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A Bible-focused weekend of inspiration and entertainment, including music, speakers from churches around the world, and comedy

2.5-Hour Painting Party for One, Two, or Four at Bottle & Bottega Minneapolis (Up to 43% Off)

Bottle & Bottega Minneapolis

Multiple Locations

$35 $20

Patrons drink, paint, and mingle as an experienced artist leads them step-by-step through the creation of their own painting masterpiece

$108 for $240 Worth of Services at Unstoppable Bodies

Unstoppable Bodies

On Location

$240 $108

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One, Two, or Four Tickets to a Minnesota RollerGirls Bout at Roy Wilkins Auditorium on 10/18 or 12/13 (Up to 68% Off)

Minnesota RollerGirls

Roy Wilkins Auditorium

$19.73 $8

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Garda Belts, Rockits, Atomic Bombshells, and Dagger Dolls all face off in a series of home roller-derby bouts at Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Four Tickets to The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra on September 13–January 11 (Up to 69% Off)

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Multiple Locations

$160 $50

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra cycles through Beethoven's Symphonies while nodding to the chamber music of Bach, Mozart, and Haydn

Kid's, Tiny Tigers, or Family Tae Kwon Do Classes at Lee's Champion Taekwondo Academy (Up to 89% Off)

Lee's Champion Taekwondo Academy

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

Two, Three, or Four Private Music Lessons at Minnesota Music Factory (Up to 56% Off)

Minnesota Music Factory

St. Paul

$40 $20

Seasoned musicians teach children and adults the basics of their chosen instrument during one-on-one lessons

10 or 15 Martial Arts Classes at Master Kim's World Class Tae Kwon Do Center in Woodbury (86% Off)

Master Kim's World Class Tae Kwon Do Center

Woodbury

$139 $20

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

$35.99 for One Month of Guitar Lessons from Mike Westbrock at Music Go Round (Up to $90 Value)

Mike Westbrock at Music Go Round

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

Tickets for a Real Life Room Escape Game Experience for 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10 at Escape MSP (Up to 60% Off)

Escape MSP

Golden Valley

$59.90 $30

Participants solve puzzles, crack safes, and analyze maps to find their way out of a locked room in this CIA-themed gaming experience

$29 for Bowling, Pizza, and Soda for Six at Blainbrook Entertainment Center (Up to $87.75 Value)

Blainbrook Entertainment Center

Blaine

$87.75 $29

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Twenty-four neon-lit lanes equipped with automatic scoring

5-Week Introduction to Pilates Class from Centerspace (65% Off)

Centerspace Pilates Studio

Minneapolis

$150 $53

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Bowling, Craft Beer, and Food Package for Up to Six at Town Hall Lanes (Up to 44% Off)

Town Hall Lanes

Minneapolis

$87.50 $49

Groups send bowling bowls careening down one of 10 lanes before refueling with craft beer and gourmet pub fare

5 or 10 Group Fitness Classes at Magna Health and Fitness (Up to 71% Off)

Magna Health and Fitness

Minneapolis

$60 $19

Participants get fit in welcoming group fitness sessions

10 or 20 Tai Chi Classes at Evergreen Fitness (Up to 55% Off)

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

One-Month Medieval Combat Fencing Class for One or Two at Minnesota Sword Club (Up to 56% Off)

Minnesota Sword Club

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

10 or 20 Yoga Classes at Jeromeo Body Clinic (Up to 66% Off)

Jeromeo In The Loop Yoga&Wellness

North Loop Warehouse District

$130 $49

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

10 or 20 Fitness Classes at Four Gates Physical and Energetic Culture (Up to 70% Off)

Four Gates Physical and Energetic Culture

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

6, 12, or 24 Months of Online Piano Lessons from OnlinePianist.com (Up to 65% Off)

OnlinePianist.com

Online Deal

$39.95 $14

Learn to play popular songs on piano with online tutorials; players can slow down the pace and break down hard sections for easier learning

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CorePower Yoga founder Trevor Tice knows yoga is much more than a tool for increasing physical strength. "We've seen first hand emotional breakthroughs, physical improvements, and most of all, a new found confidence and balance our students carry from the studio into their daily lives," says Trevor. To further their holistic efforts, CorePower provides additional services and programs across various locations. Some outposts house spas where visitors can quiet their minds with a massage or facial, while others host Karma Yoga events wherein teachers lead free classes for cancer survivors, and students share home-cooked food with homeless youths.

But yoga resides at the heart of CorePower's mission to inspire as many people as possible, so each studio boasts a range of classes that accommodates all experience levels. Truly serious students can conjure pensive expressions as they enroll in a yoga-teacher-training program, and all patrons can take comfort in knowing their studio was built from recycled materials and equipped with energy-efficient fixtures.

680 Cleveland Ave. S
Saint Paul,
MN
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Dedicated to the preservation and celebration of the state?s storied past, the Minnesota Historical Society dutifully curates 26 historic sites and museums that help visitors delve into days of yore?from the Forest History Center in Grand Rapids to the Jeffers Petroglyphs in Comfrey and Split Rock Lighthouse on the North Shore.

Explore the Minnesota History Center?s collection of artifacts, local artworks, and hands-on exhibits at the History Center in St. Paul, from Civil War battle flags to Prince's suit from Purple Rain. Temporary exhibits include American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition, on display through March 16, and Toys of the '50s, '60s and '70s, opening May 24. Mill City Museum in Minneapolis chronicles the linked histories of the flour industry, Minneapolis, and the Mississippi River, sending visitors through history as they traverse each floor on an eight-story elevator ride that depicts a working day at the mill. As a bonus, baking-lab demonstrations produce balmy bread samples and historically accurate stomach rumbles.

345 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul,
MN
US

In 1905, the Minnesota State Capitol building opened to the public; more than a century later, it continues to welcome more than 120,000 visitors each year to the home of the state government’s three branches. Designed in the Beaux-Arts style by acclaimed architect Cass Gilbert, the building lays claim to world’s second-largest self-supporting marble dome, a title the dome maintains by working a second job as the back-up roof of the Metrodome. Within the white Georgia marble and Saint Cloud–granite exterior of the edifice, 67 senators and 134 representatives wrangle with politics while striding through stately corridors and chambers decorated by murals, sculptures, and paintings carefully selected by Gilbert to complement the building’s elegant style. Hand-painted arabesques and local flora swirl overhead on the vaulted ceilings, and the brushstrokes of John LaFarge depict legal concepts above the bench of Minnesota’s supreme court. Visitors can drop into the rathskeller café, which evokes a German eating hall with restored murals, for a bite to eat and a toast to the health of the state’s royal family.

75 Rev Dr
Saint Paul,
MN
US

More than 25 years ago, Marcy McHenry founded the Dancers Studio to put her 30 years of dance experience to good use. The studio?s three ballrooms spread out over 6,500 square feet of arm-flinging, leg-kicking room. Upon the shiny, lacquered hardwood, a staff of trained instructors guides students of all skill levels through ballroom, Latin, social, and special-event dance routines. During group lessons, the instructors cultivate a noncompetitive atmosphere where their pupils can thrive in styles such as the tango and west coast swing. In private lessons students can fine-tune techniques or learn extra-challenging new steps during one-on-one time with an instructor. Those looking to show off their new moves can get down on Thursday evenings when the studio's DJ Topher spins a variety of tunes for pupils to kick their heels up to for an hour.

The studio also encourages dancers to maintain healthy physiques in Pilates, Zumba, and yoga classes. Clients can sculpt long, lean muscles and strong cores in a Pilates session, or get heart rates thumping in Zumba classes that play energetic Latin tunes.

415 Pascal St N
Saint Paul,
MN
US

Gayle Winegar founded SweatShop Health Club to help guests find time for fitness and combat the notion that exercisers simply want to enhance their looks. Instructors focus workouts on Stott-style Pilates instruction, helping students sculpt strong torso muscles on spring-loaded reformer machines, wunda chairs, and mats during classes filled with isometric exercises. Certified instructors and personal trainers shower students with one-on-one attention, helping cultivate more motivation and positivity than a piñata filled with protons. The teaching team rounds out the schedule with boot-camp-style short-burst training, dance-fueled Zumba routines, and other calorie torchers, learning their craft at the studio's Stott Pilates training center, which transforms advanced exercisers into effective teachers. The studio also offers childcare during selected classes, helping busy parents release stress and pent-up balloon animals.

167 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul,
MN
US

Though they've only been leading paddling tours for a few years, the certified guides of Stand Up MN have already helped thousands of people explore the Twin Cities' local waterways up close. After equipping their guests with standup paddleboards, personal flotation devices, and ample training, they embark on trips along the quiet stretch of the Mississippi River that cuts through their urban landscape.

From St. Paul, groups glide under bridges and pass idyllic natural areas—and from Minneapolis, they can take a break from paddling to high-five low-flying birds from a rope swing over the water. Stand Up MN also leads extended paddling tours to Taylors Falls, where state parks and tumbling waterfalls abound. These excursions are complemented by the company's special events, which include speed-dating events at which participants spend most of the time hanging out while paddleboarding.

2560 Crosby Farm Road
Saint Paul,
MN
US