Fun to do in Minneapolis

5 ways to add a little fun to your life.  If you’re in the Minneapolis area and you’re looking for some adventure here’s a couple ideas for you.

  1. go rafting
  2. zip line
  3. take a outdoor rock or ice climbing class
  4. kayak/canoe a lake or river
  5. go camping

1. White Water Rafting

Whitewater Rafting on Minnesota’s Pristine Kettle River.

Only an hour north of the Minneapolis metro, the clean and beautiful Kettle River makes a great day trip for adventure seekers.  Whitewater rafting and kayaking trips on the Hell’s Gate rapids of Banning State take in amazing scenery as the river drops through rapids like Mother’s Delight, the Dragon’s Tooth and Hell’s Gate.

Rafting trips run from the beginning of April through September.  More info about Minneapolis Rafting at Minnesota Rafting

2. Zip Line Rides

Zip line tours close to Minneapolis

Tour the treetops of Minnesota with a bird’s eye view of the Minnesota River Valley. Zip trips run year-round.

3. Outdoor Rock or Ice Climbing

Outdoor climbing classes near Minneapolis

Wether you’re just starting out or looking to improve your skills, Hard Water Sports has an outdoor rock climbing or ice climbing class for you.

Outdoor climbing classes

4. Go Paddling

Rent canoes and kayaks and get on the water.

Minneapolis is the City of Lakes, and there are plenty of opportunities for paddling. Jump on one of the many lakes or try paddling on the Mississippi River. There’s also Minnihaha Creek.
Rent a canoe or kayak at from hard Water Sports

Minneapolis canoe rental

5. Try Camping

Spend a night in the woods

Looking for a new adventure, have you tried camping ?? it is easy to rant the gear you need to get out and spend a noight in nature.  Tent, seeping Bag, camp matt, maybe a one burner stove and your set.  Hard Water Sports rents camping gear to make your next adventure easier.

Rent camping gear

Fun to do Near Minneapolis

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