Conveniently located just moments away from the Twin Cities, there is plenty to do here in the vibrant city of Burnsville, Minnesota. Here are five of our amazing attractions to experience – just to give you a taste.
The Burnsville area is a great place to take the family on a vacation this year. Your family can enjoy the 70+ rides and attractions at the Valleyfair Amusement Park, make a new animal friend at the Minnesota Zoo, play laser tag, collide in bumper cars, or rack up a high score at the at Grand Slam arcade, or experience a film shot in IMAX at the state-of-the-art movie theater, CMX Odyssey.
With Minneapolis-St. Paul just north of, Burnsville, it is the perfect place to make your home base for your trip to the Twin Cities and save some serious money on lodging. The Mall of America® is only 10 minutes away, and both the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins are a 20-minute drive! With comfortable and affordable hotel options for you and your family, it’s an easy choice. As you’ll be just 15 miles from downtown, it’s also perfect for a getaway with your girlfriends!
As the Burnsville area is home to some of the best live theatres in the Midwest, it’s a must-visit for theatre aficionados in 2020! Enjoy everything from comedy to tragedy, perhaps after trying some great international cuisine. Some world-famous actors even got their start here, such as Amy Adams, Laura Osnes, and Ron Perlman to name a few. Also, free entertainment is staged at Nicollet Commons Park in the summer!
You’ll find fun things to do every season in Burnsville – both outdoor and indoor. For instance, you can head to Buck Hill to experience 16 different runs for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities in the winter. Check out their artificial ski slope that is open for fall fun too. Thrill-seekers can find excitement at amusement parks and even operate bulldozers at Extreme Sandbox.
You can ice skate at Burnsville Ice Center, roller skate at Skateville, and practice your swing at Burnsville Indoor Golf. In warmer months, take a dip at Crystal Beach, mountain bike at Terrace Oaks West Park, and your best friend will love Alimagnet Dog Park, voted the 3rd Best Dog Park in the Nation!
If you didn’t already think Burnsville was something special, visiting the International Festival of Burnsville will certainly change your mind. The festival celebrates the city’s cultural diversity, with food, displays, and kid-friendly activities as well as music and dance groups representing cultures around the globe -plus those native to the region. This year, it will be on Saturday, July 18 from 3-9 pm at Nicollet Commons Park.
Another way to experience Burnsville is to take an extended weekend to see some of your favorite bands for the Buck Hill Concert Series,! The dates and acts have yet to be announced but you can click here to stay updated!
Whether you’re looking for a vacation filled with shopping and culture, a trip to experience the outdoors, or a fun weekend with the family, the Burnsville area is a great choice for 2020. Book your adventure today, and then check out fantastic deals from our coupon book! Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay up-to-date on everything we do!