Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Local Summer Activities

With July in full swing – the weather has been hot! Whether you enjoy spending time inside or enjoying the sunshine outside, here are some awesome activities you can do with your little this summer!

SummerTime by George
Not only does Lake George offer canoeing and boat rides on the lake, but they have tons of other activities for kids planned all summer long. They have recently built a brand new splash pad that is sure to keep your little and you entertained for hours. Every Wednesday Lake George hosts FREE concerts by different local bands. They also offer fun games as well as arts and crafts for the kids. Get more details on activities and dates at their website. 
Bounce Adventure
Located in Waite Park, Bounce Adventure is a family owned business. Bigs and littles of all ages are sure to have a blast in the 4,000 square feet of gigantic inflatables. Open 10am to 7pm daily, Bounce Adventure is an awesome alternative for when the weather isn’t cooperating.

Air Maxx
Air Maxx Trampoline Park is located in St Cloud just off of Roosvelt Road. They offer tons of different activities for kids and adults of all ages. They have specially designated times for preschoolers, elementary ages, and teens. They also offer special workout classes as well as open jump. Prices are affordable and your little is sure to have a blast! 

Whitney Recreation Center
The Whitney Recreation Center is located off of Northway Drive in St. Cloud. This is a great place to get an awesome workout any day! They offer lots of physical activities like youth basketball and volleyball leagues. Not only that– The Whitney Center has KinderGym and Open Gym offered weekly for a more than reasonable price. Check out more of what they have to offer with specific times and prices here!

Quarry Park and Nature Reserve
If you and your little haven’t been here, you're missing out on one of the area's most beautiful parks. Located on 684 acres of land, this park is a St. Cloud landmark- just a day here wouldn’t be enough to see all it has to offer. There are mountain bike trails over billion year old bedrock, 112 feet deep swimming holes, granite reflecting pools, nature and science areas, and trout fishing! See more here.

Stearns History Museum
Located in St. Cloud, this museum has been attracting people since the 1970’s. Focusing on engaging people in the exploration of the County's diverse heritage by providing connections to the past, perspective on the present, and inspiration for the future. It is also a part of a 100-acre nature park with walking trails, wildlife and a skateboard park! A great, local place to visit for some fun and knowledge. Learn more by visiting their website.

These are just a few local activities that you can share with your little this summer. St. Cloud and its surrounding areas have a lot to offer for matches. For more kid friendly activities be sure to subscribe to our monthly newsletter and check out our Pinterest page!