Looking for some cheap family activities in the Twin Cities area to do with the kids this Summer?  Here are our top 5 family-friendly attractions for your summer adventures.

SeaQuest Roseville

Discover thousands of animals from 5 continents of the planet without ever getting on a flight.  Perfect for animal lovers of all ages, SeaQuest is an interactive aquarium in Roseville with hundreds of species from 5 continents and the primary vision of teaching conservation and sharing the joy and beauty of our planet with as many people as possible.  Go beyond the glass and immerse yourself in a world of discovery as you see, touch, feed, and interact with stingrays, sharks, fish, reptiles, birds, coatimundis, and other exotic animals. Meet a mermaid, snorkel with stingrays, sleep with sharks, pet a sloth, play with an otter, animal themed kids birthday party packages, and so much more!

Jim Lupient Water Park

Splash in to Jim Lupient Water Park for some cool Summer fun!  Jim Lupient Water Park is a fun activity for kids, parents, and grandparents.  This water park features three large water slides, including a tube slide, a log water walk, lap swimming lanes, interactive spray pool for younger kids, water volleyball, youth swimming lessons, zero depth entry for accessibility, a grassy sun-bathing area, birthday parties, and shade structures you can reserve for family events.  Jim Lupient Water Park is great for getting out of the summer heat and spending family time, all at an affordable price.

Science Museum of Minnesota

With the mission learning, inform policy, and improve lives, the Science Museum of Minnesota engages learners by sparking interest through wonder, play, hands-on exploration, and experimentation.  These hands-on exhibits present real objects and phenomena, scientific research, and insights from diverse perspectives, so every child can learn in their own way about the scientific wonders of our natural world.  The Science Museum of Minnesota offers youth classes, overnight camps, a nature center, and an adult computer education center. Bring your kids for a visit of educational summer fun that the whole family can enjoy!

Como Town Amusement Park

Como Town Amusement Park features over 18 animal-themed rides and attractions for kids of all ages. Thrill seekers can enjoy a 420-foot zip line that takes riders 85 feet in the air or the Tiger Trax Roller Coaster with over 1,100 feet of high-speed track. There are also many rides for the little ones, including tea cups and a miniature train.  Enjoy plenty of things to do with the kids, including bumper cars, foam parties, interactive water play area, special events and birthday parties, glitter art, face-painting, and much more.

Mission Manor

Summer is the time to escape!  Mission Manor is your home for escape room fun. Also known as puzzle rooms, Mission Manor is a fun interactive adventure game designed for everyone. You and your team will be locked in a room where you have 60 minutes to find clues, unlock puzzles, and escape the room before your time is up. Play with your family, friends, or co-workers and see if you have what it takes to make an Epic Escape.  Enjoy multiple escape rooms with different stories and difficulty levels. Can you escape them all?