Saint Paul Things to Do

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  • 1. Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

    It is time to move on and discover quite a popular place to visit in Saint Paul: The Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, which has around 2,5 mln visitor a year. The entrance to the park, zoo and also the...

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  • 2. Visit the State Capitol...

    One of distinguish buildings in Minnesota. It's set in a wide campus with a good view of downtown St. Paul and the Cathedral. There are monuments is front and golden chariots decorating the...

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  • 3. Science Museum of Minnesota

    The Science Museum of Minnesota is the most popular museum in the Upper Midwest and I am sure it is one of the best. This is an absolutely wonderful museum and I would recommend it for all ages. The...

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  • 4. Minnesota State Fair

    The annual Minnesota State Fair is one of the best state fairs in the country (second only to New York's). For 12 days each summer a million and a half plus people turn out to enjoy the rides,...

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  • 5. Taste of MN

    The Taste of Minnesota is obviously taken from the Taste of Chicago, but from being at both I think they're both comparable. For those who've never been to both, the Taste of Minnesota is a week long...

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  • 6. Landmark Center

    This imposing Romanesque-Chateauesque structure in the middle of downtown was once the upper midwest's Federal Courts and Post Office building. It was completed...

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  • 7. Céad míle fáilte! The Irish Fair of Minnesota

    This August weekend festival is the largest free celebration of Irish culture in the U.S. and great fun for all ages. We usually go for the killer lineup of...

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  • 8. Victorian Houses at Summit Avenue

    When I am taking some photos of the James Hill mansion I noticed there are elegant Victorian houses along Summit Avenue. The are in good shape and well...

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  • 9. James Hill Mansion

    Well James Hill is one of the powerful and wealthiest figure of America's Gilded age. He's a one good example of being a simple worker then got famous and rich...

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  • 10. Cathedral of Saint Paul

    Also known as the National Shrine of the Apostle Paul. It is the co-Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, along with the Basilica of St....

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  • 11. Visit Fort Snelling

    When soldiers arrived at the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers to build Fort Snelling (originally known as Fort Saint Anthony), the westernmost...

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  • 12. Cathedral of Saint Paul

    As I noted on the intro page, Father Lucien Galtier established the first church of St. Paul in the rough-and-tumble settlement of Pig's Eye in 1841 and gave...

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  • 13. The Historic Mounds Theatre

    When you enter Mounds Theatre it’s like stepping into a dining and performance venue on a sunny cruise. From the moment you arrive until the show begins, you...

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  • 14. St Paul RiverCentre/Xcel Center

    St. Paul RiverCentre Convention Center is an enormous complex that houses three different venues - Rivercentre, Xcel Energy Center and Roy Wilkins Auditorium....

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  • 15. Mississippi boat ride

    St. Paul's Padelford Packet Boat Company offers some fine narrated boat rides on the Mississippi River, which afford the visitor some great views of the city...

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  • 16. Ordway Theater

    The Ordway Theater brings the broadway experience to St. Paul. Every year on the Sunday that follows Thanksgiving, Leo Kottke gives his annual concert at the...

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  • 17. Peanuts On Parade

    It's seasonal but if you're in St. Paul in the Summertime and you're a fan of the Charles M. Schulz character The Peanuts, take in Peanuts on Parade.Every year...

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  • 18. You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

    I can't imagine that there is anyone who is not familiar with Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, & the rest of the Peanuts gang. As you wander around parts of...

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  • 19. Stroll Down Summit Avenue

    Once the railroad came to St. Paul, the city grew more and more crowded, and the wealthy sought to move out of the city center. They built grand mansions on the...

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  • 20. The Grand James J. Hill House

    The James J. Hill House is a 36,000 square foot stone mansion built by railroad tycoon James Hill, the founder of the Great Northern Railway. Hill oversaw each...

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  • 21. Lunch at Mickey's Comes With Attitude

    From the looks of it from the outside it is unlikely that we would have chosen Mickey's Diner. But it had been recommended and we decided to give it a try....

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  • 22. Cathedral of St. Paul - Enormous!

    The Cathedral of St. Paul sits up on a hill near Hill House. Along with the Capitol building these are easily the two most recognizable buildings in the city....

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  • 23. Saunter down Summit

    The American Planning Association recently recognized Summit Avenue as the best-preserved street of Victorian residential architecture in the country....

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  • 24. St Paul Winter Carnival

    The St. Paul Winter Carnival was the brainchild of local business leaders, in 1886, as a way of dispelling an NYC reporter's description of their city as...

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  • 25. James J. Hill House

    This is a great way to start, or end, a walk of the amazing architecture on Summit Avenue (see previous tip). The James J. Hill House was built in 1891 by one...

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