Eagan, MN

Itinerary for a road trip visiting every corner of Eagan

Abdi Isaaq

EAGAN, MN - It is safe to say that the world is ready for a bit of traveling, especially in the local area. The city of Eagan is just as prepared to welcome the local visitors and provide them with many attractions that stretch from the Eastern side to the Northside.

The East Side

The eastern side of Eagan will be filled with a lot of park and open space excursions. The eastside offers a refreshing road trip to the largest outdoor municipal waterpark in the Upper Midwest, with dedicated younger swimmers areas. Make sure to try taking a shot at their nine-hole miniature golf course. Lebanon Hills Regional Park will be the ideal destination for those who love doing nature adventures like swimming, hammocking, biking, kayaking, or canoeing.

Art Fanatic should not miss the opportunity to witness Eagan's public art exhibits nor a memorable visit to Historic Holz Family Farm and Experience family life from the Great Depression through World War II.

The West Side

The west side of Eagan is full of shopping, delectable food. Retail therapy is real for so many people. Twin Cities Premium Outlet and Mall of America is home to people's favorite designer brands and entertainment activities. These two activities will come together in one space. There is also a time when adults want to hop, jump, wiggle out and act like a kid, whether you're 40 or 4. In this case, Rockin' Jump Indoor Trampoline Park is the best way to burn energy and have a blast while doing it.

The South Side

The south side is all about a variety of activities to do on the south side of Eagan. Start the trip by exploring the Tropics Trail, Wells Fargo Family Farm, Russa's Grizzly Coast, the Northern Trail, the Minnesota Trail, and Discovery Bay. There's no need to be a kid or have one. People can do all of that at the Minnesota Zoo.

For those who prefer some more adrenaline in their activities, visiting Minnesota's first solely and only competitive ax-throwing venues and learn how or practice your ax-throwing skills is also a good option. Up for a movie? Lead the way to enjoy some of the most comfortable luxury theatre seats people will ever experience at Emagine, and conclude the journey with a walk to Carponi Art park to feel the adventure through 60 acres of rolling wooded hills and trails, enjoying one-of-a-kind sculptures along the way.

The North Side

Because Eagan is home to the Minnesota Vikings' NFL headquarters, the Northside of Eagan caters to Vikings supporters. a Trip to the Viking Lakes needs to include the state-of-the-art Vikings Museum. This 14,000 square foot museum offers a tale and untold stories about purple and gold. After that, visit the Vikings Locker Room to buy your favorite player's jersey, accessories, and souvenirs.

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