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10 Things to Do in Coon Rapids This Weekend

10 Things to Do in Coon Rapids This Weekend

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Coon Rapids offers some of the most amazing sights and activities in Minnesota and lucky for you, The Meadows of Coon Rapids offers you easy access to it all! Spend a day exploring all of the amazing shops and restaurants with your friends. Or uncover hidden treasures in one of the amazing museums like the Minneapolis Institute of Art! There are so many activities and places to visit for every occasion, like a night out, family fun days, or a quiet day spent with yourself!

Below is our complete guide to every exciting adventure that awaits you here in Coon Rapids, MN! Being so close to the action at The Meadows of Coon Rapids, youll always have something fun to do while youre in the area.


Top 5 Things To Do Near Coon Rapids


1. Bunker Beach Water Park

Bunker Beach Water Park is an entertainment destination for you and your family. Come enjoy all the wonders of a state-of-the-art water park that is sure to allow anyone to have a wonderful time. They are home to Minnesota's largest wave pool and six water slides. They also have a lazy river, water climbing walls, and many other areas that make this water park a truly special experience.

701 County Rd A
Coon Rapids, MN, 55448
(763) 324-3310


2. Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park

Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park is a lovely destination only 10 minutes from Meadows of Coon Rapids. With tons to do it is truly a fun place for all with tons of possible activities and events. Whether it be biking, hiking, or geocaching there are tons of fun exercise opportunities. Or you can get more involved and go boating, fishing, or cross-country skiing. Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park offers tons of outdoor adventure variety for residents of Meadows at Coon Rapids.

9750 Egret Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN, 55433
(763) 324-3300


3. Mall of America

The Mall of America is America's premier mall and shopping destination. Offering everything from amazing shopping, to unique events, and even some of the best restaurants in Minnesota. You can shop at any of more than 500 stores ranging any product you could want. Along with hosting events throughout the year in the center of the mall is an amusement park with a nickelodeon theme! In addition to the theme park, there is an aquarium and a movie theatre on top of mini golf and many other awesome experiences. Finally, the restaurants are second to none with such places as Bubba Gump Shrimp Company and Hard Rock caf to more unique places like Cantina Laredo and Masu Sushi and Robata.

60 E Broadway
Bloomington, MN, 55425
(952) 883-8800


4. Tettegouche State Park

Tettegouche State Park is an outdoor paradise near Meadows of Coon Rapids. They offer amazing Camping opportunities year-round that offer a fun wilderness experience for all who are interested. But camping isnt all they have if you want to explore the outdoors, they have scenic hiking, rock climbing, and beautiful waterfalls for you to enjoy. In the winter you can enjoy cross country skiing through the Park.

5702 MN-61
Silver Bay, MN, 55614
(218) 353-8800


5. Minneapolis Institute of Art

The Minneapolis Institute of Art is truly an amazing walk through the art world, with more than 90,000 works of art going back 5 millennia you really get to experience it all. You can see the evolution of art in the world through their exhibits. You feel in touch with civilizations long lost and move through time from ancient basic art mediums to modern artists experiencing the world as we do. In addition to their normal collection, the M.I.A. also gets traveling exhibitions allowing you to see exhibits that travel the world and that people love to see. On top of all this, their dedication to conservation and research makes it a beloved facility in the art world.

2400 3rd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
(612) 870-3000


Top 5 Amazing Places To Eat Near Coon Rapids


Angkor Restaurant

The Angkor Restaurant is a Chinese Cambodian eatery that brings true Asian cuisine to Meadows at Coon Rapids. Start your meal with delicious appetizers like egg rolls, wings, or cream cheese wontons. Then move into your main course with tons of delicious options, things like egg foo young, stir-fried dishes, and Cambodian dishes. But thats just the start the menu offers so many options there will surely be something for everyone. This lovely restaurant is only 7 minutes away from Meadows of Coon Rapids.

506 Northdale Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN, 55448
(763) 757-7777


Chanticlear Pizza Grill

Chanitclear Pizza Grill is a truly American restaurant offering tons to choose from and to enjoy. They offer tons of appetizer favorites, things like nachos, cheese curds, and wings. Then when you get into their entre menu you get meat and fish dishes that will make your mouth water with fresh walleye and tons of chicken specialties. And we havent even mentioned their burgers and pizza yet, both American staples that will blow you away.

11706 Crooked Lake Blvd
Coon Rapids, MN, 55433
(763) 757-2020


El Loro Mexican Restaurant

El Loro Mexican Restaurant offers residents of Meadows at Coon Rapids with authentic Mexican cuisine that is truly spectacular. Their menu is littered with delicious options that truly dont limit you. With delicious nachos and fries, every meal can start off on the right note. Their divine fajitas and street tacos are truly special and will leave you more than satisfied. Or their burritos and enchiladas offer even more to take in and experience. Or if you want to try something more unique their Nuevo special dinners offer just that with unique treats that will blow you away.

11590 Robinson Dr
Coon Rapids, MN, 55433
(763) 754-9065


Shortstop Bar and Grill

Shortstop Bar and Grill is your ideal Sports Bar. From the awesome food to the exciting atmosphere coming here on gameday will make sure you have a great experience. Their menu offers classics like Wings and Burgers but with their own twists. Their pizza is the perfect meal to share while watching a big game. Their Rippers are their deep-fried hot dogs that get their name from how crispy they get after deep frying, and they are truly something special. This atmospheric Bar is only 5 minutes from Meadows at Coon Rapids.

421 Northdale Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN, 55448
(763) 755-9966


Carol's Restaurant

Carols Restaurant offers a diner-style setting with delicious American meals. Offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner there is something that will make you smile at every meal. On their dinner and lunch menus, their truly special walleye and burgers are the headlines, bringing tons of delicious flavors and variations that will leave you satisfied. Or their Wings, soup, salads, and much more will make any meal as special as it should be.

11888 Aberdeen St NE
Blaine, MN, 55449
(763) 757-9700