Road Trip in Minnesota and Cool Off in the Water

best places to swim in mn in 2017The best places to swim and play in the water are endless in Minnesota. Here are a few places to try this summer, so check your tires and get read for a day road trip of fun! 

Adventure: Experience white water rafting in the St. Louis River near Carlton, MN

Something Different: Swim in the quarries in Waite Park, MN

Scenic and Beautiful: Go tubing down the Rum River in Istanti, MN

Clear and Natural: Cool off in the natural spring fed swimming ponds at Camden State Park

Best of Both Worlds: Enjoy a warm sandy beach, while swimming in chlorinated water void of fish or weeds at Lake Minnetrista Swimming Pond

Brand New: Be among the first to try out the new outdoor aquatic center with tube slides, pools, body slides, ziplines, climbing walls, and more in Hutchinson, MN this summer

Rainy Day Alternatives: Indoor water parks allow you to enjoy a rainy summer day, regardless of what the weather is doing. Head to the Chaska Community Center

Something for Everyone: Giant water parks have amenities that appeal to kids and adults of all ages and abilities. Cascade Bay Water Park in Eagan has long been a favorite road trip destination. 

Splash Pad: A splash pad offers all the water fun without a large pool of water. The splash pad in St. Cloud offers hours of fun, plus nearby water rentals on Lake George. 

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