Top 10 Things to Do This Summer

School's out and the days are long, now its time for some summer fun. Get outside, don some shades and sunblock, and check out the Top 10 Twin Cities summer-time hot spots.

Updated: May 06, 2007

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W.a. Frost & Company

374 Selby Ave, St Paul, MN 55102

Romantic restaurant is ideal for outdoor dining on a warm sumer night.


Luna Rossa

402 S Main St, Stillwater, MN 55082

Celebrate summer by dining at this outdoor steakhouse with Italian specialties.


Sunsets Of Woodbury

700 Commons Dr, Woodbury, MN 55125


Harvey's Bar & Grill

106 N Third St, Minneapolis, MN 55401


Park Tavern

3401 Louisiana Ave, St Louis Park, MN 55426

Billiards, bowling and food create a fun-filled atmosphere for any summer gathering at this sports bar.


The Top 10


Lake Calhoun

3000 Calhoun Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55408


Farmer's Market Produce

312 E Lyndale Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55405

Arrive early on the weekend for the best selection of regional meats, produce, crafts, baked goods and more.


Loring Community Ctr

1382 Willow St, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Summer music and movies can be enjoyed under the stars at this park every Monday night.


Orchestra Hall

1111 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Cool off by watching summer concerts at this venue.


Lake Harriet Rose Garden

4125 E Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55409

Visitors and locals love exploring the large blooms June through September.


Stone Arch Bridge and St. Anthony Falls

Sixth Ave SE and Main St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

This historic city site makes for a great skyline-viewing during the summer months.


Chain of Lakes

W Calhoun Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55409

The Minneapolis Chain of Lakes provides plenty of places to bike, jog, picnic or people watch under the sun.


Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Vineland Pl and Lyndale Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

The site of the famous ?Cherry Spoon,? this Walker Art Center garden is a summertime must-see.


Pumphouse Creamery

4754 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407

This unsuspecting Southside Minneapolis parlor serves handcrafted Minnesota-fresh organic ice cream until 11pm seven days a week.


Loring Pasta Bar

327 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Urbanites sip wine and twirl pasta while sitting under the stars at this Italian eatery's sidewalk patio.