As you may have noticed over the years, Twin Cities Family Fun has moved further and further away from the blog format and more and more toward an all-purpose site for finding family fun in the Twin Cities. Unless we are doing a review, we try to remain unbiased and leave opinions to our readers. We chosen not to offer parenting advice or opinions. However, we have some favorite local bloggers who share, not only what to do in the Twin Cities, but their own opinions and experiences with these places and events. Check them out. These are some of our favorite articles to start you out:
- MinneMama Adventures dishes tips for making the most of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival with kids.
- Samara of Simplicity in the Suburbs offers 18 Things to Do In the Twin Cities This Fall with plenty of orchard, pumpkin patch, and other seasonal suggestions.
- Lisa of Twin Cities Frugal Mom let us know about a Groupon for the pricey Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Maze – great for families!
- Twin Cities Kids Club shares 10 Things to Do During the First Few Weeks of Fall.
- We love Dining With Alice‘s idea of visiting a pizza farm on a fall weekend.
Other Local Bloggers Exploring the Twin Cities:
- More directed toward adult activities, but a phenomenal website all the same: PhenoMNal Twin Cities
- Two magazines that also have blogs: MSP Magazine and Minnesota Parent
- Mostly a newsletter and Facebook group: Twin Cities Moms
- For the best crafts to do with your kids, NonToyGifts has you covered.
- A little further out, Healing Home for learning more about healthy living.
- Also, Stop by Thrifty Minnesota
FFTC Guests Posts on Other Sites:
It’s fun traveling all around. It’s even fun traveling around the internet. Family Fun Twin Cities has been invited by several other websites to stop in and say hi! Pop on over and and check them out!
Please go on over to Twin Cities Frugal Mom and say hi! Lisa is a very talented mama and her site is a lot of fun. I even use it sometimes to find activities in the Twin Cities. I got to visit and talk about our new membership to the Minnesota Historical Society.
Joy shared her approach to keeping a small but functional wardrobe on Healing Home.
National Blogs with Local Franchises:
While these are nationally run blogs, the local component is usually run by a local mom. Hula Frog and Macaroni Kid sites are specific to certain areas of the Twin Cities, so you’ll have to choose your closest area from the National site.
What are some of the other local blogs or websites you like to follow to get inspired for your family outings? Leave a comment and share your favorite! If you are looking for websites local to other areas, these are our favorite family websites around the country.