Many of Minneapolis - St. Paul’s most interesting sights are located near to Shakopee, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two of the most interesting places to explore are the fabulous Hazeltine National Golf Club and the fantastic Meadows Course at Mystic Lake. Two more worthwhile attractions that are within a short distance of Shakopee are the Chaska Town Course and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
If the sun is shining get into the great outdoors and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Listen to the sounds of lapping waves at the Normandale Lake Park in Bloomington.
A pleasant way to experience the natural environs is to hit the fairways at the area’s excellent courses like the Hyland Greens Golf and Learning Center in Bloomington.
During the cooler parts of the year, check out Shakopee’s best ski runs at the Hyland Ski and Snowboard Area in Bloomington.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about staying at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Make reservations for the Hyatt Place Minneapolis/Eden Prairie, the Baymont Inn and Suites Eden Prairie / Minneapolis, or the Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Eden Prairie.