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Vacation in Shakopee - Minnesota


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Area Overview

Shakopee, Minnesota is part of the Minneapolis and Saint Paul Metro. Located along the Minnesota River, Shakopee is home to Valleyfair Amusement Park, Canterbury Park Horse Track and Card Casino, and the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Shakopee is also located near great attractions like Mystic Lake Casino, the Minnesota Zoo, and Mall of America. In addition to all the attractions in the region, Shakopee has wonderful biking & hiking trails as being part of the Minnesota River National Wildlife Refuge.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Shakopee is home to some of the Upper-Midwest's largest attractions including Valleyfair Amusement Park, Canterbury Park Horse Track and Card Casino, and the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Shakopee is also near terrific attractions like Mall of America, Mystic Lake Casino, and the Minnesota Zoo.

Shakopee also has an abundance of natural attractions including being near five 18-hole championship golf course, extensive hiking & biking trails as part of the Minnesota National Wildlife Refuge, apple picking, wineries, and more.

Shakopee is also home to a historic downtown district with extensive boutique shops, restaurants, and more.

Cultural Activities





Mystic Lake Casino has numerous concerts and other live acts at their beautiful Mystic Showroom. During the summer, there are outdoor concerts at both Mystic Lake Casino, and Canterbury Park.

Shakopee is home to River Valley Theatre Company, a local theatre group. Also, Shakopee is near Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, which is the largest dinner theatre in the nation.

Attractions






Shakopee is home to some of the Upper-Midwest's largest attractions including Valleyfair Amusement Park, Canterbury Park Horse Track and Card Casino, and the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Shakopee is also near terrific attractions like Mall of America, Mystic Lake Casino, and the Minnesota Zoo.

Shakopee also has an abundance of natural attractions including being near five 18-hole championship golf course, extensive hiking & biking trails as part of the Minnesota National Wildlife Refuge, apple picking, wineries, and more.

Being located along the Minnesota River, Shakopee has a rich historical presence. From Native American sites, to brewery ruins, to old settlements along the Minnesota River, Shakopee is home to many things for historical buffs.

Shakopee also has an award winning brewery in Badger Hill Brewery.

Transportation



Shakopee is near Minneapolis/Saint Paul International Airport. There is an extensive bus system throughout the metro to get people to the Shakopee area. There are also numerous rental car locations in Shakopee.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  3.4  13.8  24.2  0.9 "
 February  10.3  20.7  31.1  0.6 "
 March  22.8  33.0  43.1  1.8 "
 April  35.6  47.9  60.1  2.4 "
 May  47.9  60.9  73.8  3.7 "
 June  57.3  69.8  82.2  4.2 "
 July  62.1  74.0  85.8  4.4 "
 August  59.9  71.4  82.9  4.5 "
 September  50.6  62.5  74.5  3.0 "
 October  38.6  50.1  61.7  2.1 "
 November  24.6  33.3  42.0  2.0 "
 December  10.5  19.4  28.2  0.8 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

All four of Minnesota's seasons are defined. We have a long winter, which opens up opportunity for many winter campaigns. Our true summer runs about 4 months. We have a great fall season and activities around it.

Accommodations


Shakopee is home to 10 hotels, numerous campgrounds and resorts.

Costs

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