If you have an upcoming 3 day weekend or just want to take an extra long weekend, Richfield is your perfect destination. Try these fun activities on your long weekend.
Take a culinary journey with your taste buds. Our restaurants offer a selection of cuisines from around the world, but we are bar none when it comes to Mexican food in the Midwest. We have several local, authentic restaurants including Andale Taqueria and Mercado, El Tejaban Mexican Grill, and Taqueria El Ranchito. Check out our full variety of cuisine.
Save money and stay in one of Richfield’s three affordable, hotels near Minneapolis: Baymont Inn & Suites, Candlewood Suites or Four Points by Sheraton. Each hotel offers unique perks for visitors – airport shuttles, pet-friendly accommodations, continental breakfast, pool and fitness centers and more! Choose the location that’s best for you and your family. Both Baymont Inn & Suites and Four Points offer free shuttle service from the airport, Mall of America and other local attractions.
Indulge in a little retail therapy at the Mall of America – just under 10 minutes away. With nearly 520 stores, there’s something for everyone including clothing, shoes, accessories, beauty products, electronics, toys, décor, gifts and more! The mall also offers several attractions, including Nickelodeon Universe®, SEA LIFE® Minnesota Aquarium, the LEGO store, American Girl® and the Crayola Experience. Refuel at one of the many restaurants and fast casual eateries within the mall. And while you’re here, check out Ikea – it’s right across the street.
For some local shopping, visit the Shops at Lyndale. This shopping center boasts a line of stores and restaurants. It’s the perfect choice for a casual hour or two of socializing and shopping.
Wood Lake Nature Center and Veterans Memorial Park
Wood Lake Nature Center features several wildlife viewing areas, a 100-seat amphitheater, a picnic ground, and three miles of trails and boardwalks. Veterans Memorial Park also boasts natural landscapes and is home to Wheel Fun Rentals and Malt-T-Melt Mini Golf & Malt Shop. Enjoy a tasty malt while playing over 18 holes of mini golf surrounded by attractive gardens, landscaping, waterfalls, ponds and streams.
Soak in the rich history of Richfield by visiting one of our historical sites. The Riley Lucas Bartholomew House showcases life in the 19th century. Stop by the Richfield Historical Society, located just next door! For a more laid-back day, visit any one of our local and nearby libraries.