When the weather gets colder, the fun heats up in Richfield. Try these winter activities if you’re looking for something to do.
Skating and Sledding
Richfield is home to a variety of skating and sledding opportunities. There are 8 ice skating sites, 6 hockey rinks and 4 sledding hills. Get the full list of ice skating and sledding spots here.
Minnesota is home to many different museums exploring various cultures around the world. There are several located right in Minneapolis. The American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis is dedicated to showcasing Swedish culture and the influence on US culture. The Somali Museum of Minnesota is home of traditional Somali arts and folklore in Minnesota. The Museum of Russian Art houses a collection of Russian art from the 20th century, and is the only of its kind in the US. For a more interactive experience, visit the Gibbs Museum of Pioneer and Dakotah Life.
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.
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.