Richfield is the perfect destination for families. Stay in one of our family-friendly hotels while visiting the many attractions Minneapolis and St. Paul have to offer.
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.
Mall of America
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 Nickelodean Universe®, SEA LIFE® Minnesota Aquarium, the LEGO store, American Girl® and the Crayola Experience. Kids will love the hands-on experiences at these memorable attractions. Richfield is just 10 minutes away from Mall of America.
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.
The Minnesota Zoo is home to more than 5,300 animals. Explore the 485-acre campus featuring miles of outdoor trails as well as the largest indoor interconnected zoo exhibits in the country. The zoo provides education for children and adults alike, including their daily “Close Encounters” program that offers children one-on-one opportunities to interact with zookeepers, animal training demonstrations and a chance to observe animals up close.
The nearby Minnesota Children’s Museum offer unique, hands-on experiences for children. Their immersive exhibits sharpen children’s critical thinking, motor and social skills. The newly-renovated museum now features a four-story climbing adventure with slides and catwalks.
Get up close and personal with Minnesota history by visiting Fort Snelling. This former military fortification overlooks the Mississippi River. This national historic landmark offers tours that educate children and adults alike on the history of this 19th century landmark.