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“Great live History lesson”

Fort Snelling State Park
Ranked #14 of 117 things to do in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Located on Pike Island, this scenic state park is one of Minnesota's most visited attractions, which features trails for cross-country skiing, hiking and mountain biking.
Hudson, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great live History lesson”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

The views from the upper rooms, the shops, the old store, the school, the whole thing makes history more memorable. I have never done well in history, but this fort helps make history interesting.

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Chicago, Illinois
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104 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Nice to walk the trail”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

Sort of scary when you are alone but if you and a few friends want to take a nice sunny walk, come here. It is scary if you are afraid of outdoors animals like I am. I was scared I may get bit by snakes or something. It's quite green and woody.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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96 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“A step back into histroy!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2013

A great place for young and old alike to see how life was like in the old days! The people who work there bring history alive. The kids will enjoy the firing of the cannon!

Visited August 2012
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St Paul, MN
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good place to go with kids”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

Haven't been there for a while but have taken the kids there over the years. They loved it and was a great way to spend the day. Kids always wanted to go. Walk all over to explore.

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London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Good for a stroll and to see some US history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

Look out for the first cannon fired at Pearl Harbour near the freeway end. Some interesting sculptures honouring soldiers.

Visited December 2012
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