This Rare Footage Of A Minneapolis Amusement Park Will Have You Longing For The Good Old Days
Most people in the Twin Cities — and in Minnesota in general — have been to Valley Fair. Many of us have also been to Minnesota’s other famous amusement park, Paul Bunyan Land. But did you know there was once a park right outside of Minneapolis? This amusement park entertained locals for nearly 50 years. Today, it is long gone. But its memory lives on in the minds of many Minnesotans who were around back then. Check it out:
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Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.