Rochester MN Ultimate Guide to Winter Fun


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The holidays might be over and the long, cold days of winter are setting in but that doesn’t mean that there is a lack of things to do!  Minnesota really shines in the winter…so many unique things to do that are only available in our cold and snowy climate! First winter here?  We recommend finding something you LOVE to do outside and making it your winter passion or hobby!

Use the guide below to click through to our most popular winter posts.  Have fun!

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Rochester International Airport

Ready to break away from Minnesota winter? RST can get you from Here to There…to any sunny beach destination, if you like that sort of thing!

Rochester International Airport (RST) offers easy one-stop flights to warm destinations on American, Delta and United. RST is the easy way to get from here to there with your family. Close and convenient, you’ll breeze through check-in and security in minutes. And with no worries about extra drive time on the road. Plus, fares at RST are down 17% in the last two years, which means you can get from here to there with lower fares!

Get started planning your warm weather getaway!

Rochester MN Guide to Winter Fun | Rochester Mom

We’ve got a bad case of cabin fever! How about you? Minnesota winters can be cold, dark, and long. We need to warm things up with some winter fun! Here are our favorite Rochester MN winter activities to get you through to spring!

Rochester MN Guide to Winter Fun | Rochester Mom

Where can you find the best rinks?  Fortunately, Rochester MN has many to choose from.  Some have warming houses, others have lights to skate by at night, and others are great for hockey players looking for a pick up game! 

Rochester MN Guide to Winter Fun | Rochester Mom

Too cold?  Just need a boredom buster?  Check out all the places in Rochester MN for indoor play! If you have a favorite place to play but don’t see it on our list, simply email [email protected] and we’ll get it added!

Rochester MN Guide to Winter Fun | Rochester Mom

Nothing beats sledding after a fresh snow!  Grab your sled and head to one of a few sledding hills in Rochester, MN.  There aren’t many to choose from, so if you have a favorite spot, let us know! *Scroll to the middle of the post for locations!

Rochester MN Guide to Winter Fun | Rochester Mom

Minnesota Moms are a hardy crew.  We bundle up our kids and send them out to play without a second thought.  But we got to thinking…there are things that Minnesota Moms say that might be a bit unique!  Here’s our list…what would you add?

Rochester MN Guide to Winter Fun | Rochester Mom

Welcome to January 2020…a fresh, clean start.  The month holds many things to do as you ease back into a routine post holiday hustle and bustle!  You’re certain to find things to keep everyone in the family from getting cabin fever!

Rochester MN Guide to Winter Fun | Rochester Mom

Is there anything better than warming up with a cup of cozy hot chocolate after an afternoon of playing outside in the winter?  Here’s our guide to to hot chocolate in Rochester MN!

Rochester MN Guide to Winter Fun | Rochester Mom

We have a guide packed with places to snowshoe, cross-country ski, sled, ski, play outdoor hockey or even curling!

Rochester MN Guide to Winter Fun | Rochester Mom

Rochester MN has so many great opportunities for indoor activities to help blow off some steam. Check out this list of ways to help alleviate pent-up energy while making lasting memories with your family!

Rochester MN Guide to Winter Fun | Rochester Mom

As the weather turns colder, this mama of 3 has to get creative to keep those little ones busy without overusing screen time.

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Winter in Rochester MN can be long and cold. Thankfully, Rochester MN has an abundance of things to do inside AND out Check out our guide to winter fun! #rochmn #rochestermn #winterthingstodo


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