Tour the James J. Hill House

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Have you ever driven by an incredible home and wished you could see inside? Well there are a few mansions near Valley Creek Apartments where you can do just that. One of which is the James J. Hill House. This National Historic Landmark was once the home of James J. Hill, builder of the Great Northern Railway. Finished […]

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Spend A Day At The Minnesota State Fair


If you’re looking for entertainment, rides, and delicious food all in one place, head to the Minnesota State Fair. This year it takes place August 25 through September 5 and it’s approximately twenty-two minutes from Valley Creek Apartments. The State Fair began in 1859 and was held near the area now known as downtown Minneapolis. In 1885, […]

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A Chilly But Rewarding Plunge


Polar Plunge Minnesota is a charity event in which participants will jump into the frigid waters of the lakes to raise funds for Special Olympics Minnesota. This year, Polar Plunges in the Minneapolis area will be held on March 5th. See what’s planned for this year’s festivities! Essentially, the Polar Plunge works like a walk-a-thon […]

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