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STAYCATION City of Burnsville

stay·ca·tion

/ˌstāˈkāSHn/

a vacation spent at home and involving day trips to local attractions. (Oxford Languages)

Tips for the Ideal Burnsville Staycation

  1. Help our friends, family, and neighbors stay safe. Please wear a mask!
  2. Enjoy the variety of options you can find within our community. Now is the perfect time to try something new. Whether that is skiing for the first time or trying a new option at a local restaurant.
  3. Smile big and take lots of photos! 📸 Make sure to use #YouBelonginBville and #MyBurnsville if you post pictures or videos on social media.
  4. Get your family and friends involved! Ask them to join you, either in person or virtually.

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Staycation Quiz

Whether this is your first staycation or you have been doing it for years, we are sure to have an idea for you. Take this quiz to find your ideal staycation!

Time to Hit the Slopes

It’s time for a skiing, snowboarding, or sledding adventure at Buck Hill! And you won’t want to miss trying a bite to eat at the brand-new Buck Hill restaurant. Don’t forget to stop by a local store for some new gear, you’ll want to look good in your staycation selfie.

Lift tickets must be purchased online prior to arrival.

Tropical Getaway

Get out of the house and rent a hotel room for the day and relax by the pool. Don’t forget to enjoy a tropical treat from a local eatery. If you are wishing you were on the beaches of Mexico, check out our delicious local Mexican cuisine!

Bon Appetit Burnsville

Take your cooking skills to a new level by taking a cooking class or creating your own Burnsville Food Tour. What will you be cooking?

Don't forget to check out the other virtual learning opportunities that the School Districts are offering.

Girls Night In

Wine not?

Enjoy a variety of wine samples and a locally made charcuterie boards while painting a local Burnsville scene with a local artist. It may just be the perfect excuse to get the new loungeware or cute top you saw at the store the other day!

There’s a Tourist in Town

Pretend that you’re a tourist for the day! What restaurants would you take someone to? Would you take them to to the zoo? Or maybe skiing? Or even roller skating? Maybe a show at the Ames Center! Don’t forget to stop and take photos around town.

Family Recess

Did someone say recess? Let’s play! Looking for an adventure? Let’s go go-karting, hit a home run at the batting cage, and show off our skating skills. Either rolling skating or ice skating, you pick!

If you are more comfortable staying in, build a tent and pick up some of your favorite local snacks. “Do you want to build a snowman?”

Relax to the Max

It’s time to get in the zone, the zen zone that is. Take an online yoga class, treat yourself to a massage, grab a new book from the local bookstore. Find your favorite spa essentials and treat yourself to your favorite drink from a local coffee shop. This staycation is all about taking time to sit back and relax. It's been a crazy year.

Can't pick just one? Do them all - or take the quiz to help you decide!