Welcome to Minnesota's Sweet Spot

Watch Our Cities Come to Life!

We invite you into an immersive digital experience. Come explore St. Louis Park and Garden Valley through the art of Adam Turman and augmented reality!

Three Adam Turman characters representing St. Louis Park and Golden Valley

How It Works

It’s easy to make our two cities spring to life using your phone and Instagram. Follow these simple instructions:

  1. Click the link below
  2. Accept permission to open Instagram
  3. Aim your phone at the postcard art.
  4. Have fun exploring!

Postcard Destinations

Here are some of the cool attractions you’ll find in St. Louis Park and Golden Valley:

  1. The St. Louis Park Rec Center, Recreation Outdoor Center (ROC) and Aquatic Park – A great place for sports and having fun! Home to two indoor ice rinks, a covered outdoor multi-use facility, and our 20,000 sq. ft. Aquatic Park.
  2. Skunk Hollow (a.k.a. The Cambridge Business District) – This “spirited” area of St. Louis Park is home to Copperwing Distillery, Dampfwerk Distillery and Warehouse Winery.
  3. Texa-Tonka Shopping Center – Originally built in 1951, Texa-Tonka is a newly renovated neighborhood shopping spot with a mid-center modern façade. It’s home to delightful eateries, such as Revival, Angel Food Bakery, Brito’s Burrito and Best of India, as well as unique stores and boutiques.
  4. Sota Clothing – Housed in the oldest commercial building in St. Louis Park, sota clothing makes laid-back apparel with creative designs organic to Minnesota.
  5. REM5 VR Laboratory – Minnesota’s premier virtual reality lab and event space offering a state-of-the-art VR experience for all ages and interest levels. Reserve a pod and immerse yourself in over 20 games.
  6. The Shops at West End – A vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment hub for St. Louis Park. Experience cuisine from around the world, unique shopping and exceptional personal services.

About Discover St. Louis Park

Discover St. Louis Park is the destination marketing organization for St. Louis Park and Golden Valley. We enhance the local economy by promoting our two cities as sweet places to live, visit, host events and just hang out!

Our website is loaded with useful information:

  • Looking for a bite to eat? We know every restaurant in the area. Sort by cuisine type and amenities and make reservations.
  • Arts & entertainment? Discover live music, museums, game rooms, craft classes, trivia, bingo and even meat raffles.
  • Need a place for guests to stay? Choose from 9 relaxing hotel properties.

Other sweet things you can find:

Plus, if you’re planning an event – family reunion, sports tournament, bar mitzvah, business meeting or the wedding of your dreams – we’ll help you find the right venue, secure room blocks, and more – all free of charge.