Affordable homes for sale in St. Cloud, Minnesota could be your ticket to a new life filled with fun and excitement in the land of the Vikings. Yes, any Minnesota Vikings fan will tell you that this is the place to be for great football and the great life. From St. Cloud it is just a short drive down I-94 to watch some of the most exciting NFL football ever played. Homes here are attractively priced due to the housing market crash and right now you can acquire a home at unheard of prices. You can select from starter homes, single family homes, estates, and condominiums. Check out some of the affordable homes now: www.SaintCloudHouseSearch.com
Short sale properties and foreclosures are also available and offer the savvy buyer quite an opportunity to grab valuable property for far less than would be expected. Needless to say, these opportunities will not last. In addition to NFL football, the kids will love Summerland, the premier water park that features huge slides, go karts, kiddie boats, kiddie karts, mini-golf, bumper boats, and a video arcade center. Summerland also features a sheltered picnic area and special package deals on admittance. Kids will also appreciate spending time at the super AirMaxx Trampoline Park, Bounce Depot, Kinder Gym, Splash Pads, Saint City Skatepark, and the popular Crossroads Center Children's Play Area. All of these highly ranked amusements put kid’s entertainment first and are family-friendly.
For the lover of the great outdoors, St. Cloud offers over 30 water trails stretching over 4,000 river miles. These trails are perfect for breaking out the kayak or canoe. For the land lover, Beaver Islands Trail covers about 3 miles of Mississippi River country. Another fun nature trail is located at Collegeville & Saint John's University. This incredible trail provides for forest, prairie and wetlands observation and sits on Lake Sagatagan. Perhaps the most famous trail is the 61 mile long Lake Wobegon Trail. Residents enjoy hiking, biking, roller blading and snowmobiling this trial during the various seasons of the year. It is a fantastic way to tour the towns of Avon, Sauk Center, Melrose, Albany, Holdingford, Freeport and St. Joseph; all of which are found along this beautiful, long and winding trail.
The arts are very near and dear to the hearts of the good people of St. Cloud. This is evidenced in the fact that they have about 17 museums and galleries dedicated to all facets of modern and ancient arts. The fascinating Hill Monastic Manuscript Library on the campus of Saint John's University is dedicated to scholarly research into and preservation of ancient monastic texts of the world. This museum has received the National Medal for Museums and Libraries, the highest award given to service to the community. The preservation project has been going on for over 50 years. In addition, there is the Benedicta Arts Center, Atwood Gallery, Christie Hose Museum, St. Benedict's Monastery Art & Heritage Place, the Sterns History Museum and The Charles A. Weyerhauser Memorial Museum. The value that these organizations bring to the community in terms of history, education and preservation is incalculable.
The Hemker Park and Zoo is a unique operation in that it is family owned and operated. The zoo has held a USDA license for 30 years and maintain 14 acres of grazing land for Llama, African Penguins, Black Swan, Flamingo, Miniature Horses, Reindeer, Big Horn Sheep, Bactrian Camels, and a plethora of exotic and unusual animals from around the globe. Kids will love the petting zoo, climbing wall, picnic areas and other fun stuff. The Hemker Zoo is upgrading and adding exhibits all the time. Check out the affordable homes and make your way to Saint Cloud.