The City of Elko, MN
Elko is a small town in the state of Minnesota. The largest nearby city to Elko is Eden Prairie, approximately 21 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Elko, including Red Fox Tavern, Subway Sandwiches & Salads, Ranchero Supper Club, Helen's Country Cafe and Fire House Pizza. For a larger selection of Elko restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Elko Golf Courses and/or Ski Resorts, including the Boulder Pointe Golf Club, Wilds Golf Club The, Crystal Lakes Golf Club, Heritage Links Golf Club and Cleary Lake Park Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Elko please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Elko:
- Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. Airport (MSP)
- St. Paul Downtown Airport (STP)
Elko, Minnesota Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Elko experiences an average high temperature of 81 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 58 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.54 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Elko with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 26 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Elko to receive an average of 0.9 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.94 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -36 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Elko should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 59 degrees, and nighttime lows of 37.
Elko, Minnesota Attractions
1Alexander Faribault House - Faribault,
The Alexander Faribault House, built in 1853, was the first wood-frame house built in Rice County, Minnesota. It was built by fur trader Alexander Faribault in the Greek Revival style. Besides serving as a house, it also served as a civic center, polling place, and a church. The local address of the house is 12 First Avenue, Faribault, MN. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
2Alexander Ramsey House - Saint Paul,
The Alexander Ramsey House, located at 265 Exchange Street, South in Saint Paul, Minnesota is the former residence of Alexander Ramsey, who served as the first governor of Minnesota Territory and the second governor of the state of Minnesota.
3American Swedish Institute - Minneapolis,
The American Swedish Institute is a non-profit educational and research organization and museum in the Phillips West neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The organization is dedicated to the preservation and study of the historic role Sweden and Americans of Swedish heritage have played in US culture and history. Its programs include the Svea Club, Swedish language-teaching society and the Turnblad Mansion Museum which features exhibits and special events.
4Ames-Florida-Stork House - Rockford,
The Ames-Florida House is a house in Rockford, Minnesota on the Crow River. The house was built in 1856 by New England immigrants George F. Ames and his brother-in-law Joel Florida. Ames and Florida came to Minnesota from northern Illinois by steamship. On the steamship, they met Guilford George, a master carpenter and millwright. The three men formed a partnership and established the community of Rockford clustered around a sawmill and a gristmill.
5Apple Valley Golf Course - , Apple Valley,
The Apple Valley Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Dakota County Minnesota. Built in 1960, this Apple Valley course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 952-432-4647. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 8661 140th St W, Apple Valley, MN 55124
6Arbor Pointe Golf Club - Inver Grove Heights,
The Arbor Pointe Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Dakota County Minnesota. Built in 1997, this Inver Grove Heights course designed by Williams, Gill & Associates is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 651-451-9678. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 8919 Cahill Ave E, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
7Baker National Golf Course (The Eighteen Hole Course at Baker National Golf Course) - , Medina,
The Baker National Golf Course is a 27 hole public golf course in Hennepin County Minnesota. Built in 1990, this Medina course designed by Dr. Michael Hurdzan is open apr 1 to nov 1. For tee time information call the pro shop at 612-473-0800. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 2935 Parkview Dr, Medina, MN 55340
8Bakken Library and Museum - Minneapolis,
The Bakken, previously known as The Bakken: A Library and Museum of Electricity in Life and known in the past as the Medtronic Museum of Electricity in Life, that can be found on the shores of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the US, is the world's only library and museum devoted to medical electricity. Focused on scholars and on young people, The Bakken educates visitors about the history of electricity and electromagnetism from 1200 A.
9Bartholomew House Museum - , Richfield,
The Riley Lucas Bartholomew House was constructed of sawed lumber. In 1852 when Fort Snelling was greatly reduced in size, the area that would become the city of Richfield became available for settlement. General Riley Lucas Bartholomew came to the area and filed a claim on the shores of Wood Lake. He proceeded to build the two-story section of the home with local lumber, using white pine for the floors. His wife, Fanny and two children joined him in the spring of 1853.
10Bell Museum of Natural History - Minneapolis,
The Bell Museum of Natural History is a museum that is situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on the campus of the University of Minnesota. On display are numerous animal specimens from all over the world. The museum is currently planning a move to the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus University Of Minnesota#St. Paul.
Elko, Minnesota Hotels
1Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Minneapolis - Lakeville
20800 Kenrick Ave
Lakeville, MN 55044
10Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Minneapolis Burnsville
14350 Nicollet Court
Burnsville, MN 55306
Elko, Minnesota Restaurants
This is a list of Elko Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Truck Stops. Happy Dining!
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