The City of Farmington, MN
The city of Farmington is located in the state of Minnesota in Dakota County and has a population of 19,381 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Farmington is Eden Prairie, approximately 25 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Farmington, including Bugaloo's Ice Cream Shoppe, Dairy Queen Brazier, Fast Lane Pizza, Longbranch Saloon & Eatery and Subway. For a larger selection of Farmington restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Farmington Golf Courses, Zoos and/or Ski Resorts, including the Southern Hills Golf Course, Rich Valley Golf Club (Red & Blue Course at Rich Valley Golf Club), Crystal Lakes Golf Club, Brockway Golf Course and Fountain Valley Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Farmington please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Farmington:
- Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. Airport (MSP)
- St. Paul Downtown Airport (STP)
Farmington, Minnesota Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Farmington 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 Farmington with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 26 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Farmington 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 Farmington 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.
Farmington, Minnesota Attractions
1Afton Alps - Afton,
Afton Alps is a ski resort, which hosts a collection of ski and snowboard trails, located along the St. Croix River in the city of Afton, Minnesota in the US. There are nearly 300 acres skiiable at Afton Alps. The Alps often utilize artificial snow for maintaining the slopes. A total of 48 trails and 18 chairlifts are used throughout the ski resort. There are a total of 5 Chalets, including the Meadows Chalet, the Highlands Chalet, the Alpine Chalet, and the Alps Chalet.
2Alexander 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.
3Alexander 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.
4American 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.
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
6Applewood Hills Golf Course - Stillwater,
The Applewood Hills Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Washington County Minnesota. Built in 1994, this Stillwater course designed by Neil Wilson is open apr 1 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 651-439-7276. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 11840 60th St N, Stillwater, MN 55082
7Arbor 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
8Baker 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
9Bakken 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.
10Bartholomew 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.
Farmington, Minnesota Hotels
1Grandstay Hotel And Conference
7083 153rd St W
Apple Valley, MN 55124
2Americinn Hotel & Suites Apple Valley
15000 Glazier Ave
Apple Valley, MN 55124
3Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Minneapolis - Lakeville
20800 Kenrick Ave
Lakeville, MN 55044
10Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Minneapolis Burnsville
14350 Nicollet Court
Burnsville, MN 55306
Farmington, Minnesota Restaurants
This is a list of Farmington Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!
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