Find fun things to do in Elk River like fishing at Lake Orono

Located just off Route 169, the Country Inn & Suites puts you near great things to do outdoors, including boating on Lake Orono and hitting the fairways at Elk River Golf Club. When you’re not immersing yourself in Elk River’s natural beauty, you can discover the area’s history in a unique way at nearby Oliver Kelley Farm. If retail therapy is more your speed, head over to Albertville Premium Outlets to shop for great designers at discounted prices. Looking for some big-city fun? You can drive about 40 minutes to Minneapolis to attend a performance at the Guthrie Theater or watch the Minnesota Twins rush the end zone at Target Field.

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Albertville Premium Outlets

7.06 mi / 11.36 km from the hotel
Plan strategically to maximize your time at more than 60 brand-name retail shops, including American Eagle, Gap Factory, Lululemon, and Michael Kors Outlet.

Guthrie Theater

27.42 mi / 44.13 km from the hotel
Don’t miss the chance to see an innovative modern drama or a classic Shakespearean work performed at this high-class theater. Before the show, spot the famous actors in the images from previous Guthrie productions printed on the building’s exterior.

Elk River Arena

0.66 mi / 1.06 km from the hotel
Strap on your skates and head out on the ice with your family, or just bundle up and watch from the sidelines at this Olympic-size rink.

Elk River Golf Club

2.55 mi / 4.11 km from the hotel
Whether you’re a scratch golfer or a beginner, you can have fun on the fairways at this 18-hole, par 72 course.

Lake Orono

2.11 mi / 3.4 km from the hotel
Enjoy boating, fishing, and hiking at the scenic 281-acre Lake Orono, which features a public park on its south shore. You can also explore the shores of the Elk and Mississippi rivers.

Oliver Kelley Farm

3.9 mi / 6.28 km from the hotel
Step back in time with a visit to this working farm, a historic landmark dedicated to preserving the ways of Minnesota farming life in the 1860s. Guests can visit barnyard animals, work in the farm’s gardens, and churn butter.

Princeton Speedway

18.01 mi / 28.98 km from the hotel
From April to September, watch a thrilling dirt track race on Friday nights at this speedway located at the Mille Lacs County Fairgrounds.

Target Field

26.66 mi / 42.9 km from the hotel
Cheer on the Minnesota Twins at this baseball park located in the North Loop Warehouse Historic District of Minneapolis.

Ellingson’s Number 1 Classic and Collectible Cars

3.9 mi / 6.28 km from the hotel
At Ellingson’s, you can tour a showroom of 80 classic and historical cars. The always-changing inventory may include Model Ts, 1920s Speedsters, and classic Corvettes.

Minneapolis Riverfront

26.86 mi / 43.23 km from the hotel
The Riverfront district offers great dining, shopping, and nightlife. Don’t miss the fascinating Mill Ruins Park while you’re there.

Bde Maka Ska

28.12 mi / 45.26 km from the hotel
You can enjoy outdoor activities like fishing, swimming, sailing, and biking at this lake, the biggest link in the Chain of Lakes near Minneapolis.

The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes

16.45 mi / 26.47 km from the hotel
Whether you like brand-name bargain hunting, need to pick up a gift, or are looking for dinner, this expansive retail center has what you need.