Discover the best things to do in Little Falls like hiking and canoeing

From touring historical homes and local museums to picnicking at nearby parks, Little Falls offers a wealth of things to do just minutes from our Country Inn & Suites. Looking for an outdoor experience? Canoe along the Mississippi River at Charles A. Lindbergh State Park, or hike through the unique wetlands of Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. For a glimpse into local history, you can learn about the state’s rich fishing heritage at the Minnesota Fishing Museum or visit the childhood home of famous aviator Charles Lindbergh. After a rodeo or a race at Morrison County Fairgrounds, you’ll appreciate being less than five minutes from the comfort of your room or suite.

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Burton-Rosenmeier House

1.36 mi / 2.19 km from the hotel
Now the home of Little Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau, this beautiful property on the National Register of Historic Places is known for its Classical Revival style from architect George F. Barber. Stop by to learn about upcoming events and downtown tours.

Camp Ripley

6.81 mi / 10.95 km from the hotel
Part of the Minnesota National Guard, this facility hosts a variety of training sessions for both civilian and military groups. You can attend the archery deer hunt, which is open to the public each October, and then head to the Viking Club for drinks.

Charles A. Lindbergh State Park

2.73 mi / 4.4 km from the hotel
Put on your hiking boots—or your skis—and hit the trails that wind through the woods and along the Mississippi River. You can also canoe, fish, and bird-watch during your visit.

Charles Lindbergh House and Museum

2.65 mi / 4.27 km from the hotel
You can learn about one of the world’s most famous aviators when you tour the childhood home of Charles Lindbergh. This National Historic Landmark chronicles his life and his momentous 1927 voyage from New York to Paris aboard the Spirit of St. Louis.

Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

5.31 mi / 8.54 km from the hotel
Take your camera to capture the sandhill cranes, wild turkeys, and white-tailed deer that call this rare prairie wetland home. The scenic Platte River Trail leads you through multiple habitats to the best viewing points for dozens of bird species.

Maple Island Park

1.3 mi / 2.1 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic and take a stroll through this sprawling city park that follows the banks of the Mississippi River. You’ll find gazebos, walking paths, and the waterfalls that gave Little Falls its name.

Minnesota Fishing Museum and Hall of Fame

1.71 mi / 2.75 km from the hotel
With a re-created fish camp, an aquarium with native fish, and a huge collection of antique angling gear, this museum showcases the amazing history of fishing in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

Minnesota Military Museum

7.17 mi / 11.54 km from the hotel
Located at Camp Ripley, this museum is dedicated to Minnesotans who served. You’ll find thousands of artifacts—including tanks and aircraft—that bring to life the state’s contribution to US conflicts, from frontier days to the present.

Pine Grove Zoo

2.21 mi / 3.56 km from the hotel
Find all your favorite animals, from kangaroos and tigers to squirrel monkeys and zebras, at the seasonal Pine Grove Zoo. When you need a break, stop by the on-site Cougar Café for a bite to eat.

Little Falls Country Club

2.07 mi / 3.33 km from the hotel
Work your way around this 18-hole championship golf course nestled in the woods along the Mississippi River. After your game, shop at the pro shop or dine overlooking the great Mississippi at The View Restaurant.