Explore Stillwater from our hotel near the St. Croix River

The Country Inn & Suites, Stillwater, MN puts you within minutes of popular attractions like Aamodt's Apple Farm, the St. Croix River, and the scenic Stillwater Lift Bridge. Rated as one of the “Top 10 Best Antiquing Towns in the US” by Fodor’s Travel, Stillwater has an array of great shops lining its historic main street. Browse the boutiques, check out the restaurants and breweries, and explore local artwork at places like Stillwater Art Guild Gallery. You can plan a day for shopping at Mall of America® or catching a Vikings game at US Bank Stadium, both about 30 miles away. On the way back to your room or suite, stop by the local favorite Nelson’s Ice Cream parlor for a sweet treat or Saint Croix Vineyards for a bottle of fine wine.

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Oak Glen Golf Course

2.24 mi / 3.6 km from the hotel
At this family-friendly golf club, you can warm up on the par-three Shorty Course before taking on the 18 holes of the Championship Course.

Stillwater Bowl

1.08 mi / 1.74 km from the hotel
More than just a bowling alley, Stillwater Bowl offers an indoor golf simulator, karaoke every Friday night, and a lounge that serves burgers, pizza, and drinks.

St. Croix Valley Recreation Center

0.35 mi / 0.56 km from the hotel
From ice rinks for hockey and skating to a fieldhouse that’s great for walking, running, and catching an ice show, this rec center has everything you need for an active day of family fun.

The Brick Alley

1.85 mi / 2.98 km from the hotel
Explore this vibrant section of downtown Stillwater to find unique boutiques and river-view restaurants all housed in an early 20th-century power station.

Teddy Bear Park

1.79 mi / 2.87 km from the hotel
Named for its collection of teddy bear statues, this city park features playground equipment, a fort, a train, and a steamboat for kids to explore.

Brown’s Creek State Trail

2.31 mi / 3.72 km from the hotel
Enjoy amazing views of the National Scenic Riverway as you hike this six-mile trail that skirts a trout stream and the St. Croix River.

Stillwater Lift Bridge

1.98 mi / 3.19 km from the hotel
Now a pedestrian- and bicycle-only crossway, Stillwater Lift Bridge is a great spot to marvel at the views of the St. Croix River and the valley.

Saint Croix Vineyards

1.54 mi / 2.48 km from the hotel
Sample vintages in a restored century-old barn and tour the beautiful vineyards at this popular attraction at Aamodt’s Apple Farm that's been producing wine for nearly 30 years.

Washington County Historic Courthouse

1.66 mi / 2.68 km from the hotel
You can learn about the history of Washington County through guided tours and interactive exhibits like the Scavenger Hunt at this heritage site.

StoneRidge Golf Club

5.9 mi / 9.5 km from the hotel
Discover well-groomed fairways and rolling greens at this course that offers great views and challenging play for all skill levels. After your tee time, you can enjoy dinner at the club's restaurant, Danny’s.

Stillwater Art Guild Gallery

1.99 mi / 3.2 km from the hotel
You can support local creativity by buying a painting or taking a photography class at this gallery in the historical Staples Sawmill building. To put the finishing touch on your artwork, take advantage of the gallery’s framing services.

Aamodt’s Apple Farm

1.54 mi / 2.48 km from the hotel
Locals and visitors alike love Aamodt’s for its family-friendly orchards, a gift shop filled with handmade goodies, and plenty of special events throughout the year. Be sure to sample Thor’s Hard Cider, which is brewed right on site.