The city of Pipestone, MM, has a rapidly growing economy, including a major presence of renewable energy manufacturing, and is a key center for local agriculture. Our hotel's location near Lake Benton makes it a significant area in Minnesota to conduct business. For a more relaxed visit, Pipestone is a perfect vacation spot, especially for those who enjoy the outdoors. Miles of scenic trails let you escape to nature, including the National Monument walking trail. In town you can visit the Downtown Historic District, containing unique buildings made from the beautiful local stone.

(1.0 miles) Pipestone County Museum

The Pipestone County Museum is a professionally operated facility presenting the area's history in a range of interpretive exhibits. It is considered by many to be among the best museums in the state for its size. The Museum has four exhibit galleries on two floors focusing on Pipestone County history and happenings.

(1.2 miles) Rock Island Depot

The Rock Island Railroad depot is Pipestone's only remaining depot from the heyday of railroads.

(1.6 miles) Pipestone National Monument

Pipestone National Monument offers an opportunity to explore American Indian culture and the natural resources of the tall grass prairie. Established by Congress in 1937 to protect the historic pipestone quarries, the site is considered sacred by many American Indians. Spanning centuries of use, American Indians continue to quarry pipestone which they carve into sacred pipes.

(1.6 miles) Three Maidens

These large granite boulders have long been known as the Three Maidens. With smaller fragments, they once formed one large single boulder some 50 feet in diameter. The boulder was deposited by glaciers. There are various legends regarding The Three Maidens, a popular Pipestone landmark.

(1.7 miles) Downtown Historic District

Your trip to Pipestone won't be complete without a visit to our Downtown Historic District. To really enjoy the Historic District, take a walking tour. In the space of a walk of about a dozen blocks, you can enjoy and learn about much of Pipestone's rich architectural past. While enjoying your walk, stop in at any of the several stores and shops along the way. Guided tours of the Historic District may also be arranged with the Pipestone County Museum.

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Hotel Info

GrandStay® Pipestone
915 7th Street Southeast
Pipestone, MN 56164 Map it
Reservations: 855.455.7829
Front Desk: 507.562.1100
Check In:
3:00 pm
Check Out:
11:00 am