Stillwater, Minnesota is the perfect base for enjoying activities along the St. Croix River like taking a trip to the renowned boating town of Bayport.  A new bridge, St. Croix Crossing, just opened connecting Oak Park Heights, Minnesota and St. Joseph, Wisconsin, allowing for convenient access for a weekend getaway.

Stillwater itself is a historic town often called "the birthplace of Minnesota," and has a rich pioneer history. Along with the Twin Cities, it is one of the three oldest major settlements in the state. Today you will find many retail outlets in the city, and there are plenty of local restaurants close to the hotel.  Guests can also unwind with an adult beverage at the Lift Brewing Co. or St. Croix Vineyards Winery, located right down the street.

(2.1 miles) St. Croix Crossing Bridge

The new St. Croix Crossing Bridge opened August 2017. The bridge connects Oak Park Heights, MN and St. Joseph, WI.

(2.2 miles) Aamodt's Apple Farm

Aamodt's offers not only dozens of apple varieties to buy or pick yourself, but a plethora of activities including a petting zoo, pony and hay rides, hot air balloon rides, a full winery and so much more. For more information please contact at 651.439.3127

(2.2 miles) St. Croix Vineyards

One of Minnesota's largest and best-known wineries, St. Croix offers a superb selection of wonderful wines and many special events and tours. For more information please contact at 651.430.3310

(2.4 miles) Applewood Hills Golf

Located within an apple orchard just west of historic Stillwater, this 18-hole, par 62 executive golf course provides a great challenge for every level of golfer. For more information please contact at 651.439.7276

(2.7 miles) Washington County Historic Courthouse

Completed in 1870, this is the oldest courthouse in Minnesota and includes monuments, archives, exhibits and historic reenactments relating to the local area.

(3.3 miles) Andiamo Showboats

The St. Croix Boat & Packet Co. offers leisure cruises down the St. Croix River. Enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner as you take in the scenic ride. For more information please contact at 651.430.1234

(3.4 miles) Oak Glen Golf Course

Challenge yourself at this 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course with a club house, pro shop, snack bar and three banquet areas. For more information please contact at 651.439.6981

(3.6 miles) Historic Downtown Stillwater

Enjoy all that historic downtown Stillwater has to offer, including unique shops, galleries, fine dining and more. Stillwater specialties include book shops and antique stores. For more information please contact Stillawter Chamer of Commerce at 651.439.4001

(3.8 miles) Loggers Trail Golf Course

Loggers Trail is a beautiful and challenging course for all skill levels. The mounds mixed with the woods offer a variety of holes.

(4.0 miles) Stillwater Depot Logging and Railroad Museum and Minnesota Zephyr Ltd

At the museum, historical relics, displays and photographs showcase the old Stillwater logging and railroad industries. Take a luxurious trip on the elegant Zephyr dining train as it winds through the St. Croix River Valley. For more information please contact at 651.430.3000

(16.1 miles) William O'Brien State Park

This outdoor haven provides quality recreation, including camping, fishing, canoeing, bird watching and cross country skiing. For more information please contact at 651.433.0500

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Hotel Info

GrandStay® Stillwater
2200 West Frontage Road
Stillwater, MN 55082 Map it
Reservations: 855.455.7829
Front Desk: 651.430.2699
Check In:
3:00 pm
Check Out:
11:00 am