Explore Minneapolis from Hotel’s Convenient Location
Whether your interests lean towards the arts, history, nature or shopping, you can find a plethora of opportunities for entertainment, education and relaxation at the Country Inn & Suites in West Minneapolis. The hotel is ideal for visiting the nationally popular Mall of America, which features Sea Life Aquarium, Nickolodeon Universe Theme park and several night clubs, in addition to more than 500 stores. If you’re looking for more leisurely shopping, check out Ridgedale Center or the Shops at Arbor Lakes. For spectacular landscapes and water sports, check out Lake Minnetonka and Big Island or any of the other amazing Minnesota lakes
, which offer boat cruises, boat rental and bike trails. Minneapolis has a thriving arts scene, as evidenced by acclaimed destinations like Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, the Guthrie Theater, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Walker Art Center. Take the kids to learn about history and heritage at the American Swedish Institute and The Landing, or spend a calming afternoon strolling amidst the stunning flowers and waterfall at Minnehaha Park and Falls or by the scenic shores of Lake Calhoun. If you’re a sports fan, not to worry—the hotel is located near a number of famous Minneapolis sports venues
.Hotel guests can easily visit the following attractions:
- American Swedish Institute (12 miles)
This organization started in the impressive Turnblad Mansion in 1929 but expanded to include the Nelson Cultural Center addition. Guests can learn about the history and culture of Sweden and Swedish-American immigrants.
Phone: +1 (612) 871-4907
- Chanhassen Dinner Theatre (9 miles)
Experience a play, a concert, a musical cabaret or a comedy show while you dine at this popular local destination.
Phone: +1 (952) 934-1500
- Guthrie Theater (10 miles)
Take in a show at this storied theater, which presents both classic and modern productions while educating and entertaining audiences.
Phone: +1 (612) 377-2224
- Lake Calhoun (11 miles)
Lake Calhoun is part of the Chain of Lakes and is a popular site for fishing, wind surfing, swimming, sailing, canoeing, walking, jogging, biking and skating.
Phone:+1 (612) 230-6400
- Lake Minnetonka and Three Rivers Parks District (10 miles)
Visitors to this 14,000-acre lake can take a scenic cruise, catch some fish or see ancient burial mounds left by the Dakota tribe.
- The Landing (17 miles)
Travel back in time 150 years to see what life was like for settlers in 19th century Minnesota at this living history town.
Phone: +1 (763) 694-7784
- Mall of America (18 miles)
One of the top tourist destinations in the country, Mall of America boasts more than 500 shops, a theme park, an aquarium, nightclubs, restaurants and cinemas. Wear your comfortable shoes!
Phone: +1 (952) 883-8800
- Minneapolis Convention Center (9 miles)
Featuring 475, 000 square feet of space and 87 exhibit halls, this large convention and expo center is host to a myriad of diverse events each year.
Phone: +1 (612) 335-6000
- Minneapolis Institute of Arts (11 miles)
With a permanent collection of more than 80,000 items, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts is a fantastic destination for art connoisseurs.
Phone: +1 (612) 870-3000
- Minnehaha Park and Falls (16 miles)
The centerpiece of this scenic 193-acre park is a 50-foot waterfall, but visitors can also enjoy biking, formal gardens, playgrounds and outdoor concerts.
Phone: +1 (612)230-6400
- Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (14 miles)
Featuring over 1,100 acres of gardens and miles of trails, this botanical center is the perfect place to spend a beautiful Minnesota summer afternoon.
Phone: +1 (952) 443-1400
- Old Log Theater (10 miles)
Visit the Old Log Theater, the Northwest’s first professional theater, to see an entertaining stage show and stroll amid the theater’s picturesque grounds.
Phone: +1 (952) 474-5951
- Ridgedale Center (1.5 miles)
For premiere shopping at stores like Macy's, JCPenney and Sears, look no further than the conveniently located Ridgedale Center.
Phone: +1 (952) 541-4864
- The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes (10 miles)
This 412,000-square foot shopping center offers unique boutiques in addition to nationally known stores, so there’s something for everyone.
Phone: +1 (763) 424-0504
- Walker Art Center (10 miles)
Expand your horizons at this contemporary gallery and exhibit center, which is also home to the Minneapolis Sculpture garden.
Phone: +1 (612) 375-7600