Stay Conveniently near Brooklyn Park Attractions
Whether you’re into professional sports, the fine arts or great shopping, the city of Minneapolis is certain to keep you busy. The Country Inn & Suites, Brooklyn Center is just 10 miles north of downtown Minneapolis, making it easy to access top city attractions such as the Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis Institute of Art, U.S. Bank Stadium and Target Center. Explore the Riverwalk or Hennepin Avenue Theater District, or take time to enjoy the serenity of nature on the shores of Bde Maka Ska Park or beside the beautiful Minnehaha Falls. Our hotel is also a great home base for teams attending events at the National Sports Center. Coming in late 2018, Topgolf, a high-tech golfing center, will include dining, entertainment, shopping and, of course, target-oriented practice golf.
- MB2 Raceway (3.5 miles)
Discover high-speed thrills at this attraction that offers go-kart racing in a fully electric, indoor format. The venue is also a great place for birthday and bachelor parties, corporate events and team-building programs.
Phone: +1 (763) 710-7773
- Bde Maka Ska Park (Lake Calhoun) (9 miles)
Spend an afternoon lounging on one of this lake’s three beaches, or try your hand at canoeing or paddleboarding.
Phone: +1 (612) 230-6400
- Minnehaha Regional Park (10 miles)
This natural oasis features a 50-foot waterfall, historical buildings and a beautiful Pergola Garden.
Phone: +1 (612) 230-6400
Sports, Theaters and Entertainment:
- Hennepin Avenue Theatre District (6.9 miles)
There’s plenty to see in this historic district that’s home to three theaters from the 1910s and 1920s, plus the New Century Theatre famous for intimate music sessions with popular local artists.
- Guthrie Theater (7 miles)
This award-winning theater presents off-Broadway musicals, Shakespearean dramas and modern plays in an eye-catching building.
Phone: +1 (612) 377-2224
- TCF Bank Stadium at University of Minnesota (8 miles)
This state-of-the-art football stadium on the campus of the U of M can seat 80,000 spectators and is the home of the Golden Gophers.
Phone: +1 (612) 625-5000
- Target Field (8.1 miles)
Kick back and enjoy the fun of a Major League Baseball game as you watch the Minnesota Twins take the field.
Phone: +1 (612) 659-3400
- Target Center (8.3 miles)
Catch the NBA action at the home of the Minnesota Timberwolves, or see a performance by entertainment legends such as Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Elton John.
Phone: +1 (612) 673-1380
- U.S. Bank Stadium (9 miles)
Catch a sporting event, a concert or a game at the Twin Cities’ newest venue, which is home to the Minnesota Vikings.
Phone: +1 (612) 777-8700
- National Sports Center (10.4 miles)
The world’s largest amateur sports and meeting complex includes 50 soccer fields, 100,000 square feet of indoor training space, professional ice rinks and much more.
Phone: +1 (763) 785-5600
- Allianz Field (15.5 miles)
Opening in 2019, this state-of-the-art soccer stadium will welcome Minnesota United FC’s expansion soccer team.
Phone: +1 (763) 331-8777
- Mystic Lake (25 miles)
Try your luck at this casino that features 150,000 square feet of gaming, plus multiple restaurants, bars and a coffee shop.
Phone: +1 (800) 262-7799
Tours, Museums and Event Centers:
- American Swedish Institute (8 miles)
Tour the castle-like Turnblad Mansion and learn about the cultural impact of Swedish-Americans. Finish the day at the popular ASI Museum Store, where you can find unique Nordic gifts.
Phone: +1 (612) 871-4907
- Minneapolis Convention Center (9 miles)
One of the largest convention centers in the Upper Midwest, this impressive building offers 475,000 square feet of space and 87 exhibit halls.
Phone: +1 (612) 335-6000
- Walker Art Center (9 miles)
One of the most popular contemporary art museums in the U.S., the Walker Art Center includes not only paintings and photographs, but also sculptures, films and live drama.
Phone: +1 (612) 375-7600
- Minneapolis Institute of Art (11 miles)
The Minneapolis Institute of Art, or Mia, houses a permanent collection of more than 80,000 works, including paintings by van Gogh and Matisse, and is home to one of the best collections of Asian art in the United States.
Phone: +1 (612) 870-3000
Shopping and Dining:
- Minneapolis Riverfront (2 miles)
The Riverfront district offers great dining, shopping and nightlife. Don’t miss the fascinating Mill City Ruins Park while you’re there.
- The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes (7.5 miles)
Discover deals at The Shoppes, home to retailers like Buckle, Lane Bryant and Ulta.
Phone: +1 (763) 424-0504
- Mall of America (19.8 miles)
In addition to offering hundreds of retail stores, America’s largest mall hosts special events, including fashion shows, musical acts and celebrity book signings.
Phone: +1 (952) 883-8800
- Albertville Premium Outlets (23.4 miles)
Shop your favorite outlet stores, and then get off your feet when you grab a bite to eat at one of the on-site restaurants at this destination.
Phone: +1 (763) 497-1911
- Arctic Cat
- BAE Systems
- Caribou Coffee Company
- Dish Network
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- General Mills
- Home Depot
- Mills Fleet Farm
- Olympus Surgical Technologies