Explore Things to Do in Owatonna
The Country Inn & Suites puts some of the best things to do in Owatonna, including Cabela's, right outside your door. If you want to get out and enjoy nature, head to River Springs Outdoor Water Park or Rice Lake State Park. During the winter months, you can find plenty of skiing, snowboarding and tubing at Buck Hill Ski Resort, plus hiking and skiing at Kaplan's Woods Parkway. For some retail therapy, plan a day trip and head over to the Mall of America.
Nearby attractions include:
- Buck Hill Ski Resort (46 miles)
Head to this resort for some winter fun and plenty of snow tubing, skiing and snowboarding.
Phone: +1 (952) 435-7174
- Cabela's (4 miles)
This expansive retailer stocks a wide selection of outdoor and recreational equipment. Be sure to wander through the educational showroom.
Phone: +1 (507) 451-4545
- Kaplan's Woods Parkway (3 miles)
Spend a day exploring this 225-acre parkway that offers hiking, biking, jogging, skiing, a two-mile handicap-accessible trail and beautiful Lake Kohlmier.
- Mall of America (57 miles)
Take a day trip for some shopping at America's most famous mall and enjoy attractions like the LEGO Store, the Universe of Light and Nickelodeon Universe.
Phone: +1 (952) 883-8800
- Medford Outlet Mall (7 miles)
Located in nearby Medford, this retail center is home to stores like Bath & Body Works, Gap, Columbia, Eddie Bauer, Nike, Oshkosh, Old Navy and Gymboree.
Phone: +1 (507) 455-2042
- Minnesota State Orphanage Museum (0.4 miles)
Explore the history of the Minnesota State Public School for Dependent and Neglected Children through the "State School Kids" memorial, informative exhibits and outdoor audio stations.
Phone: +1 (507) 774-7369
- Owatonna Arts Center (1 mile)
Celebrate the arts at this local center that hosts exhibits and offers classes.
Phone: +1 (507) 451-0533
- RAD ZOO - Reptile & Amphibian Discovery Zoo (4 miles)
This zoo is home to a fascinating collection of reptiles and amphibians, including snakes, turtles, lizards, crocodiles and frogs.
Phone: +1 (507) 455-1465
- Rice Lake State Park (6.7 miles)
Enjoy the scenery and plenty of outdoor pursuits, including canoeing and camping, at this state park.
Phone: +1 (507) 455-5871
- River Springs Water Park (4 miles)
Cool off with a day of fun at this park's lazy river, two large slides and activity pool.
Phone: +1 (507) 774-7370
- Steele County Free Fair (2 miles)
If you're in town during the summer, visit the state's largest county fair, complete with vendors from 25 states, more than 100 food stands, 30 rides and free entertainment.
Phone: +1 (800) 423-6466 or +1 (507) 451-5305
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