Stay near Exciting Things to Do in the Twin Cities
Located near the junction of I-35 and I-694, the Country Inn & Suites in northeast St. Paul puts you within easy reach of the Twin Cities’ top attractions. Tour the exquisite Cathedral of St. Paul or head over to Fort Snelling where you can learn about the area’s rich history and see its natural beauty. The Science Museum of Minnesota is the place to go to explore the science of race, get up close to the remains of dinosaurs or perform hands-on biology experiments. Minnesota is renowned for its stunning outdoors, and day trips are easy from our hotel to local outdoor hot spots like White Bear Lake.
Add these Twin Cities attractions to your itinerary:
- Cathedral of St. Paul (9.3 miles)
Designed in the tradition of the ancient French cathedrals, the Cathedral of St. Paul is an architectural wonder and the Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.
Phone: +1 (651) 228-1766
- Downtown St. Paul (9.1 miles)
Filled with shopping centers, sports arenas, art museums and historical sites, St. Paul is full of interesting things to do all year round.
- Historic Fort Snelling (12 miles)
Fort Snelling, located near the junction of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers, has hosted fur traders, slavers, soldiers and other colorful figures since it was built in the early 1820s.
Phone: +1 (612) 726-1171
- James J. Hill House (7.6 miles)
Step into the lives of America’s Gilded Age millionaires when you take the 75-minute tour of the James J. Hill family’s mansion. Don’t miss the impressive on-site art gallery.
Phone: +1 (651) 297-2555
- Maplewood Mall (2.2 miles)
In the market for a new outfit, jewelry or even a good book? Take a look at this local mall’s 130-plus stores, including Barnes & Noble, Victoria’s Secret, Forever 21 and Men’s Warehouse.
Phone: +1 (651) 770-3863
Just over 15 miles away from our hotel lies the natural beauty and urban sophistication of Minneapolis, where you can shop at the Mall of America, visit Minnehaha Park or take in a game at Target Field.
- Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) (15.9 miles)
Located just 30 minutes away from the Country Inn & Suites, MSP airport is the region’s largest transportation hub.
Phone: +1 (612) 726-5555
- The Science Museum of Minnesota (9.8 miles)
Learn about Native American history, conduct experiments or make shadow fractions at the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Phone: +1 (651) 221-9444
- Vadnais Sports Center (0.8 miles)
Two NHL-size hockey rinks, a sports dome for team activities, batting cages and an on-site restaurant comprise this state-of-the-art sports facility.
Phone: +1 (651) 481-1000
Destinations for day trips:
- Maplewood (11.3 miles)
Maplewood is full of fun parks and nature trails as well as well as the intriguing Maplewood Nature Center.
- Oakdale (11.5 miles)
Explore the scenery, take in a free concert or chat with a local artisan in this charming Minnesota community.
- White Bear Lake (20 miles)
Go hiking, fishing, golfing or jet skiing in the incomparable Minnesota outdoors. For those who prefer indoors entertainment, White Bear Lake is home to great shopping and fine eateries, too.