Stay by I-35W Just North of Twin Cities Attractions
You’ll have no shortage of fun stops to visit when you book a comfortable room
at the Country Inn & Suites, Shoreview, conveniently located between St. Paul and Minneapolis. If you love to shop, you can drive into Minneapolis to spend a day at Mall of America or hunt for deals closer to home at the Rosedale Center. Sports teams benefit from choosing our location only five miles from the National Sports Center’s fields, and the Running Aces Harness Park is just a short drive away for guests interested in seeing harness racing or playing in the casino. Are you visiting the area for work? Then hop aboard our shuttle to various Twin Cities businesses, easily accessible down Interstate 35.Don’t miss these exciting sights:
- Bethel University (5 miles)
Whether you’re visiting a student or considering attending this high-ranking Christian university, don’t miss seeing Bethel’s talented students in a public concert, play or art show.
Phone: +1 (651) 638-6400
- National Sports Center (5 miles)
Featuring 600 acres of soccer fields, golf courses, hockey facilities and more, the National Sports Center in neighboring Blaine is one of the largest amateur sports facilities on the planet.
Phone: +1 (763) 785-5600
- Rosedale Center (7.6 miles)
This highly popular indoor mall features more than 170 stores and restaurants, with top brands from Apple to Zumiez.
Phone: +1 (651) 638-3553
- Como Park Zoo & Conservatory (10 miles)
Your kids will love seeing the entertaining orangutans, gorillas, giraffes, tigers and other animals at this friendly zoo, which also features exotic gardens, an amusement park and a historic carousel.
Phone: +1 (651) 487-8250
- Guthrie Theater (11 miles)
Don’t miss your chance to see an innovative modern drama or classic Shakespearean work performed at this high-class theater. Stop by before the show to see if you can name the famous playwrights showcased on the building’s exterior.
Phone: +1 (612) 377-2224
- Running Aces Harness Park (11 miles)
Have you ever cheered on a live harness race, where the horses pull a small manned cart? Now is your chance at Running Aces, which also features a casino, various shows and dining options.
Phone: +1 (651) 925-4600
- University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus (12 miles)
This prestigious research university enrolls more than 51,000 students on its campus and has top-ranking programs in chemistry, economics, medicine, law and many more.
Phone: +1 (612) 625-2008
- Science Museum of Minnesota (13 miles)
Get a healthy dose of learning and fun at this interactive museum featuring the hands-on Experiment Gallery, the world’s only real triceratops skeleton on public display and the Omnitheater—a 90-foot dome screen showing mesmerizing short films.
Phone: +1 (651) 221-9444
- Mall of America® (24 miles)
Far more than just a shopping center, Mall of America requires at least a few hours so you can explore the more than 500 stores, Nickelodeon Universe theme park, Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium, the Crayola Experience, FlyOver America and more.
Phone: +1 (952) 883-8800