Experience NHL Action at the Xcel Energy Center
From professional sports events to concerts to prime shopping, there’s a lot to do in the Twin Cities. The Country Inn & Suites, St. Paul East is just six miles from downtown St. Paul and only 15 miles from downtown Minneapolis, making it easy to experience the best the area has to offer. See the big game live at the Xcel Energy Center or CHS Field, or take to the slopes at Afton Alps. Shoppers will love finding bargains at Woodbury Lakes Shopping, exploring the blocks of prime retailers in downtown Minneapolis, or experiencing the world-famous Mall of America. For a night of culture, attend a concert or play at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts or at the beautiful Landmark Center. Visit the following Twin Cities attractions:
- Woodbury Lakes Shopping (3 miles)
Spend an afternoon perusing 55 brand retailers—from Banana Republic to LOFT to Trader Joes—at this popular shopping center.
Phone: +1 (651) 251-9500
- CHS Field (5.5 miles)
Baseball fans can cheer on the St. Paul Saints or catch university, amateur and youth league games at this 7,200-seat stadium, which also hosts concerts and festivals throughout the year.
- Bielenberg Sports Center (6 miles)
This expansive sports complex, which includes more than 30 athletic fields and 90,000 square feet of indoor athletic space, is the hub of local and youth sports.
Phone: +1 (651) 714-3740
- Landmark Center (6.1 miles)
The impressive, castle-like Landmark Center is home to St. Paul’s local dance, music, theater and cinema communities, and also hosts festivals and public meetings throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (651) 292-3233
- Minnesota Wild (6.1 miles)
Hockey fans won’t want to miss the excitement of the Minnesota Wild, St. Paul’s NHL team. You can catch a home game at the Xcel Energy Center.
Phone: +1 (651) 602-6000
- Ordway Center for the Performing Arts (6.1 miles)
Get swept away for the evening as you listen to a concert by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, watch a professional stage production or experience an electrifying dance performance.
Phone: +1 (651) 282-3000
- Xcel Energy Center (6.2 miles)
The Xcel Energy Center presents everything from NHL games to skating championships to concerts by top entertainers such as Adele, Florence + The Machine and Chicago.
Phone: +1 (651) 265-4800
- RiverCentre (6.5 miles)
Just next door to the Xcel Center, this award-winning exhibition hall hosts trade shows and conventions throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (651) 265-4800
- St. Paul's Cathedral (6.8 miles)
Come contemplate the beautiful stained glass windows and distinctive copper dome of one of America’s most notable cathedrals.
Phone: +1 (651) 228-1766
- Minnesota History Center (7 miles)
Celebrate Minnesota’s diverse heritage and explore history exhibits that are fascinating for kids and adults alike.
Phone: +1 (651) 259-3000
- Downtown Minneapolis (15 miles)
A short commute from the hotel brings you to downtown Minneapolis, featuring art galleries, fine dining and more than five blocks of prime shopping. Don’t want to walk in the cold? Take advantage of the Skyway network of indoor sidewalks.
- Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport (16 miles)
This major airport services flights throughout North America as well as select destinations in Europe and Asia.
Phone: +1 (612) 726-5555
- Afton Alps (17 miles)
Hit the slopes at Afton Alps and enjoy skiing, snowboarding or tubing. During the summer, the resort offers golf and mountain biking.
Phone: +1 (651) 436-5245
- Mall of America® (19 miles)
Don’t miss the chance to visit the world’s most popular mall, featuring 560 stores and restaurants as well as an indoor theme park and the Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium.
Phone: +1 (952) 883-8800