Minneapolis Convenience, Suburban Calm
Make your Minnesota vacation home at the Country Inn & Suites in Plymouth, MN. Kids and avid shoppers love being close to the internationally renowned Mall of America, and the shops at Ridgedale Center are less than two miles away. Art lovers can spend the day exploring the nearby Minneapolis Institute of Art before catching a show at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. Sports fans, cheer on your favorite teams at Target Field or Target Center, both less than a 20-minute drive from our hotel. After a busy day of meetings at the nearby offices of corporations like Wells Fargo and General Mills, you can enjoy plenty of exciting things to do at spots like Bde Maka Ska Park and the Guthrie Theater.
- Bde Maka Ska Park (11 miles)
You can enjoy outdoor sports like fishing, swimming, sailing and biking at this local lake, one of the seven bodies of water in the Chain of Lakes that encircles Minneapolis.
Phone: +1 (612) 230-6400
- Lake Minnetonka and Three Rivers Parks District (10 miles)
Encompassing more than 14,500 acres of waterfront fun, Lake Minnetonka and the Three Rivers Parks District provide ideal spots for biking, kayaking, golfing and picnicking along the shore.
Phone: +1 (612) 750-4241
- Minnehaha Regional Park (16 miles)
Pack a picnic, load up the bikes and take a family trip to Minnehaha Regional Park. Marvel at the 53-foot waterfall or go for a hike. There are playgrounds on site, too.
Phone: +1 (612) 230-6400
- Minnesota Children's Museum (20.4 miles)
Expanded to include 10 new exhibits, this museum is one of the finest in the Twin Cities. Watch your kids learn and play at hands-on activities like The Scramble, a 40-foot-tall structure with a spiral slide and netted catwalks.
Phone: +1 (651) 225-6000
- Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (14 miles)
Whether you prefer carnivorous plants or Japanese gardens, this 1,137-acre botanical center has exhibits, trails and events sure to bring color to your day.
Phone: +1 (952) 443-1400
- Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (9 miles)
Book your tickets for a night of comedy, drama, suspense or mystery at one of the largest dinner theaters in North America.
Phone: +1 (952) 934-1525
- Guthrie Theater (10 miles)
This award-winning, 55-year-old theater brings to life productions like South Pacific and To Kill a Mockingbird.
Phone: +1 (612) 377-2224
- Old Log Theatre (10 miles)
Old Log is the oldest professional theater in the state of Minnesota. If you’re seeing a matinee, plan to eat lunch at the Cast & Cru Restaurant on site.
Phone: +1 (952) 474-5951
Museums and Historic Sites:
- American Swedish Institute (12 miles)
Bring the whole family to tour the 33 elegant rooms of historic Turnblad Mansion, where you can learn about the culture of Sweden and of Swedish immigrants to the United States.
Phone: +1 (612) 871-4907
- The Landing (17 miles)
Explore what life was like for those who farmed the rich land of the Minnesota River Valley in the 1880s at this living history settlement.
Phone: +1 (763) 694-7784
- Minneapolis Institute of Art (11 miles)
Explore 89,000 works of art originating from six continents and spanning more than 20,000 years. If your time is limited, make sure to visit the Asian collection, which includes beautiful jade and ceramic pieces.
Phone: +1 (612) 870-3000
- Walker Art Center (10 miles)
Housing visual arts, performing arts, design and new media, the Walker Art Center is the place to go for galleries, sculptures and gardens.
Phone: +1 (612) 375-7600
- Mall of America (18 miles)
It's the largest mall in North America and the most-visited mall in the world! Featuring more than 500 stores, an amusement park and an aquarium, the Mall of America is a one-stop entertainment center.
Phone: +1 (952) 883-8800
- Ridgedale Center (1.5 miles)
More than one million square feet of national retail chains, boutique shops and fun eateries all sit under one roof near I-394/U.S. 12.
Phone: +1 (952) 541-4864
- The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes (10 miles)
Search for deals at some of your favorite stores like Gap and Williams-Sonoma before sitting down to dinner at P.F. Chang's.
Phone: +1 (763) 424-0504
Sporting Events and Conventions:
- Minneapolis Convention Center (9 miles)
With 87 exhibit halls, the Minneapolis Convention Center hosts top events and trade shows throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (612) 335-6000
- Target Center (10.4 miles)
Hosting big names like Alan Jackson, shows like Cirque du Soleil's Crystal and NBA Timberwolves basketball, this downtown Minneapolis exhibition center offers something to keep you entertained all year long.
Phone: +1 (612) 673-0900
- Target Field (10.8 miles)
Root for the home-team Minnesota Twins at this beautiful, open-air baseball park in the North Loop district of downtown Minneapolis.
Phone: +1 (612) 659-3400