Stay Less than Two Miles from Canterbury Park
Looking for exciting things to do near the Twin Cities? At the Country Inn & Suites, Minneapolis/Shakopee, MN, you are just around the corner from the hoof-pounding excitement of Canterbury Park and near the thrills of Mystic Lake Casino’s table games and slots. The whole family can enjoy a day at Valleyfair amusement park, which is home to adrenaline-inducing rides, a water park and Dinosaurs Alive. Enjoy a rejuvenating night in one of our spacious hotel rooms
before heading out for dinner and a show at the world-renowned Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.
- SandVenture Aquatic Park (2.3 miles)
Beat the summer heat at SandVenture Aquatic Park, which features a unique pool modeled after the area’s famous lakes. SandVenture is also home to a 300-foot waterslide and two 12-foot-high drop slides.
Phone: +1 (952) 233-9500
- Valleyfair (2.7 miles)
Kids will love Planet Snoopy and older thrill-seekers can meet their match on RipCord, Steel Venom or the Power Tower. After the thrill rides, enjoy a range of shopping and entertainment options, along with water park fun at Soak City.
Phone: +1 (952) 445-6500
- Minnesota Renaissance Festival (7.5 miles)
Open on weekends every fall, this seasonal attraction immerses kids and kids at heart in Renaissance-era entertainment. Don’t miss faire food like the giant turkey leg!
Phone: +1 (952) 445-7361
- Sea Life Mall of America Aquarium (14 miles)
Take the family on an underwater adventure just a short drive from our hotel. Get up close with sharks, Amazonian aquatic life, seahorses and sturgeon. You can even feed the stingrays yourself.
Phone: +1 (952) 883-0202
- Minnesota Zoo (19.2 miles)
Head to this zoo to see exhibits on the state’s native wildlife at the Medtronic Minnesota Trail. Don’t leave without visiting the Northern Trail for glimpses of an Amur tiger and a Bactrian camel.
Phone: +1 (952) 431-9200
Shopping, Sightseeing and Theater
- The Landing–Minnesota River Heritage Park (5.6 miles)
You don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy exploring this 88-acre living history museum, where costumed interpreters help connect you with Minnesota life of the late 1800s.
Phone: +1 (763) 694-7784
- Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (5.7 miles)
Settle in and watch comedy, tragedy and mystery come to life under the lights of the world’s largest professional dinner theater.
Phone: +1 (952) 934-1525
- Twin Cities Premium Outlets (17 miles)
Satisfy both your internal bargain hunter and your sense of style at this nearby outlet mall.
Phone: +1 (612) 444-8850
Gambling and Golf
- Canterbury Park (1.7 miles)
Canterbury Park offers gamblers a range of exciting options, including live horse races, table games and poker tournaments.
Phone: +1 (952) 445-7223
- Stonebrooke Golf Club (2.4 miles)
Round out 18 holes of golf on this championship course with a meal at the on-site restaurant. The lounge and outdoor terrace overlook a beautiful waterfall.
Phone: +1 (952) 496-3171
- Mystic Lake Casino (4.1 miles)
Featuring action-packed games, more than 4,000 slot machines, 100 blackjack tables and a whole world of bingo, Mystic Lake covers 150,000 square feet of gaming space.
Phone: +1 (952) 445-9000
- The Wilds Golf Club (5.4 miles)
Test your skill at this course designed by Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish as you enjoy beautiful views of Ponderosa pines and a variety of wildlife habitats.
Phone: +1 (952) 455-3500
- Ridges at Sand Creek (14.5 miles)
Rated number one by the Twin Cities Golf Guide, this course boasts 18 gorgeous holes on more than 170 acres, along with practice facilities and an elegant on-site restaurant.
Phone: +1 (952) 492-2644
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