Access the Best Shopping and Sports in the Twin Cities Area
The Twin Cities offer entertainment options ranging from professional sports to premier shopping, and the Country Inn & Suites, Woodbury, MN places you close to the area’s top things to do. Just six miles from the hotel, downtown St. Paul boasts a charming collection of shops, galleries and restaurants. Catch a Minnesota Wild hockey game at the Xcel Energy Center or a St. Paul Saints baseball game at CHS Field. Retail enthusiasts can hunt for bargains close to the hotel at Woodbury Lakes or drive a little farther to revel in retail paradise at the world-famous Mall of America.
- Woodbury Lakes (3 miles)
From LOFT to Banana Republic, more than 55 brand-name stores can be found at this popular shopping center. The complex also features three restaurants and hosts community events.
Phone: +1 (651) 251-9500
- Downtown Minneapolis (15 miles)
You can easily reach downtown Minneapolis’ eclectic shops, galleries and restaurants any time of the year thanks to the city’s Skyway network of indoor walkways.
- Mall of America (19 miles)
One of the most well-known shopping malls in the world, this massive complex features 560 retail stores, more than 50 restaurants, the SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium and the Nickelodeon Universe theme park.
Phone: +1 (952) 883-8800
Sports and Entertainment
- CHS Field (5.5 miles)
In addition to being the home field for the St. Paul Saints, this 7,200-seat stadium also maintains a regular schedule of festivals and concerts throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (651) 644-3517
- HealthEast Sports Center (6 miles)
With more than 90,000 square feet of indoor sports facilities and 30 athletic fields, this massive athletic complex is the center of Woodbury’s local sports scene.
Phone: +1 (651) 714-3740
- Xcel Energy Center (6.1 miles)
This multipurpose entertainment venue is home ice for the NHL’s Minnesota Wild and hosts an array of other events, including skating championships and concerts from world-class entertainers.
Phone: +1 (651) 265-4800
- Afton Alps (17 miles)
During the winter, Afton Alps is home to some of the area’s best skiing, tubing and snowboarding. Visiting in the summer? Make your way to the resort for outstanding golf and mountain biking.
Phone: +1 (651) 436-5245
Arts and Culture
- Landmark Center (6.1 miles)
Originally built as a federal courthouse and post office, the Landmark Center provides a home for St. Paul’s music, theater, dance and cinema communities while adding a stunning architectural accent to the city.
Phone: +1 (651) 292-3225
- Ordway Center for the Performing Arts (6.1 miles)
Enjoy riveting dance performances or immerse yourself in swelling scores performed by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra at this world-class arts venue.
Phone: +1 (651) 224-4222
- Cathedral of Saint Paul (6.8 miles)
With its iconic copper dome and ornate stained-glass windows, St. Paul’s Cathedral inspires reverence for its aesthetic beauty as well as its religious and cultural importance.
Phone: +1 (651) 228-1766
- Minnesota History Center (7 miles)
In addition to interactive displays and exhibits, this educational center also houses the Minnesota Historical Society library and archives.
Phone: +1 (651) 259-3000
Major Twin Cities Destinations
- Saint Paul RiverCentre (6.5 miles)
Adjacent to the Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul’s premier convention center welcomes an array of trade shows and exhibitions throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (651) 265-4800
- Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport (MSP) (16 miles)
Enjoy easy access to this bustling airport that offers domestic and international flights.
Phone: +1 (612) 726-5555