Attraction Location: Downtown Stillwater

Studio Louise Flower Shop

210 Main St. S.
Stillwater, MN 5082
Phone: 651.327.0644

Stillwater Proper

227 Main St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.2053

Distillery & Tasting room. Coming soon in 2021!

Carpe Noctem Candle Co.

226 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082

An extraordinary artisan candle and home fragrance boutique with a pour-your-own candle bar. Stroll and shop for the most unique candles around or create your own signature scented candle by signing up for a workshop.

Shala Yoga Studio

116 Chestnut St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.279.3127

Located in the Compass Center for Healing, Shala Yoga offers a serene, meditative and healing environment designed with intention and creativity.

Good to Live Massage

226 Myrtle Street E, #5
Stillwater, MN 55082

Bene Vivere means to Live Well. Living Well within the body in the truest sense means mind, body, and spirit are existing harmoniously with each other. Taking time to restore oneself is not a luxury but a necessity. Massage and bodywork using nature’s healing oils and plant extracts can help the body return to balance. Come experience a restorative and relaxing session to begin your healing journey.

Utility Box Murals

Stroll throughout downtown Stillwater to discover the painted utility box murals. Make your own treasure hunt seeking these works of art! The theme of this project revolves around the St. Croix River, as it is the river that connects our towns and communities. The project coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act protecting the St. Croix Riverway.

Prohibition Barbers

124 2nd St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082

When you get your hair cut, you should be treated like a King or Queen, and I’m the guy to take care of you. I’m classically trained in the art of Barbering, and will take as much pride in your appearance as you would. I’m looking to forge new relationships with customers in need of a cut or shave, so jump on in, grab an appointment, and know what its like to look and feel your best!

Forge & Foundry Distillery

223 Main St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.2242

Forge and Foundry is a small craft distillery located in downtown Stillwater, Minnesota. We carefully pick our ingredients from local sources to produce exceptional spirits and hand-crafted cocktails.

Rivertown Tours

Book online
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: rivertowntours@gmail.com

Discover the hidden gems that built the birthplace of Minnesota through unique guided walking tours!

Stillwaters Healing & Massage

116 Chestnut St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 715.760.1168

Massage therapy, scalp therapy, reflexology….located within walking distance to all downtown hotels or VRBOS.

The Lumberjack Axe Throwing

123 N 2nd Street, Suite 102
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.705.6005

The Lumberjack is a place where visitors can learn about Stillwater’s rich history and locals can find a home. We are not your typical axe throwing bar. We have taken this cathartic back woods play into a warm and friendly environment. We promise a brand new way to enjoy a drink and play with friends. Book your party today!

Alluring Lash & Spa

226 Myrtle St. E
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.442.4952

Located a block off Main Street, Alluring Lash & Spa offers eyelash extensions, facials, plasma pen/fibroblasting, make-up application, waxing, and skin care downtown Stillwater.

Smith & Trade Merchantile

229 Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082

Our mission is to provide a brick and mortar experience like no other for Minnesota and St. Croix Valley Artisans that want to showcase the best Minnesota has to offer. Classes, workshops available in all trades. Learn from the best. Weekly evening events featuring our local Smith’s with light appetizers and adult beverages.

Tuk Tuk Woo Hoo

Minnesota’s first electric Tuk-Tuk is a super fun 3-wheel motorized people moving machine. Be on the look out for this free service for short downtown Stillwater rides. Tip the drivers! Extended rides and custom private bookings available for a fee (call).

Salon Mintee

324 Main Street S.
Stillwater, MN 55082

Partnership with Make Up by Mindie & Hair By Theresa. Located in the historic Grand Garage next to Essential Esthetics and She Fancy Salon.

Bike Rental: Herman Electric Bike Rental

209 Main St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.1914

Electric bike rental conveniently located on the intersection of Main/Chestnut/Water right at the base of the the historic lift bridge and St. Croix Loop bike trail. We have electric fat-tire and electric cruiser bikes for rent for a few hours or a full day. Explore all the beauty and fun around Stillwater. Stop in to see our giant Discover Stillwater bike trail map! Book online or stop in. Entrance on Water Street/River side.

Local Luxury Med Spa in Hotel Crosby

232 Main Street N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.323.2555

Our priority is to personalize your experience to meet your specific needs. Leave with skin glowing, your body rejuvenated and mind clear. Select from a full line of services including a relaxing signature massage, pampering facial, smoothing dermaplaning, rejuvenating enzyme peel or our permanent, pain-free laser hair removal. We promise to use only the highest quality products and place you in the careful, caring hands of fully trained Stillwater spa professionals.

Uptown Curl

120 Main St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.1111

A curly hair focused salon located right on Main Street with a view of the St. Croix River.

J Bellissima Hair Salon

222 3rd St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.414.1350

Have a seat in one of our comfy styling chairs and let your stressful day melt away! When you leave you will feel relaxed and confident; looking gorgeous and at your best. After all, “bellissima” does mean very beautiful in Italian, and that is exactly how we want you feel when you leave our salon.

KALI

421 Main St. S., Suite F
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: kjh@kali.mn

KALI holds space for transformation, healing, self-care and retreat in the historic Brick Alley Building. Join a weekly yoga and meditation class. Book a healing session. Sign up for a wellness workshop, training or retreat. Nourish your body, mind and soul. Learn. Practice. Transform.

Stillwater Tattoo Co.

235 Chestnut St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.4974

The longest standing tattoo shop in the oldest town in Minnesota! Located in the heart of downtown, stop in for inspiration with walls of tattoo artwork and a welcoming professional staff of ink artists.

Stillwater Escape Room

123 2nd St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.1476

Which adventure will you choose? Check out their rooms to choose your unique experience – historic Connelly Shoe Factory Office, The Cave on an asteroid,  or a train car? Book time in the new Rockstar Karaoke lounge, too. The escape room is located on the North side of downtown Stillwater in the historic Connolly Shoe Factory building home to the new JX Event Venue, The Lumberjack Axe Bar and Velveteen Speakeasy.

Essential Esthetics

324 Main St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.592.8904

Local skin care salon offering a variety of services for your skin care needs. Essential Esthetics is a part of She Fancy salon located in the historic Grand Garage indoor mall on Main Street right next to shopping and dining!

Remix Wellness Center

118 Chestnut St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 612.365.2557

Remix Wellness Center’s retreats bring together providers from all areas of wellness, to give you a self-care experience where you can recharge and find community and new modalities.

A St. Croix River Crossing Loop Trail

Highway 36
Oak Park Heights, MN 55082

The St. Croix River Crossing Loop Trail connects Minnesota and Wisconsin over two bridges – historic lift bridge and the new St. Croix Crossing bridge – along the St. Croix river back to downtown Stillwater for a total of 4.7 miles.   Park near at Houlton Elementary school (70 Cty Rd E, Houlton, WI54082) on the Wisconsin side or the lot near the new bridge just off hwy 36 on hwy 95 (1315 Main St. S.) or downtown Stillwater in city lots or on street.

Stillwater Ghost Walks

Downtown Stillwater Various Locations
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: stillwaterghosts@gmail.com

Real ghost stories, paranormal experiences, urban legends, and much more! If you’re captivated by local folklore, into legend tripping, a student of history, or interested in sparking your imagination, this guided haunted history walking tour of beautiful downtown Stillwater is for you. Seasonal May-November.

Bike Rental: Diro Outdoors Cruiser Bike Share

100 Water St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.300.0125

Rent a cruiser bike any day, anytime from sunrise to sunset and head off exploring the beautiful trails around the St. Croix Valley. Perfect for visitors, tourists, and locals looking for some fun and exercise. Self-rental station is located next to the Water Street Inn on the corner of Water St. and Myrtle St. and has ten uni-sex seven speed bikes available. Riders use their smartphone to rent and pay for a bike (18+ only).

Lens Flare Stillwater

Downtown Stillwater Various Locations
Stillwater, MN 55082

This is a web-based FREE app that allows you to view historical sites in Stillwater, Minnesota linked to their GPS locations – view how the site looked in the past right on your smartphone! This tribute to well known photographer, John Runk, and includes current and historical photos, audio and written narratives along with the surprise and magic of today’s digital image and location technology.

The Pole Barn Studio & Airy Fitness

120 Water St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.0090

Aerial arts and dance center: The Pole Barn Studio in downtown Stillwater offers unique classes in pole, ballet, silks, flex and dance fitness designed to provide a new and innovative way to stay in shape, improve self-esteem and have fun while working out. Host your birthday party, bachelorette party, or girls night out. Dance and fitness wear retail on site as well.

The Zephyr Theatre

601 Main St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.1542

The Zephyr Theatre is a professional theatre that produces plays, musicals, and other theatrical performances, as well as concerts and dance performances and works in collaboration with the St Croix Film Society to show classic films. Located in the old train depot, productions are of the highest quality showcasing visually, acoustically, and artistically beautiful performances.

River City Sculpture Tour

Downtown Stillwater - Various Locations

Stillwater’s historic district downtown features an outdoor exhibit of free public art as multiple art sculptures by Midwest artists are on display as part of a multi-city tour in the the St. Croix and Mississippi River Valleys.  Stroll downtown to see what you can find.

Historic Walking Tour- Secrets in the Landscape

People have long used Stillwater’s landscape to their advantage and shaped it to their needs. From the cool caves of the limestone bluffs to the steady river, discover the relationship between the landscape and the history of the city as you explore hidden features of Stillwater’s Cultural Landscape District.  This tour was developed by the Minnesota Department of Transportation as part of the St. Croix Crossing bridge construction project. Printable map/descriptions for self-guided tour.

Just Cuz Beauty Boutique & Style Squad

123 2nd St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.0537

A full service salon, nestled inside the historic old Connolly Shoe Factory, now known as JX Event Venue. We offer a full range of hair services as well as spray tanning, eyelash extensions and body waxing to just name a few. Just Cuz also specializes and caters to all bridal parties both in house, and on-site. With the stressors of everyday life, family and work, we will be your place of relaxation, friendship and beauty.​Why? No reason, Just Cuz.

St. Croix Stand Up Paddleboard Co.

St. Croix SUP offers stand-up paddleboard and kayak rentals at nearby rivers and lakes with drop-off and pick-up service within the St. Croix Valley (within 10 miles of the 55082 Stillwater, MN zip code). Public boat launches and beaches are the best places to take off. Going to the cabin for the weekend? We have straps and portable racks to transport the boards.

The Hair Tailor

402 Main Street N., 3rd Floor #360
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.0879

Designed to give our guests a boutique like feel. We provide the best quality beauty care to ensure your satisfaction. From comprehensive hair care to our additional spa services, our staff of industry leading professionals is ready to make your experience as rewarding as it is relaxing. We pay homage to the craft at its core with traditional skills, while staying ahead of the curve through continued education in the latest techniques.

Marquess Studios

305 Greeley St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.278.3538, email preferred hello@marquessstudios.com

Led by a local art-loving, re-purposing junky, Marquess Studios is a unique space to attend creative workshops, order DIY art kits to-go or design custom orders via private appointment. If you are feeling super creative or sentimental, sign your group up for “Junky-to-Funky” where each guest will create a custom design from something out of their own keepsake drawer. We also sell our locally made custom jewelry and keepsakes online.

Historic Walking Tour & Video – South Hill Homes

416 4th St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082

With funding assistance from the State Historic Preservation Office’s Certified Local Government grant program, the City of Stillwater produced a South Hill Homes Walking Tour. View videos on your smart phone at each stop on this self-guided tour to learn a little more about each historic home just south of downtown Stillwater, Minnesota. This public education tour highlights the story of 18 historic homes in two loops – Pine Street and Chestnut Street. The tour is reprinted within the Stillwater Visitor Guide.

Domacin’ Wine Bar & Shop

102 S. 2nd St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.1352

Domacin is one of the best wine bars in the Twin Cities and has the awards to prove it. More than 600 wines by the bottle plus an extensive selection by the glass. Modern-American Cuisine. Featured in Travel & Leisure Magazine as one of America’s Top 25 wine bars. Private dining available in The Cellar and Gazette Room plus a wineshop on site and educational classes and events.

Ice Fishing

St. Croix river fishing for experienced ice house experts and anglers. The St. Croix River is alive with Walleye, a variety of Bass, Crappies and more.

MN DNR St. Croix River Fishing Information 

Get the local scoop on this blog as well: www.croixsippi.com

 

Ice Skating

1675 Market Drive
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.2601

Skate indoors or in the fresh air at the St. Croix Recreation Center arena. Watch for opening announcements of a free riverside outdoor ice skating rink each winter next to the Water Street Inn downtown.

City Trails

The Cities of Stillwater and Oak Park Heights are home to a multitude of beautiful hiking and biking trails. As part of a comprehensive trail system, there are walking paths throughout both cities.  The paths wind through the neighborhoods and go past the City Hall.  Many of the paths connect to parks.  The paths have blacktop or gravel for your walking and biking pleasure.

City of Stillwater Trails Maps 651-430-8800
City of Oak Park Heights Trails Maps 651-439-4439

Chilkoot Cyclery

826 4th St S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.1048

Full service bike and repair shop with the attention to detail and service. They carry a full line of road, mountain, fat tire, Tri and urban bikes and will custom fit for you.

Marinas

DNR – FREE Public Boat Launch – just north of 96 on hwy 95
Boomsite Marina 651.275.0229 (boat launch)
Wolf Marine 651.439.2341 (boat launch)
Stillwater Marina Services & Boat Rentals 651.439.9000
Stillwater Public Boat Slips 651.430.1234 (14 FREE tie-up slips. 1st come 1st serve. 4 for overnight (3 night max). Located behind the large fleet of paddle-wheel boats owned by St. Croix Boat & Packet. Access from north end of the docks near the Dock Cafe restaurant. Water hook up on site. Power available for purchase.)
Sunnyside Marina 651.439.2118 (transient dockage)
Ole Sawmill Marina 651.231.2025 (weekly slip rental, pontoon rental)
Beachhouse Marina 651.275.0229 (boat launch)
River Park Marina 651.275.0229
Bayport Marina 651.439.1044 (transient dockage)

Note: Check the Historic Lift Bridge Schedule before you leave the dock.

Downtown boat sales – new & used: Tetzlaff Yacht Sales 888.658.9504

To view larger map image, see listing on Directions – By Water section.

Kayaking, Paddleboarding, & Canoes

Provide your own water transport or rent paddleboards or kayaks from Wahoo Adventures GuidesBrown Dog PaddleBoard Co (SUP only), St. Croix Stand-Up Paddleboard Co. Personal water craft like kayaks and paddleboards are also available for purchase at West Marine at Stillwater Marina downtown.

Canoes can be rented at William O’Brien State Park (about 15 minutes north) or Riverwood Canoe (in Oseola, WI).

Other nearby rivers/lakes offer great adventure as well – Kinnickinic River in  River Falls, WI (Kinni Kayak or  River Guide Kayaks).

Wahoo Adventures

See Stillwater from a new perspective! Look for guided kayak paddles, bicycle tours, and snowshow adventures throughout the year. We provide all the gear, maps, guidance, and inspiration you may need! No experience necessary. Book all events online.

Stillwater Beads at Art n Soul

202 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.275.0255

Step into the lower level of Art n’ Soul boutique to find a large collection of beads and stones to inspire your own jewelry creations. Assistance for custom jewelry available.

Art Reach St. Croix

224 North 4th St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.1465

This non-profit promotes visual, literary and performing arts along the St. Croix River. Located across from the Stillwater Library, the light-filled galleries at ArtReach host rotating exhibitions of artists inspired by living along the St. Croix. The shows change frequently and feature ceramics, printmaking, painting, glass and more. View a list of local artists on their website as well and stop into their gift gallery.

Healing Within Acupuncture and Wellness Center

904 S. 4th #200
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.295.1950

Our wellness center offers community or individual acupuncture, yoga and Ayurveda, Tai Chi, and craniosacral therapy. We are a bike-friendly, accessible acupuncture studio with free parking on-site. Drop ins are welcome for our yoga classes and community acupuncture as the owner and expert Aimee Van Ostrand, L.Ac. knows how important it is to maintain balance while traveling. Join us for free Tai Chi down by the river Saturday mornings in the summer!

Maple Island Brewing

225 Main Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.0044

A craft micro-brewery and taproom located in downtown Stillwater with river views just off the bike trail. ‘Enjoy full-flavored craft beers with good friends’ is our inspiration, always thoughtfully and creatively crafting each beer using unique and often local ingredients. The brews are sold in pints, flights and in growlers to-go. Enjoy popcorn or bring in food from local restaurants. Live music, open mic and trivia events!

St. Croix Scenic Byway

Hwy. 95
Stillwater, MN 55082

Stillwater is located on the St. Croix Scenic Byway (State Hwy. 95 which runs through historic downtown Main Street) and is not far off the path of one of America’s Byways called the Great River Road in MN or WI that runs along the Mississippi River from Canada all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. To connect to Stillwater, head north on hwy 95 from hwy 61 in Hastings, MN. Take the scenic drive listed on MotorcycleRoads.com (Hwy 95 headed north from downtown) for great ride from Stillwater to Taylor’s Falls, MN. More about Minnesota Scenic Byways.

Lowell Park

201 Water Street - Lowell Park
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.8837

This is the riverfront area of downtown Stillwater where many events are held. Take in a riverside walk or picnic in the grassy areas, view the historic lift bridge from this park. Gazebo area is a popular place to get married. Lowell Park is maintained by the City of Stillwater.

Pioneer Park

515 North 2nd St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.8837

Stop by for one of the best view of Stillwater as the park is perched on a bluff on the northern side of downtown. Playground, shelter, BBQ, private rental spaces for weddings and events. Pioneer Park is maintained by the City of Stillwater. Voted Best View in 2016 by City Pages!

Kari’s Create & Paint Studio

221 Chestnut St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.500.6588

Paint your own pottery and canvas studio where you are the artist.  All the materials are provided and an inspiring environment for your creativity to flow. Walk-ins welcome – there’s great local coffee so come in and paint! Book your next event at Kari’s Create & Paint Studio – From birthdays and bachelorette parties to showers and school outings – they can host any event, or come on-site at your desired location.

Historic Walking Tour & Videos – Downtown

Lowell Park
Stillwater, MN 55082

With funding assistance from the State Historic Preservation Office’s Certified Local Government grant program, the City of Stillwater’s Downtown Walking Tour is the first in a series of public education tours. View videos on your smart phone at each stop on this self-guided tour to learn a little more about 14 historic sites in downtown Stillwater, Minnesota. Brochure of the walking tour included in the Stillwater Visitor Guide.

Brown Dog Paddleboard Co.

15150 Square Lake Trail N
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.399.5066

Group paddleboard instruction, rentals, SUP yoga, and SUP fitness on nearby Square Lake at the Golden Acres RV Park entrance and via Washington County Parks.

UNCOMMON MOVEMENT & FITNESS STUDIO

807 4th St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.300.0138

An award-winning fitness studio offering an integrated approach to fitness that incorporates movement with strength and conditioning, all done from a neurological perspective. We work with your neurology to optimize you! Choose from small group classes or personal coaching and training. Specialties include kettlebells, pilates, yoga, GYROTONIC®, and CrossCore®.

ULTIMA BELLEZZA SALON

150 Third St. E
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.9022

We are a kind, professional team of creative stylists in an atmosphere of positive energy and relaxation offering something for everyone, from natural organic hair care, to trendy styling, stunning color treatments, and the most cutting edge hair cuts for men, women and children by continuing our education all year long. We want give you the perfect look you have been dreaming about!

STUDIO ONE YOGA

402 North Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.7155

Walk into a positive and energetic atmosphere with music, comfort, mindful products and community. Enjoy slow yoga, power vinyasa, tai chi, workshops, events flow, restorative, hot yoga, hatha and others. Walk-ins welcome! Active wear and yoga accessories for sale at studio. Private parties and space rental available as well.

 

a JUST FOR ME SPA & RETREAT

110 S. Greeley St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.4662

Experience the magic of a relaxing retreat at a rustic log cabin where rest and renewal begin the moment you walk in the door. Just For Me Spa offers massage and body treatments, skin care, nail services, spa packages, a full-service hair salon, Himalayan Salt Cave Sanctuary, LED light lounge, a mineral pool and brow/make-up services.  Just For Me Spa specializes in accommodating large groups and Spa parties with the St. Croix Room venue and three on-site rental homes for overnight stays.

Brick Alley Studio Of Massage & Bodywork

421 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.8166

Welcome! As a group of highly trained professional massage and bodywork practitioners, we offer the following massages and therapies: Swedish, Deep tissue, Couples, Hot Stone, Cupping, Ear Candling, Chair, Thai, Pregnancy, Postpartum, Sports, Reflexology and Massage Parties. Give us a call!!

A’salonna Salon & Spa

225 Chestnut St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.5673

Your Aveda beauty retreat of Stillwater, Minnesota. Our salon staff prides themselves in creating an intimate and personal experience for all of their guests. We invite you to visit and enjoy Aveda comforting tea, great conversation, and a hair style, make-up or skincare service that is unparalleled in quality and comfort. You’ll love the cozy atmosphere paired with the good nature of our staff!

WARDEN’S HOUSE MUSEUM

602 N. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.5956

Built in 1853 as the residence of the Minnesota Territorial Prison warden. Over time there were thirteen wardens that lived in the house until 1914.  This home was built next to the first Stillwater Prison. Group tours arranged year-round with public tours seasonal May through October.

VALLEY TOURS

101 West Pine St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.6110

Valley Tours offers walking tours for smaller groups, custom motor coach itineraries and walk-on tour guide services. Enhance your Stillwater visit with our knowledgeable, local guides.

TEDDY BEAR PARK

207 Nelson St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.8800

An award-winning urban seasonal park is a paradise for toddlers up to age seven. Kids climb on giant Teddy Bears, a giant train, and a crazy tree house with slides. Parking available across the street. FREE and open to the public 8am-8pm mid-April through mid-October. Adjacent building available for private rental. Teddy Bear Park is maintained by the City of Stillwater. Voted one of the Best Playgrounds in Minnesota by WCCO!

STILLWATER VETERANS MEMORIAL

3rd and Pine St.
Stillwater, MN 55082

This memorial, across the street from the Historic Courthouse, was founded to honor and remember all area veterans. The Wall of Honor lists names of residents who lost their lives while on active duty starting with the Civil War. Every Memorial Day there is a ceremony at this site.

Stillwater Trolley

400 Nelson Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.0352

Hold on to your seat as you tour the hills and narrow streets of historic Stillwater, Minnesota’s oldest town and the 1848 Birthplace of Minnesota. 45 minute narrated tours run daily typically May through October. Check website for times and specialty tours like the story time trolley. Available for group reservations – perfect for wedding parties and other occasions! Seasonal operations May-October.

STILLWATER LIBRARY

224 3rd St. North
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.275.4338

The original 1901 design was a one story Renaissance Revival made possible by Andrew Carnegie. Many changes have taken place over the years but much original beauty remains including stained glass windows and wrought iron shelving. The library rooftop deck provides a stunning view of downtown and the St. Croix River.

Boat & Jetski Rentals

One of the best places to enjoy the sights and sounds of the beautiful St. Croix River is on it! Daily pontoon rentals for the half and full day or join the boat club and enjoy luxury boating for less with the Stillwater Boat Club. Conveniently located downtown Stillwater. The St. Croix River is also a part of Your Boat Club which is a great alternative to owning a boat giving you access to a variety of types of boats on multiple bodies of water near the Twin Cities.

Boat rental available at two marinas:

Stillwater Boat Club
422 East Mulberry St.
651-439-9000

Ole Sawmill Marina
2009 Lake St. N.
651-231-2025

Rent Saint Croix
Jet ski personal watercraft rentals

Thinking about purchasing your very own vessel? Talk to the experts right downtown at Tetzlaff Yacht Sales 888.658.9504!

HISTORIC STAIRS

Downtown Stillwater was built on hills (much like San Francisco) and has five sets of historic steps that you can climb for exercise or the view? The steps are marked on the map in the Stillwater Visitor Guide: Main Street Stairs · Chestnut Street Stairs · Pioneer Park Stairs · Triangle Park Stairs · South Hill Stairs. Each set has about 100 steps in a very steep vertical climb. Wind your way through downtown to find them all (about 3 mile/1 hour walk). Click to view/print suggested route.

STILLWATER RIVER BOATS

525 South Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.1234

We offer daily public lunch and dinner cruises on board our authentic Paddlewheel boats on the scenic St. Croix River.   Our private charters can accommodate groups of 25 to 675 with multiple boats in our fleet. Contact us today and we would be happy to assist you in planning your excursion. Seasonal business typically May-October.

DARN KNIT ANYWAY

423 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.1386

Classes include: knit, crochet, sew, spin, felt, and general electives all in our Main Street shop yarn and fabric shop location. Registrations online, in advance.

HISTORIC MAIN STREET

Stillwater’s Main Street river front area is on the National Historic Register and is home to over 100 locally owned shops and restaurants . Open year-round. Art galleries, fashion boutiques, home decor,  and unique gift shops line the streets along with tons of dining and outdoor patios. Guide yourself on a foodie or shopping tour of downtown. Seeking a historic treasure? Stillwater is one of America’s Top 10 Towns for Antiquing!

HISTORIC LIFT BRIDGE

106 Chestnut St E
Stillwater, MN 55082

Stillwater’s lift bridge was built in 1931 and spans the St. Croix River between Stillwater and Houlton, WI.  It is one of a few remaining operating lift bridges in the U.S. today. In 2020, the conversion from a highway to a pedestrian/bike trail only bridge was completed. Check out the lift bridge schedule to see when you can watch it go up/down for boats to pass through.

HISTORIC COURTHOUSE, WASHINGTON COUNTY

101 W. Pine St. Corner of 3rd and Pine
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.275.7075

The oldest standing courthouse in Minnesota – this magnificent 1867 Italianate style building offers guided tours year-round. Contains the old county Jail and Washington County Courtroom. National Historic Register. Available for meetings and events. Check events calendar for historic exhibits or special events as well.

GONDOLA ROMANTICA

525 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.1783

Enjoy the romance of Venice Italy blended with the beauty of the St. Croix River and the charm of historic Stillwater. Taking a cruise in an authentic Venetian gondola is among the most romantic and relaxing experiences imaginable. Plan a proposal, celebrate a birthday, wedding or anniversary, or just get away to a relaxing cruise on the river. You can book a sunlit daytime cruise or a moonlit evening cruise.

 

FARMER’S MARKET

Corner of 3rd & Pine
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.704.9996

Across from the Historic Court House. Every Saturday, mid-June thru October. Drop in for an assortment of organic food, vegetables, crafts, fruits and local specialties. 7:30AM-12Noon.

COOKS OF CROCUS HILL, STILLWATER

324 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.351.1144

Love to cook? For years, Cooks of Crocus Hill has been leading students in cooking education from the basic techniques to celebrity chef visits and restaurant classes. Take a cooking class, book a private event, attend a date night class with your sweetie or explore team building options for your office crew. Our gourmet kitchen is set inside our retail store in a beautiful historic Stillwater building that is rich in history.

Brown’s Creek State Trail

575 Main St N
Stillwater, MN 55082

Brown’s Creek Trail is a 6.4 mile paved multi-use trail built on an old railroad leading from downtown Stillwater into the countryside. Start at the trailhead parking lot on the north end of Main Street by the old train depot. For continued riding, connect with the Gateway State Trail to bike from the St. Croix River to the Mississippi River in downtown St. Paul – from the Birthplace to the Capitol of Minnesota!

BIERCYCLE ADVENTURES

Pedestrian Mall on Water St
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.300.2202

A fun and interactive way to explore beautiful downtown Stillwater! Bike can hold up to 10 eager pedalers, and 3 non-pedalers, for a tour through downtown and along the river. Join us for a public tour or reserve the bike for a private tour with friends and family. Learn about history of the area or join us for caroling tours during the holidays!

Discover Stillwater