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Stillwater Summer Staycation Sweepstakes

You’ve been cooped up at home and are so ready to get out for fun but funds are tight due to this pandemic pinch, so what do you do? You take a chance, enter a contest and cross your fingers that you win an amazing staycation package valued at $1275. We can’t wait to welcome […]


Loop Trail & Lift Bridge Open June 1st

Renovated Historic Stillwater Lift Bridge: Photo by Denny Prothero Opening Dates Announced As of June 1st at 8am, the entire St. Croix River Crossing Loop Trail is officially complete. The final span of this 4.7 mile loop trail in downtown Stillwater, Minnesota opens Monday welcoming people and bikes to a renovated historic lift bridge. The […]


12 “Stay Safe” Activities in Stillwater, MN

Minnesota’s health officials have now moved to a “Stay Safe” recommendation during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are still many ways you CAN enjoy Stillwater, Minnesota while following the guidelines. Read up… St. Croix Crossing Loop Trail – Have you driven, walked, or biked over the new St. Croix Crossing Bridge yet? Discover the 4.7-mile loop […]


What’s Open in Stillwater, MN?

Spring 2020 has been a challenging time for all, so as the COVID-19 virus protection restrictions loosen up, we’ll keep you informed on who is open. Please practice PATIENCE and KINDNESS with business owners and other guests as we all do our best to navigate these uncharted waters. While we are excited to welcome back […]


Countdown to Connection: May Giveaways

Soon, it’s really going to happen – the final section of the St. Croix River Crossing Loop Trail including the historic lift bridge is set to open by the end of May 2020. We waited sixty years for the St. Croix Crossing Bridge to be built and two years for the historic lift bridge to […]


Earth Day in Stillwater

With life’s recent pause, we hope you are able to be reminded of the value of nature. Immerse yourself in it! Feel its importance, it’s simplicity and its power to heal. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our nations holiday to honor our natural surroundings this April 22! Fun Fact: Earth Day Started Near Stillwater Gaylord […]


Media Gallery Updated

Attention writers, news media, and bloggers – we’ve updated our Media kit section of our website, so take a peek to find all you need to feature Stillwater, Minnesota. You can read all about our history, what’s new, accolades and browse a huge new catalog of images for publication. https://www.discoverstillwater.com/media/


13 Things to Do in Stillwater, MN during the Pandemic

Minnesota’s health officials may have just announced a “Stay at Home” order essentially temporarily closing most everything but hotels in our tourist destination, but don’t fret because there are still many ways you CAN enjoy Stillwater, Minnesota during the pandemic while following the guidelines. Read up… St. Croix Crossing Loop Trail – Have you driven, […]


COVID-19 MN Updates

ALERT: Some businesses are closed or on limited offerings due to COVID-19, so please check directly with your hotel, restaurant, bar, shop, event, or attraction before traveling to see if they are open. As of June 10th….MOST BUSINESSES ARE OPEN!!!! KEY LINKS: What’s Open in Stillwater? (updated 6/16) 12 “Stay Safe” Activities in Stillwater, MN […]


Find Winter Wellness in Stillwater

In Collaboration with Liz Westerhaus of ThisMinnesotaLife I recently heard someone say “Winter is where wellness is made.”  I’d never thought of it that way. Like many, I’ve habitually used the long trudge of winter in the Midwest as an excuse to hide behind closed doors in hibernation mode until the first signs of Spring.  […]


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