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Warm Up in the Coffee Shops of Stillwater

Stillwater, MN contains a great selection of unique restaurants, shops, and entertainment options, so it’s easy to get tired out from all the fun. Thankfully, there are plenty of delicious coffee shops to fuel back up with a great cup of coffee or tea! Stillwater offers all sorts of coffee drink options – from specialty […]


Winter Thrills in Stillwater

Contributed by Liz Westerhaus of This Minnesota Life Winter in Minnesota spans about HALF of our year (a truth we still have a hard time accepting). But that doesn’t mean we have to retreat to our homes until it’s gone.  Winter in the valley is a GREAT time to explore the outdoors and uncover not […]


2020 Stillwater Deals Posted

Whether you are headed to Stillwater, Minnesota for a day trip or an extended stay look for ways to save on your dining, shopping, tours, and accommodations! The list of coupons, discounts and deals for many restaurants, boutiques, workshops, tours, and hotels has been updated for the 2020 season. Take a peek and see what […]


Fireplaces & Cozy Suites of Stillwater, Minnesota

Browse these photographs or inspiration for your winter getaway. You can find links to all places to stay here. Book your stay soon to enjoy the true beauty of this winter snow covered historic rivertown with twinkling Main Street lined of warm shops, pubs, and restaurants. Find fun events, workshops, or live music to attend […]


Winter Trails to Enjoy in the St. Croix Valley

In Collaboration with Liz Westerhause of This Minnesota Life Cleaning up after the chaos of Christmas is a welcome reprieve, greeting the New Year with a fresh start and pine-needle free floors. But the packing up of ornaments and the laborious drag of the tree to the curb seems to take with it all the […]


New Year’s Eve 2019

When it comes to New Year’s Eve there’s no better way to kick off another trip around the sun than a visit to Stillwater! The holiday season is far from over – the most awaited and amusing celebration is yet to come! Prepare yourself and greet the New Year with some dining, fun, music, dance […]


Black Friday & Shop Small Business Saturday

Black Friday or Shop Small Saturday? What’s your preference? Stillwater is the Ultimate Shop Small Destination in Minnesota and one of America’s Most Picturesque Towns. Choose a charming scene for shopping! Our month-long Hometown for the Holidays celebration of the season starts with Black Friday and continues until New Year’s Eve! Black Friday – November 29th  The civilized and sane way to […]


Holiday Gift Guide

Downtown Stillwater is full of holiday nostalgia and joy during November & December! And, did you know that downtown Stillwater, Minnesota has 50 independently owned boutiques, shops and art galleries making it the ultimate Shop Small, Shop Local destination for all your holiday gift giving needs (and your personal wish list)! The tourism bureau wants […]


2019 Stillwater Photo Contest Winners

Discover Stillwater’s 7th annual photo contest has announced the winners. There were 522 entries this year showcasing a variety of stunning scenes of the Stillwater, Minnesota area. The Stillwater/Oak Park Heights Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors selected the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners: Kelley Brenner won first place with “Stillwater Dressed in […]


Top 10 Reasons to Visit Stillwater, MN in the Fall

1. Apple Picking It’s officially fall when you arrive at an apple orchard and step inside a vintage barn to take in the fall scent of apples, apple pie, caramel apples and fresh family fun. Celebrating 70 years in business, Aamodt’s Apple Farm  is in high season open 7 days a week for apple picking or […]


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