Galentine’s Getaway in Stillwater

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Galentine’s Day is a special day dedicated to celebrating friendship in all its forms. So call your besties, and plan a girls getaway to Stillwater, Minnesota! In the words of Leslie Knope, “Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebrating ladies!” Lucky for you, we have some great ideas to make your Stillwater Galentine’s Getaway a breeze to plan!
A girls getaway is good for the soul and can help you come back refreshed! First things first- you’ll need a place to stay, and Stillwater has a great variety! From traditional hotels,  boutique experiences, charming Bed & Breakfasts to Air BNBs, there is something for every style!

Day One:
Saint Croix Vineyards– One of Minnesota’s largest wineries is just a short drive from downtown Stillwater, and the perfect way to start your getaway.
Dinner at Acapulco, Brick & Bourbon, or  another amazing restaurant!
-Challenge yourself and laugh until your sides hurt at the Pole Barn with an Aerial Arts or Pole class.
Tilted Tiki is the perfect place to unwind with a fun atmosphere, cool drinks, and live music!

Day Two:
-Brunch is for Besties, and Oasis Cafe has you covered!
– Enjoy the great outdoors and go for a free self guided history walk with Lens Flare !
-Quench your thirst at Lift Bridge Brewing! Did you know they have seltzers and an amazing Root Beer?
-Stop in to Brick and Bourbon for Lunch to power your day.
– Relax and unwind in the Salt Room at Just for Me Spa
-Have fun solving the mystery at the Escape Room
-Dinner at The Wild Hare
-Put your dancing shoes on and head to Ziggy’s for live music!

Day 3:
-Breakfast at the The Main Cafe
-Find your inner artist with workshops in DIY studios. Craft your own project using paint, pottery, jewelry, yarn and more. Kari’s Create and Paint, Smith + Trade Mercantile, Darn Knit Anyway or Carpe Noctem Candles
-See what’s ahead with a visit to a Psychic, by appointment only.
-A bit of shopping both downtown, and up on the hill! You deserve it!
-Lunch at Osaka Sushi, or another delicious spot!
-Grab some sweet treats from Hannah’s Homemade Heavens Bakeshop, Mon Petit Cheri or Candyland to bring home.

Photo Credit: Sota Clothing, Staples Mill Antiques & Midwest Witchery & Healing

Final tasks: post the amazing from your trip on social media and tag @DiscoverStillwater and #DiscoverStillwater, then, book your return trip!

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