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Your Passport to 25+ Outdoor Dining ideas in Stillwater, MN.

In collaboration with NellieBellie Kitchen Your summer isn’t complete without a trip to downtown Stillwater, Minnesota to take in the beautiful scenery, great shopping, and fun activities. And don’t leave without stopping for a meal at one of the amazing Stillwater outdoor dining patio locations (who all happen to be locally owned by the way). […]


Celebrate the 4th of July in Stillwater, Minnesota

Please NOTE: This year’s 4th of July festivities will NOT include FIREWORKS. Because of global supply chain issues due to COVID the City of Stillwater and many others are not able to find a place to purchase the fireworks. The GOOD NEWS is that the City of Stillwater announced today that they WILL have: Civil […]


360 Tours of Stillwater Venues

CELEBRATIONS will always be important. AND You can never replace the power of IN-PERSON MEETINGS. When you are ready to plan, gather & safely meet in person again, consider Stillwater’s 20+ unique venues. Need a place to host a meeting or party in Stillwater? You can tour venues right from your desk! Originally launched in […]


10 Reasons to Visit Stillwater, MN in the Fall

Fall River CruiseSpot the bright red colors of maples and yellow leaves of the oak trees along the shoreline of the St. Croix River. Wave to Minnesota and Wisconsin shorelines while enjoying plated and served dinner cruises offered twice daily through October 18 (weather permitting). Book your fall river cruise online at StillwaterRiverboats.com. Come see […]


Warm Up in the Coffee Shops of Stillwater

In collaboration with Nellie Bellie 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 in Stillwater to fuel back up with a great cup of coffee or tea! Stillwater offers all sorts […]


New Electric Bike Rental

Warm sunny days are still here so it’s time to get outside and explore the trails in Stillwater. With three connecting trails – St. Croix Loop Trail that goes over the new bridge to Wisconsin, the Brown’s Creek Trail along the old rail line north of downtown Stillwater and the Gateway State Bike Trail that […]


What’s New

Here’s a quick line up of the newest shops, experiences, restaurants, venues, places to stay and events you must see this year. Thank you to the Pioneer Press newspaper for this wonderful article: “With the Lift Bridge Closed, Stillwater’s Main Street is Booming!” and KSTP for this TV spot: “Developers Drop $30 Million on Downtown […]


Live Music

Nightlife in downtown Stillwater, Minnesota never sleeps. Year-round the 30 restaurants and pubs burst with culinary greatness and many also have live entertainment. Downtown is home to 13 live music venues including restaurant lounges, a new live performance theater, a brewery and a speakeasy. River towns like to rock even when the river is closed during […]


Order a 2019 Official Stillwater Visitor Guide & Map

January 29th is National Plan a Vacation Day, so be sure to order your complimentary copy of the 2019 Official Stillwater, Minnesota Visitor Guide with Downtown Map and New Bike Trails Map. The new bike trails map features all three trails accessible from downtown Stillwater (New St. Croix Crossing Loop Trail, Brown’s Creek State Bike […]


Best Towns for Holiday Shopping & Celebrations: Stillwater, MN

Located along the scenic St. Croix River, and just outside of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Stillwater, Minnesota is considered the state’s historic birthplace. It’s been described as one of the Best Places to Take Out of Town Guests and named one of America’s Most Picturesque Towns, where paddle wheel river boats and gondolas still travel near a […]


Fashion Forward 4th of July

As you get ready to celebrate our country’s freedom next week for the 4th of July, take time to celebrate the fireworks inside all the fabulous entrepreneurs running fashion-forward boutiques on Main Street. They take the time to research, follow trends, and travel to buyers shows to find you all the lastest styles from jeans […]


Golf in Stillwater

All golf courses are open for the season in Stillwater! Time to use up those vacation days for relaxing sights like this on the greens. Book a tee time soon at Loggers Trail Golf Course, Stillwater Oaks Golf Course, StoneRidge Golf Club Applewood Hills Public Golf Course Oak Glen Golf Course, Indian Hills Golf Club, Stillwater Country Club or the new Royal Golf Club nearby! […]


New History Walking Tour App Knows Your Location

Experience A Time Tunnel Through Stillwater Minnesota’s History: Lens Flare Stillwater Launches Additional New Free APP With New Locations Press Release by Robert Molenda, LensFlare Stillwater founder Lens Flare Stillwater, a not for profit project funded by The Stillwater Area Foundation announces its newest FREE APP and Web Site to visitors, tourists and residents. This […]


Stillwater Bridge Named Best View 2018

City Pages names the St. Croix Crossing Bridge Best View for 2018 From City Pages: St. Croix Crossing begins on Highway 36 as you head east, leaving Oak Park Heights and soaring toward St. Joseph, Wisconsin. But unlike the imposing freeway bridges of yesteryear, the Minnesota Department of Transportation decided this one would be pedestrian- […]


What’s New in 2018

Here’s a quick line up of the newest shops, experiences, restaurants, venues, places to stay and events you must see this year. We’ll continue to update so check back for more as summer nears. Thank you to the Pioneer Press newspaper for this wonderful recent article: “With the Lift Bridge Closed, Stillwater’s Main Street is Booming!” […]


New Vacation Home & Loft Rentals in Stillwater

As a popular Midwest travel destination just outside the Twin Cities Minneapolis/St. Paul, Stillwater, Minnesota is a beautiful getaway year-round with dining, shopping, festivals and outdoor recreation on the river and bike trails. The demand for lodging has increased over the years especially because it’s a popular place for weddings with multiple ceremony and reception […]


20 Fun Ideas for the Adults Visiting Ice Castles MN Downtown Stillwater

1) Castle-side outdoor bar at Water Street Inn on the weekends with live music inside at Charlie’s Irish Pub. Balcony rooms overlooking the Ice Castles, too! 2) Skee-ball and $5 martinis at No Neck Tony’s. 3) Cheese & Charcuterie flight with wine pairing at The Wedge & Wheel. 4) Sports bar with large tap beer selection also known as the […]


New Bridge. Happy Historic Downtown!

A new bridge 50+ years in the making will finally be complete and open on August 3rd. The rare extradosed design and size is one of only two in the country and has taken many environmentally conscious steps including slim lines due to its location on a Nationally protected scenic St. Croix River. The Historic […]


What’s New in 2015

Summer is here! Historic Stillwater Minnesota’s fun vibe is underway. Here’s a quick line up of the newest shops, attractions, and restaurants you must see this year. Stillwater welcomes the following New Businesses: Gammy & Gumpy’s – children’s toy shop Reclaiming Beautiful – refurbished, painted furniture and home accessories Lions Main – restaurant and lounge Lumberjack Cafe & Coffee […]


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