Never run out of interesting things to do in Cottage Grove

Halfway between Inver Grove Heights and Hastings and about 15 miles from downtown St. Paul, the Country Inn & Suites, Cottage Grove, MN, places you within easy reach of the top attractions and fun things to do in the Twin Cities area. During the winter months take your whole family on a ski trip at the Afton Alps Recreation Area. In warmer weather, encourage your kids to explore as you hike the scenic trails of Hamlet Park. The immense Mall of America® features hundreds of restaurants and stores, as well as amusement park rides, an aquarium. Traveling for work? Major corporations like 3M, Up North Plastics, and Northern Tier Energy are all located within five miles of the hotel.

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Xcel Energy Center

11.79 mi / 18.97 km from the hotel
Cheer on the Minnesota Wild NHL team at the Xcel Energy Center, a 650,000-square-foot arena that has housed the US Figure Skating Championship and the Republican National Convention.
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Hamlet Park

1.03 mi / 1.66 km from the hotel
Ice-skate, play a game of tennis, or hike the picturesque trails at this 150-acre park.

Hope Glen Farm

2.25 mi / 3.61 km from the hotel
Built in the Civil War era, this Tudor Revival–style farmhouse hosts weddings and special events with Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park as a backdrop.

Mall of America®

15.08 mi / 24.27 km from the hotel
Revolutionize your shopping experience with more than 500 stores at your disposal. This shopping destination also offers entertainment in the form of a theme park, mini golf, an aquarium, and much more.
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Minnesota Children’s Museum

11.81 mi / 19.01 km from the hotel
Fun for kids of all ages, the Minnesota Children’s Museum offers interactive exhibits on earth, art, and nature.

River Oaks Golf Course

0.16 mi / 0.25 km from the hotel
This award-winning course designed by Don Herfort features tree-lined greens and affordable rates.

Afton Alps

7.65 mi / 12.32 km from the hotel
Experience the thrill of more than 50 trails at this popular ski area. Afton Alps also includes a terrain park, 18 lifts, and a ski shop.