Tour the Twin Cities from our convenient hotel off Hwy 10

Halfway between Inver Grove Heights and Hastings and about 15 miles from downtown St. Paul, the Country Inn & Suites, Cottage Grove, MN puts you within easy reach of fun things to do in the Twin Cities area. Take your whole family for a ski trip at the Afton Alps Recreation Area, or encourage your kids to explore as you hike the scenic trails of Hamlet Park. The immense Mall of America includes restaurants and amusement park rides as well as hundreds of stores, and the Xcel Energy Center features live sports and performances. 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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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. The nation’s largest 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 for players.

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.