Explore Kaplan's Woods Parkway, just three miles away

Whether you're in town for an event at the Steele County Four Seasons Centre or for a family reunion, the Country Inn & Suites puts you near the best things to do in Owatonna, MN. Get outside to discover Minnesota's natural beauty at Kaplan's Woods Parkway, a 225-acre green space with miles of hiking, biking and jogging trails. For winter visits, ride snowmobiles in Rice Lake State Park or go skiing at Buck Hill. Medford Outlet Center offers bargains less than seven miles away, and Mall of America is an easy day trip to the north. Traveling with kids? Check out the lazy river at the River Springs Water Park every summer, and don't miss seeing the 12-foot American alligator named "Big Al" at the RAD Zoo.
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3.55 mi / 5.72 km from the hotel
Peruse the gun library, watch the fish in the aquarium, learn about wildlife management, and buy outdoor gear of all kinds at this retailer.

Buck Hill

44.31 mi / 71.3 km from the hotel
An adrenaline junkie's paradise since the 1950s, Buck Hill offers great skiing and snowboarding every winter. During the summer, hop on a mountain bike or tube down an artificial snow surface.

Kaplan's Woods Parkway

0.45 mi / 0.73 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic to enjoy this 225-acre city park near Lake Kohlmier. Dedicated in 1987, the park offers opportunities to hike, bike, jog, ski and relax.

Mall of America

53.32 mi / 85.81 km from the hotel
Revolutionize your shopping experience with over 500 stores at your disposal. The nation's largest shopping destination also offers entertainment in the form of a theme park, mini golf, aquarium, and much more.
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Medford Outlet Center

6.07 mi / 9.76 km from the hotel
Shop at more than two dozen outlet, factory and clearance retailers at Medford Outlet Center. Bring your receipt from the Country Inn & Suites to the GAP for a free gift and a coupon book.

Minnesota State Public School Orphanage Museum

0.54 mi / 0.87 km from the hotel
Between 1886 and 1945, more than 10,500 children were sent to the Minnesota State Public School for Dependent and Neglected Children. Hear their stories at this one-of-a-kind museum.