Explore fun things to do for the family in Shakopee

Looking for exciting attractions near the Twin Cities? At the Country Inn & Suites, Minneapolis/Shakopee, MN, you are just around the corner from the hoof-pounding excitement of Canterbury Park and near the thrills of Mystic Lake Casino's table games and slots. If you're in town with the kids, a day at Valleyfair amusement park lets you experience adrenaline-inducing rides like the new Delirious, a looping roller coaster that stretches 70 feet into the air. After a fun day, retreat to one of our spacious hotel rooms before heading out for dinner and a show at the world-renowned Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.
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Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

5.66 mi / 9.11 km from the hotel
This nationally known theater offers an unbeatable night of entertainment. Be swept away by a great musical, a comedy show or a concert as you savor a mouthwatering entrée and dessert.

The Landing-Minnesota River Heritage Park

1.82 mi / 2.93 km from the hotel
You don't have to be a history buff to enjoy exploring this 88-acre living history museum, where costumed interpreters help connect you with Minnesota life of the late 1800s.

Canterbury Park

1.21 mi / 1.94 km from the hotel
Canterbury Park offers gamblers a range of exciting options, including live horse races, table games and poker tournaments.

Minnesota Renaissance Festival

5.2 mi / 8.36 km from the hotel
Open on weekends every fall, this seasonal attraction immerses kids and kids at heart in Renaissance-era entertainment. Don't miss faire food like the giant turkey leg!

Mystic Lake Casino

3.86 mi / 6.21 km from the hotel
Featuring action-packed games, more than 4,000 slot machines, 100 blackjack tables and a whole world of bingo, Mystic Lake covers 150,000 square feet of gaming space.

SandVenture Aquatic Park

1.74 mi / 2.8 km from the hotel
Beat the summer heat at SandVenture Aquatic Park, which features a unique pool modeled after the area's famous lakes. SandVenture is also home to a 300-foot waterslide and two 12-foot-high drop slides.