Scenic Vista from the Summit Rock Trail, Interstate Park-WI.

Point of interest"50 MORE Things to do in the St. Croix Valley this summer."

Summer is not over yet! There are still plenty of things to do, and we've added "50 MORE things to do this summer in the St. Croix Valley". So, book and overnight, take the short drive up, and start working on this NEW list!

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Be sure to find the The River Spirit Sculpture, created by Julie Ann Lehrke, located at the Overlook in downtown St. Croix Falls.

Point of interest"50 Things to do in the St. Croix Valley this summer."

In 2015, we came up with a list of 50 great things we knew you had to do during the summer. With the official start of summer now underway, we are reposting! If you didn't get to some, 2016 is your chance.

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The vantage point up high is amazing for kids and adults!

Point of interest"5 tips for Hiking with Kids"

Hit the trails! 5 plan-ahead tips to make family hikes fun, memorable, and safe.
We are always looking for things to do as a family. Some of our best times together are spent on hiking trails, and there are plenty to choose from right near our St. Croix Valley home. Taylors Falls, MN, St. Croix Falls, WI and the...  See more




Point of interest"Highway 8 Detour Map"



You just have to take a different way into town is all. Yes, it looks like the erosion on Hwy 8 will continue to keep the road closed coming in to Taylors Falls. In fact, it will now become part of an already planned road construction project that will make the roads coming into Taylors Falls on Hwy 8 even better for our future. But just because that section of HWY 8 is closed until October, doesn't mean our wonderful towns and amenities are closed! Just follow the detour routes!See more






We want to share what makes us special!

For starters, we have ALL of the adventure without the long drive. Here you can enjoy hiking, biking, skiing, live music, waterparks, zip lines, boating, fishing sightseeing, arts, shopping, dining, and much more; all within a 45 minute drive from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Plan to stay overnight. We are not just for day trips anymore!


Music on the overlook
What's Hot

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy MOTO - a wildly popular outdoor summer concert series in St. Croix Falls, WI that features a wide variety of musical styles  on a beautiful stage overlooking the St. Croix River.

Polk County Fairgrounds WI
Signature Events

Mark your calendar! We’ve got fantastic area events that celebrate our history, community, and our natural resources.

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Follow us on Facebook, and watch for us to appear on other social networking sites! We are here to give you the scoop on all the exciting things happening in the St. Croix Valley!! Go to Facebook here.