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Plan Your Trip


What will you do today...and tomorrow?!

We invite you to stay a little longer to explore all the things to do here in our beautiful St. Croix River Valley! We are “More than a Daytrip” destination. Book your overnight stay today!

1. Hike Curtain Falls.
2. Mountain Bike the Woolly trails.
3. Kayak “the falls”.
4. Ski the slopes.
5. Snowtube as a family.
6. Listen to live music.
7. Ride an Alpine Slide.
8. Eat s’mores by the campfire.
9. Cross country ski along the St. Croix River.
10. Road bike on Rustic Road.
11. Shop for local made art and pottery.
12. Take time for a massage.
13. Put your feet up with a pedicure.
14. Soften your hands after camping with a manicure.
15. Catch a really big fish.
16. Locate the River Spirit Sculpture.
17. Enter a Fat Bike Race.
18. Run our City of Trails Race
19. Free Fall at Wild Mountain.
20. Rock Climb on volcanic basalt.
Harness your adventure at the Aerial Challenge Park.
21. Enjoy a scrapbooking or quilting retreat.
22. Discover a favorite sculpture at Franconia Sculpture Park.
23. Enjoy a wine tasting at our local wineries.
24. Make a splash at our Waterpark.
25. Drive a Go Kart.
26. Horseback ride at Wild River State Park.
27. Shred powder on a snowboard.
28. Find the Old Man of the Dalles.
29. Get a good night’s sleep at one of our fine overnight establishments.
30. Take a historic paddleboat tour on the Taylors Falls Princess.
31. See a live play or performance inside our very own theatre.
32. Pick your own orchard-fresh apples.
33. Canoe in the Calm.
34. Visit the start point of the 1,200 mile Ice Age Trail.
35. Hit a hole in one at one of our local golf courses.
36. Hit a golf ball through a Wannigan and enjoy a Frostop rootbeer.
37. Ride the rails and discover our train history.
38. Pet a deer. And a pig, bunny, and goat. Do not pet the grizzly bear.
39. Check out some hot laps at the St. Croix Valley Raceway.
40. Pick your own strawberries and make a great pie.
41. Find your perfect pumpkin.
42. Check out our kink rail.
43. Swim in a lake.
44. Take a ton of beautiful pictures and share them all on social. #thestcroixvalley.
45. Find a cactus in Interstate park.
46. Find an eddie and pick your favorite Pothole.
47. Zip line through the valley.
48. Look for Trumpeter Swans near the St. Croix River.
49. Learn to spot a Turkey Vulture. Learn to spot an Eagle. Learn the difference.
50. Be BRAVE and go to a to a semi-pro baseball game.