Minneapolis/St. Paul Lodging, Resorts, Water Parks & More
Many of our Twin Cities area lodging properties might not be resorts in the traditional sense but we also want to highlight some of the unique lodging options in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area of the state. Looking for a lodging property that offers something unique like a water park, is on a lake or offers something different beyond a traditional hotel then browse below to find some great Twin Cities lodging option and other resort within or a short drive from the metro area.
Located just north of downtown Lake City. 3 Blocks north of the Dairy Queen on Highway 61. The highway is the only thing that separates us from Lake Pepin. We are within walking distance to downtown Lake City’s shops and eateries. Look for the raven logo on our sign.
Minnesota’s largest casino only 25 minutes from Mall of America with slots, blackjack, bingo, luxury hotel, entertainment, best of Twin Cities restaurants and bars, bus service, meetings and events. Relax in one of 766 luxurious hotel rooms. With the addition of the Promenade Hotel Tower and Luxury Suites, Mystic Lake is one of the largest hotels in the Twin Cities.
Our Bloomington, MN lodge and water park offers your family a full vacation. Twist and turn on the River Canyon Run and let the little ones enjoy the zero depth Cub Paw Pool. We feature a second-story ropes course and a climbing wall with four skill levels. Grab a wand and become a wizard with our resort-wide MagiQuest game, then bowl in our half-size Ten Paw Alley. Eight on-site restaurants serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy an adult-friendly wine down service in the evening. Bundle and save by choosing one of our passes when booking. Don’t just get away, come together!
Overlooking the Mississippi River, this lively, Caribbean-themed casino resort is 11.5 miles from Red Wing and 35.8 miles from downtown St. Paul. Contemporary rooms come with cable TV and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, microwaves and minifridges. Suites add kitchenettes, separate sitting areas and whirlpool tubs. Dining options include a regional buffet counter and fast food restaurants, as well as several bars and lounges. There’s also an indoor pool, a golf course and a fitness center, plus bowling lanes, arcades and 2 hot tubs. The casino provides slots, bingo and table games.
On the shores of Lake Minnetonka, just 15 miles from downtown Minneapolis, you will discover a unique lifestyle destination framed by modern architecture and bustling with urban energy. Check in and experience a different sort of travel experience. Our setting is bright, open and airy, from our two-story indoor/outdoor restaurant , boutique shops and Nordic-inspired spa to chic, contemporary guest rooms and executive suites that feel more like luxurious private residences. And our surroundings set you among good company, moments from fine a dining, fashionable shopping and outdoor activities around Lake Minnetonka.
The Outing Lodge is an authentic retreat for those looking to take a seat by a roaring fireplace and detach from the rush of city life. For the past 25 years, the Outing Lodge has been an all-seasons venue for weekends, weddings, reunions and retreats. Located in Pine Point Park, with 300 acres of beautiful wooded parkland, miles of trails open all year round for cross country skiing & horseback riding and more than 18 miles of paved trails for biking or rollerblading (Gateway Trail).
Our Hotel & Waterpark are located in Arbor Lakes. Walking distance to shopping, restaurants, even a Dave & Busters! We have something for everyone, enjoy two waterslides, a floating obstacle course, basketball hoops, and a toddler area. Our Maple Grove, MN hotel has a full restaurant and bar in addition to a concession stand in the Waterpark, endless food & drink options!
The Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW-Elk River’s on-site restaurant and lounge, the Mississippi Valley Grill and Bar, is a great place to relax and enjoy dinner in a Northwoods atmosphere. In-room dining is available 7 days a week. Wild Woods Water Park takes you back to the River Town of Old. With three water slides, a lazy river, basketball water court and a child’s play area, there are fun and variety for all ages. The water park days and hours of operation vary throughout the year.