Ride the Train
Ride the Train
Float the Saint Croix River
Float the Saint Croix River
Explore the Ice Castle
Explore the Ice Castle
Bike a Trail
Bike a Trail
Visit an Artfair
Visit an Artfair
A Place Like No Other
Step Away from the ordinary and discover the unexpected… Historic river towns offer great shopping, dining and accommodations The historic small towns that dot the river-front and countryside offer a variety of activities for all...
Dining
Journey through the Valley and discover all the great culinary choices that lie within its communities. From fine dining to the traditional burger and fries – we have it all. And for desert, choose from...
Lodging
Your options for a memorable stay at one of the many Saint Croix valley hotels or motels are endless. For guests seeking luxury, romance or a family friendly atmosphere the Saint Croix valley offers top...

Explore the Wild and Scenic Saint Croix River Valley

The historic small towns that dot the river-front and country-side offer a variety of activities for all ages and interests. Start your exploration of the Valley in the South, where the Saint Croix meets the mighty Mississippi then traverse your way up one of the scenic state highways or county roads that lead to quaint small towns, pristine parks, artist’s studios, galleries, antique shops, wonderful restaurants or local cafes. Your visit may include staying at a cozy bed and breakfast, pampering yourself at a spa, or shopping for antiques or gifts at one of the Valley’s scores of fine shops and galleries.

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Events in the Valley

Here is a sample of events in the valley. To view more, click Events on the menubar above.
Afton, MN – The Ultimate Girls Night Out, January 17, 2019
Come to Afton the third Thursday of the month for fun and unique events.  Afton shop and business owners offer special discounts on their goods...
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Afton, MN – Afton House Inn French Wine Dinner, January 18, 2019
Bring your sweetheart and enjoy a lovely wine dinner at the historic Afton House Inn. Dinner will be served 6:30pm - 9:00pm. Call (651) 436...
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River Falls, WI – Community Barn Dance, January 19, 2019
Put on Your Dancing Shoes! Featuring- Greenwood Tree! Anyone, any age, and any ability level can attend these dances, and anyone can dance. The professional...
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Stillwater, MN – Ice Cream Social and Bonfire, January 19, 2019
Winter Ice Cream Social Are you going to let a little bit of snow and freezing temperatures keep you indoors?! Of course not! We’re Minnesotans!...
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Lindstrom, MN – Downtown Diva Night, January 24, 2019
Downtown Diva Night - Winter Blast Kick Off! Stop and shop Chisago Lakes boutiques, art galleries,home decor' and other great foodies! Followed with Bingo for...
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Chisago Lakes, MN – Winter Blast January 24 – 27, 2019
Event Location: Ojiketa Regional Park Celebrate Chisago Lakes in Winter!! Enjoy Active, Outdoor Activities like Snowshoeing, Fat Biking and Skiing. Take a Sled Dog Ride,...
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Frederic, WI – Winter Fun Day January 26,2019
Fun winter activities. Vintage Snowmobile Display, Fishing Contest on Coon Lake, Snow Sculpting, Hockey and Garage sale at the Elementary School.  10:00am - 3:00pm.   (715)...
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Balsam Lake, WI Balsam Lake Ice Fishing Contest – January 26, 2019
Balsam Lake is surrounded by dozens of lakes, including 2,000-acre Balsam Lake, renowned for its splendid bass fishing.  Join the fun on January 26 and...
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