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.
Stillwater, MN – Ladies Night Out on Main Street – November 8, 2018
Grab your girlfriends for a night of fun, shopping, prizes, free appetizers and specials.  Hosted by Stillwater’s Mainstreet Independent Business Association (IBA), this evening is...
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Scandia, MN – Gammelgarden Museum’s Lutfisk & Swedish Meatballs – November 15, 2018
Lutfisk & Swedish Meatball Dinner Enjoy a traditional holiday Swedish Smörgåsbord starring the famous Swedish Lutfisk served with cream sauce and melted butter accompanied by:...
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Afton, MN – Ultimate Girl’s Night Out – November 15, 2018
Join us for Ultimate Girls Night Out – Every 3rd Thursday of the Month. There are fun and unique events planned for each Girls Night...
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Osceola, WI – Doe-On-The-Go – November 16-17, 2018
Friday, 11/16/18 10 AM -7 PM  &  Saturday 11/17/18  10 AM - 5 PM   While some are out deer hunting you can be "hunting" for...
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Hudson, WI – Christmas Tour of Homes & Craft Sale – November 16-18, 2018
The Annual Christmas Tour features 4 privately owned homes and the first floor of the historic Octagon House, all decorated in their Christmas finery.   This...
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Stillwater, MN – Home Town for the Holidays – November 17-31, 2018
Experience the holidays like you remember. Historic Main Street Stillwater is alive with Christmas lights and decorations and events for a month-long celebration. Kicking off...
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Hastings, MN – Gobble Gait Run – November 22, 2018
GOBBLE GAIT - Get Your Gobble On! Downtown Hastings, Minnesota  - Thanksgiving Morning! 8K Run/Walk (8:30 a.m.); 2K Fun/Walk (8:45 a.m.) on Thanksgiving Day. 8K...
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Hudson, WI – Light Up The Night – November 23, 2018
Come kick off the Holiday Season with Santa and the Hudson businesses as we light up the night!   Santa arrives with elves in tow, music...
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