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.
Hudson, WI February 1-3, 2019 Hot Air Affair
2019 Hudson Hot Air Affair :: Pirates Fly'n the Croix~ribbean Join us in Hudson, Wisconsin along the beautiful St. Croix River for Hudson Hot Air...
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Balsam Lake, WI February 22-24, 2019 Winterfest
Fun winter activities. Food, 4X4 Ice Drag races, Ice Bowling, Minnow Races, Kids games, Pond Hockey. Polar Plunge, UTV Race, and much more! Main Street...
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North Branch, MN February 6-10, 2019 Winter Fest
Winter Fest is a community event unique to North Branch. From snowmobiles to ice sculptures and hot cocoa, there is something for everyone. Join us...
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Luck, WI February 7 – 10, 2019 Winter Carnival
WINTER CARNIVAL February 7, 2019 - February 10, 2019 Queen pageant, Lion's breakfast, radar runs, vintage snowmobile, parade & dance, ice fishing contest, bonfire and...
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St. Croix Falls, WI – February 9, 2019 – Interstate Park Candlelight Ski
Valentine’s Candlelight Night at Wisconsin Interstate Park Experience a winter evening by candlelight as hundreds of candles are lit to guide skiers, snowshoers and hikers...
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Afton, MN – February 15, 2019 Sweet Heart Wine Dinner – Afton House Inn
Sweetheart Wine Dinner Friday February 15th, 2019 at the Historic Afton House Inn 5-Course Dinner plus Hors d’oeuvres paired with 5 wines. https://aftonhouseinn.com/event/sweet-heart-wine-dinner/
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Stillwater, MN – February 14, 2019 – Paint the Town Red for Valentine’s Day!
Valentine's Day Carriage Rides Presented by Stillwater MainStreet IBA and Discover Stillwater at Downtown Stillwater - Pedestrian Plaza, Stillwater MN Main Street shops, restaurants, and attractions welcome you to their...
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