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Stillwater, Minnesota Tour

Find quintessential Americana on the banks of the St. Croix.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: Full day
Family Friendly

Overview :  Hugging the limestone banks of the St. Croix River, 20 miles northeast of St. Paul, this 19th-century lumber boomtown has long lured... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Bayport Cookery

For dinner, head just outside of town, where chef Jim Kyndberg is known for building multicourse menus inspired by one ingredient (a morel-themed array featured strawberry shortcake with morel-maple mousse).

Address:
328 5th Ave. N.
Bayport, Minnesota
United States

Phone:
(651) 430-1066

2. Leo’s Grill & Malt Shop

The mom-and-pop restaurant serves the town’s best burgers, fries, and malteds.

Address:
131 Main St. S.
Stillwater, Minnesota
United States

Phone:
(651) 351-3943

An institution since 1927, the inn is an over-the-top trip in time, with giant crystal chandeliers, wall murals, and parlor spots for sitting and sipping an old-fashioned.

Address:
102 N. 2nd St.
Stillwater, Minnesota
United States

Phone:
(651) 439-1100

4. Midtown Antique Mall

The Mall hosts 90 dealers in a three-story structure; the top level is a giant furniture gallery that features Mission, Colonial, Deco, ad other pre-1950’s styles.

Address:
301 S. Main St.
Stillwater, Minnesota
United States

Phone:
(651) 430-0808

Meticulously restored by local residents Jeff and Julie Anderson, the couple filled it with salvaged stained-glass windows and an antique altarpiece, and outfitted the nine rooms and suites with 19th-century furnishings, giving guests a taste of life in bygone Minnesota.

Address:
306 W. Olive St.
Stillwater, Minnesota
United States

Phone:
(651) ... More

6. St. Croix Antiquarian Booksellers

You’ll find owner Gary Goodman at his desk at the front of the store, where he dispenses encyclopedic knowledge of his 40,000-volume out-of-print book collection.

Address:
232 Main St.
Stillwater, Minnesota
United States

Phone:
(651) 430-0732

7. Staples Mill Antiques

This co-op of 35 dealers housed in a 50-year-old stone sawmill, is stocked with everything from stacks of Life magazines to cases of Depression glass and costume jewelry.

Address:
410 N. Main St.
Stillwater, Minnesota
United States

Phone:
(651) 430-1816