- The list below includes 118 free or cheap things to do in or near Stillwater, Minnesota, including 90 different types of inexpensive activities like Breweries, History Museums, Other Entertainment and Specialty Museums.
- From Historic Lift Stillwater Bridge to Pioneer park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Stillwater and in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Paul, Minneapolis, Hastings and Hudson.
Crossing the St. Croix River between Stillwater and Houlton, the Historic Lift Stillwater Bridge is one of only three lift bridges still remaining in the United States. The lift normally operates to accommodate boats every hour.
Situated with scenic river views, Pioneer Park is a publicly owned and managed area featuring two pavilions, playgrounds, and barbecue pits. The park also contains a band shell that is used for special performances and summer concerts.
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12905 Arcola Trail North, Stillwater, MN 55082 MoreLess Info
Part of the St. Croix National Scenic Waterway, the Arcola Mills Visitors Centers offer locals and visitors information on the surrounding area. The center, which offers beautiful scenic views, is also available for private event rentals.
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Intersection of Myrtle Street and Water Street, Stillwater, MN 55082 MoreLess Info
Foodies On Foot is a culinary tour of restaurants, food shops, and wineries to sample their cuisine and to meet the owners and chefs behind them. This culinary adventure includes historical trivia about food.
Washington County Historic Courthouse provides exhibits, tours, public events, and receptions. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as an important cultural, economic, and historical resource for the St. Croix Valley.
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400 East Nelson Street, Stillwater, MN 55082 MoreLess Info
The Stillwater Trolley Company offers its clients special tours, which include narrated historic tours and special weddings among others. The tours are made with restored turn of the century trolleys.
Warden's House Museum was built in 1853 as the residence of the Minnesota Territorial Prison warden. The museum consists of 14 rooms decorated in the late 19th and early 20th century style. Patrons can take guided tours throughout the house.
Lift Bridge Brewing Company has several beers available throughout the year, including seasonal, experimental, and limited release brews. Guests can tour the brewery for free during select times on the weekends.
Formerly located in historic Stillwater, Minnesota the Staples Mill Brewing Company has permanently closed its doors. It was once known as a small craft brewing company using waste-minimizing brewing and packaging techniques.
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1208 Greeley St S, Stillwater, MN 55082 MoreLess Info
The recreational facilities at Lily Lake Park include a large indoor ice rink, tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, a basketball court, and a boat launch with adjoining fishing pier. Standard features like picnic tables and a playground are also offered.