Shop until you drop at the Mall of America (just 30 minutes away), Burnsville Center a local mall that has over 150 stores, or try another local mall- Eden Prairie Center which also has over 150 stores. www.mallofamerica.com
The town of Jordan offers several lovely antique shops, and the area is dotted with quaint shops to browse for your favorite antiques. Browse through our Gift Shop's Antique Corner too.
Stonebrooke captures the essence of Minnesota; lakes, woods, and wildlife. For the golfer, you'll find breathtaking views that provide the perfect setting for a round you'll never forget. Standing on the tee of the famous 8th hole, you look out at sparkling O'Dowd Lake. 260 yards across the bay lies the fairway. It's one of the most exhilarating shots you'll ever make. On the ferry boat ride to your second shot, you realize it's just one of 13 holes featuring water on this breathtaking course. This golf course is just one of 15 golf courses in the nearby area. www.stonebrook.com
Area tours include:
Paddleford Packet Boat Company: The Mighty Mississippi River - Feel the history - Share the romance. Historically narrated public daily excursions in June, July and August. Weekend tours in September and October to enjoy the Fall colors. They also offer a Cruise to Treasure Island Casino which includes $10 in Casino money in October only. www.riverrides.com
Minnesota Zephyr: Your journey begins on the Minnesota Zephyr Railroad, originally built over 120 years ago. During your 3½ hour tour you can explore the train, enjoy the entertainment of Zephyr Cabaret featuring hit songs from the 40s and 50s. You can enjoy a cocktail in the Vista Dome Club Car before dinner. You will admire the serene beauty of the river, streams and woodland bluffs of the St. Croix Valley. www.minnesotazephyr.com
Metro Connections Twin Cities Tours: They offer tours of Lake Minnetonka which includes a steamboat cruise on the lake. They have a delightful tour that they call Twin Cities Features, and this tour has won the MN Office of Tourism Travel Award! You can enjoy their tour of Stillwater, the Birthplace of Minnesota.