Stillwater is a small city in the state of Minnesota, with a total population of 18.225 residents, according to the 2010 census. Stillwater was founded by settlers drawn by the area's then abundant lumber and river traffic. Stillwater is one of the oldest cities in Minnesota, pre-dating Minneapolis by several years. The main industry in Stillwater was lumbering, until the second half on the 19th century. Stillwater is a popular day trip for tourists from the Twin Cities who enjoy the historic downtown's used bookstores, antique shops, restaurants, bed and breakfast, historical sites and the scenic St. Croix River.
Top Attractions Within Stillwater
St. Croix Boat and Packet Co is a great opportunity for those who come to Stillwater to go on a cruise on the St. Croix River. St. Croix Boat and Packet offers daily public lunch and dinner cruises, as well as private charter cruises on the river. The beatiful paddlewheel riverboats are reminiscent of times gone by. It is a wonderful occasion to enjoy the beautiful landscapes from the ship.
The Outing Lodge is a beautiful historic inn located in a 300 acre park in Stillwater. The European cuisine and customised coordination services are the aspects that make the Lodge such a beautiful and relaxing place. . The Lodge has beautiful gardens, with many flowers, lush trees and bushes, where you can walk around and relax. The restaurant is very rustic and provides its customers with a wide range of food items and a fine wine list.
Dock Cafe is a wonderful place in Stillwater, with a warm contemporary architecture that is comfortable and inviting. In summertime, the restaurant and the cafe is palced in a large brick patio with trees and flowers. Wide expanses of glass offer panoramic views to those dining inside. The food is great, the coffee is hot and the atmosphere is just wonderful.
Marx Wine Bar and Grill is a great Spanish venue in Stillwater, where you can relax over a glass of wine and a place to gather with friends for a lively dinner. There are seafood specials and a menu that has a unique blend of Caribbean, Asian and Italian American Cuisine. It is an oasis in the middle of a hectic town.