Things to Do in the Area

Click on a selection for more information.

Shopping

Cabela’sThe newest Cabela’s store in Minnesota is just 5 minutes away. It is designed to surround customers in an outdoor-like experience. In addition to quality outdoor products, the store has a walk-through aquarium, an indoor archery range and a mountain replica featuring North American game animals recreated in their natural habitat.

Camping World--If you're looking for RV accessories, Camping World is your source for outdoor gear. From a full selection of camping gear to RV parts and accessories, Camping World has what you need for your trip. Camping World is located in Rogers, MN, only 50 minutes away.

IKEA--Spending a day at IKEA is an event for the whole family: shopping, play areas, restaurant and cafe. Conveniently located, it is across from the Mall of America. Come and explore the impressive displays of three complete model homes, 47 detailed rooms and 10,000 furnishings. The restaurant at IKEA serves a popular breakfast for $.99 every day from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. 952-858-8088

Mall of America--Minnesota's number one destination for shopping and fun, just 20 minutes away! The MOA is the largest fully-enclosed retail and family entertainment complex in the United States. It contains over 520 stores, 60 restaurants, 7 nightclubs, Nickelodeon Universe, Lego Imagination Center, Sea Life Aquarium, Nascar Silicon Motor Speedway and much more. And there is no sales tax on clothing! Great daytime RV parking. Retail hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Summer and Holiday hours may vary. 800-879-3555

St. Paul Farmer's Market--Offers Minnesota-grown fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy products, bakery, cut flowers, herbs, perennials, hanging baskets, annuals and much more. Open May to October, Saturday 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 651-227-8101

Stillwater--Enjoy antique shopping at its finest in historic Stillwater, Minnesota's oldest town, just 12 minutes away. If you are a serious antiquer, you can stroll in and out of shops all day. Although Stillwater is an antiquer's paradise, it also has new stores that hint of a trendy upscale mix that appeals to locals and visitors alike.

Woodbury--Tamarack Village, Minnesota’s largest outdoor mall, is just 2 miles away. Woodbury Lakes, the area's newest upscale shopping mall, features Trader Joe's and is less than 2 miles away. Walmart, Sam's Club and many new beautiful shops are only 1 mile away.

Day Trips

Duluth, MN
Duluth is the gateway to Lake Superior's scenic north shore, Split Rock Lighthouse and Gooseberry Falls. Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world with super agate beaches.

Great River Road
The scenic Great River Road will take you to Red Wing, MN, an antique shopper's and pottery lover's paradise. 800-498-3444 As you travel this historic highway farther south along the Mississippi River, you can pause to browse through museums and enchanting village shops, see the locks and dams, observe river barges or enjoy restaurants and local culinary delights. You can hike, bike, fish or just enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

Taylor's Falls
This scenic area along the St. Croix River offers rock climbing, boat tours, and kayak and canoe rentals. Canoes can be rented one way. 651-465-6315 www.wildmountain.com

Movie Theaters

Several new stadium multi-screen theaters showing all the latest movies are within 5 miles or less. There is also an outdoor movie theater, showing three movies a night, just one mile away.


Theater Address Phone Number
Woodbury 10 Theatre 1470 Queens Dr, St. Paul 651-731-0606
Carmike Cinemas Oakdale 1188 Helmo Ave N, Oakdale 651-714-4800
Vali-Hi Drive-In Theatre 11260 Hudson Blvd N, Lake Elmo 651-436-7464

Sports

Biking
A popular destination for bikers, the St. Croix River Valley provides woodlands, parks, historical sites, lakes and rolling farmlands. It welcomes the leisure biker as well as the more experienced enthusiast. To receive more information and a complimentary copy of the Washington County Bike Trails Map please call 651-430-8370. Woodbury, which is St. Paul East RV Park's town, has biking paths that connect the entire suburb through parks, shopping areas and around lakes. Start at the RV Park!


Boating
  • Launching, boat rentals, and a bait shop are just 5 miles away at Beanies at Maui's Landing on the St. Croix River. 651-436-8874
  • Stillwater Boat Rentals offers pontoons, runabouts, fishing boats and cruisers. 651-439-0350
  • Kayak and canoe rental at: P. J. Asch Otterfitters, Stillwater, MN. 651-430-2286


Golf
There is golfing for all skill levels. Located just one mile away are a 9-hole par three course, an 18-hole par three course and a driving range. Located within three miles are four 18-hole, challenging, high-quality par 71/72 golf courses. All are available to the public for play. Eagle Valley is Woodbury's excellent public course. 651-714-3750


Spectator Sports

Casinos

Mystic Lake Casino is located about 45 minutes from the RV Park. It offers high stakes bingo in its 1,000-seat bingo hall, over 4,000 slot machines and more than 140 blackjack tables in its beautiful casino. Also provided is an elegant 325-seat buffet style restaurant featuring four-star cuisine, as well as an award-winning steakhouse and 24-hour café. 800-262-7799

Treasure Island Casino is about 35-45 minutes from the RV Park. It offers a paradise of gaming options including more than 2,500 slot machines, 550-seat high stakes bingo, 64 blackjack tables and more. Cool off with your favorite cocktails throughout the casino or recharge with a great meal at one of the casino's four eateries. 800-222-7077

Tours


**Departs from the Mall of America. This tour has won the prestigious Minnesota Office of Tourism Travel Award.

Links to Offices of Tourism