Stillwater is the 1848 birthplace of Minnesota located on the scenic St. Croix River! A place where paddle wheel riverboats and gondolas glide the waters. Historic Main Street shopping, dining, lodging and entertainment are yours inside this charming river town where time stands still in the valley. There are so many things to do in Stillwater, Minnesota! Enjoy all four seasons in Stillwater, MN... The robust colors of the bluffs in the Fall and crisp flavors of winery and brewery harvests. Winter days showcasing holiday boutique shopping, romantic winter escapes or vintage/antique shop browsing. Spring flowers blooming in the parks and along the bike trail. Warm Summer air welcoming outdoor art fairs, restaurant patios, festival events, boating, and historic sightseeing. Yes, Welcome to beautiful Stillwater minutes from the Twin Cities Minneapolis and St. Paul and just over the Lift Bridge from Wisconsin. Our bed and breakfasts, historic inns and many Stillwater hotels await your visit. We know you will be coming back again and again to the place where it all began. Stillwater, Minnesota has been voted as: America's Most Picturesque Small Towns, Best American Towns for Fall Colors, Best U.S. Towns for Antiquing, Best Twin Cities Day Trips, Best Minnesota Weekend Getaway, America's Prettiest Painted Places, and Most Romantic Cities. Plan your perfect Midwest girlfriend getaway, romantic escape, corporate retreat, vacation, or wedding reception venue in beautiful Stillwater, Minnesota!