MN Ironman Bike Sunday offers a special lodging deal

Only 41-days until the 50th Minnesota Ironman Bike Ride and here is your chance to extend your time in the scenic St. Croix River Valley with a special lodging package. Discover Stillwater has just announced some special lodging opportunities for those participating in this years ride. While available, you can explore the area over the weekend and start your Sunday morning bike ride earlier and more relaxed. Stillwater’s historic district is a culinary escape with over 30 independently owned restaurants and pubs along with boutiques, specialty shops, art galleries, and vintage finds.

HFB_1199Make it a Ironman weekend by exploring Stillwater’s historic downtown district, the local breweries and the new Brown’s Creek Bike Trail, with a 20% discount at the lodging prooerties below, for April 23rd or 24th, 2016. To receive this discount, mention Discover Stillwater Ironman Deal’ upon checkout. This special rate is only good at the following lodging properties while rooms are available and is not valid with any other offer:

Lexington Inn
Rivertown Inn
Excelsior Escape
Water Street Inn
Alesci on St. Croix

Discover Stillwater… the 1848 Birthplace of Minnesota is 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. Plus, you will find, year-round there are so many things to do in Stillwater, Minnesota!

HFB_1297Enjoy all four seasons in Stillwater: 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; The robust colors of the bluffs in the Fall and crisp flavors of winery and brewery harvests; and winter days showcasing holiday boutique shopping, romantic winter escapes or vintage/antique shop browsing. Yes, Welcome to beautiful Stillwater minutes from the Twin Cities Minneapolis and St. Paul and just over the Lift Bridge from Wisconsin. Their bed and breakfasts, historic inns and many Stillwater hotels await your visit – A place you’ll want to come 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 the Most Romantic City.

HFB_1321Plan your perfect Midwest bike getaway, romantic escape, corporate retreat or vacation in beautiful Stillwater, Minnesota! Enjoy your time in one of America’s Most Picturesque Small Towns (USA Today Travel, 2015) and Minnesota’s Birthplace.

For more information on restaurants, things to do, events, and places to stay visit in the St Croix River Valley see:

Not matter what style of a bike you ride or your riding ability, the 50th Anniversary of the Minnesota Ironman Bicycle Ride is a great way to begin the 2016 summer riding season. Register by April 1st (no fool’n) and save!

Since its beginning in ’67 the Minnesota Ironman has been run by Hostelling International USA. A non-profit charitable organization devoted to promoting healthy recreation, international travel and cultural exchange. You can find out more about this organization at their web site: