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The Ultimate Guide for a
Valentine’s Trip - for Couples

ADVENTUROUS

affordable + memorable

weekend getaway!

If you haven’t planned how you’re going to treat your loved one for Valentine’s Day, here is what to do. Spoil them with a weekend getaway to Inver Grove Heights.

THURSDAY:

check in, romantic dinner+ axe throwing

STAY:

Inver Grove Heights has four comfortable affordable hotels perfect for a weekend getaway. Two hotels offer pools and hot tubs. All offer great customer service and a variety of room choices.

Holiday Inn Express
5653 Bishop Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55076
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham
5681 Bishop Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55076
Coratel Inn & Suites
5492 S Robert Trail, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
AmericInn Hotel & Suites by Wyndham
5861 Blaine Avenue East, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55076

DINNER:

Looking for a fancy dinner? Maybe steak or lobster. Visit Mallards, Outback Steak House or LW’s Bierstube in Inver Grove Heights.
  • MALLARD'S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE

    Mallards is a family owned and operated restaurant offering award winning seafood and Cajun fare. Enjoy craft cocktails, hand cut breaded to order walleye bites, and seasoned wings served with house prepared sauces. Check out the Uber-popular chicken hot sandwich, fish tacos, and the signature lobster roll for entrees. Room for dessert? The key lime pie is the way to go.

  • LW'S BIERSTUBE STEAKHOUSE & GRILL

    The Bierstube Steakhouse & Grill prides itself on our unique menu & casual dining. We offer the best reuben sandwich you will ever taste. Made with our famous garlic crusted pumpernickel bread. Our menu consists of American & German cuisine. We also offer a fantastic weekend breakfast menu & daily specials.

AXE
THROWING:

Come check out PerpleBunny’s Axe House, where you can throw knives, hatchets, big axes, and shovels. An axe master will guide you through sticking your first bullseye and then enjoy having some fun and playing games!

FRIDAY:

SHOPPING TRIP
& BOWLING

  • GERTEN'S GARDEN CENTER

    Visit Minnesota’s destination garden center. Instead of worrying buying them flowers that will die in a week, take them plant shopping!

  • MALL OF AMERICA

    Just 15 minutes from Inver Grove Heights, visit the largest mall in the U.S. and one of the top tourist destinations in the county. From shopping, Nickelodeon theme park, entertainment and food there is something for everyone at Mall of America!

  • DRKULA'S 32 BOWL & PUB

    If you’re looking for some exciting bowl, good food, drinks and a fun atmosphere then you have found the right place. Drkual’s is a must visit location when visiting Inver Grove Heights.

SATURDAY:

1. Brunch

2. Rock Island Swing Bridge

3. Cupid's Revenge Haunted House

  • BRUNCH

    Inver Grove Heights has so many great places for brunch. One of our favorite’s is Mississippi Pub along the Mississippi River.

  • ROCK ISLAND SWING BRIDGE

    Within walking distance or a short drive over from Mississippi Pub is historic Rock Island Swing Bridge. You can get a great view from Mississippi Pub or take the short walk along the bridge.

  • CUPIDS REVENGE AT NOWHERE ENTERTAINMENT

    Skip the roses and chocolates and come to Nowhere Haunted House for Cupid’s Revenge. It’s a bloody new twist on the Valentines holiday full of thrills, frightful scares, and ear shattering screams that will make your blood curdle! In addition, Nowhere Entertainment has mini golf, arcade and escape rooms!

SUNday

grab COFFEE &
head home

Rise and shine with a delicious breakfast before heading out. Thank you for visiting our town on the Mississippi River. We hope you visit again!

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