Things to Do in Stillwater


Exploring Stillwater

Want to turn your gondola cruise into a relaxing/exciting day or weekend?

An abundance of things to do in Stillwater can make your time here even more special and romantic. Stillwater is known for its historic charm, its scenic beauty and for shops and restaurants that make it a tourist destination.

Stillwater Restaurants

Restaurants range from fine dining to coffee shops. Gondola Romantica has a special relationship with the Dock Café and two of our cruises include meals from there. Besides excellent food, the Café has a great view of the river. Other choices include Mexican, Greek and Italian restaurants;  pizza and sushi; pubs and barbecue – in other words, nearly anything you can think of.

Special Events

Looking for things to do in Stillwater on specific days? Check the Discover Stillwater site for festivals ranging from Lumberjack Days to art festivals.

Places to Stay in Stillwater

Enjoy one of the many bed and breakfasts Stillwater has to offer, such as the beautiful Aurora Staples Bed and Breakfast InnAnn Bean Mansion or Rivertown Inn.  Other lodging choices include historic inns, such as the Lowell Inn, hotels and motels, and even house rentals.


Shopping is one of the most well-known of things to do in Stillwater. Stillwater is particularly known for antique shops, but its shops include art shops, book stores, clothing boutiques, home furnishings and gift and specialty shops.

Get Our T-shirt

While you’re in town, be sure to pick up one of our t-shirts or hats at Alfresco Casual Living. They’re located on 321 Main Street and have a wide selection of other great items. 651-439-0414.

Stillwater Tours

After your gondola tour of the river, tour Stillwater by trolley, surrey, Segway or hot air balloon. Walking tours are available from several providers.

To get full details, explore the Discover Stillwater site.

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