Whether you’re a pilot, avidly making their way across the U.S., or you live in Minnesota and are looking to get away for the weekend, there are several luxury hotels and resorts throughout our great state. Grab some R&R on the North Shore, experience the buzz of Minneapolis/St. Paul or venture to any other corner of the state and find luxury accommodations no matter where you land.
If you’re looking for the best places to stay and play in Minnesota, keep reading to learn more.
Downtown Minneapolis, MN
Address: 710 S Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (612) 333-4545
This luxury hotel is at the center of downtown Minneapolis, located in the tallest building, the IDS Center. As such, you can expect amenity filled rooms with fantastic views. You’ll find not one but two restaurants, a fitness center, conference rooms and ideal access to the bustling downtown area.
The Westin Edina Galleria
Address: 3201 Galleria, Edina, MN 55435
Phone: (952) 567-5000
This upscale hotel in Edina caters to those looking for an upscale experience. Ranked first in the country for guest satisfaction, you’ll find 24-hour room service, large rooms with Westin Heavenly Beds, and easy access to luxury shopping at the attached Galleria. Plus, enjoy world-class dining at Prelude Bar, also offering Starbucks coffee and McCormick & Schmick’s fare.
The Saint Paul Hotel
St. Paul, MN
Address: 350 N Market St, St Paul, MN 55102
Phone: (651) 292-9292
Known as one of the nation’s premier hotels thanks to its historic setting in Minnesota’s capital city, a stay at Saint Paul Hotel is sure to leave a good impression. With a grand reception room, a gorgeous bar setting that will take you back to the 1920s, and 255 elegant guest suites, you’ll find accommodations that are as enchanting as they are timeless. For those with something special in mind, the hotel offers many packages that include added romantic amenities and access to downtown St. Paul.
Historic Fitger’s Inn
Address: 600 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218) 722-8826
Travel back in time with a stay at this luxury hotel in Duluth, located in the renovated 1885 Fitger’s Brewery, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Here, you’ll find 62 rooms, each with their own unique flair and many offering unforgettable views of the imposing Lake Superior. Plus, enjoy three restaurants, two night clubs, Duluth’s first and only microbrewery, as well as chic shops and a day spa — all conveniently located in the same building. Take a break by heading out for a scenic sunset walk at nearby Canal Park.
Madden’s on Gull Lake
Address: 11266 Pine Beach Peninsula, Brainerd, MN 56401
Phone: (218) 829-2811
The premier resort and vacation destination in Minnesota is Madden’s on Gull Lake. Find a perfect place to retreat with your significant other, family and friends, or business associates. This resort features a traditional feel with easy access to one of best lakes in central Minnesota and an award-winning golf course on site. And, a visit to this luxury hotel isn’t complete without a stop at the lakeside spa.
Leech Lake Resorts – Chase on the Lake
Address: 502 Cleveland Blvd W, Walker, MN 56484
Phone: (218) 547-7777
This award-winning, historic northern Minnesota resort is located on the shores of picturesque Leech Lake, where you’ll find rest and relaxation in a classic Northern setting. Catering to both families and businesses alike, you’ll find a good mix of amenity-filled rooms, social areas and access to the charming town of Walker. Whether you’re on an adventure or doing nothing at all, you’ll feel at home here.
In search of more great places to stay and play in Minnesota?
Minnesota is home to many great places to fly, and with so many luxury accommodations available, it’s easy to enjoy a weekend getaway or a long-term retreat at any number of fine hotels and resorts. Of course, you can make your trip that much better by improving your approach to travel. And that’s where we come in. At Inflight Pilot Training, we give you the freedom to fly. With a private pilot license, you open yourself up to countless new adventures, with the ability to travel when and where you wish. Partner with our team of certified flight instructors (CFIs), and we’ll develop a personalized system to ensure you become a skilled, competent aviator.
To give flying a try, try our introductory Discovery Flight and see what it’s like to take the controls of an airplane. Under the guidance of a professional pilot, you get to experience first-hand what it’s like to travel on your own terms.
If you’re interested in learning more, read about our Discovery Flights or contact us directly at (952) 698-3000.