Local Attractions Guide

The Twin Cities Gateway area is a great travel destination with numerous exciting attractions for visitors of all ages. Mounds View offers big city attractions in a small city venue. Catch a Timberwolves or Twins game at Target Field, or see the Vikings play in their new U.S. Bank Stadium, just minutes away. Guests will want to explore the nation’s largest shopping and entertainment destination the Mall of America, featuring a shopping center with of 520 unique stores, the largest indoor amusement park, and 60 delightful dining options. Visit the Minnesota Zoo or explore the Walker Arts Center. Enjoy a live performance at the Tony Award-winning Guthrie Theater, or spend a day exploring the Science Museum of Minnesota. Less than 10 minutes from our hotel, you’ll find the National Sports Center, an Olympic-class training facility and international hub for amateur youth sports.

Days Inn Mounds View Twin Cities North is located within minutes of all Twin Cities Metropolitan area’s exciting attractions, delicious restaurants, and competitive sporting events. We would be pleased to welcome you as our guest.

Featured Attractions

National Sports Center - Blaine

Visit the world’s largest amateur sports facility - The National Sports Center. The facility manages over 100 unique sporting events as well as hosting numerous national and international competitions. The campus covers 660-acres of sport and event facilities including 54 grass athletic fields, Schwan Super Rink ice arena, artificial turf field in NSC Stadium, indoor sports training space in the Sport Expo Center, Victory Links Golf Course, and so much more. Our hotel is located within minutes of this fine facility.

Target Center

Located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis’ exciting sports and entertainment district, Target Center is the proud home to the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves and WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx.  The Center is one of the top arenas in the world with over 1 million visitors each year. With the Center’s recent major renovation, it has been transformed into a state-of-the-art arena. One little-known fact is 35 members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have played Target Center.

Target Center

Located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis’ exciting sports and entertainment district, Target Center is the proud home to the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves and WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx.  The Center is one of the top arenas in the world with over 1 million visitors each year. With the Center’s recent major renovation, it has been transformed into a state-of-the-art arena. One little-known fact is 35 members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have played Target Center.

U.S. Bank Stadium Minneapolis

U.S. Bank Stadium is an epicenter of excitement and Minnesota pride. The Vikings are an important part of Minnesota’s proud heritage and the relationship between the Vikings and the citizens of Minnesota runs deep. Visitors not partaking in a football game can enjoy the stadium's 90-minute tour. Take a guided adventure through the stadium with the knowledgeable and well-versed guides to get behind-the-scenes access. Discover the stadium’s inner workings including its premium clubs and suites, stadium art collection, team locker room, stadium floor and much more.

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