AmericInn Waconia Minnesota Hotel and Lodging - Our Neighborhood

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AmericInn Lodge & Suites Waconia

550 Cherry Drive, Waconia, MN  55387

Check In:

3:00 PM |

Check Out:

11:00 AM

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Attractions & Entertainment

J. Carver Distillery

Distance from hotel: 0.6 miles

Visit our production facility and barrel room, learn about the science and art of distilling and aging process, and sample a trio of our available J. Carver spirits or a tasting cocktail in our sampling room.

Tours provide an overview of our grain-to-glass approach and allow visitors an opportunity to see the stills, mash tun, fermentation tanks, barrel aging, and bottling operations in action. The 60-minute tour & tasting will provide a unique glimpse into the inner workings of an artisan craft distillery.

1320 Mill Lane

Waconia, Minnesota



Waconia Brewing Company

Distance from hotel: 0.7 miles

WBC was founded by two families with an entrepreneurial spirit and a love of craft beers. Waconia Brewing started as many breweries have, with the gift of a home brewing kit which fueled a dream to take their passions to the next level. WBC is the realization of that dream, created for all to enjoy. Our taproom features 4 namesake beers in constant supply as well as ever-changing seasonal selections and limited edition specialty brews available by the glass or to take with you in one of our growlers.

255 Main Street West

Waconia, Minnesota



Paisley Park Studios

Distance from hotel: 11.6 miles

World Renown Recording Artist Prince's Home and Studio for the past 31 years. Visitors from around the world have converged to pay their respects to Prince since his passing in April 2016.

7801 Audubon Road

Chanhassen, Minnesota




Old Log Theatres

Distance from hotel: 12.5 miles

The theatres boast the best in Broadway comedy and British farce and is the oldest professional theatre in the upper Midwest. Cocktails and dinner are available.

5175 Meadville Street

Excelsior, Minnesota



Chanhassen Dinner Theater

Distance from hotel: 12.8 miles

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres is the nation's largest Equity (professional status) dinner theatre company featuring multiple stages under one roof. 

501 West 78th Street

Chanhassen, Minnesota


[800] 362.3515



Ground Round Waconia, MN

Distance from hotel: 0.1 miles

Enjoy a variety of foods from traditional American to something extraordinary. Serving all your favorite beverages.

520 Cherry Drive

Waconia, Minnesota


[952] 442.1985


Great Outdoors

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Distance from hotel: 8.9 miles

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum offers 675 acres of cultivated plants, landscaped gardens, hills, a lake and ponds. Scenic walking trails weave through the Arboretum.

3675 Arboretum Drive

Chaska, Minnesota


[952] 443.1400


Minnesota Harvest Valley Orchard

Distance from hotel: 14.7 miles

Open 10 months for apple sampling live music bakery gift shop petting farm hiking trails restaurant pony rides and orchard wagon rides.

8251 Old Highway 169 Blvd

Jordan, Minnesota



Cities to Visit


Distance from hotel: 0.5 miles

Waconia is nestled along the southern shores of Lake Waconia just 30 minutes west of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.



Distance from hotel: 5 miles

Cologne is located in the southwest edge of the seven county metro area. Cologne is a progressive city with strong visions of the future. New Parks, trails and a community center offers visitors home town charm while the quick access to Hwy 212 offers quick access to the Twin Cities.



Distance from hotel: 7 miles

Victoria is located off Highway 5 on the western edge of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area. Victoria offers nine lakes and over 2,000 acres of park land within their borders, including Carver Park Reserve. Area restaurants include The Victoria House and Floyds which offers live music and outdoor patio.


Norwood Young America

Distance from hotel: 7.7 miles

Welcome to Norwood Young America, Minnesota. A small town at the western edge of the Twin Cities Metro area just 10 miles west of Waconia. Local attractions include Stiftungsfest, NYA Pool Park, Sports Complex, Friendship Park, Wilkomen Park & Baylor Park. Area Lakes are great for fishing…summer and winter!



Distance from hotel: 10.1 miles

Located in the beautiful Minnesota River valley in southwestern Twin Cities metro area, the city of Chaska is strong in tradition and building for the future. Local activities include the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, Trail of Terror, Chaska River City Days and the Taste of Chaska.



Distance from hotel: 12 miles

Excelsior is nestled on the shores of Lake Minnetonka and is a city unique with a blend of old and new. There are antique shops, specialty shops, restaurants and the Old Log Theater.


Chanhassen, MN

Distance from hotel: 13 miles

Area attractions include the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chanhassen Dinner Theaters and Lake Ann.



Distance from hotel: 13 miles

With the number of parks, trails and lakes in the area you are sure to see some of the beautiful wildlife Minnesota has to offer.



Distance from hotel: 14.3 miles

In Jordan you can spend all day outdoors at the Minnesota Valley State Park. It's an ideal location for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, snowmobiling and much more. Plus stop by downtown Jordan for a step back in time with five antique shops and fifteen buildings on the National Register of Historic Buildings.



Distance from hotel: 15 miles

Winsted has a unique advantage of being located near the metropolitan area, while retaining the quiet charm of a rural community. The excellent quality of life in Winsted is exemplified in our outstanding schools, quiet neighborhoods, and many recreational opportunities. Whether you're here to visit or considering making Winsted your home, we invite you to explore the amenities that make Winsted so special.