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Cottage Grove is a city of 40,000 people (2021) in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota. It is a suburb of the southeast portion of Minneapolis-Saint Paul.



Get in

Map of Cottage Grove (Minnesota)

Cottage Grove lies approximately eight miles southeast of Saint Paul on the banks of the Mississippi River. Cottage Grove is easily accessible by U.S. Route 61 which connects to Interstate 94 and 494.

Get around


As public transit options are essentially nonexistent, you'll need a car when traveling throughout the Cottage Grove area.




  • Ravine Regional Park, 7516 80th Street South, +1 651 458-2800.
  • Cottage Grove's annual Strawberry Fest draws thousands of residents together to celebrate. This event is held at Kingston Park, usually in the second week of June. A parade occurs the Saturday of the festival. There are fireworks on the Saturday of the festival around 10PM. There are many carnival games, rides, and food. Every night of the festival except Sunday, bands play in the Kingston parking lot.




  • Cottage Grove Dairy Queen, 7175 80th St S, +1 651 459-5511. Typical American fast food fare including shakes, ice-cream, malts, hotdogs, and burgers.
  • Muddy Cow, 7350 Hardwood Ct, +1 651 393-5678. Daily 11AM-2AM. Casual sit-down with a variety of burgers and sandwiches. $15 for a burger/sandwich, $20 for a burger/sandwich, drink, and side..




  • Country Inn & Suites, 8350 E Point Douglas Rd S, +1 651 768-7350. Features an indoor pool and whirlpool. Amenities include free local telephone calls, wireless, high-speed Internet access and more.



Go next

Routes through Cottage Grove
Saint Paul ← Jct W E  W  E  PrescottStevens Point
Saint Paul ← Jct W E  N  S  HastingsLa Crosse
StillwaterAfton/Woodbury  N  S  END

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