The City of Afton, MN
The city of Afton is located in the state of Minnesota in Washington County and has a population of 2,879 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Afton is Minneapolis, approximately 32 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Afton, including Afton Village Brass, Afton House Inn, McGee M Laine, Stoneridge Golf Club and Selma's Ice Cream Parlor. For a larger selection of Afton restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Afton Ski Resorts, Golf Courses and/or Museums, including the Afton Alps, Eagle Valley Golf Course, River Oaks Municipal Golf Course, Woodbury Par 3 and Octagon House Museum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Afton please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Afton:
- Amery Municipal Airport (AHH)
- Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. Airport (MSP)
- St. Paul Downtown Airport (STP)
Afton, Minnesota Climate and WeatherIn the month of October, Afton experiences an average high temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 40 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.61 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Afton with daytime temperatures averaging 80 degrees in the summer, and 27 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Afton to receive an average of 0.89 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.4 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 106 degrees in the summer and as low as -40 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Afton should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 59 degrees, and nighttime lows of 38.
Afton, Minnesota Attractions
1Afton Alps - Afton,
Afton Alps is a ski resort, which hosts a collection of ski and snowboard trails, located along the St. Croix River in the city of Afton, Minnesota in the US. There are nearly 300 acres skiiable at Afton Alps. The Alps often utilize artificial snow for maintaining the slopes. A total of 48 trails and 18 chairlifts are used throughout the ski resort. There are a total of 5 Chalets, including the Meadows Chalet, the Highlands Chalet, the Alpine Chalet, and the Alps Chalet.
2Alexander Ramsey House - Saint Paul,
The Alexander Ramsey House, located at 265 Exchange Street, South in Saint Paul, Minnesota is the former residence of Alexander Ramsey, who served as the first governor of Minnesota Territory and the second governor of the state of Minnesota.
3American Swedish Institute - Minneapolis,
The American Swedish Institute is a non-profit educational and research organization and museum in the Phillips West neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The organization is dedicated to the preservation and study of the historic role Sweden and Americans of Swedish heritage have played in US culture and history. Its programs include the Svea Club, Swedish language-teaching society and the Turnblad Mansion Museum which features exhibits and special events.
4Apple Valley Golf Course - , Apple Valley,
The Apple Valley Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Dakota County Minnesota. Built in 1960, this Apple Valley course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 952-432-4647. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 8661 140th St W, Apple Valley, MN 55124
5Applewood Hills Golf Course - Stillwater,
The Applewood Hills Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Washington County Minnesota. Built in 1994, this Stillwater course designed by Neil Wilson is open apr 1 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 651-439-7276. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 11840 60th St N, Stillwater, MN 55082
6Arbor Pointe Golf Club - Inver Grove Heights,
The Arbor Pointe Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Dakota County Minnesota. Built in 1997, this Inver Grove Heights course designed by Williams, Gill & Associates is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 651-451-9678. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 8919 Cahill Ave E, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
7Badlands Golf Course - , Roberts,
The Badlands Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Saint Croix County Wisconsin. Built in 1997, this Roberts course designed by Gordon Perry is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 715-749-4150. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1018 80th Ave, Roberts, WI 54023
8Bartholomew House Museum - , Richfield,
The Riley Lucas Bartholomew House was constructed of sawed lumber. In 1852 when Fort Snelling was greatly reduced in size, the area that would become the city of Richfield became available for settlement. General Riley Lucas Bartholomew came to the area and filed a claim on the shores of Wood Lake. He proceeded to build the two-story section of the home with local lumber, using white pine for the floors. His wife, Fanny and two children joined him in the spring of 1853.
9Bell Museum of Natural History - Minneapolis,
The Bell Museum of Natural History is a museum that is situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on the campus of the University of Minnesota. On display are numerous animal specimens from all over the world. The museum is currently planning a move to the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus University Of Minnesota#St. Paul.
10Bellwood Oaks Golf Course - Hastings,
The Bellwood Oaks Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Dakota County Minnesota. Built in 1972, this Hastings course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 651-437-4141. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 13239 210th St E, Hastings, MN 55033
Afton, Minnesota Hotels
2Extended Stay America - Minneapolis - Woodbury
10020 Hudson Rd
Woodbury, MN 55125
4Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites St. Paul-woodbury
9840 Norma Ln
Woodbury, MN 55125
Afton, Minnesota Restaurants
This is a list of Afton Specialty Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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