Find accommodations made for your family vacays and romantic getaways, simple to luxurious.

Eat & Drink

Satisfy your cravings—authentic Mexican, local pizza, farm-to-fork burgers, refreshing drinks, here.


Leave big-city chaos behind. Tube the river, stroll the pier, bike the trails, and start your adventure.

Welcome to Staples, Minnesota!

Leave big-city chaos behind and satisfy your craving for hometown goodness. Play outside, walk to dinner, and wonder at the stars above.

Conveniently located off Highway 10, between Little Falls and Wadena, is Staples, MN. Here, you can slip into small-town life while still being close to big city amenities—but with so much to do, you won’t have to venture far.

River tubing, water sports, fishing, ATVing and lakeside camping ensure you get a healthy dose of fresh air. Relax at music performances in all seasons. Run off some energy, marvel at nature, and gather with family in one of Staples’ many parks and gardens. Sneak in a round of golf at The Vintage. Explore the train depot. Soak up green space at the Living Legacy Gardens. Catch a Lumberbats baseball game. Follow the Central Minnesota Barn Quilt Trail. And stroll down Minnesota’s longest fishing pier.

Whether you want to get away for the weekend or spend a week with the family, there’s plenty to do. Outdoor recreation, fine arts, rich railroad history—only here, only in Staples, MN.

Plan your stay today and come discover Staples!


Live. Play. Stay.

Seize the life you and your family deserve. Gain the things you treasure – a bigger backyard, a friendly neighborhood, a quality education, and more time in your day. Break free of stressful commutes and the high cost of living.

Staples invites you to join our active, growing community. We are known for music, fine arts, sports, and outdoor recreation – a little bit of everything and more than you may imagine. Explore the outdoors: fish, hunt, swim, hike, bike, and camp. Attend concerts, plays, baseball games, and community events. Be involved in your community and get to know your neighbors. Choose the joy of open, natural spaces. Relish hometown friendliness and ease.