Living in Minnesota, where there’s always so much to do, see, eat, and drink, can be exhausting. Sometimes, we just need to relax and release our stress. And a gorgeous spa with a deep menu of services is just the prescription. Here are some of the best places to treat yourself in the North Star State.
Located in the Dinkytown neighborhood, near the University of Minnesota campus, the Refinery has long been a favorite among Twin Citians looking for a moment of Zen. This spa offers both Swedish and hot stone massages, as well as skin care treatments and airbrush tanning.
Fusion Lifespa is more than just a spa—it’s a natural health clinic, to boot. The services range from curative baths, massages, and facials, to naturopathic and traditional Chinese medicine. This stand-alone facility in the West Metro is a favorite for those who wish to elevate their spa experience with the addition ofa healing component.
By far the best spa in the Brainerd Lakes area, Glacial Waters is the place to go after a long day on the lake or the links. Ranked as one of the country’s best, Glacial Waters Spa boasts a full menu of services, including massage, body treatments, and couples services. Embracing the water which defines Minnesota's landscapes—and attracts visitors to Grand View Lodge—Glacial Waters also offers several hydrotherapy services.
Located in the historic Fitger’s Brewery complex, Fitger’s Salon and Spa offers not only the services you’d expect at a full-service spa but also kicks in a Lake Superior vista, as a bonus. Your deep-tissue or relaxation massage will be even more soothing withcalming views of the big lake.
Estetica Salon & Spa is the best place to take the edge off a busy day in the capitol city. Conveniently located in the Cathedral Hill neigborhood, Estetica’s services rand from hot stone and couples massages to reflexology, waxing, and a full menu of facials.
Located in a gorgeous, modern space in the historic Mississippi River town of Red Wing, River Blu Salon DaySpais possibly the most relaxing place in town. River Blu offers a full menu of spa service, including massages, waxing, facials, and pedicures.