Despite the cold winters, there is always summer fun inside the Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW Elk River Hotel . Conveniently located just northwest of the Twin Cities suburban area, where the Elk and Mississippi Rivers meet, this hotel features water parks open all week in the summer and on weekends and school breaks during the school year . Nearby attractions include Albertville Premium Outlets, and Ellington Car Museum . Corporate clients are within 10 miles of Cabela's, Cargill, Graco, Scimed, Walmart, Target, and Great River EnergyRecreational Amenities include Gold Rush Arcade and the Wild Woods Water Park with water basketball, a kids' area, spa area, snack area, Loggers Loge, Blasting Cap, Saw Mill, Prospectors Pan, Mine Shaft themed areas and lazy river through the Wild Woods Landing . For business guests, this Holiday inn features 5,000-sq-ft meeting space with on-site catering . Dining options include the Mississippi Valley Grill and Bar . All rooms feature satellite TV, in-room movies, coffeemakers, hairdryers, high-speed Internet access, free local calls, individual climate control, irons and ironing boards, voicemail, and work desks .