Take a Tour of Amish Country Near Lanesboro
Lanesboro, Minnesota is a charming community in southeastern Minnesota. It’s one of the many trail towns located along the Root River Trail and has turned into a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts during all four seasons of the year. Lanesboro is also a thriving arts community, with a variety of art galleries and studios, and boutiques to explore. In fact, it has ranked as one of the top 100 Small Arts Towns in America. If that’s not enough, Lanesboro also serves as a gateway to explore the regions Amish Country. This historic community is the perfect example of a thriving rural town. Come explore everything Lanesboro has to offer, and book a room at the Habberstad House Bed and Breakfast today!
A Tour of Amish Country
Step back in time, and experience life as it once was for America’s earliest settlers. Tours of Amish Country are offered by two companies: Bluffscape Amish Tours, and Amish Backroads Tour. Bluffscape Amish Tours will take you on a tour to the largest Amish community in America, located around the communities of Lanesboro, Preston, Canton, and Harmony. Tours take approximately 3 hours. Guests will, of course, stop in at Amish Farms and shops to purchase goods. But they will also learn all about the Amish lifestyle. These tours are offered daily on Monday – Saturday between April 11, 2019, and November 2, 2019. Reservations are definitely recommended, and the tour costs $30 per adult. This is your best chance to purchase Amish-made crafts, baskets, quilts, leather goods, hardwood furniture, canned and baked items, candy, candles, soaps, and fresh garden produce, and sweet, buttery cashew crunch–a local delicacy.
The Amish Backroads Tours are narrated audio tours that will guide you to the best Amish farms, shops, and points of interest. It’s perfect if you’d rather explore Amish country at your own pace. The total driving time for the tour is approximately 90 minutes, but the total time spent depends on how long you stay at each place. There are approximately 10 stops included in this tour. Most Amish shops and farms are open Monday – Saturday throughout the year, giving you plenty of flexibility in timing this tour.
Spend your evening relaxing at the Habberstad House Bed and Breakfast, and charming downtown Lanesboro. Our Bed and Breakfast is within easy walking distance of most restaurants and amenities in downtown Lanesboro, including High Court Pub, Karst Brewing, Pedal Pushers Cafe, and Riverside on the Root, the perfect place for outside dining. Come enjoy a relaxing summer vacation with us, and book your room at our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast today!