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Pick Up Your Amish Goods on These Tours in Lanesboro!

The quaint town of Lanesboro, MN is a mecca for weekend getaways in Minnesota.  It’s known as the “Bed and Breakfast Capital of Minnesota,” but it’s also well-known for its Amish culture. Amish Tours in Lanesboro, MN are a surprisingly great way to get out and experience the scenic countryside of Minnesota’s bluff country, but they are also the best way to get your hands on some of the legendary Amish-made goods, which range from delicious treats to lasting furniture and other handmade goods.

Amish Tours in Lanesboro, MN are just one of the many great things to do in Lanesboro, MN this summer. The area is also home to the extraordinary Root River Trail, one of the most popular Minnesota bike trails. Lanesboro is also a thriving arts community, with various art galleries, studios, and boutiques to explore.  This small town has even ranked as one of the top 100 Small Arts Towns in America. Whatever brings you to Lanesboro, give yourself a few days to experience it all and stay at our #1-rated Lanesboro, MN Bed and Breakfast. Book Your Room Today! Continue reading

Unique Things to do in Minnesota Near Our Bed and Breakfast

There are plenty of unique things to do in Minnesota, and one of our favorites is visiting the charming town of Lanesboro.  Lanesboro is a charming, small-town located in Minnesota’s southeastern Bluff Country. It’s the gateway to the famed Root River Trail, which itself makes our list of wonderful and unique things to do in Minnesota.

Lanesboro is a long-time favorite getaway for Minnesotans, and that’s thanks to its abundant small-town charm and the breathtaking natural beauty of the area. Of course, there are plenty of great things to do in Lanesboro, including riding, walking, or floating along the Root River Trail, shopping downtown, and visiting nearby Amish farms.

Lanesboro is only two hours south of Minneapolis/St. Paul, too, which means it’s an easy place to escape for a relaxing weekend.  With so many unique things to do in Minnesota located right here, it’s truly no wonder Lanesboro is beloved by many. Add to the experience a stay at our charming bed and breakfast, which features five elegantly appointed guest rooms, and you have the perfect getaway in the making. Book your stay at one of the most unique places to stay in Minnesota today! Continue reading

Biking Season on the Root River Trail Begins Soon

When we think of southern Minnesota, two things come to mind:  The quaint, charming town of Lanesboro and the famed Root River Trail. Though we can think of plenty of reasons to leave your stress behind and spend some time at our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast, it’ the Root River Trail that brings such wide-ranging visitors to the town each year.

The Root River Trail is one of the many great bike trails that criss-cross Minnesota. It’s 42 miles long and travels through the picturesque rural communities of southeastern Minnesota before connecting with other trails in the area extended miles of cycling and walking. As you travel along the Root River Trail, marvel at the dramatically rising bluffs that give this part of the state its Moniker, Bluff Country, and get to know the small communities that make up this region.

However many miles you journey on the Root River Trail, know the comfortable accommodations of our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast will be waiting for you at the end of the day. Though it’s true that Lanesboro is known as the “Bed and Breakfast Capital of Minnesota,” there’s none that compare to the luxurious comfort offered by the Habberstad House. Book your room at our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast today. Continue reading

One of the Most Unique Places to Stay in Minnesota

A new year is here, which means an entire year full of adventures and possibilities are waiting for you. The charming town of Lanesboro, MN, should definitely be on your “must-see” list this year. Lanesboro is, without a doubt, one of the most unique places to stay in Minnesota. It’s here that you’ll find the popular Root River State Trail and the restful escape you’ve been looking for.

What makes Lanesboro one of the most unique places to stay in Minnesota? It’s the perfect blend of the small-town charm you’ll find in our quaint communities surrounding the Root River Trail, combined with the laid-back atmosphere, vibrant arts culture, and some of the most beautiful scenery in the state of Minnesota.

Aside from enjoying all the many things to do in Lanesboro, visiting this historic town also gives you the chance to stay at our rural Bed and Breakfast, which we would consider top among the most unique places to stay in Minnesota. Our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast is located right in the historic heart of Lanesboro, known as the “Bed and Breakfast Capital of Minnesota.”  We’re well-situated for you to enjoy biking, hiking, and paddling on the Root River Trail, not to mention enjoying the best Lanesboro has to offer.

It’s genuinely the getaway of a lifetime. Don’t you think it’s time you started planning? Relax, unwind, and visit the Habberstad House Bed and Breakfast, one of the most unique places to stay in Minnesota. Book your room today! Continue reading

The Best Amish Tours Near Lanesboro MN

Taking one of the many Amish Tours near Lanesboro MN is an interesting and unique way to see and understand a different culture. While Lanesboro is one of the best destinations for outdoor recreation in Minnesota as well as being a vibrant arts community, this area is also home to the largest Amish community of the Old Order in the state. The sprawling farmland around this Minnesota town provides a perfect place for the Amish to pursue their livelihood. On the many Amish tours, you’ll learn the history and culture of a community of people that has changed little in over 400 years. This is sure to be a highlight of your time in Lanesboro!

Let our Minnesota bed and breakfast be your ultimate getaway this summer! At our tranquil and historic inn, you can relax in the parlors, enjoy breakfast from our dining room that overlooks the gardens, and retreat to your cozy and comfortable guest room.  The charm of our historic Queen Anne Victorian home is felt in the architectural details such as the oak woodwork seen throughout the home. Nestled in Bluff Country with nearby access to the Root River, there are plenty of opportunities to get out and explore here. If you are looking for the best place to stay while visiting this eclectic corner of Minnesota, book your room todayContinue reading

Unique Things to do in Minnesota Near Our Bed and Breakfast

There are many unique things to do in Minnesota that are sure to be unforgettable experiences while visiting this one-of-a-kind area! Lanesboro includes interesting geological history, natural attractions for the outdoor enthusiast as well as a thriving arts community. This area has much to offer those who are looking for the not so usual things to do on vacation. The quaint, charming, and historic town of Lanesboro lies in the heart of what is known as “Bluff Country” in the Root River Valley. This place is considered a hidden gem of Southeastern Minnesota and you’ll find out why when you come to experience it for yourself!

While you are visiting this unique area, let our Minnesota bed and breakfast be the perfect accommodations for your best vacation! We offer 5 private guest rooms that you can retreat to at the end of a day of exploration. Our historic bed and breakfast were originally built in 1897 and many of the architectural details, such as the carved oak mantle on the fireplace, and the 8-foot tall pocket doors, have remained intact and have been beautifully restored.

The cozy and comfortable ambiance of our Lanesboro lodging will have you feeling like this is your elegant home away from home. If you are looking for the ideal place to stay while you visit this unique corner of Minnesota, book your room today! Continue reading

Enjoy Winter on the Root River Trail

Cross-country skiing along the Root River Trail is a big draw for winter guests at our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast.Many of the winter guests at our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast stay with us at this time of year to take advantage of the breathtaking opportunities for cross-country skiing along the Root River Trail, which runs east-west through Lanesboro and several other Southeast Minnesota Bluff Country river towns. Its 30 miles of converted railroad tracks are as popular among skiers and snowshoers in winter as they are with bicyclists in summer.

Our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast is the perfect place for winter recreation enthusiasts to begin and end a day of adventure in the snow. You’ll start off with a peaceful night’s rest in one of our cozy guest rooms, historic in theme but contemporary in comfort and amenities, as well as a delicious, hearty breakfast made fresh from locally sourced foods. And you’ll wind down each day with a cup of coffee or tea, or chocolates, cookies, or apples available in our parlor before dinner in nearby Lanesboro (we’re happy to give you suggestions!). Make your plans to play in our winter wonderland and book your room today at our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast!  Continue reading

5 Fascinating Things to Do in Lanesboro This Fall

Looking for things to do in Lanesboro this fall? There’s no better place to take in Midwest fall color than a Midwest river town, with its lush greenery giving way to gorgeous reds, oranges and golds against the dramatic backdrop of stark high bluffs over rippling river water. And Lanesboro, Minnesota, a charming small town in the heart of historic bluff country on the Root River, is the perfect place to walk the woods, stroll the sidewalks, ride the river and do much more. One authority calls Lanesboro the “Belle of Bluff Country.” Certainly that is something worth seeing this fall?

Habberstad House Bed & Breakfast, which elegantly combines the charm of pioneer-era America with the best in contemporary guest amenities, is the perfect place to begin and end each day’s explorations. From here, it’s easy to enjoy all of the wonderful things to do in Lanesboro in the fall! Reserve a room at our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast today! Continue reading

5 Reasons to Experience the Root River Trail in Lanesboro

Root River State Trail near Lanesboro MinnesotaThough there are a number of wonderful reasons to visit Lanesboro in southeastern Minnesota, the top attraction to the area is undoubtedly the Root River State Trail. The Root River State Trail travels for 42 incredible miles through the quaint and picturesque rural communities of southeastern Minnesota. This portion of Minnesota, commonly called “bluff country,” is aptly named after the sharpling rising bluffs that stand in stark contrast to the otherwise flat portions of the Midwest.

At the heart of your journey to the Root River State Trail should be a stay at our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast. Lanesboro, known around Minnesota as the “Bed and Breakfast Capital,” is a peaceful and charming small town beloved by all who visit here. It’s an incredible destination for art lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and those just looking to get away. Our historic Inn is happy to welcome you to this beautiful part of the state this summer. Book your room at our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast today. Continue reading

Explore the Root River Bike Trail Near Lanesboro Mn

10 things to do on the Root River Bike Trail near Lanesboro MnWhen was the last time you road along the Root River Bike Trail near Lanesboro Mn?  If you haven’t been to Minnesota’s bluff country in a while, this fall is the perfect opportunity to visit. Southeastern Minnesota, commonly called bluff country, is known for its scenic natural beauty. The small towns of bluff country are a quaint and welcoming community and exemplify the best of “Minnesota Nice.” Though there are many wonderful towns along the Root River Bike Trail, our favorite is Lanesboro. Lanesboro Mn is known not just for being Minnesota’s Bed and Breakfast capital, but for its historic downtown and dedication to the arts. It’s the perfect place to land if you’re looking for a few peaceful days. Book your room at our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast today, and take the time to explore our section of the Root River State Trail this fall. Continue reading

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eBike Rentals Now Available!

We now have five eBikes available for all day rentals while you stay with us. Our guests can experience the Root River Trail easily with the pedal assist function on these easy-to-use eBikes.