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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

Fall Colors Along the Root River Trail

See the Fall Colors along the Root River Trail Near our Lanesboro Mn Bed and BreakfastAs we come to the close of what has been another spectacular summer along the Root River State Trail in Lanesboro Mn, it’s time we start looking ahead to what fall will soon bring us. Fall is extraordinarily beautiful in Lanesboro. If you’ve never seen bluff country during the peak of fall colors, then this year is your chance to fall in love with this extraordinary region of Minnesota. The Root River Valley in southeastern Minnesota is easily considered one of the top hidden gems of the state. Of the many charming small towns that populate this area, Lanesoboro is undoubtedly the best.  Book your room at our Lanesboro Mn Bed and Breakfast, and come see what all the hype is about this fallContinue reading

Take a Tour of Amish Country Near Lanesboro

Visit Amish Country Near Lanesboro, MinnesotaLanesboro, 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! Continue reading

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