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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

Discover the Best Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast in 2022

As we button up our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast for the winter and get ready for the cozy, restorative season ahead, we can’t help but think about next year. There’s a reason our charming and historic Bed and Breakfast has been considered the best Lanesboro MN lodging. It starts, of course, with the cozy, elegant accommodations and continues with our dedication to exceptional hospitality.

Lanesboro itself is considered the Bed and Breakfast capital of Minnesota, which says a lot about how loved this charming little town is.  The popularity of Lanesboro is thanks in part to the popularity of the incredible Root River Trail, but it’s about more than that, too.  This charming riverfront town is breathtakingly beautiful, nestled in what is commonly referred to as Minnesota’s “bluff country.”

In the otherwise flat midwest, Lanesboro is notable for its scenic high banks overlooking the Root River and the picturesque valleys.  The town itself, though, is quite a draw, and our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast is very near the historic heart of town. It’s a great place to spend a few days, whether on or around the river or relaxing and enjoying the artsy vibe of this quaint town. As you plan out your adventures for 2022, make sure our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast makes your list!  Book your getaway today! Continue reading

What to do in Lanesboro MN This Fall

Lanesboro, MN, is a wonderful destination any time of year, but it’s particularly magical during the fall.  Fall is the season when the lush green surroundings that make the Root River Trail so appealing in summer give way to the dramatic reds, oranges, and golds of fall. The contrast in colors alone is beautiful, especially when set against the towering bluffs along the river. Though there are plenty of things to do in Lanesboro in the fall, this season is really about slowing down.

There’s no better place to slow down, reconnect, and rekindle your own flame this fall than at our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast. Our Inn is an impeccably maintained Queen Anne Victorian home that offers just 5 private guest rooms and the best midwest hospitality in town. Lanesboro is a top getaway destination for a reason, and it won’t take you long to see why especially when you choose to stay in relaxed comfort with us at the Habberstad House Bed and Breakfast. Book your stay today! Continue reading

Go River Tubing in Lanesboro MN!

What’s not to love about a river tubing (or kayaking/canoeing) trip down the stunning Root River, especially when you throw in a visit to the charming B&B capital of Minnesota?  With incredible access to the Root River Trail and the river itself, not to mention the thriving arts scene, charming shops, and delicious restaurants that call this town home, there’s plenty to love about visiting Lanesboro MN this summer.  River tubing on a hot summer’s day down the Root River is just the beginning!

Beyond just being a great place to cool off, the Root River and surrounding limestone bluffs and valleys are unbelievably scenic.  The glaciers that last moved through this area flattening most of the midwest just so happened to leave this area untouched, giving it its uncharacteristically hilly terrain.  What remains is bluff country, an absolutely breathtaking place to vacation and enjoy a bit of outdoor adventure along the Root River.

Make it a true getaway and spend a few days with us at the Habberstad House, the #1 Bed and Breakfast in Lanesboro MN.  Book your room today! Continue reading

A Fly Fishing Adventure on the Root River!

The state of Minnesota is a fisherman’s paradise, with countless rivers and lakes to choose from around the state. Even with so many great places to choose from, you can find some of the best fly fishing on the Root River right here near Lanesboro MN! Couple your fishing adventure with the uniquely beautiful scenery that can only be found in southwestern Minnesota’s bluff country, and you have the perfect recipe for a relaxing summer escape.

Take your fishing trip to the next level and add lodging at our historic Lanesboro MN Bed and Breakfast.  We’re just a few steps away from all that awaits on the Root River, including the Root River State Trail, as well as restaurants, shops, and more in downtown Lanesboro. There’s a reason they call this charming little town the Bed and Breakfast capital of Minnesota. Pack your fly fishing gear, and join us on the Root River for an exceptionally relaxing few days. Book your room at our Lanesboro MN Bed and Breakfast today!

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The Perfect Weekend Getaway From Minneapolis and St. Paul

The perfect weekend getaway from Minneapolis and St. Paul just happens to be our Lanesboro bed and breakfast! There is an abundance of things to do and see in the surrounding area for a fun-filled, romantic, and relaxing weekend away from the city. Lanesboro is a quiet community in Southeastern Minnesota that is often referred to as a hidden gem. This peaceful town has a charming atmosphere where many creative people thrive. Between the arts, outdoor activities, and the comfort of our Minnesota accommodations you are sure to find the best getaway here!

Come stay at our Lanesboro inn for the best bed and breakfast experience in Bluff Country. Our historic Queen Anne Victorian lodging features 5 private guest rooms, parlors, and a private carriage house for the ultimate getaway. At the end of a day of explorations and adventures in Lanesboro and beyond, you’ll have peace of mind knowing you are coming back to a cozy, comfortable, and beautiful space to relax in. If you are looking for the perfect place to escape to where you can truly unwind this season, book your stay with us today! Continue reading

Where to Stay When You Visit the Root River Trail

The Root River Trail is one of the top reasons that visitors from all over come to Lanesboro, at any time of year, and Habberstad House is where to stay, as the top Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast. So when making your plans to visit the 60-mile trail for cross-country skiing in winter, as well as bicycling, in-line skating, kayaking, running, or walking at any other time of year, our inn should be at the top of your list.

So make your plans for a stunningly scenic Root River Trail getaway right away — and start by deciding that the place to stay is our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast. 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

6 Reasons Our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast Is the Best Choice

Lanesboro is considered the Bed and Breakfast Capital of Minnesota, which tells you something about its appeal to visitors. So if you’re planning a visit to this charming Southeast Minnesota riverfront town, why not plan to stay at the best Lanesboro’s Bed and Breakfast?

Our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast is nestled near the historic heart of downtown Lanesboro, which itself is nestled in the heart of what we call Bluff Country, for the stunningly scenic high banks that overlook the Root River. That makes our inn the perfect place for a relaxing winter getaway. Curl up in cozy comfort, protected from the winter chill, or experience the abundance of delights that await you in downtown Lanesboro. Either way, make your travel plans and book your getaway at our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast today! Continue reading

8 Great Ways to Enjoy a Getaway in Lanesboro MN

“Lanesboro MN is a wonderful town in southeastern Minnesota. It’s nestled in rolling hills, in close proximity to the scenic Root River, and it offers plenty to see and do. … One of Minnesota’s best small towns.”

So says one top travel blogger, and who are we to disagree? And the best way to enjoy a getaway to Lanesboro MN is to start and end each day’s adventures at our Lanesboro MN Bed and Breakfast. From a good night’s sleep in one of our luxuriously appointed, Victorian-themed guest rooms and a host of cozy amenties to a hearty breakfast to get your day on its way, we’ve got your covered in comfort. Plan your getaway in Lanesboro MN and reserve your room at our Minnesota Bed and Breakfast today! Continue reading

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