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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 Top 10 Things to do in Lanesboro MN This Summer

The things to do in Lanesboro MN are an array of activities that range from going on adventures down the Root River to strolling around downtown Lanesboro and seeing all that this unique and eclectic town has to offer! Located in the heart of Bluff Country, this area is one of Minnesota’s favorite getaways not only because of its small-town charm but the natural beauty of the surrounding area is breathtaking and features many opportunities to get out and explore. Just 2 hours south of Minneapolis, this hidden gem is the perfect place for a weekend escape to relax and reconnect.

Let our Lanesboro lodging be your perfect getaway this summer! Our charming bed and breakfast feature 5 elegantly appointed guest rooms with private bathrooms in our historic house built in 1897. For more seclusion, you may want to stay in our luxurious carriage house with a king-size bed and spa bathroom. We offer the quintessential bed and breakfast experience at our quaint inn that includes a home-cooked scrumptious breakfast to get your day started out right! If you want the ideal place to escape to this summer for a weekend retreat, book your stay with us today! Continue 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

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

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

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