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The Historic Commonweal Theatre is a Great Place for a Show

For three decades, the Commonweal Theatre has been delighting audiences in charming Lanesboro, Minnesota. Lanesboro truly is a hidden gem of a city, often referred to as the Bed and Breakfast Capital of Minnesota.  This quaint town is nestled in the heart of Bluff Country, set amidst scenic bluffs and the beautiful Root River Valley. the Commonweal Theatre, located in downtown Lanesboro, is a cornerstone of our close-knit community.

The Commonweal Theatre is a wonderful place to spend a relaxing evening out, and guests of our Lanesboro MN Bed and Breakfast enjoy reserved seats and discounted tickets to this delightful establishment. There’s no bad seat in the house, and even the theater’s design adds to the experience. The exterior calls to mind charming small-town storefronts, while the interior pays homage to history by featuring reclaimed seats from the original Guthrie Theater.

This holiday season, the Commonweal Theatre is putting out a wonderful version of the Christmas Classic, A Christmas Carol. The show will open soon on November 19 and will run through December 19. If you miss this holiday classic, we highly recommend you keep an eye on their developing schedule for 2022 and make this charming theatre a regular part of your life in 2022.

Take in a classic holiday performance at The Commonweal theatre in Lanesboro, MN

Holiday Shows at the Commonweal Theatre in Lanesboro

No matter whether you’re ready to laugh, cry, or sing along, the talented company, you’ll find something to love about the performances at the Commonweal Theatre. The Theatre has been open since 1989 and has earned a solid reputation for being southern Minnesota’s premier professional live theatre company.

Though their regular season is fantastic, and a regular part of the experience here at Habberstad  House Bed and Breakfast, the Commonweal Theatre is delighting audiences this holiday season with their version of A Christmas Carol. The theatre is offering both virtual and in-person tickets to this wonderful holiday classic.

The Commonweal Theatre has also announced another exciting season ahead!  The 2022 season promises to be full of more of the same laughs, tears, and spectacular memories that theater-goers have come to expect from Commonweal Theatre. As an added bonus, if you buy a season’s pass to all 5 shows, you can enjoy delightful and professional theatre for just $99! The season will start in April 2022 and run through December 2022.

Of course, if you plan to see any or all of these shows in our incredible theatre, you should also make sure to plan your lodging. There’s nowhere better than our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast, which is open from March – October of 2022.

Stay at our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast and enjoy a show at the historic Commonweal Theatre

The Best Lanesboro MN Bed and Breakfast

The Habberstad House Bed and Breakfast is Lanesboro’s #1-rated Bed and Breakfast, which is saying something in a town that’s earned itself the moniker “Bed and Breakfast Capital of Minnesota.”  From the moment you first arrive at our historic Inn, we think you’ll see why it comes so highly recommended by our previous guests. Not only does the B&B feature eye-catching Queen Anne–style architecture and lush, season gardens, but it also puts you just a short walk away from the Commonweal Theater and the rest of downtown Lanesboro.

Inside our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast, you’ll find 6 unique and luxuriously appointed guest rooms, each appointed with a broad range of modern amenities. Our breakfast is a popular guest favorite and features that traditional home cooking you crave. We offer two courses each morning, including fresh fruit, often served either with local cheese or homemade granola, followed by a main dish, which includes rotating selections like a savory quiche, oven-baked French toast, applesauce pancakes, and so much more.

Whether you’re here to bike the Root River Trail, celebrate special occasions or romantic getaways, tour Amish Country, or just experience something new, it won’t take you long to see why our Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast is such a popular getaway destination.  Book your room today!

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 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

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

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

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

Stay at The Most Romantic Lanesboro Bed and Breakfast This Winter

 

Our romantic Lanesboro bed and breakfast is the perfect winter escape to celebrate a special occasion like an anniversary or just because! While Lanesboro is the bed and breakfast capital of Minnesota, it’s our beautiful accommodations that stand out from the rest as a place for relaxation and reconnection. The Victorian style of our inn harkens back to a bygone era. The ambiance of our Minnesota bed and breakfast will help you unwind from the stresses of life. The winter can be a particularly challenging time of year so why not get a change of pace and scenery to a cozy place where you can cuddle up with your sweetie!

Take a break from life at our Romantic Lanesboro bed and breakfast this winter. We want to make sure that you and your loved one feel as comfortable as possible at this home away from home. Get out and explore the surrounding area full of the stunning scenery of Bluff Country and the Root River. The historic and artsy downtown of Lanesboro is nearby with shops to explore. You’ll have peace of mind knowing that you and your partner have a romantic, cozy, comfortable, and elegant place to rest at the end of the day. Let our Minnesota inn be your ultimate couples retreat this winter! Book your stay with us today! Continue reading

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Give The Gift of Habberstad House This Christmas

Give your loved one a very special gift of a stay at Habberstad House.  We offer gift certificates in many amounts.