• Lanesboro Minnesota, the Heart of Bluff Country

  • Hidden Gem of Lanesboro

    Nestled in the Bluffs of the Root River Valley, Lanesboro is the hidden gem of Southeastern Minnesota. Visitors come year round to leisurely experience the peaceful, inspiring atmosphere found in this charming little town, still thriving after 150 years. With an extraordinarily high density of creative activities concentrated in such a small community, Lanesboro was declared one of the country’s “Top 12 Small Town Artplaces” in 2013 by Artplace America.

    The Root River State Bike Trail, rated one of the best trails in Minnesota, runs right through Lanesboro’s authentic 19th century downtown. This picturesque hub of activity invites travelers of all stripes to indulge in one of many tantalizing restaurants or unique shops. Being situated on the banks of the Root River, there is opportunity to take a refreshing float down the river, toss in a fishing line or just enjoy the sights and sounds of the running water.

    Being the Bed & Breakfast Capital of Minnesota, there are a wide variety of B&B's to satisfy any preference. If you prefer a different style of accommodation, Lanesboro offers an array of compelling lodging options including hotelsresortswhole house rentalsapartments and campgrounds!

    Between the tourslive theatreart galleries and many other attractions, Lanesboro is a community that both relaxes and energizes people at the same time. It’s a place of possibility, with a look and feel all its own, that you simply have to experience for yourself. Welcome to Lanesboro!

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  • Empty Bowls

    Friday, Feb 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. - In exchange for a free will cash donation to benefit the local food shelf, guests will choose a bowl handcrafted by local art students to fill with their choice of delicious, homemade soup and bread. The handcrafted bowl will be yours to take home as a reminder that someone's bowl is always empty.

  • Medicine Brothers

    Fri, March 8 at 9 p.m. - Viroqua-based quartet brings their refreshing blend of folk, roots and country music to the intimate confines of the High Court Pub. With each band member being a vocalist, The Medicine Brothers music features moving harmonies and powerful gang vocals. Bass player Shawn Neary also performs in the national touring band Cloud Cult.

  • Homesteading Weekend Workshop

    Fri. & Sat. March 9 & 10 - Whether you live on a city plot or acres of land, want to learn new homesteading skills or become a better steward of the land, you can attend the Eagle Bluff Homesteading Weekend Workshop to learn how to manage a beehive, graft fruit tress, cultivate mushrooms, or start an organic garden.