• 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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  • Upcoming Events

  • The Views in Lanesboro are Breathtaking!

  • Featured Events

  • Rhubarb Festival

    Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. -  Enjoy free rhubarb games and contests including the Tasting Contest where you'll taste a wide variety of delicious rhubarb treats and vote for your favorite! Other entertainment includes a rhubarb fashion show, an educational zoo, a Story Tree, pictures in a rhubarb cutout and Rhub-Art opportunities. This year live music is provided by The Rhubarb Sisters, Walter Bradley & Steve Arnold, and the Iowa Cowboy Orchestra.

  • 39th annual
    Art in the Park
    fine art festival

    Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - 90-plus fine art & craft booths, community food vendors, craft beer, family art activities and live music by the Galactic Cowboy Orchestra, Joyann Parker Band and Jaedyn James & the Hunger. Renowned for quality, variety and value, Art in the Park is presented by Lanesboro Arts and attracts thousands of regional patrons to Sylvan Park each year.

  • Boeing Boeing

    May 10 - August 31 at Commonweal Theatre - Fasten your seatbelts—there’s turbulence ahead in this laugh-out-loud, over-the-top farce! Bernard has the perfect setup: three beautiful fiancées, all flight attendants. And because of their schedules, they’re never in town at the same time. Until… a new, improved Boeing jet throws Bernard’s perfect timetable into chaos. Antics ensue as he scrambles to keep the ladies from learning about each other. How will this hilarious flight touch down?