• 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!

  • Upcoming Events

  • The Views in Lanesboro are Breathtaking!

  • Featured Events

  • Experience the Magic!

    Sat, November 24 from noon to 5 p.m. - Come enjoy a day of holiday shopping and activity; support your neighborhood businesses in Lanesboro on small business Saturday weekend!

  • Holiday Dinner Dance

    Sat, Dec. 1 at 6:00 p.m. at Lanesboro Community Center. 38th Annual Event! Live music provided by Dakota Ramblers Band. The Lanesboro Holiday dinner dance has long been a favorite way to bring in the holiday season. This event is open to anyone who wants to come and enjoy a great dinner, socialize and dance the night away.

  • "It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"

    Through December 22 at Commonweal Theatre! A holiday favorite as you’ve never seen—or heard!—it before. The timeless tale of George Bailey is staged as a 1940s radio broadcast as five actors give voice to all of Bedford Falls’s memorable residents, accompanied by sound effects created live onstage.