• 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

  • The Fattenin' Frogs

    Sat, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. - Live music at the Old Barn Resort. The Fattenin’ Frogs play rock & roll in its original spirit by cranking up the electricity on the music of the juke joints, hootenannies, medicine shows and tent revivals of yesteryear.

  • Lanesboro Arts Fall Gala

    Sat, Nov. 3 at 6:00 p.m. at Lanesboro Community Center. Annual fundraising benefit for Lanesboro Arts' year-round programming featuring featuring fine food, music, dancing, and art.

  • "Dracula: Prince of Blood"

    Through November 11 at Commonweal Theatre! Adapted from the Bram Stoker novel by Commonweal’s own master of horror, Scott Dixon, Dracula: Prince of Blood takes a fresh look at the seductive fiend who has lurked in the shadows for more than a century.