• 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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  • Lovebirds in Lanesboro

    February 15 through 17 - A romantic weekend getaway for sweethearts featuring a luminary walk, events, classes, activities, specials, dining, shopping, & lodging.

  • An Evening of Romantic Music

    Saturday, February 16 - Celebrate Valentine’s weekend and commemorate the 25th anniversary of the very beginning of “Over the Back Fence,” Lanesboro’s own community variety show, with “An Evening of Romantic Music” presented by Damon Prestemon. Featuring unexpected special guests, as well as plenty of familiar faces, join Damon & friends for a memorable evening of stories and song.