• 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 Wonders of Astrophotography

    Fri, Oct. 19 - Sun, Oct. 21 - Do you pine over shots of the Milky Way, wondering how the photographer was able to capture it? Join photographer Nick Chill at the Eagle Bluff Skills School for a two-night class covering the equipment needed for astrophotography and how to utilize it to capture the incredible galactic center.

  • Concert: Larry Long & Dan Sebranek

    Fri, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. An intimate evening with two celebrated folk & roots troubadours at the St. Mane Theatre. “Larry Long is doing what more singers and songwriters should be doing: using music to help people learn to work together, and bring a world of peace.” —Pete Seeger

  • "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.