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Chill-Inn Lanesboro: The Ultimate Guide to Winter in Lanesboro & Whalan

Winter in Lanesboro...

Whether you’re looking for live music, recreation opportunities, arts and theater, or you simply want to retreat this winter, Lanesboro is the perfect getaway destination to recharge and renew. The vibrancy, activity and creative energy of Lanesboro is year-round. Slow down this winter and get cozy in charming Lanesboro, located in the Driftless Area of southeast Minnesota. Your winter escape to simple pleasures, Lanesboro both relaxes and energizes at the same time. Explore this place of possibility and winter well in Lanesboro.

Business Directory

Lanesboro is recognized as the Bed & Breakfast Capital of Minnesota! Use our lodging search to find availability at our bed & breakfasts along with other accommodations, including historic and privately-owned hotels, resorts, whole house rentals and apartments. Check out the business directory to see what restaurants, bars, and retail stores are open. It is always a good idea to double check business’ websites or social media to make sure they are open when you want to visit.


Lanesboro and Whalan host many events throughout the year, and these five events happen every winter season and feature family activities, shopping deals, restaurant specials, and more.

  • Experience the Magic of Lanesboro (Small Business Saturday)
  • New Years Eve Celebration
  • Lovebirds in Lanesboro (Valentine’s Weekend)
  • Cabin Fever Fest (second weekend in March)
  • Get Squirrely with Surly (April)
  • There are many other events happening in Lanesboro and Whalan. Please check our event calendar here for the most up to date information.