Nearly 100 years after Peterson Station opened to serve SE MN Railroad customers, it welcomed the public again in 1974--this time as a museum, geneology center, and visitors center.
Off Sale - 52 Bottle Shop in Chatfield MN is your one-stop-shop for all your wine, beer, and spirit needs! We offer a fine selection of craft beer with a Pick Six option to mix your own six-pack. In addition to weekly specials, we always offer 10% off with Military ID and 15% off a mix and match case of wine.
Dog boarding and training facility located between Peterson and Lanesboro.
Your Home Away From Home - Friendly five-room motel in a 1900 home, plus two charming vintage cabins, all with private bath/AC. Homey, impeccably clean, affordable, smoke-free, and pet-friendly. Locked bike storage, off-street parking, outdoor patio, morning hot beverages. Office with fridge, freezer/ice, microwave.
Open 7 days a week! Burgers, fries and ice cold beer. View our full Lunch & Dinner menu at our website.
Your Wellness Headquarters – Offering massage, sauna, and a fitness facility. Call Faye to schedule an appointment for a massage, a sauna, or to inquire about using the fitness facility.
AcenTek serves many communities in Minnesota, Iowa, and Michigan. It now offers internet and video/t.v. services for residential use as well as IT consulting and managed, hosted services for businesses.
Come in to enjoy the updated club room, Heggies pizza, hot sandwiches, and snacks, plus your favorite cold beverages. On-sale and Off-sale available for purchase.
Burgers on Tuesdays and Tex-Mex on Thursdays, 5-7 p.m., and Heggie's Pizza, snacks, and cold beverages served all week.
Year-round - Monday through Saturday drive in your car at your own pace to Amish shops and sites guided by a pleasantly narrated audio CD. Available for rent at Stone Mill Hotel & Suites and Amish Experience. / 507-467-8663
Affordable CD guided tour of Amish Country that can start in either Lanesboro or Harmony.
A unique opportunity to live like the Amish in an authentic Amish-built home.
Year-round - Books, specialty foods, Willow Tree, jewelry, clothing. Bike and Camping items.
Amish crafts, produce, baked goods & more! May-October. Outside of New Generations of Harmony Antique Mall. 50 Industrial Blvd NE.
Saturdays May-October 9am-5pm. Amish Quilts, baskets, baked goods, canned goods, produce & more. On HWY 52 near the intersection of HWY 52 and 2nd Ave SE
Experience an exciting tour of Amish Country with one of our knowledgeable guides- offering van tours, car tours or group rates.
A beautiful Amish-built cabin filled with modern ammenities- can sleep groups up to 15.
Peaceful and picturesque inn adjacent to Root River Trail and featuring 9 spacious rooms with private bathrooms; sitting rooms; front deck; and courtyand.
PC and electronic repair.
Located on the Root River Bike Trail, a must stop for a piece of homemade pie& ice cream or a sandwich.
Very private and tranquil Japanese-style loft, short walk from Harmony's downtown and bike trail.
Whiskey barrel decor. Items inspired by and created with Whiskey and Wine barrels
Bar and Grill. Burgers, Sandwiches, Pizza and cold drinks.
Opening in October of 2019, Bee Balm is a retail consignment for women's clothing, shoes and accessories, vintage items, collectibles and other good stuff!
ELCA church located on the hill overlooking Lanesboro. Sunday worship is at 9am. Refreshments and faith formation follow.
Borrow a bicycle during the warm-weather months at the Rushford Public Library, Peterson Station Museum, Fountain City Hall, Preston Visitors Center, or Harmony Visitory Center. Adult bicycles available for use, at no charge, but on a first-come, first-served basis.
Located just outside of Preston, Minnesota, Blossom Hill is a small, family owned farm. We grow over 30 varieties of apples so no matter what your preference may be we are sure to have an apple for you! Our Orchard Market offers a wide variety of seasonal produce, baked goods and locally sourced items.
Seasonal - Educational, respectful and fully narrated 3-hour Old Order Amish tours visiting fams and shops.
19 partially wooded sites on the Root River Trail and within walking distance to Rushford's amenities. Tents, Rvs, and mobile homes are welcome.
A trendy boutique, we carry women’s clothing size Small-3X, shoes, accessories, jewelry, and gifts. You may even find some antiques! We're located just south of Peterson on Highway 16. See Facebook or give us a call for current hours.
The restaurant with a beautiful view! Menu includes appetizers, salad bar, soups, burger's, sandwiches, steaks and seafood.
Serving deli sandwiches, specialty coffee and Bridgeman’s Ice Cream. Located in a historic Victorian cottage (the little pink house!) in the Village Green, downtown Harmony.
Full-service bank with an experienced and friendly staff
Camping allowed with permit from Fillmore County.
Take a Buffalo Gal Ranch tours to see what it is like to be surrounded by these magnificent animals, shop in the gift shop for unique buffalo items, and see what the Native Americans have known for hundreds of years... buffalo meat tastes great!
Daily lunch specials, homemade soups and pies, and a delicious variety of reasonably-priced breakfasts and lunches.
Soups, Sandwiches, Bagels, Pastries & Cookies
Featuring five rooms full of unique antiques and collectables. Call for appointment or seasonal hours.
Carlson Roasting is an artisan coffee tasting room with a Mini Donut Lab located in downtown Houston, MN.
Our quaint gift store offers a unique variety of area products, handcrafted items and seasonal apparel, accessories and jewelry.
Year-round - Canoes, Kayaks, tubes, bikes, cross-country skis, snowshoes, guided fishing trips.
World class resort located in the Root River Valley. Featuring 3 to 8 bedroom cabins. Families, Reunions, Girls Weekends, Crafting Groups, Retreats, Couples
The Chatfield Brass Band is a Community Band based in Chatfield, Minnesota that attracts adult musicians from throughout SE Minnesota. Free concerts in the band shell.
Theater - Performing Arts - Music - Community Outreach
Thursdays | Rain or Shine | May-October | City Park
The Chatfield Music Lending Library is dedicated to keeping the spirit and tradition of band music alive in America and the World. By operating a renowned library that features one of the most extensive collections of concert band music in the world.
This 19-mile trail was developed by a group of neighbors with a passion for ATVs. The trail is entirely on private land and leads riders through backdrops of field, forest, pasture and woods. Please respect the private landowners and stay on the marked trails. The trail is provided by the City of Chatfield and maintained by the Chatfield ATV Trails Club.
Come and see Cheryl's beautiful quilts on display, with many of them for sale. Fabric, thread and notions available. Sewing classes and quilting retreats also available.
The Chosen Valley Golf Club offers terrific views and challenging play for golfers at every skill level. 9-hole - Par 35.
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath Loft
Spend the day lounging on the rooftop deck or after biking on the Lanesboro trails, soak in your own private hot tub.
A full service fitness center that offers everything a person needs to maintain their health and fitness goals! Guest passes available for 1-day, 2-day or 1-week to work out in fitness center.
Award-winning, professional live theatre in our 30th season! With an enticing mix of musicals, comedies, dramas, and more, there's something for everyone at the Commonweal.
Located in downtown Lanesboro, our family- and group-friendly Inn features 13 standard rooms and two apartments. Public spaces include our breakfast room where coffee and tea are served all day, our inviting lobby, and our meeting room with the capacity to seat 36 people. Off street parking and locked bike storage available.
Comfortable lodging with free wi-fi, close to bike trail and downtown Harmony.
A modern two-story hotel featuring 40 tastefully decorated guest rooms including six themed whirlpool suites. Enjoy relaxing by our fireplace in our Hearth Room, swimming in the only indoor pool or enjoying the spa.
An Amish-owned furniture store just northeast of Harmony, offering a wide variety of Amish furniture and other goods.
Country crafts abound in a farm shed full of treasures for gifts or to keep for yourself. Visit Facebook for select days and hours.
The County Fair Campground is open April 15 through October 15.
The Creamery offers hand-tossed pizza, ice cream and a variety of sandwiches, soups and salads with seasonal, outdoor patio seating.
Beautiful campground on the Root River and Root River Trail! 5 miles of on-site hiking; RV and tent sites with fire-ring and picnic table; heated, clean bathrooms/showers. Tube rentals, canoe rentals, and shuttle service for river travelers or bicyclists.
3 bedroom whole house rental with everything you need for the perfect stay.
Touchless automatic and manual brush/spray self-serve bays. Credit or debit card friendly.
Friendly people offering salon services for everyone!
Dedicated to preaching the Gospel and equipping believers for their purpose to be witnesses of Jesus to the world.
Now be a lay led community with Sunday service at 10:30 am with a casual atmosphere. Welcoming to everyone exploring their spiritual preferences. Visit us on Facebook for current happenings, including upcoming Sunday speakers.
Pet boarding kennels
Supplies and guided trips. Kayak rentals and sales.
Open seasonally for:
River Rentals - kayaks, canoes, tubes with transportation along the Root River - 7 days a week By Appointment
Restaurant - Serving flatbreads and paninis with local ingredients; beer, seltzer, and other cold beverages. Open beginning May 27 through the summer: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 11 am - 7 pm.
Shuttle Service for bicyclists or river travelers - Available 7 days a week through the summer months and By Appointment.
Fine furniture gallery. Our professional staff and complimentary interior design service will help you find solutions for that special area or hard to find item. Our friendly staff, professional delivery team, and great customer service are just a few more of the reasons to visit.
Affordable trendy fashions for all ages. Come in and see our wide variety of kids and adult fashions and gifts.
Year-round - Find outdoor adventures and inspiring retreat spaces at Eagle Bluff where learning and discovery is to be had! Join us for a scheduled event or stop by the Visitor Center to walk, ski or geocache.
Located on the Root River offering tent,RV & permanent sites with full hookups. Tube, Canoe & Kayak Outfitting, 5 unit hotel
Seasonal - Eagle Cliff Campground offers a variety of rentals, including: canoes, kayaks and tubes.
A welcoming church in rural Lanesboro surround by the fields and hills of southeastern MN.
Non operating 1917 filling station.Step back in time when gas was cheap and service was of the utmost importance.
A farm-to-table neighborhood eatery featuring a full bar, seasonal menu & from scratch cooking.
Soy candles, hand-crafted tumblers, home decor and more.
Featherstone Farm is a 250-acre certified organic farm in Rushford's bluff country. The farm produces around 70 varieties of fresh market fruits and vegetables for distribution to local co-ops, restaurants and grocers, wholesalers and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) members throughout the region.
Beautiful, mature, 9-hole-Par 36 golf course nestled in the bluffs with cart rentals. Relax in this scenic golf course’s clubhouse or on the surrounding deck with a cold beverage and meal from the Bar & Grill.
The Fillmore County Airport provides a convenient and valuable transportation link for the local communities by allowing businesses and individuals to use general aviation instead of dealing with the airline hub system.
Licsensed massage therapy and physical therapy services
Called together in baptism, nourished at the Table in holy communion, and sent into the world, we trust in God's love for all creation.
We have been providing the finest in personalized banking service to southeastern Minnesota since 1901, and are recognized as being a leader in community banking.
Near the Root River and Root River State Trail, apartment rentals by the night or longer; 2-night minimum stay during peak.
Lutheran church, ELCA
Shop the Grace Place Thrift Store in Rushford, with apparel, home decor, toys, and more available at low cost. All purchases support the mission of Grace Place's ministry of providing Christian guidance, support and encouragement for women with unplanned pregnancies and for families experiencing brokenness and change.
Locally produced meat, dairy products, and vegetables available for online ordering. From Family Farms to Your Door.
Local clinic specializing in family medicine
Health care for the area; services include check-ups, screenings, immunizations, and care for injuries and illness
Family Chriropractic care.
Basic campground offers 6 electric/water hookup sites on a first-come, first-served basis, pay at honor box on site.
Hometown local grocery store with a deli.
Full service floral and gift shop, featuring seasonal produce May-October.
Par 36, 9-hole course open to the public, little to no wait for tee times.
Old-time cafe fare serving breakfast and lunch seven days per week.
View our Karst display and displays from Harmony’s history. Self-guided historic tour of Harmony starts at the Visitor Center. 15 2nd Street NW.
Raising Angus beef on our family's century farms near Hart, MN. Beef is available by the quarter, half and whole. Individual cuts of beef are also available by the pound. Call for availability any time.
Quality Amish-made rugs, located at 33343 Garden Road outside of Harmony.
Lutheran church, ELCA
10 guests · 5 bedrooms · 5 beds · 3 baths
Small-scale sustainable family farm offering you a healthier way of life by providing all natural, healthy meat and produce in an ecologically responsible environment. Organic meat and chicken.
Explore the choices and changes that faced the inhabitants of this area — from ancient peoples to today’s residents. Round out the visit with a game of croquet or horseshoes on the lawn.
This vacation rental stay includes a private guest bedroom and bathroom on the second floor of one of Rushford’s 19th Century early American Homes. Take a short walk or quick bike ride to find downtown dining options or access the Root River State Trail.
Tack Shop: Carry a full line of English and Western tack and horse care products. We also carry clothing, jewelry and many gift items.
Equine Reproduction Center: Complete breeding facility for all breeds of horses.
Chinese food - Dine in or Take out.
Dr. James P Krenzke is a Chiropractic Specialist in Houston, Minnesota
Open five days a week to accommodate your schedule. Proud to serve the residents of Houston and the surrounding communities.
Fitness facility with cardio, circuit training and weights
Food, gas, and convenience store essentials all in one spot. Heggies Pizza sold here!
Taco tuesday and 3rd Saturday steak-fry! The Houston Legion also supports a variety of events with holiday celebrations and a meeting room available for rent.
Trailhead Park at the Houston Nature Center offers a picnic shelter, primitive campsite, band shell, and observation decks to view nesting boxes and migrating waterfowl on our pond. The natural playground features a zip-line (weekends only), tree house, and play area. The park also features the Houston Nature Center, where visitors will find wildlife exhibits as well as educational programs.
Amazing staff, Wi-Fi, computers, DVDs, books, audio books, and 10am story hour every Saturday
Located next to the American Legion on Grant Street in Houston
Houtson's snowmobile club maintains a well?groomed trail system which runs through some of the most scenic areas of the state.
Houston's South Park features an archery range and trails for hiking, horseback riding and spaces for primitive camping.
Off sale liquor and beer.
The International Owl Center is the only all-owl education center in the United States. It is open Thursday-Monday and features daily live owls programs and owl related events and programing. It also hosts an annual Internation Festival of Owls the first weekend in March.
Travelers gear, hotel rooms, motorcycle accessories and clothing. (text preferred)
Good eats! Good drinks! Good company! All around great place to eat, with a down home atmosphere and friendly service. We have a little of something for everyone! Great pizza, burgers, wings, and beer!
A Bed & Breakfast worth going to jail for!
Historic theatre in downtown Harmony, showing new movie releases on modern equipment!
Handcrafted espresso, specialty coffee, quality tea, all-fruit smoothies, bakery items, panini sandwiches, and more!
Take a table at Jt's Corner Bar & Grill in Houston and look forward to your next meal. JT's offers traditional pub-style food and off-sale liquor.
Thrift & Consignment Store
Breakfast, Hot Plates, Pizza – Delivery Available
Glass Bottle Milk · Cheese Curds · Ice Cream | Farm Store & Home Delivery
Small batch "Nano" brewery. Glasses and growlers. Indoor and outdoor seating.
Hardware, housewares, gifts, plumbing, HVAC, small and large appliances- Kingsley Mercantile has it all!
Top Tier Gasoline and Diesel, hot and cold food and beverages, no-fee ATM, groceries, copy machine/fax service, and more.
Gas, air, groceries, convience food, convinience store, friendly people!
A salon and spa located on site at Harvest Farm Campground.
Your information source for the Lanesboro area. Find a place to stay, menus, maps & event announcements.
Multi-disciplinary arts organization offering year-round programming including place based artist residencies, "Surprise Sculpture" arts education, and the annual "Art in the Park" fine arts festival. Gallery onsite.
Your small town convenience store with quality gas, groceris, snacks, DNR licenses. 24-hour pay at the pump available.
Self-serve two bay car wash, and a laundromat with 8-20 lb washers and dryers and one 35 lb washer and dryer. Open 6am-10pm. Change machine available.
Year-round - Business conferences, reunions, weddings, dances. Capacity: 400 people.
Experience the culture and values of Lanesboro's people. Three floors of history with new World War I and photography displays and an interactive phone booth! The museum is part of Lanesboro's voice to the world.
Seasonal - Open to public. No tee-times are required. This 9-hole golf course offers several elevation changes and gives all players the opportunity to challenge their game. Restaurant available in the club house.
Year-round - One of five Minnesota DNR cold-water trout hatcheries. Gates open Monday-Friday, 7am-3:30pm.
Seasonal - A full service bike shop with new bikes, resale, rentals, bike accessories, and bike maintenance/repair. Tube rentals and more! Find us on Facebook.
20-unit motel on the the trail in downtown Rushford. Each room has a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee pot. Spacious lobby for relaxing. Accessible and pet-friendly room available. Continental breakfast.
Lokens Sawmill Inn & Suites is located in the heart of Southeast Minnesotas Bluff Country. Come enjoy the warmth and friendliness of hometown hospitality!
The Lost Creek Hiking Trail is a natural surface trail that runs in one direction 6.5 miles along private land. This technical trail features steep climbs and bluff-top vistas, several creek crossings, and challenging terrain. The trail is open to the public year round (except firearms season in November) and is maintained by the Bluff Country Hiking Club. Funds raised from this event will be used directly for trail improvements.
Access 1.5 miles of looping hiking trails from Winona Street in Rushford or drive to the top via Hwy 30 West to Magelssen Dr. for stunning views!
213 Main St. SE
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Forestville State Park with the whole family including the four legged ones (and actually ENJOY it as we have very few mosquitoes)!
Full-service bank with an experienced and friendly staff. Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender.
Merchants Bank offers an ATM in their vesitbule.
Family farm with on-site creamery producing squeaky cheese curds, Artisan-block cheeses, cheese spreads, and locally made honey.
The Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery - Preston is the second State Veterans Cemetery, after Little Falls, and had it's official dedication ceremony the Sunday before Memorial Day, 2016.
Vinegar Ridge Recreation Area is located along the 42-mile multiple-use paved Root River State Trail and six miles of horseback riding trails. Visitors can also canoe or kayak for a short trip along the Root River State Water Trail within the recreational area. The eight campsites are considered "primitive."
The Haven is situated in a picturesque area of southeast Minnesota and features a spring-fed swimming pool. Campsites are available along with "Haven Rooms" and "The Cabin."
A beautiful, 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, large hunting lodge. 1500 acres for horseback riding, hiking, fishing, & nature. The lodge has all the comforts for a quiet getaway.
Rustic charm and modern comforts to relax, hunt, or enjoy a romantic getaway; 2 themed cabins & wooded walking trails on 250 private acres.
Every October, the Monster Bash Haunted House serves up scary good fun- hours vary, check website before travelling.
Hike the goat prairies in early to late summer to find blooming wildflowers. Spectacular views from this outstanding prairie SNA make the upward climb well worthwhile.
Mystery Cave is a guided tour of Minnesota's longest known cave, with stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone, and beautiful underground pools, and a maze of interconnecting passages.
10,000 square feet of antiques, collectables and vintage-ware!
Play an outdoor 18-hole mini golf course before or after touring Niagara Cave!
Bowling for family fun--call ahead for open bowl times; full service bar/lounge; full menu of food and treats from The Creamery next door.
A producer of traditional lefse and other Scandinavian treats, with lefse production fall through spring.
O’Leary’s Bed & Breakfast is a renovated 1910 classic home located in a quiet neighborhood just a short walk (6 blocks) from Historic downtown Lanesboro and the Root River bike trail. This is our 21st season! We are open weekends only, May thru October. If you would like to extend your weekend stay,we offer Thu/Sun stay at a $10 reduced,no breakfast rate.
With the perfect blend of salty and sweet, this kettle corn is popped fresh right on the trail, at 431 Half Street in Whalan. ( Next to Treasures on the Trail).
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Offering high quality brats, sausages, beef, pork, chicken, snack sticks, bacon & much more.
Wet Bark Recreation Area offers 11 miles of horseback riding trails, hiking trails, and six miles of designated mountain biking trails in the summer, and 11 miles of ski touring trails and six miles of snowmobile trails in the winter. The campground's five horse campsites are considered "primitive."
Oakenwald Terrace, built in 1897 and proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is one of the grandest homes in South Eastern Minnesota. You will drive away from your stay marveling at the architecture, the historical content and the collectables displayed everywhere in this amazing home.
Serving up homemade hearty fare, craft beers, full bar and offering entertainment in the form of darts and pool table.
Quality branded fuel and 91 non-oxy premium gasoline, hot or cold food, many grocery items and more! Fishing and hunting licenses.
24-hour laundromat equipped with Maytag washers and dryers, including extra-large units for bedding and large items.
Beer, wine, liquor and malt beverages, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Craft Beer and Seltzer · Off-Sale Crowlers
9 RV sites on the Root River Trail with playground, picnic shelter, and restrooms, and a short walk to restaurant, Legion Club, or hiking trails.
A short walk from town or the Root River Trail, hike the Overlook Trail to surround yourself in wooded bluffland and enjoy amazing valley views.
Produces Lake Trout and Splake Trout for MN's Cold Water Trout Program. Seasonal self-guided tours and guided tours with reservations.
Playground, restrooms, ball fields, volleyball court, and picnic shelter next to the Root River Trail.
Pin Oak Prairie Scientific and Natural Area – Captures a meandering stretch of the Root River’s Middle Branch with sandy soils and terraces setting the stage for native and threatened plant communities.
209 Kansas St. NW
Local grocery store with deli and new coffee shop!
Preston Golf Course is a Beautiful and Friendly 9 Hole Course on Rolling Hills in Southeastern Minnesota.
The mission of the Preston Public Library is to provide and promote open access to reading, cultural, intellectual and informational resources that will enrich, serve and enlighten our communities.
The Preston Swimming Pool is a seasonal pool located in Preston, Minnesota. Swimmers of all ages are welcome!
Stop into Preston the 2nd Saturdays in May, June, July, August, October and the 3rd Saturday in September for the Preston Pop-Up Markets! Located on Fillmore Street in downtown Preston. Vendors sell locally grown or produced foods and handmade wares!
Deli - Hand-Dipped Ice Cream - Catering - Retail Meat - Processing
Cenex gas, Hot Stuff pizza and subs, coffee bar, soft drinks, candy and light grocery items
Amish furniture store featuring a large inventory including dinning room sets, bedroom collections, living room furniture, wide screen plasma and LED TV stands, kitchen islands, jewelry armoires, desks, toys and poly lawn furiture.
Wine/Beer/Bourbon/Cocktail bar in Lanesboro MN that features drink/food pairings, wine, craft beer, bourbon and cocktails. We have lots of outdoor seating with views of Lanesboro. Shareables, Salads, Soups, and Charcuterie Boards, Bourbon/Bacon Boards.
Water activities abound! Canoe, kayak, tube, or fish the river and the area's vast network of streams.
Hand-crafted baskets are functional as well as beautiful. Each basket's stone was found on the banks of the Root River. By appointment.
A Christian and Missionary Alliance Church: Loving God - Sharing Jesus - Caring for People. Sunday service at 10am.
Locally owned, full service florist. Everyday occasions, special events, weddings, funerals and so much more. Delivery available.
Your destination for R&R in MN bluff country. We offer modern rooms in a historic building. With 5 rooms and 4 suites, we can accommodate a variety of group sizes. Suites have private outdoor space as well as a living room and kitchenette. Work or connect online here with fast WIFI. Connect to your favorite apps on our Roku TV’s. Our fresh and updated rooms will provide a restful nights sleep and place to relax during your getaway. Located on the main street, we are steps away from all the quality food in Lanesboro and right across the street from the iconic bike trail bridge. A place to relax, right where you want to be!
Root River Market Cooperative is a local, member owned grocery store located in Houston, Minnesota. All the groceries your family needs, including Bakery, Deli, Produce, Dairy, Fresh Meats, Frozen, and household and personal care items.
Seasonal - We rent sturdy canoes, large, leisurely tues and comfortable, well maintained bikes. We also sell items your trip might require suce as fishing tackle, night crawlers, firewood and ice.
Full service trout fishing shop including gear, guides and lodging.
The Root River State Trail, a paved, 42-mile state trail, begins in Fountain and runs through the quaint and picturesque rural communities of Lanesboro, Whalan, Peterson, Rushford and Houston. Constructed on an abandoned railroad, the trail is generally level and wheelchair accessible.
The Root River represents the timeless scenic and historic qualities characteristic of southeastern Minnesota. The river has gentle to moderate flow with a few riffles, although water level can vary substantially with rainfall. Many quaint towns along the river offer historical sights, services, and hospitality, making it ideal for a family day trip.
Root River Yoga is a traveling yoga studio that serves SE MN and the Driftless Area.
Root River Yoga serves the rural people throughout the communities of SE MN and beyond. Many students take multiple classes a week in the various locations. Classes are offered in sessions throughout the year. Drop-ins and new students are always welcome. Please contact us with any questions or requests. THANK YOU!
Seasonal pool with zero-depth entry, children's pool, and larger pool with diving board. Daily fee or seasonal pass.
For 20+ years, Dr. David Hinz has provided safe, effective, and natural health care treatment.
8 RV sites near Creekside playground, hiking, Rush Creek, and less than 1/2-mile from the Root River Trail; reserve through Pam's Corner Convenience.
Dr. Gary Marcoux and staff provide complete family dentistry, as well as urgency/emergency treatment.
All the groceries your family needs, including Bakery, Deli, Produce, Dairy, Fresh Meats, Frozen, and household and personal care items.
Daily Deli Specials, featuring Chester's Chicken, salads, and cold or hot lunches, with dine-in seating or take it to go.
Complete hardware needs, equipment rentals, outdoor sporting goods, pet food, fishing and hunting licenses, seasonal garden center.
Displays of memorable artifacts and surrounded by landmark buildings, visit the Depot Museum to explore the past and learn how our community got its start.
Public library with Wi-Fi, computers, DVDs, audio books, and thousands of books. Also site of the BikeShare lending program -- borrow adult bicycles at no charge. Open Monday through Saturday (except holidays).
A community bank since 1867, local decisions mean prompt service and flexibility to tailor products to meet your financial needs.
An ideal venue for weddings, family reunions and retreats. We have nine bedrooms. Five with private baths. No minimum stay.
Well-regarded for its warm hospitality, socially- and environmentally-aware operation, and magnificent breakfasts. Well-appointed guest rooms with period furniture, crafted woodwork, and vintage hardware. All bedrooms are air-conditioned with queen beds, private attached baths, and include a full breakfast.
By appointment, shop handmade pottery in the country between Rushford and Houston.
6 electrical, water and sewer hook-ups · Tot Lot · Fire Pit · Picnic Tables
Burgers - Baskets - Beer - Bowling
Amazing 1/3-lb. burgers, sandwiches, wraps, and weekly specials, including cold-water lobster tail and rib-eye steak.
Year Round - Rental available for groups and family gatherings; Full kitchen. Capacity: 100 or 60 at tables. Call for rates.
Intimate performing arts venue presenting a full schedule of concerts, film screenings, professional drama and community theatre productions. Home to "Over the Back Fence" variety show, second Fridays (Mar-Nov)
The Hart country church with the love of Jesus. 9:00 a.m. Sunday School and 10:15 a.m. Worship.
Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod. Worship Service Sunday mornings at 8:30 and Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.
Pharmacy for your medication, medical supplies, and personal care needs.
Visit the Stone Mill Hotel & Suites gift shop to discover unique clothing, jewelry, Baggallini, Amish baskets, cards, and home decor.
Choose from guest rooms with large double whirlpool bathtubs and iron-claw fireplaces to standard rooms, all nestled in the beautiful and tranquil setting of southeast Minnesotas Bluff Country.
Good Food, Good Friends, Good Times! Check out Stumpys for a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu.
Great small town atmosphere, friendly people and delicious pizza and sub sandwiches. A must stop in Houston!! (limited hours)
Full-Service Grocery · Deli | Regionally-Owned | Open Sun-Sat · 7a-9p
Named for our picturesque location along State Hwy 16, Sweet 16 Farm is a family-owned cut flower farm that grows 40+ varieties of annuals, perennials, woodies, and hops. Bouquets are available for purchase June-Sept. as made-to-order for special events or through our flower CSA program.
Charming foursquare home built in 1915 high on a Bluff Country ridge offers 3 comfortable bedrooms with private baths--a quiet get-away!
Stop by for Subs and Soup and Desserts and Beverages
Sewing & Alterations
The Club, also known as the Preston Servicemen’s Club, is a neighborhood bar, event center and home to the American Legion and VFW.
Offering a family friendly atmosphere, pizza, burgers, sandwiches, salads, wraps and of course, PIES!
Antique and vintage items in our five room store. A little something for everyone!
Surrounded by the beautiful bluffs of SE Minnesota's Driftless Region, our Rustic Hearth Event Center has all the ambiance and amenities for your groups next event. It includes high-end video and audio integration, fully-stocked catering kitchen, 2000 square foot meeting space with rustic stone fireplace, two breakout rooms and a beautiful deck.
The Thrifty Threads Store sells gently used items such as quality clothing, toys, and more! The store also sells hand-crafted greeting cards, beautiful quality rag rugs, and hand-crafted jewelry.
1-4 guests · 1 bedrooms · 0.5 bath · wood stove
Located on 25 acres of steep bluffs, this Tiny House is tucked on the edge of a mature hardwood forest. A 100 yard hike in, allows guests to feel truly unplugged. Comfortably rustic, the Tiny House is furnished with solar electricity, clean water and firewood is supplied with each stay. 100% off the grid and utilizes a small solar system.
Located Directly on the Root River Bike Trail System, The Trailhead Inn meets all your lodging needs.
Walk-in tent camping is available in Trailhead Park. There are nine tent campsites, each with a tree and fire ring. Sites are used on a first-come first-serve basis and are just $20/night! Local firewood is available as well as clean showers and restrooms.
On the Root River Trail, west of Rushford, camp on large, grass sites with full RV hookups, picnic shelter with bathroom/shower, playground & more.
An artisan boutique featuring unique, handcrafted items. Many one-of-a-kind items made just for cyclists.
Trout City Brewing is a locally owned craft brewery in the heart of historic Preston, Minnesota. We offer beer, wine, hard cider and soda, along with coffee/espresso drinks, pastries and sandwiches. Stop on by!
By appointment, providing quality handmade writing instruments and other unique turned wood and wooden gift items .
Reinvented, Renewed and Restored Furniture & Home Goods
The Valley High Golf Club features an 18-hole public course and golf shop along with its full restaurant and bar. Find quality food, drinks, and fun in a clean and casual atmosphere.
Animal care and animal care products in Rushford. Kateland Marg DVM and Tom Taggart DVM
All RV’s, Campers, & Tents Welcome.
Located in the Village Green, this gift shop is housed in Harmony's historic train depot!
Offering the largest selection of Amish-made quilts in MN!
Daily specials and homemade pizza.
Imagine what it was like to wait in Whalan's Historic Depot for your train to arrive. While you let your imagination run, take time to shop for that special gift. A sandwich and drink enjoyed on the front lawn may be just the ticket. Don't forget to grab an ice cream treat or take some delicious fudge to enjoy on your trip.
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A visit to the museum will take you back in time when Whalan was a bustling railroad community and home to many Norwegian immigrents. Sat & Sunday and by appointment
Stop in for supper-Tuesday Burger Night & Wednesday Taco Bar, onsale & offsale liquor sales.
Roller Skating Hours: Sept-May: Fridays 7pm-9:30pm, Feb-April: Sunday, 1pm-4pm.
Centrally-located, clean, affordable motel to rest after a full day of activity. Private baths, TV, WiFi, air conditioning, microwave and refrigerator.
Authentic Native American Jewelry & Art
Health care for the area since 1959; services include check-ups, screenings, immunizations, and care for injuries and illness.