What Is The Most Adorable Small Town In Minnesota?
Minnesota is a state with a lot of scenic beauty, but in addition to the spectacular views from Mother Nature, did you know we're also home to one of the Most Adorable Small Towns in the country?
That's the word, anyway, from a new survey compiled by the crew over at LoveExploring.com. They looked at each of the 50 states to determine which towns were, in fact, the most adorable.
"Worlds away from the USA's biggest cities, many of America's small towns are filled with treasures and offer life at a deliciously slow pace. Here we've chosen our favorite dinky towns (and a few teeny-tiny cities) from every state," is how LoveExploring.com described their Most Adorable list.
And, Minnesota's Most Adorable Small Town is... Lanesboro! That's right, Lanesboro, the small town nestled in the bluffs of the Root River Valley, a little over two hours southeast of the Twin Cities, gets the nod as the most adorable small town in the Land of 10,00 Lakes. Here's what LoveExploring.com had to say about Lanesboro in their survey:
The small town of Lanesboro in Minnesota sits along the scenic Root River State Trail – covering around 60 miles, the route can be enjoyed on foot, by bike, or even with kayaks or tubes right on the water. Back in town, Lanesboro's quaint center is full of individual shops and bars, with a refreshing lack of chain stores and fast-food outlets.
And, according to the Lanesboro Chamber of Commerce website, not only is Lanesboro the Most Adorable Small Town in Minnesota, but it's also the Bed and Breakfast Capital and Rhubarb Capital of Minnesota, and is, of course, the place to catch Minnesota's Root River State Trail if you're looking to do some biking or hiking.
Plus, Lanesboro is also the home of Buffalo Bills Days, held each summer during the first weekend in August, as well. And, during the holiday season, Lanesboro transforms into a magical winter wonderland, too. So, congratulations, Lanesboro! You really ARE adorable!
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